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Ohio newspaper says Blum loaned money to bankrupt NHL player

DUBUQUE — The Columbus Dispatch reports a player for the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets is bankrupt, and there’ ... »

Havel’s commitment to freedom honored at Capitol

WASHINGTON — A bust of Vaclav Havel, playwright, dissident and first president of the Czech Republic, was unveiled amid grand pageantry and h ... »

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (Reuters) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has died of the disease at a Nebraska hospital, medical ... »

Europe makes space history as Philae probe lands on comet

BERLIN/FRANKFURT — The European Space Agency (ESA) landed a probe on a comet on Wednesday, a first in space exploration and the climax of a ... »

For these oil and gas bets, the odds favor the house

By Emily Flitter, Reuters

NEW YORK — Atlas Energy LP has a deal for investors eager to get in on the U.S. energy boom: Contribute at ... »

New York Ebola patient Spencer leaves hospital after 20 days

MANHATTAN — Craig Spencer, the New York City doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Guinea, was declared free of the virus a ... »

VA Secretary says U.S. Veterans Affairs will seek more healthcare funds

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department will seek further budget increases to deal with medical appointment backlogs and the mount ... »

Judge eases restrictions on Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients

FORT KENT, Maine — A Maine judge on Friday imposed limited restrictions on an American nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and ... »

Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during California test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic crashed during a test fl ... »

At least four dead, several hurt after plane crashes at Wichita airport

WICHITA, Kan. — A small airplane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, on Thursday morning, killing at least f ... »

Quarantined nurse in New Jersey can go home

NEW YORK — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone was being allowed to go to her home state of Maine after New Jersey forced her ... »

Soldier, gunman dead after shooting near Canada's parliament

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren, Reutesr

OTTAWA — A gunman shot and fatally wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then e ... »

Americans face post-foreclosure hell

NEW YORK — Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, suddenly ar ... »

Obama names former adviser to coordinate U.S. Ebola response

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has asked former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate U.S. efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, ... »

Donations lag for Ebola epidemic

When a catastrophic earthquake devastated the island and people of Haiti in 2010, killing more than 100,000 people, the American Red Cross raised $ ... »

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