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State of Maine, nurse who went to Africa at odds over Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- in the middle of Maine.

Police: Woman beat mom with hammer, frying pan in murder attempt

 A York County woman is behind bars after police say she beat her mother with a hammer and a frying pan in an attempt to kill her.

Marine receives a new home upon return from deployment

 A United States Marine and single father who proudly served the country was honored on Tuesday with a brand new home.

Rocket contracted by NASA explodes into fireball. What happened?

 When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the International Space Station disappeared in an orange fireball.

White House hacked

 Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Obama's top advisers.

Your guide to the new Marvel movies

 Very few people outside of comic book store regulars knew what "Guardians of the Galaxy" was before this past summer, and yet it's now the biggest movie of 2014 so far.

Daniel Radcliffe's secret talent? Rapping

 Daniel Radcliffe has blown the Internet's collective mind, but this time not with his acting. No, it's his rap skills that took everyone by surprise on Tuesday night's "Tonight Show."

Fall beers worth the brouhaha

 It's officially fall, which means people are haunted by pumpkin.

Exploding rocket company's stock plunges

Shares of Orbital Sciences, maker of the unmanned rocket that exploded, plunged nearly 15% in early trading Wednesday.

Daniel Radcliffe's secret talent? Rapping

Daniel Radcliffe has blown the Internet's collective mind, but this time not with his acting. No, it's his rap skills that took everyone by surprise on Tuesday night's "Tonight Show."