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Video: FL governor stalls debate over opponent's fan

 Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Wednesday night, because his opponent had a fan. No, not a rowdy supporter in the audience. An actual electric fan.

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Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.

American nurse with protective gear gets Ebola; how could this happen?

 The nurse in Texas seemed to have taken all the precautions needed to protect herself from Ebola.

What would Oscar Pistorius face if he's sent to prison?

A stuffy, overcrowded cell. Perhaps two or three men to a single bunk. Lockdown for most of the day.

Turkey says it won't launch ground action alone against ISIS

 Turkey's foreign minister insisted Thursday that it's not "realistic" for the world to expect it to go it alone in launching a ground operation against ISIS, even as a monitoring group said the extremists had seized a ch

Texas Ebola patient dies; U.S. airports to begin screening for the virus

Thomas Eric Duncan, a man with Ebola who traveled to the United States from Liberia, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, the hospital said.

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

As Ebola cases rise to staggering numbers, so do the fears and concerns among nations, along with reports of infections in Spain and the United States. U.S.

Hong Kong protests persist after ultimatum, mob attacks

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters jammed the streets of Hong Kong's central business district Saturday night and early Sunday, clapping and cheering just hours after an ultimatum by government leaders: Let city workers back in their off

With Kim out of sight, North Korean top brass pay snap visit to South

With Kim Jong Un out of sight for a month, three North Korean officials popped down to South Korea for a last-minute visit Saturday. And they delivered a diplomatic bonbon.

Protest group ditches talks with Hong Kong government; calls for more protest

After jarring clashes between pro-democracy protesters and opponents in Hong Kong's densely populated Mong Kok district Friday, student leaders called off talks with the government -- accusing police of allowing the violence to unfold.