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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014 file photo, ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly, right, hugs a member of the medical staff that treated him, after being released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.  Brantly is scheduled to testify before a Senate panel on the Ebola crisis Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill in Washington.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
This Sept. 10, 2014, photo shows a self-serve player's club kiosk at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City N.J., disconnected and covered in dust. Trump Plaza is closing on Tuesday Sept. 16, 2014, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go out of business so far this year.(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
Another Atlantic City bust: Trump Plaza closesTrump Plaza shuts down, becomes 4th Atlantic City casino to close this year
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
NATO and Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy in a blast that rattled nearby neighborhoods, a police official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troopsTaliban suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops in strike on convoy near US Embassy in Kabul
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possibleDempsey: If military campaign against extremists fails, US ground troops possible
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Damage lines the Black Bart Trail in Redwood Valley, Calif., Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The wildfire is one of dozens to recently rip through the state, which has been rendered tinder-dry by three years of drought according to The Press Democrat. (AP Photo/The Press Democrat, Kent Porter)
Racing wildfire engulfs homes in California townWildfire races through Northern California town, damaging 100 homes, forcing 1,500 to flee
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
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