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NYC tabloids keep a straight face on Ebola
New York City's tabloids are known for headlines like "Headless Body In Topless Bar," "Ford to City: Drop Dead and "Derek Eater." But they played it straight when it was time to report that Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola Thursday night.

The Ebola stocks: Effect of an outbreak
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Can Facebook live up to the hype?
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Airbag recall could expand
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Washington shooting timeline
Police outline timeline of Washington school shooting as they confirm that gunman at Marysville-Pilchuck high school killed one fellow student before taking his own life. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire at a Washington state high school and later took his own life. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Deputy gravely wounded, three others hurt in California shooting spree
A California sheriff's deputy has died and three others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Under water in Greece
Torrential rains in Athens turns streets into rivers, uproots trees and floods houses and stores wreaking havoc in the Greek capital. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Two dead, after student opens fire Washington state high school
Two are dead and four are wounded after a student opens fire in a Washington state high school. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

Uruguay eliminates Italy; Did Suarez bite again?
Uruguay is moving on. Italy is out of the World Cup after a 1-0 loss. Meanwhile, Luis Suarez apparently bit an opponent again.

Report: Heat forward LeBron James to opt out of deal, become free agent
Get ready for the Decision, Part II. LeBron James is opting out of his contract with the Heat, and will become a free agent.

NBA Mock Draft: Another change at the top
Just when you thought the NBA draft pecking order was starting to get predictable, Joel Embiid shakes it up.

Mexico beats Cameroon, advances to knockout round
After a tough 2013, Mexico completed its magical turnaround by taking down Croatia 3-1 and advancing out of Group A.

World Cup analysis: Costa Rica-England

This Day in History

The Cedar Fire Spreads in Southern California (2003)
One of 15 fires to ravage Southern California during October 2003, the Cedar Fire was the largest wildfire in the state's history. Fanned by the Santa Ana Winds, the fire burned 280,278 acres (1,134 sq km), destroyed 2,820 buildings, and killed 15 people. It was not until November 3 that firefighters achieved full containment. The devastation caused by the fire led to criticism of the emergency response and calls for changes in the regulations for firefighting aircraft. What started the fire? Discuss

Commercial Concorde Service Suspended (2003)
The Concorde, which began commercial operation in 1976, was the only supersonic passenger jet to provide long-standing service to the public. It was built through a partnership between Britain and France and became a source of national pride among their citizens. The Concorde could cross the Atlantic in just over three hours, but the aircraft was retired in 2003 due to falling demand, rising maintenance costs, and safety issues. What caused the first and only fatal Concorde crash in 2000?

Peyo Introduces The Smurfs (1958)
The Smurfs, or Les Schtroumpfs in French, are a fictional race of forest-dwelling creatures that stand just "three apples high" and have blue skin. The Belgian cartoonist Peyo introduced Smurfs to the world, but English speakers perhaps know them best from the Hanna-Barbera Productions animated television series. The Smurf franchise has spawned movies, television shows, figurines, and countless other types of merchandise. How did Peyo come up with the name for his famous creatures?