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How to take a great (and cheap!) vacation

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Breaking away from the grind in favor of long-term travel is more financially accessible than many people think.

Send me: U.S. doctor treated for Ebola drawn to mission work since youth

ATLANTA (CNN) -- Dr. Kent Brantly answered a calling. That's what friends and colleagues say about the man who garnered national headlines when he became the first known Ebola hemorrhagic fever patient in the United States.

Send me: U.S. doctor treated for Ebola drawn to mission work since youth

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400,000 in Toledo, Ohio, water scare await test results

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Choke hold by cop killed NY man, medical examiner says

The New York City medical examiner's office Friday confirmed what demonstrators had been saying for weeks: A police officer's choke hold on a man being arrested for selling loose cigarettes killed him.

New study: Parents of better-educated kids live longer

A new Pew Research study shows that parents whose kids graduate from college live an average of two years longer than those with children who don't.

House calls making a comeback, thanks to smartphones

What's old is new again, thanks to some new smartphone apps. House calls are making a comeback. In the 1930's house calls accounted for 40-percent of medical visits but that dropped to just one-percent by the 1980's.

TxDOT plans to research futuristic tech

    The state could fund research into self-driving cars, jet packs and hover cars if a new proposal by the Texas Department of Transportation is funded.

Rule changes address contraceptive devices

Texas women who receive state-financed health services may be able to more easily access contraceptive products like intrauterine devices and hormonal implants beginning Friday, when rule changes to the state’s Medicaid program and the Te

911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting

MIAMI (CNN) -- A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.

911 dispatcher mistakenly gave lower priority to deadly FSU shooting

A mistake by a 911 dispatcher is the latest twist in a two-week-old mystery -- the killing of a nationally renowned law professor found shot in the head in his own garage.

Walmart: 'Going to a very dark place'

 Walmart may not go the way of RadioShack any time soon.

Will they or won't they? Time running out to address Border crisis

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Fort Davis National Historic Site hosts living history museum grand opening

Fort Davis National Historic Site, one of the best remaining examples of a United States Army fort in the southwestern United States will be hosting a big festival at the end of August.

NM woman claims ex stabbed dog, marinated it in Italian dressing

A New Mexico man is accused of stabbing a puppy to death and marinating its remains in the freezer. The man's ex-girlfriend said he's talked about barbecuing one of her dogs before, but she always thought it was a joke.