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Wyoming Attorney General Says Gay Marriages Can Begin

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Cheyenne, WY) -- Wyoming begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples tomorrow. Wyoming Attorney General Peter Michael released a statement today saying he will not appeal a judge's order that overturned a state ban on gay marriage. Republican Governor Matt Mead added that while the judge's decision went against his personal beliefs, an appeal effort…

New Guidelines Unveiled To Protect Healthcare Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- The CDC is pushing new guidelines for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients. CDC director Tom Frieden announced three new procedures that he says should increase the margin of safety for those workers. The first is making sure the doctors and nurses receive training and show they're ready to treat people infected with…

State Dept: Kobani Could Fall

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department says the U.S. and its partners are trying to help save Kobani, but the town is still at risk of falling to ISIS. Fierce fighting continues around the Syrian border town. Over the weekend, U.S. planes made multiple drops of weapons, ammunition and medical supplies for Kurdish forces in…

Matthew Charged With Attempted Capital Murder

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Fairfax, VA) -- The man connected to the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is now facing charges in an unrelated case out of Fairfax, Virginia. County officials said today that a grand jury has indicted 32-year-old Jesse Matthew on charges of attempted capital murder, abduction with intent to defile and object sexual…

Third Ebola Patient Released From Atlanta Hospital

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- An American who contracted Ebola is being given a clean bill of health. Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta say the man, who has not been identified, was released Sunday after tests showed he no longer had the virus. He had been in the hospital since September 9th. He contracted the…