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New $3.7B Gas Line Proposed for Ala., Ga., Fla.

A proposal to build a $3.7 billion pipeline carrying natural gas from Alabama into Florida is raising protests from Georgia landowners.

Terrible Stocks Week Comes to a Merciful End

U.S. stocks closed out a turbulent week with another loss, giving the market its worst week since May 2012.

Dallas Ebola Patient's Fever Hit 103 During Initial Visit

Despite telling a nurse that he had recently been in Africa and displaying symptoms that could indicate Ebola, Thomas Eric Duncan underwent a battery of tests and was sent home.

Once-a-day Hepatitis C Pill Carries Hefty Price Tag

Federal health officials have approved a daily pill that can cure the most common form of hepatitis C without the grueling pill-and-injection cocktail long used to treat the virus.

How's That 'Good Karma' Working Out for You?

Keeping quiet will give you "superpowers" that will translate into employer trust and other "good karma" that will eventually come back around to your purse. Or maybe not.

Wealthy Nations Called on to Fund Global Recovery

Advocates of a global infrastructure are pushing a call for wealthy nations to put the unemployed to work while paving the way for stronger economic growth in the future.

U.S. Import Price Index Continued Decline in September

With fuel prices showing another substantial decrease, the Labor Department released a report on Friday showing a continued decline in U.S. import prices in September.

Malala's Journey to the Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai celebrated her Nobel Peace Prize where she always wished to be: in school.

Another Mass Grave Unearthed in Case of Missing Mexican Students

The case of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police took another grim turn Thursday with the discovery of new mass graves where suspects said some were buried.

German Downturn Casts Gloom Over Global Economy

As if the global economy didn't have enough troubles, it looks like Germany now risks falling into recession, or growth so week it holds back the entire eurozone's weak recovery.

Malala, Satyarthi Share Nobel Peace Prize

Here are some reactions to the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize being given to Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan.

U.S. Stocks Stable at End of Wild Week

U.S. markets are back on an even keel after a crazy ride all week, although stocks were mostly lower in morning trading Friday.

Mexico Nabs Alleged Head of Juarez Cartel

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, alleged leader of the Juarez drug cartel, has been arrested in the northern city of Torreon, two Mexican officials said Thursday.

Dow Swings Wildly a Day After Big Gains

It was another wild ride for the stock market as the Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest plunge of the year, dropping 334 points in Thursday trading.

Airport Screenings Announced as Ebola Fear Spreads

Federal officials announced plans to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms.

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