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6:05am

Wed October 22, 2014
Remembrances

'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped Define Modern American Journalism

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 9:09 am

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5:19pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Shots - Health News

Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 9:22 am

Patients in a clinic line up to get a smallpox shot on Feb. 24, 1962, in Leopoldville, Congo. Health workers used vaccination campaigns to finally eradicate smallpox by 1980.
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The World Health Organization says that efforts are on track to distribute an experimental Ebola vaccine in West Africa in January.

Two potential vaccines are now being tested for safety in people, and Russia is developing another one. While quantities will be limited, scientists say even a relatively small supply of vaccine can help bring the epidemic under control.

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5:19pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Around the Nation

In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 10:47 am

A puppy waits at an adoption event in Miami last year. The city is now considering a ban on the sale of puppies in retail pet stores. Cities and towns in several states have passed similar bans, aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale puppy breeders.
Wilfredo Lee AP

Just about everyone loves puppies. But around the country, there's heated disagreement about where, and from whom, people can get one.

While the large national pet store chains don't sell dogs, other chains and shops do. But in several states, including Florida, cities are passing laws that ban puppy sales in pet stores.

At the Petland store in Plantation, Fla., a suburb of Ft. Lauderdale, customers come in all day long to look at and play with the puppies. At this store, in fact, doggie accessories and puppies are all that owner Vicki Siegel sells.

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4:27pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Remembrances

Model Remembers Oscar De La Renta As An 'Extraordinary Gentleman'

Originally published on Wed October 22, 2014 7:48 am

Bethann Hardison said that Oscar de la Renta wasn't scared about putting models of color on the runway in his clothes.
Evan Agostini AP

Bethann Hardison was one of the "spiritual mothers of the supermodels who ruled the '90s," and she credited some of her rise to prominence to Oscar de la Renta, the influential Dominican-born fashion designer who died this week at the age of 82.

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4:27pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Asia

North Korea Allows Detained American To Leave

Originally published on Tue October 21, 2014 5:19 pm

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