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No indictments for Georgia SWAT team that burned baby with stun grenade

 A federal prosecutor will review the case of a Georgia SWAT team that threw a flash-bang grenade into a playpen, according to a Tuesday statement

U.S. airports to begin screening for the virus

 Thomas Eric Duncan, a man with Ebola who traveled to the United States from Liberia, died Wednesday morning at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Woman claims wax job ripped skin off her eyelids

 A trip to the salon took a turn for the worst when one woman said the wax job tore off two layers of skin from her eyelids.

Will FootGolf be the next big thing?

 The foursome of chirpy college students warmed up in the River Ridge course tee box, focusing on loosening their legs before taking their first shot on a par-four hole.

National Weather Service warns of Super Tyhpoon Vongfong

A spectacular visible satellite image of Super Typhoon Vongfong in the western Pacific was captured by the National Weather Service on Tuesday.

Dallas Ebola patient, Eric Duncan, has died

 Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man. Just over two weeks later, he passed away in a Dallas, Texas, hospital with Ebola.

High court at odds over prisoner's religious right to grow a beard

U.S. Supreme Court justices peppered attorneys with questions Tuesday over whether an Arkansas inmate should be allowed to grow a beard as part of his religious faith.

Pilot dies in air tanker crash while fighting fire in Yosemite National Park

The pilot of an air tanker battling a wildfire at Yosemite National Park died after the tanker crashed Tuesday, Cal Fire said.

Police: 4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, gives it out as candy

Nice kid. Wrong thing to share at daycare.