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  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    | 07/28/14 09:53 AM

    CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back...
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  • Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

    | 07/28/14 09:35 AM

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in...
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  • Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

    | 07/27/14 07:39 PM

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the...
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Economy

  • US stocks head lower; European markets sink

    | 07/28/14 10:56 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — The US stock market sank in early trading Monday, ahead of a full week of economic reports and earnings. Major indexes turned lower following a report of sluggish sales in the...
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  • Contracts to buy US homes slip in June

    | 07/28/14 10:52 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that...
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  • Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

    | 07/28/14 10:07 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers. The $8.5 billion deal will give Dollar Tree...
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