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    Nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine

    FORT KENT, Maine | A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to stop quarantining herself in her home in rural Maine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her movements and state officials…

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    Holder: Ferguson police need ‘wholesale change’

    WASHINGTON | Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for “wholesale change” in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. The Justice Department is investigating the practices of the police department following the Aug. 9 police shooting of…

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    Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

    WASHINGTON | All American troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa will be placed in supervised isolation for 21 days, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday. He called it a “safety valve” sought by military members’ families. The U.S.…