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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

ADDS RESTRICTION THAT AP MEMBERS MAY NOT USE THE PHOTO IN THEIR ONLINE EDITIONS - Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, and boyfriend Ted Wilbur take questions from the media outside her home in Fort Kent, Maine on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Hickox, the first person …

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said the process of keeping her isola…

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur are followed by a Maine State Trooper as they ride bikes on a trail near their home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation…

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

A worker from the Centers for Disease Control leaves the home of nurse Kaci Hickox after a brief visit, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. …

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Nurse Kaci Hickox leaves her home on a rural road in Fort Kent, Maine, to take a bike ride with her boyfriend Ted Wilbur, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The couple went on an hour-long ride followed by a Maine State Trooper. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the r…

7 hours ago
Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

ADDS RESTRICTION THAT AP MEMBERS MAY NOT USE THE PHOTO IN THEIR ONLINE EDITIONS - Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, left, and boyfriend Ted Wilbur take questions from the media outside her home in Fort Kent, Maine, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Hickox, the first …

7 hours ago
Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, take delivery of a pizza at their home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Poli…

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Nurse Kaci Hickox is staying in this home on a rural road in Fort Kent, Maine, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Hickox, who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday she plans to stop quarantining herself in rural Maine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her hom…

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

FORT KENT, Maine | Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would limit her contact with others.

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Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Maine in standoff with nurse over Ebola safeguards

Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, take delivery of a pizza at their home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Poli…

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Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend Ted Wilbur are followed by a Maine State Trooper as they ride bikes on a trail near her home in Fort Kent, Maine on Thursday.

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World sries

World sries

The San Francisco Giants celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Ind. health officials monitor 5 for Ebola symptoms

INDIANAPOLIS | Health officials are monitoring five people who recently traveled to Indiana from the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone or Liberia for symptoms common with Ebola disease.

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Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.

October 29, 2014 10:16 am Related
Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said the process of keeping her isola…

October 29, 2014 10:07 am
Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

Governor: Maine will seek to enforce quarantine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says the state is working with health officials to seek legal authority to enforce the quarantine of a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Africa.

October 29, 2014 10:07 am

Former NATO chiefs urge alliance to fight Ebola

BRUSSELS (AP) — Two former heads of NATO are urging the Western defense alliance to join the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

October 29, 2014 9:35 am
Obama says U.S. can't shy away from Ebola battle

Obama says U.S. can't shy away from Ebola battle

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama says the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola.

October 28, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

In this Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 photo provided by attorney Steven Hyman, quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox meets with the prominent New York civil rights attorney Norman Siegel, seated, at the isolation tent at University Hospital in Newark, N.J., where Hickox was confined after flying into Newark…

October 28, 2014 2:22 pm
Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks about Ebola during his daily news briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

October 28, 2014 2:22 pm
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