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In this picture taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, an MSF Ebola heath worker is sprayed as he leaves the contaminated zone at the Ebola treatment centre in  Gueckedou, Guinea. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a vehicle traveling from Kankan prefecture in central Guinea to a test site in Gueckedou, in the south.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

Suspected Ebola blood stolen in Guinea by bandits

- Associated Press

It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

FILE - This June 14, 2011 file photo shows various prescription drugs on the automated pharmacy assembly line at Medco Health Solutions, in Willingboro, N.J. Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Soaring generic drug prices draw Senate scrutiny

- Associated Press

Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.

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Heavy equipment moves snow at the Central Terminal that was removed from south Buffalo neighborhoods after heavy lake-effect snowstorms on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y.  A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge NY snow

- Associated Press

Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel - along with hundreds of other volunteers.

Brother: Mental illness factor in deaths of family

- Associated Press

The brother to one of five Utah family members found dead in September says a goodbye letter from a 14-year-old boy makes relatives believe the deaths were planned and mental illness was a factor.

Crime uptick siphons space at North Dakota jails

- Associated Press

Sitting in his office at the Williams County Law Enforcement Center, where he scanned the jail inmate roster one recent afternoon, Williams County Sheriff Scott Bushing struggled to find the solution to an overcrowded system.

In this Nov. 12, 2014 photo, Angel Quiles feeds his new born daughter, Angel, at his parents home in Tarpon Springs, Fla.  Angel Noemi Quiles was born several weeks prematurely to a mother who was in an induced coma after being hit by a tow truck driver while crossing the street. The accident left Jenny Quiles in a rehabilitation center with serious brain injuries as she struggles to speak and recover her memory.  (AP Photo/Tampa Tribune, Jason Behnken) ST. PETERSBURG OUT; LAKELAND OUT; BRADENTON OUT; MAGS OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WTSP CH 10 OUT; WFTS CH 28 OUT; WTVT CH 13 OUT; BAYNEWS 9 OUT; THE TAMPA BAY TIMES OUT; LAKELAND LEDGER OUT; BRADENTON HERALD OUT; SARASOTA HERALD-TRIBUNE OUT; WINTER HAVEN NEWS CHIEF OUT; ONLINE OUT

Father raising infant as mom in coma

- Associated Press

As with expectant fathers everywhere, the birth of Angel Quiles' daughter changed everything. But the newborn's arrival last month upended his life in ways most dads will never have to experience.

Cape missionaries breach Africa lockdown via radio

- Associated Press

Forced by the Ebola epidemic to be under lockdown in a children's home in Sierra Leone, missionaries Patty and Allen Morell of Centerville are reaching out to thousands of people in the West African nation with a radio program.

NY's poor gain from health insurance changes

- Associated Press

A year into New York's operation of a medical insurance exchange, more than half of the people with new coverage qualified for Medicaid - the federal program for the poor - and many didn't know they were eligible until the push under the Affordable Care Act.

Mali: New Ebola case confirmed, 2 more suspected

- Associated Press

Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country.

Holy Cross musicians help soothe souls

- Associated Press

When College of the Holy Cross junior Tiffany Holland's pre-med course load gets to be too much, she heads to the psychiatric unit at St. Vincent Hospital.

Pope Francis kisses a child as he meets with the participants at the missionary meeting of the Italian bishops' conference in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope meets with autistic children

- Associated Press

Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living with the condition.

Plague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar

- Associated Press

A plague outbreak has killed 40 people on the island nation of Madagascar, with 119 people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since August.

Woman climbing Kilimanjaro for cancer research

- Associated Press

As an avid climber with more than 20 years of experience, Melanie Levesque has always dreamed of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. This December, she will not only live that dream, but help cancer patients in the process.

FILE - This undated identification file photo provided Wednesday, April 3, 2013, by Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Conn., shows former student Adam Lanza, who carried out the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. A Connecticut agency that investigated the background of the socially isolated, violence-obsessed man, Lanza, who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School is issuing a report Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, on his mental health and educational history. The Office of Child Advocate investigates all child deaths in the state for lessons on prevention. (AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University, File)

Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care

- Associated Press

A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Highlights from report on Newtown school shooter

- Associated Press

Some highlights from Friday's 114-page report from the Connecticut Office of Child Advocate that looked into the history of Newtown school shooter Adam Lanza: