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Sun October 19, 2014
Parallels

An Urban Village Pops Up To Comfort Hong Kong Protesters

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 11:35 pm

Student demonstrators don't want to fall behind on their studies, so volunteers built them an outdoor study hall. Some of the desks are built into the concrete highway divider.
Frank Langfitt NPR

Hong Kong's main pro-democracy protest camp turned 3 weeks old on Saturday.

What began as a roadblock has grown into an urban village, with several hundred tents that attract more than a thousand people at night.

The camp is a combination street fair and outdoor art gallery, with political sculptures and posters as well as speeches, movie screenings — even a free library.

The vibe at this pop-up protest colony is like an American college campus in the '60s — except it's on an island on the edge of the South China Sea and surrounded by skyscrapers.

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9:57am

Sun October 19, 2014
The Two-Way

Health Care Worker On Cruise Ship Tests Negative For Ebola

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 11:40 pm

The cruise ship Carnival Magic passes near Cozumel , Mexico, on Friday.
Angel Castellanos AP

A health care worker who had self-quarantined herself aboard a Carnival Cruise Lines ship has tested negative for Ebola and was allowed to disembark with the rest of the passengers in Galveston, Texas, on Sunday.

In a statement, the Galveston County Health Authority said it had determined "there is no evidence of a public health threat to cruise passengers or to Galveston county."

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6:57am

Sun October 19, 2014
The Two-Way

Texas Hospital: 'We Are Deeply Sorry' For Missing Ebola Diagnosis

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 2:15 pm

The exterior of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

In a full-page letter published in Sunday's Dallas Morning News, Barclay Berdan, the CEO of the company that owns Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, said the hospital was "deeply sorry" for missing the ebola diagnosis of Thomas Eric Duncan.

If you remember, Duncan came into the hospital on Sept. 28 with a fever and other symptoms consistent with Ebola. He told a nurse he had traveled to Africa, but the doctor somehow missed that vital piece of information.

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6:47am

Sun October 19, 2014
Iraq

ISIS Threat Is 'Extremely Worrying' Says Counter-Insurgency Expert

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 10:19 am

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6:47am

Sun October 19, 2014
Global Health

U.N. Ebola Chief: We Are Working 'At Full Speed'

Originally published on Sun October 19, 2014 10:19 am

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