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Osterholm: Protect New Yorkers by stopping the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

If everybody coming through Newark and Kennedy airports is placed in supervised quarantine, and not allowed to go to their final destination, it’s a terribly bad use of quarantine to protect the public.

Fall brings worthy releases from cult artists

In fall, winners take it all. The onslaught of autumn releases from musical superstars steals attention from anyone who lacks the blinding profile of a Beyoncé, or the selling power of Adele.

Pence in the Middle as Giants Rally to Tie Series

1 hour agoSports / Baseball : Bats

His swings, shouts and sliding catch all done, Hunter Pence shuttled from one postgame TV interview to another outside the San Francisco dugout, bumping through a crush of people with every step.

Volunteers turn a Queens house for veterans into a home

Some patio furniture and a grill can go a long way to helping turn a Queens house for veterans into a home.

Horror stars name their own private fears

Real-life terrors keep even horror god Stephen King up at night. And scream queens who have battled knife-wielding maniacs, zombies and angry ghosts are haunted by much more mundane phobias. In time for Halloween, we asked some of the biggest horror icons to spill their guts about what scares them.

College football rankings: Who's your top 4 now that Ole Miss has lost?

The weeks continue, but the battle for the four coveted College Football Playoff spots gets only murkier. With revised college football Top 25 polls coming Sunday afternoon, let's take an instant look at how last week's top six fared this weekend. Show More Summary

La voix de l’Empereur!

1 hour agoArts : Parterre Box

On this day in 1520, Charles V, later Holy Roman Emperor, was crowned King of Germany. Born on this day in 1797 soprano Giuditta Pasta Born on this...Show More Summary

Green Bay Packers vs New Orleans Saints Live Stream: Watch NFL Sunday Night Football Online (NBC TV Start Time, Preview)

Sunday Night Football takes place tonight with a big game between the Green Bay Packers and the New Orleans Saints. The Packers have done excellently through the opening two months of the season and come into Week 8 on 5-2.

Eating Along the A Line: Jay St.-MetroTech

These days, once-quiet streets near the Jay St.-MetroTech subway station are crowded, as high-rise condos and upscale hotels arrive and new shops move into the business district known as MetroTech.

11 players in the hut for World Cup spots at American Continental Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

Daily Checkup: Joint replacement

Hip dysplasia is joint complaint especially familiar to dog owners, but people can be born with it too. “The hip is a ball and socket joint, and hip dysplasia is a malformation of the hip joint in which the socket no longer properly covers and contains the ball,” says Dr. Steven Harwin.

Michigan Gets Asses Kicked After Defacing Spartan Stadium With Spike

1 hour agoSports : Deadspin

Can we talk about how weird and stupid this is? This is the Michigan Wolverines football team—awful in every way, from the tactical to the executive to the medical —shoving a spike into the Spartan Stadium turf and celebrating like a bunch of morons just prior to getting their shit kicked in by Michigan State 35-11. Read more...

10 Minimalist Horror Movie Posters

1 hour agoOdd : Neatorama

Artist: Thomas Emery It is crazy to think that a movie that took years to write and direct and produce can often be summed up in one single, minimalist frame of artwork. One picture that grabs the entirety of the movie and squeezes itself down to tell its story using no words and a single image. Show More Summary

Australian Amateur Murdaca Books U.S. Masters Berth

1 hour agoSports / Golf : On Par

Australian teenager Antonio Murdaca clinched a dream berth at the U.S. Masters after winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship with a stunning seven-stroke win in Melbourne on Sunday.

U.S. diplomat travels to West Africa as Ebola quarantine moves take hold

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three U.S. states mandating quarantine for health workers returning from the Ebola-stricken region drew criticism, even as some U.S. Show More Summary

Eats Beat: Raise a glass to WhiskyFest

New to the scene.. Just in time for fall, a bar that evokes California and Florida resorts of the past (think cartoon palm trees, tiki bars and soda fountains) is set to open Monday.

Halloween 2014 Mini-Reviews: Fright Fair, Night of the Living Zoo, Long Beach Cemetery & Eek at the Greek

Hollywood Gothique has been busy making the most of the last full weekend in October, visiting no less than four Halloween events in Los Angeles, with a trip to the Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest planned for tomorrow. The downsize summoning spirits in so many different locations is that it leaves little time to [...]

Watch good Samaritans tackle violent gay basher at Dallas airport

The video above was a pleasant surprise. Specifically because it occurred in Texas. Why? The current crop of politicians show an insensitivity to many of the 'others' including gays. In fact the current attorney general, Greg AbbottShow More Summary

When winter comes, head north to Ontario

There’s at least one great thing about winter — ice wine. Many New Yorkers plan tropical escapes as temperatures start to drop, but there’s good reason to head north to Canada.

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