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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, listens Friday as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks at a news conference in New York. The governors announced a mandatory quarantine for people returning to the United States through airports in New York and New Jersey who are deemed to be at "high risk" for Ebola.

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New York, New Jersey will quarantine all travelers with Ebola contact

The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City.

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3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies (updated)

Officer Shot Sacramento

An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings.

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University of California Medical Centers prepared to treat Ebola

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All five University of California Medical Centers are prepared to treat Ebola patients if necessary, though there have not been any confirmed or suspected cases in California.

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Boko Haram reportedly abducts more girls despite cease-fire deal

Earlier this month, people demonstrated in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, calling on the government to rescue girls taken from a secondary school in Chibok region in April. Now there are reports that militants of the extremist Boko Haram movement have kidnapped more girls.

A day after Nigeria's announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 girls secured, 25 more were said to have been kidnapped by extremists.

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Curiosity: It helps us learn, but why?

The Limbic Reward System lights up when curiosity is piqued.

New research suggests that curiosity triggers chemical changes in the brain that help us better understand and retain information.

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'The Tastemakers' explains how food trends take off

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How do cupcakes, kale and quinoa get so popular? David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We're Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up with Fondue" explains.

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Election 2014: Brown opens up spending in campaign's final month

Gov. Brown Unveils Offical Gubernatorial Portrait Of Former Governor Schwarzenegger

California Gov. Jerry Brown spent $13.5 million in October on behalf of propositions 1 and 2, spending that also benefits his re-election campaign.