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Nurse Kaci Hickox 'Will Go to Court' over Maine Ebola Quarantine Rule


ABC News(FORT KENT, Maine) — Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital despite exhibiting no Ebola symptoms after arriving from West Africa, will take legal action against the state of Maine if officials do not lift the 21-day home quarantine restrictions by Thursday morning.“I will go to court to attain my freedom,” Hickox told Good Morning America Wednesday via Skype from her home in Fort Kent, Maine. “I have been completely asymptomatic since I’ve been here. I feel absolutely great.”Hickox

Amanda Bynes' Psychiatric Hold Extended


Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Amanda Bynes' stay at a California psychiatric facility was extended Monday by 30 days.The 28-year-old actress was due to leave on Monday, but according to TMZ, her doctors asked for and were granted by a judge a 30-day extension. They told a judge that Bynes is "very ill" and isn't healthy enough to take care of herself at this time.Bynes was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold more than two weeks ago, after making claims on Twitter -- which she later recanted -- that her father had abused her.She w
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Are holiday shoppers ready to spend like they did before the Great Recession?A new Gallup poll says that seems to be the case but things could change by Thanksgiving.When asked how much they expect to spend, the average was $781, still off somewhat from the anticipated budget of $866 in 2007 but a lot better than the $616 estimate a year later.The figure has been rising steadily since the recession and in one other piece of good news, Gallup says that the number of people who say they won’t spend as much as the
Justin Edmonds/Getty Images(FOXBORO, Mass.) -- New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has created many defensive schemes in his 40 years of NFL coaching, but during that time, the man under the hoodie says he's never faced a quarterback better than Peyton Manning."I mean, (Manning is) great, he's obviously a great quarterback," Belichick said. "The best quarterback I've coached against."Belichick's comments come in the wake of his team's match-up versus Manning's Denver Broncos Sunday in Foxboro.Belichick has schemed against Manning 22 times as eithe
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