Elliot Hannon

Elliot Hannon is a writer in Washington, D.C. Follow him on Twitter.

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Sept. 18 2014 8:02 PMSierra Leone Decides to Shut Down the Entire Country to Try to Slow Ebola Outbreak 
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Sept. 17 2014 11:24 PMNFL Under Siege As Two More Players Punished for Domestic Violence Charges
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Sept. 17 2014 7:43 PMRob Ford, the World’s Best-Known Mayor, Is Diagnosed With Cancer
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Sept. 16 2014 7:08 PM93-Year-Old Former Nazi Auschwitz Guard Charged With 300,000 Accessory to Murder Counts  
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Sept. 11 2014 7:21 PMU.S. Threatened Yahoo With $250,000 Daily Fine If It Refused To Hand Over User Data
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Sept. 10 2014 8:41 PMFormer Mets Executive Sues Team, Says She Was Fired for Unmarried Pregnancy
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Sept. 10 2014 6:13 PMPolice Begin Arresting Protesters in Ferguson Trying to Block Interstate
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Sept. 9 2014 7:40 PMCowboys Owner Jerry Jones Sued for Alleged Sexual Assault
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Sept. 8 2014 9:21 PMGambia Passes Bill That Puts Gays in Jail for Life for “Aggravated Homosexuality”
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Sept. 8 2014 6:47 PMMilitary Campaign Against ISIS Could Last Three Years, Beyond Obama Presidency
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Sept. 4 2014 7:16 PMHealthCare.gov Gets Hacked 
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Sept. 3 2014 7:22 PMU.S. Tech Company Changes Its Name From Isis for Pretty Obvious Reasons
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Sept. 2 2014 8:00 PMMalaysia Airlines Offers Unfortunately Named “Bucket List” Contest to Lure Passengers
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Sept. 1 2014 4:33 PMEbola Vaccine to Get Human Trial for the First Time
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Sept. 1 2014 12:55 PMHundreds of Thousands of Fish Turn Up Dead in Mexican Lake
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Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PMAfter 260 Years, St. Andrews Golf Club to Allow Women Members for First Time
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Sept. 17 2014 10:19 PMOccupy Wall Street Activists Sue Each Other Over Who Owns the Movement’s Twitter Account
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Sept. 16 2014 10:16 PMBP Pulls Old College Trick, Fiddles With Line Spacing to Beat Court Filing Page Limit
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Sept. 11 2014 9:32 PMItalian Police Uncover Massive Wine Fraud, Seize 200,000 Fake Bottles
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Sept. 10 2014 9:47 PMPresident Obama Launches Broad Offensive to Combat ISIS
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Sept. 10 2014 7:23 PMAtheist Air Force Airman Barred From Reenlisting for Not Swearing “So Help Me God” Oath
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Sept. 9 2014 8:51 PMWelcome to a World Where a New York City Parking Spot Costs $1 Million
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Sept. 9 2014 4:59 PMJanay Rice Defends Ray Rice in Response to Brutal Assault Video
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Sept. 8 2014 8:00 PMHome Depot Confirms Credit Card Hack, More Than 60 Million Cards May Have Been Swiped
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Sept. 4 2014 8:36 PM21 Months After Alleged Sexual Assault, Florida State Investigates Jameis Winston
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Sept. 3 2014 8:17 PMMissouri Governor Declares Ferguson Is No Longer in a State of Emergency
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Sept. 2 2014 8:50 PMNFL Suspends Denver Broncos’ Wes Welker for PED Use
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Sept. 2 2014 6:37 PMNew DNA Evidence Exonerates, Frees Two North Carolina Inmates After 30 Years in Prison
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Sept. 1 2014 2:29 PMIn Case of Emergency, Japan Launches Campaign Urging People to Stockpile Toilet Paper
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Sept. 1 2014 11:37 AMFederal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Louisiana’s Restrictive New Abortion Law

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