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Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood sample from a child to test for the Ebola virus. On Tuesday, the workers tested people in the village outside Monrovia where a 17-year-old boy died of the disease over the weekend.

Ebola Returns To Liberia With A Mysterious Case Near Monrovia

Almost two months after Liberia was declared Ebola-free, the disease has cropped up again — this time in a rural town outside the capital city.

So far, there's only one new case, but health officials are rushing to stop its spread.

Liberia's deputy health minister, Tolbert Nyenswah, said Tuesday that a 17-year-old boy died of Ebola at his home in Nedowein, a village near the country's international airport.

President Obama has proposed a rule requiring requiring overtime pay for more workers. The plan  has drawn fire from many employers.

Debate Begins: New OT Rules Will Raise Wages — Or Kill Jobs

Business groups and labor unions sharply disagreed today over the potential impact of a proposed change to the federal rule governing overtime pay.

In coming months, the two sides will submit comments in writing to the Labor Department to try to shape the rule's final wording, but the verbal sparring already has begun.

Business leaders say hiking overtime pay would reduce hiring, while unions say the change would stimulate the economy by raising incomes for about 5 million Americans.

Before laying out the different reactions, we'll look at what happened today:

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Does The Drip, Drip, Drip Of Clinton's Email Controversy Matter?

The State Department is set to release about 3,000 pages of emails from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state on Tuesday. The release is part of the State Department's schedule to release a bundle of Clinton emails every month through Jan. 29, 2016.

<em>Afternoon Tea</em>, 1886. Chromolithograph after Kate Greenaway. If you're looking for finger sandwiches, dainty desserts and formality, afternoon tea is your cup.

High Tea, Afternoon Tea, Elevenses: English Tea Times For Dummies

You're an American in London. You've visited Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the Tower of London, but there's one more thing you want to check off your to-do list: tea.

No, not just any tea. We're talking a good, old-fashioned English tea time, with finger sandwiches, dainty china cups and all the formality a Downton Abbey lover could wish for.

People wait in line to withdraw euros from an ATM after Greece closed its banks Monday in Athens.

How Default Could Push Greece Out Of The Eurozone

Greece is on the verge of missing a key loan payment to the International Monetary Fund — putting it a step closer toward quitting the euro.

Police stand over David Sweat after he was shot and captured on Sunday. Authorities say he has told them he and Richard Matt performed a dry run of their escape the day before they broke out.

Prison Officials On Leave After New York Escape

Twelve officials at an upstate New York prison have been placed on leave, as authorities investigate how two convicted killers managed to escape from the facility on June 6.

Among those placed on leave are Superintendent Steven Racette, of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, and Deputy Superintendent Stephen Brown, according to multiple media accounts.

What's the best way to connect patients to dialysis machines?

Caveats About Favored Access Method For Dialysis

When it comes to dialysis, one method of accessing the blood to clean it gets championed above the rest. But quite a few specialists say there's not enough evidence to universally support the treatment's superiority or to run down the other options.

This is a calculated flood map for the city of St. Louis. Water depth goes from deep (dark blue) to shallow (white, light blue). Floodwater can come from the Illinois, Upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers, as well as from heavy local precipitation.

Flood Maps Can Get Much Sharper With A Little Supercomputing Oomph

A small company in California is hoping to make a big splash by providing detailed flood maps to homeowners and insurance companies. And to do that, the company is using one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.

The company is called Katrisk, based in Berkeley, Calif. Hydrologist and computer modeler Dag Lohmann is one of the company's founders. He says the flood maps the Federal Emergency Management Agency already produces will tell you how prone a particular area is to flooding.

Gov. Jerry Brown of California signed a controversial vaccination bill into law on Tuesday.

California Governor Signs School Vaccination Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed off on one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country a day after the state Legislature gave the measure final approval.

A NASA projection shows the path of Venus and Jupiter; the two planets will converge in the Earth's sky Tuesday night.

Venus And Jupiter Set For A Close Encounter Tuesday Night

It's not as if two worlds will collide tonight — Venus and Jupiter are only converging into a small area of the Earth's sky. NASA says the two bright planets will be "a jaw-dropping one-third of a degree apart."

That distance is smaller than the width of a full moon, as seen from Earth's surface.

"You'll be able to hide the pair not just behind the palm of your outstretched hand, but behind your little pinky finger," NASA says.

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