October 14th, 2014
08:38 AM ET

"Morning Minute" with Michaela Pereira – October 14, 2014

Need to get today's top stories on-the-go? Watch Michaela Pereira's morning minute now!

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October 14th, 2014
04:09 AM ET

Chris Cuomo Traces His Italian History

CNN's Chris Cuomo recently traveled to Italy to trace his roots.

He thought he knew his family history until his journey led him to participate in a pole-climbing competition and more.

See a photo gallery from his trip.

Don't miss the two-hour ROOTS special, Tuesday, October 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  CNN.com/Roots


RELATED:  10 Things You Didn't Know About Chris Cuomo



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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Texas nurse Nina Pham is the first person to contract Ebola in the United States.
October 14th, 2014
12:44 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A Texas nurse who contracted Ebola has been identified. A Vatican report takes a new stance on gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church. And Kim Jong Un makes his first public appearance in over a month.

It's Tuesday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."


Second Texas case: Something went wrong. Health officials are trying to figure out what. A nurse, who treated a dying Ebola patient in Texas, wore a mask, gown, shield and gloves, but she still got the virus. The woman, identified by CNN affiliate WFAA as Nina Pham, is the first person to have contracted the deadly virus in the United States. Yesterday, Pham got a blood transfusion from American Ebola survivor Kent Brantly. It's believed his antibodies will help her. The CDC said it's still unknown how the infection occurred, only that a "breach in protocol" for treating a patient happened. Other caregivers are being monitored for signs of infection.

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