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Foam from large waves whipped up by gale force winds cover the coast road at Cleveleys near Blackpool, north west England, as the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew into Britain, causing rush-hour travel misery for road, rail and air travellers, Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. Some areas were subjected to gusts of wind up to 65 mph, (105 kph) but forecasters predicted that the worst of the weather will be over after by Wednesday. (AP Photo/PA, John Giles) UNITED KINGDOM OUT NO SALES NO ARCHIVE

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MONROVIA, LIBERIA-SEPTEMBER 20: A boy lays on a mattress on the floor inside the Redemption Hospital which has become a transfer and holding center to intake Ebola patients located in one of the poorest neighborhoods of Monrovia that locals call 'New Kru Town on Saturday September 20, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. Health workers are overwhelm with a constant stream of new patients since the Ebola outbreak. On Friday there were 102 ebola related patients; nine died overnight and Today the hospital has 107 patients. Nine Ebola related deaths occurred overnight Friday but with Saturday admissions they are now holding 107. Liberians have been living under most extreme conditions as the Ebola virus worsens. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post)

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A mammoth’s deconstruction

The ancient skeleton at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is being shipped to Canada for restoration.

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Colt McCoy takes over at quarterback in the second half, and the Redskins hold off visiting Tennessee, 19-17.

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