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Top Trenders: Ebola Patient Released From Hospital

Tests show that an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus is now clear of infection, a new warning about certain kinds of peanut butter and a Missouri police officer is now off the job. These are your Top Trenders for August 21, 2014.
#5: Jill Duggar Pregnant
TLC's super-sized family from Northwest Arkansas, The Duggars, is about to get even bigger. Daughter Jill Duggar and her new husband are expecting their first baby next March.  The couple got married on June 21.  Their first kiss was at the altar, as the family's religion dictates a supervised courtship process.  Her parents Jim Bob and Michelle, are known for having 19 children, with no plans of stopping.


#4: Pumpkin Spice Latte
Mark your calendars, Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns August 25th!  It's so popular that it even has it's own Twitter page.  According to Starbucks, there have been over 29,000 tweets that have featured the hash tag: #pumpkinspice since August 2012. The drink is espresso blended with cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and steamed milk topped with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices!


#3: Natural Foods Recall
Nspired Natural foods is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut butter, almond butter and other nut butters, based on fears of salmonella contamination.  The company became aware of the risk after routine testing showed a potential link between eating the products and four instances of illness.  Affected products include Arrowhead Mills Maranatha products.  Also on the list are products sold under the Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Kroger and Safeway brands.


#2: Police Officer Off the Job
A Missouri police officer is off the job for now, after pointing a rifle at a protester in Ferguson.  The St. Louis police department says it happened just before midnight Tuesday.  The unnamed officer was from another community and he's been suspended.  There was a curse-filled exchange just before the officer pointed his weapon.  St. Louis authorities say a police sergeant walked over and forced the officer to lower his rifle and escorted him away.


#1: Ebola Virus Doctor Released
Kent Brantly, an American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia, is set to be released from Atlanta's Emory University hospital today.  His blood tests now show he is now clear of the virus. He was treated with an experimental drug known as Zmapp.  The hospital will hold a news conference this morning where Brantly will give a statement before leaving the hospital.  The World Health Organization says there are 1350 confirmed, suspected, and probable Ebola deaths in West Africa.

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