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  • Urgent-care clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing

    When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:53 am
  • UN says Iraq has executed 60 people this year

    BAGHDAD – Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that “irreversibl ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women

    HAMMOND, Ind. – An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 and told police where the bodies of three more women cou ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA – Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal he ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    OSIJEK, Croatia – Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forc ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker in Texas

    GALVESTON, Texas — A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seve ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

    Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to thi ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

    VATICAN CITY – Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Po ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Hawaii hit by winds, rain as hurricane veers west

    KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii – Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles but was generating high waves, strong winds and ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Another year, another small Social Security bump

    WASHINGTON – For the third straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:57 pm
  • Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty

    WINSLOW, Ariz. – Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dol ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • High court balks at last-minute voting changes

    WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has allowed Texas to use its strict voter ID law in the November election even after a federal judge said the law was t ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • First U.S. Ebola victim remembered for compassion

    SALISBURY, N.C. – Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with E ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • Container ship adrift again off Canadian coast

    PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia – A disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel is adrift again but officials said Saturday ther ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 8:43 pm
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