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  • Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

    OMAHA, Neb. – A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone did not receive aggressive treatment until nearly two weeks after he first sta ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Cruise that saw outbreak ends in LA; ship cleaned

    LOS ANGELES – A nearly monthlong cruise that saw more than 170 passengers get sick with the gastrointestinal illness norovirus has ended in Los Angele ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:23 am
  • Europeans have role in beheading video

    PARIS – The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Huge solar plant lags in early production

    LOS ANGELES – The largest solar power plant of its type in the world – once promoted as a turning point in green energy – isn’t producing as much ener ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:21 am
  • House GOP delays votes on committee chairmen

    WASHINGTON – House Republicans are choosing new leaders for several important congressional committees, but the process is taking a little longer than ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Obama is firm but vague on immigration

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he plans to help immigrants living illegally in the United States “get legal” without any action from Congres ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • 2 Republican presidents acted unilaterally on immigration

    WASHINGTON — Two presidents have acted unilaterally on immigration — and both were Republican. Ronald Reagan and his successor George H.W. Bush extend ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • 'Vaccine court' keeps claimants waiting

    WASHINGTON — All but broken by her son's violent and unexplained seizures, by so many panicked trips from the crib to the emergency room, Jeffrey McCo ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Composer Chopin's heart exhumed in secret, like a relic

    WARSAW, Poland — As Frederic Chopin gasped for air on his deathbed in Paris in 1849, he whispered a request that became the stuff of musical legend: R ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Europeans have prominent role in Islamic State beheading video

    PARIS — The cold-eyed militants lined up behind their victims in the latest Islamic State video appear to come from outside the Middle East, including ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Study lifts cloud over Merck heart drugs Zetia, Vytorin

    CHICAGO — Drugmaker Merck & Co. says its cholesterol-lowering medicine ezetimibe met its main goal in a study testing whether adding it to an older ty ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Study of gay brothers suggests genetic link for male homosexuality

    CHICAGO — A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • Child homelessness surges to all-time high in U.S.

    SAN FRANCISCO – The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, accord ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • New video of MH17 downing shows alarm in Ukraine

    HRABOVE, Ukraine – Four months after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, The Associated Press has obtained vide ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Boy falls from Ferris wheel at Arizona carnival

    EL MIRAGE, Ariz. – Authorities are investigating the fall of a teenage boy from a Ferris wheel in suburban Phoenix.
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:44 pm
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