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Sister: US Ebola patient did notify hospital he was from Liberia on first visit

DALLAS (AP) -- The sister of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States says he told relatives he notified officials the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting from Liberia. Mai Wureh says her brother, Thomas Eric Duncan, ...

Ebola case stokes concerns about Liberians in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus. ...

Ebola in Dallas

[caption id="attachment_33136" align="alignright" width="300"] Sky News (File Photo)[/caption]DALLAS (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to D ...

Ted Cruz stands with Israel and walks off stage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ted Cruz said he walked out of a speech Wednesday night to a Christian organization after some audience members booed his comments in support of Israel and the Jewish people. At the "In Defense of Christians" gala di ...

On the eve of another 9/11: Vigilance, America

Here we are, on the eve of another solemn anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Nearly 3,000 people died in the collapse of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, at the Pentagon in Washington and in a field in ...

Fundraisers for Darren Wilson halted while awaiting legal advice

Websites raising money for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson temporarily stopped accepting donations Sunday while the sites' administrators await clarification on whether the money can be used to cover the officer's legal expenses, according to o ...

Attorney says family of girl with Uzi devasted

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation. The st ...

NASA: Power grid may be at risk

Perhaps, as a tech-savvy citizen, you are worried about the financial cost of data breaches, or our increased vulnerability to terrorist hackers, or the erosion of our digital civil liberties. Don't be. Instead, worry about the complete collapse of o ...

United Negro College Fund accepts $25 million from the Koch brothers

Controversial Republican donors Charles and David Koch pledged a $25 million dollar grant to the United Negro College Fund on Friday. $18.5 million will help fund roughly 3,000 merit-based scholarships for African-Americans seek a college education w ...

Bergdahl's hometown cancels homecoming celebration

As controversy mounts about the return of former prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, his hometown in Idaho has cancelled plans to host a celebration in his honor, citing an inability to host the number of people in attendance. "People in Hailey have ...


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