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WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers. Hours after unveiling an ambitious...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis. Hours after unveiling an ambitious itinerary to boost Democratic candidates for governor, Obama abruptly...
WASHINGTON (AP) — So what will Michelle Obama turn out for? Turns out it's a turnip. Video of the first lady dancing with a turnip has gone viral after the White House put it on her Twitter feed late Tuesday. Mrs. Obama had participated earlier that day in a social media Q&A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain tiny, even...
DALLAS (AP) — Two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for a Liberian patient with Ebola have tested positive for the virus. Officials said the two have not been able to identify any specific breaches of protocol that might have led to them getting sick. But...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — There will be significantly fewer peanuts pulled from the ground in eastern New Mexico this harvest season because of lingering fallout from the bankruptcy and sale of a peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and...
WASHINGTON (AP) — How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won't get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane? First, the odds of an Ebola-infected seatmate in the U.S. remain tiny, even...
DALLAS (AP) — At the center of the U.S. Ebola crisis stands a hospital with almost 900 beds that performed a heart procedure on former President George W. Bush. Here's a quick look at Texas Presbyterian Hospital: HISTORY The hospital opened in 1966 on the site of a former...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Some doctors in countries hit hardest by the deadly Ebola disease decline to operate on pregnant women for fear the virus could spread. Governments face calls from frightened citizens to bar travel to and from afflicted nations. Meanwhile, the stakes get...