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DALLAS (AP) — Media reports and a church rector have identified the second Ebola patient in Texas as a 26-year-old nurse infected while caring for a man from Liberia. WFAA-TV in Dallas reported that Nina Pham's family reached out to identify her as the nurse infected with Ebola...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Pounding rain and tornado watches didn't deter hundreds of protesters who stayed outside Ferguson police headquarters for more than four hours Monday, the same amount of time that the 18-year-old Michael Brown's body was left in the street after he was...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Nearly 20 people have been arrested during a large rally to protest the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Clergy members led several hundred people during a march Monday from a church to police headquarters, marking the third...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama huddled with some of his senior national security aides and with top administration health officials Monday for the latest assessment on the government's response to Ebola in the aftermath of a Dallas nurse contracting the disease. Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation's capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges. Pot legalization supporters in Colorado and Washington state also spoke about racial justice, but their voters...
LONDON (AP) — Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice. Businesses and governments around the world increasingly are turning to voice biometrics, or voiceprints, to pay pensions, collect taxes, track criminals and replace...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is telling the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola." Every hospital must know how to diagnose Ebola in people who have been in West Africa and be ready to isolate a suspected case, Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and...
Federal health authorities are telling the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is consulting with top administration officials to get the latest developments on the government's response to Ebola in the aftermath of a nurse in Dallas contracting the disease. The White House says the president also wants an update on...