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The nation's preparedness effort to fight outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases has been under-funded and lacking in political will and commitment. "We don't really have a pharmaceutical response for Ebola," said retired Air Force Col. Randall Larsen, the former...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother and then killed himself by walking into the path of an oncoming train, police said Wednesday. Neighbors initially took the woman's killing as a macabre Halloween prank. Patricia Ward, a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder said Wednesday that there was an obvious need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. The Justice Department is investigating the practices of the police department following the Aug. 9 police shooting...
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Police are investigating a possible connection between a man who was fatally struck by a train and a woman who was found decapitated on a suburban New York street. The slain woman was found on a street in a working-class neighborhood in Farmingdale, Long...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's sole abortion provider stopped providing medication abortions Wednesday in the wake of a state Supreme Court ruling that blocked the use of pregnancy-terminating drugs, though surgical abortions were still being provided, the clinic's...
The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the...
The nation's preparedness effort to fight outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases has been under-funded and lacking in political will and commitment. "We don't really have a pharmaceutical response for Ebola," said retired Air Force Col. Randall Larsen, the former...