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ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a prisoner in Georgia of lying about potentially getting Ebola while traveling in Africa, a claim that triggered an emergency response at an Atlanta area jail and hospital. Harry Randall Withers was indicted Thursday on three counts of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly Friday in court. A lawyer for the union argued before...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Right about now, Mike Rounds is supposed to be coasting into the Senate. Instead, the former governor is taking flak over a program that allowed foreigners to get visas in exchange for promising to invest in rural South Dakota. And that's opened a path for a...
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman has been charged with simple assault and other offenses after police say she forced her daughter to eat cat litter and started to sew her mouth shut. Police charged Rana L. Cooper, 46, this week for what they said was...
DALLAS (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room — a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system, his medical records show. Despite telling a nurse that he...
NEW YORK (AP) — The "Never Ending Pasta Pass" card from Olive Garden not only promised weeks of unlimited pasta, but a look into why the chain is fighting to hold onto customers. The Italian-themed chain sold the $100 card last month that allowed 1,000 people to dine on endless...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A court office in Kansas' most populous county has issued a marriage license to a gay couple, believed to be the first such license in the state. Liz Dickinson, a member of the gay-rights group Equality Kansas, said she was at the county courthouse Friday...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will forever protect from development nearly 350,000 acres within the San Gabriel Mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Obama is stopping at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas, California, on Friday, to make...