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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis. While Ebola patients are not considered contagious until they have...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Sure you love matching little candy pieces with each other, or spelling out words with your pals. But New Jersey gambling regulators want to let you do it for real money. The state Division of Gaming Enforcement says it is seeking game developers'...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An election fight is nothing compared with what Jerry Springer sees in his day job. The former Cincinnati mayor now makes his money as the ringmaster of a pugilistic talk show circus, but he says it's the exchange of political ideas that excites him most...
GRANVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — With hard cider making a hardcore comeback across the country, apple growers are tapping a juicy new revenue stream by establishing farmstead cideries and planting varieties too tart or tannic for the lunchbox but perfect for smashing and fermenting into...
NORCO, Calif. (AP) — Christopher Bisbano leaps onto the stage and his body transforms: He cries out for his true love, and then contorts his face into a droopy pout as the audience bellows with laughter. "I loooooove yooou, Is-aaaa-bell-aaaa!" he cries, drawing out each syllable...
LA MIRADA, Calif. (AP) — Millions of people plan to drop, cover and hold on in a drill Thursday to prepare communities in California and elsewhere for the next big earthquake. More than 10 million Californians signed up to participate at 10:16 a.m. PDT, in addition to another 15...
DALLAS (AP) — A dated yearbook picture of a smiling young woman has become the latest face of Ebola in the U.S. The high school picture of Amber Vinson spread across the country after the 29-year-old nurse was confirmed with the virus Wednesday. But little was publicly revealed...
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a...
DALLAS (AP) — As Thomas Eric Duncan's health deteriorated, nurses Amber Joy Vinson and Nina Pham were at the Ebola patient's side. They wore protective gear including face shields, hazardous materials suits and protective footwear as they inserted catheters, drew blood and dealt...