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ATLANTA (AP) — An American health-care worker who may have been infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has arrived at a hospital near Atlanta. Emory University Hospital spokeswoman Holly Korschun says the patient arrived around 5:45 a.m. Thursday. Details about the patient...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — What do you get when you combine water, American persimmons and hops and ferment it with yeast? A beer based on a 300-year-old recipe scribbled in a cookbook kept by Virginia's prominent Reynolds family. Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond recently brewed "Jane's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company's refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with potentially broad impact for female workers and their employers. Questions...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — For weeks, women have publicly shared stories of alleged sexual abuse by Bill Cosby with the expectation that any lawsuits they might file would be blocked due to long-expired statutes of limitations. On Tuesday, however, a woman who claims Cosby molested her...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Islamic State militants invaded Iraq's west almost a year ago and overran the nation's second-largest city in June, threatening death and torture to opponents in their way. But the world has been slow to respond, coming together Wednesday for the first high-level...
NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers who likened the case to the deadly police...
CHICAGO (AP) — Though it may sound like one, this is no joke: Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes when the equine visitors ambled down long corridors in the pediatric unit at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center. Wide-eyed...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA stands poised to usher in a new era of exploration. The new Orion spacecraft is set to rocket into orbit Thursday. The unmanned test flight will last 4 ½ hours, circling Earth twice. NASA is aiming for a high point of 3,600 miles so the capsule...
NEW YORK (AP) — He is a white man with a black son, a mayor elected on a campaign centered on mending relations between the nation's largest police force and the communities of color who feel mistreated and, at times, endangered by the police. As Bill de Blasio spoke Wednesday...