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WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed because it won't slow global warming. Abundant natural gas in the United States has been displacing coal, which produces more of the chief global...
NEW YORK (AP) — The night before she was diagnosed with Ebola, a Texas nurse flew back to the Dallas area from Cleveland, according to health officials who are now trying to contact the other passengers. The woman is the second nurse apparently infected with Ebola while caring...
NEW YORK (AP) — No cable? No problem. Viewers longing to watch "Game of Thrones", "True Detective" and "Veep" will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are alerting airline passengers who were on the same flight as a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola the next day. The 132 passengers were on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday. The hospital worker...
DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and nurses treating him worked without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released by the nation's largest nurses' union...
NEW YORK (AP) — They were 16 when they confessed to kidnapping and killing a stranger and taking a joyride in his car. They quickly recanted but were convicted of murder. Now, almost 30 years later, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson plans to ask a judge Wednesday to...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say they're dealing with a language barrier as they investigate the stabbing of two people on a tour bus by a man who was fatally shot by a trooper on Interstate 95. Police say another trooper is interpreting for the many Asian...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Rev. Juan D. McFarland is described as a man of "passion, prayer and purpose" in a three-paragraph summary on the website of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The site concludes by saying such an overview "does not begin to tell his story."...
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A convicted murderer who police say killed his mother two days after being released from prison told a judge that he's guilty and doesn't want a trial. Steven Pratt, 45, told a judge through tears on Tuesday that he doesn't have a lawyer, before he was...