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  • Dallas health worker tests positive for Ebola

    DALLAS – A “breach of protocol” at the hospital where Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before his death led to the infection of a health ca ...
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Despite demands, Syria no-fly zone a no-go for U.S.

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is boxed in by its promise to limit U.S. military engagement against Islamic State extremists, making it tough t ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Worried Iraqi capital sees militant push around it

    BAGHDAD – On the western edge of Iraq’s capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only adding to the s ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • New Jersey prep football case puts hazing in focus

    PARLIN, N.J. – The abrupt cancellation of football season at a New Jersey prep powerhouse signaled something more than locker room hijinks. Now seven ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Activist’s Nobel highlights child labor in India

    PATNA, India – When the Nobel Committee announced that Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi had won the Peace Prize, a skinny 13-year-o ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Thousands protest police shootings in St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS – Thousands gathered Saturday for a second day of organized rallies and marches protesting Michael Brown's death and other fatal police shoo ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Bosnian voters bleak over untapped flood aid

    MAGLAJ, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Five months after the Sahman family lost nearly everything they owned in massive floods, they have received almost no hel ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Americans for Prosperity builds political machine

    MIAMI – Over scrambled eggs and croquettes, Andres Malave gave a last-minute pep talk to about a dozen volunteers in a Cuban restaurant before they le ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and far ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Ebola patient’s temperature spiked to 103 degrees

    DALLAS – 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 ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Malala’s improbable journey to Nobel Peace Prize

    BIRMINGHAM, England – Malala Yousafzai celebrated her Nobel Peace Prize where she always wished to be: in school.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

    NEW YORK – The Nielsen company Friday admitted to errors dating back to March in its measurement of TV viewing, statistics that serve as the foundatio ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Rain dampens police shooting protests in Missouri

    CLAYTON, Mo.– A cold, steady rain dampened the start of widespread weekend protests over the two-month-old death of Michael Brown and other fatal poli ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • High court action on voting aims to avoid chaos

    WASHINGTON – In seemingly contradictory voting-rights actions just a month before November’s elections, the Supreme Court has allowed new Republican-i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Icahn: Senate leader 'selling out' Atlantic City

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Carl Icahn accused New Jersey's Senate president of "selling out" Atlantic City by considering casinos near New York City, while ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 9:55 pm
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