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Amid fear, West Africans in the US try to help

October 15, 2014

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult but prudent decision: He said no. more »»

JFK wedding negatives being auctioned in Boston

October 15, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston auction house was set to close an online auction on 13 negatives from John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy's wedding in Newport, Rhode Island. more »»

Texas nurse was familiar with risks of Ebola virus

October 15, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — The Texas nurse who caught Ebola from an infected patient was no stranger to the risks of working around one of the world's most feared viruses. more »»

CDC says it missed opportunities to contain Ebola

October 15, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In the days after the first diagnosis of Ebola in the U.S. more »»

Dallas nurses cite sloppy conditions in Ebola care

October 15, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced... more »»

Feminist cancels speech at Utah State amid threat

October 15, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A feminist speaker has canceled a speech at Utah State University after learning the school would allow concealed firearms despite an anonymous threat against her. more »»

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

October 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law and sister,... more »»

Alaska's 1st known gay marriage in Arctic town

October 15, 2014

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote outpost on Alaska's Arctic Coast where people are used to doing their own thing has applied that independent streak to gay marriag. more »»

Storm strengthening to hurricane heads for Hawaii

October 15, 2014

HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Ana is forecast to strengthen to a hurricane this week as it moves toward the southern edge of Hawaii's Big Island, which was hit by a destructive tropical storm tw... more »»

Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmer

October 15, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Beachgoers in Oregon pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide. more »»

Justices stop parts of Texas abortion law

October 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked key parts of a 2013 law in Texas that had closed all but eight facilities providing abortions in America's second most-populous state. more »»

CDC acknowledges it could have done more on Ebola

October 15, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The nation's top disease-fighting agency acknowledged Tuesday that federal health experts failed to do all they should have done to prevent Ebola from spreading from a... more »»

Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air base

October 14, 2014

DALLAS (AP) — Officials say the year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with Ebola has been given comfortable bedding, toys and other items to entertain him while... more »»

David Greenglass of Rosenberg spying case dies

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — David Greenglass, who served 10 years in prison for his role in the most explosive atomic spying case of the Cold War and gave testimony that sent his brother-in-law and sister,... more »»

Graphic abortion protest set near Liberty Bell

October 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An anti-abortion group has received a permit to project images of bloody, aborted fetuses on a 10- by 12-foot screen as part of a demonstration scheduled for Friday next to th... more »»

Harvard junior who took mom to Mexico can return

October 14, 2014

LOS REYES LA PAZ, Mexico (AP) — A Harvard University student stuck in Mexico for months after breaking an immigration rule was told Tuesday that he will be allowed to return home to the United... more »»

Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

October 14, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?

Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging... more »»

CDC acknowledges it could have done more on Ebola

October 14, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The nation's top-disease fighting agency acknowledged Tuesday that an American nurse might not have been infected with Ebola if a special response team had been sent to... more »»

Panel popping plane; scary but not dangerous

October 14, 2014

Scary, most definitely, but not unsafe: That's the assessment of aviation safety experts about an American Airlines flight during which the wall panels cracked loose, prompting an emergency... more »»

 
 
 

 

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