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Man who died from Ebola endured treatment delays

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Dr. Phil Smith, medical director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Care Unit, answers a question during a news conference in Omaha, Neb., Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, on the death of Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone, and died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, while being treated at the Nebraska hospital. Salia died [&hellip...

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Disney lets New York theatergoers switch tickets

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This 2014 photo released by the Disney Theatrical Group shows Nteliseng Nkhela in a scene from Disney’s “The Lion King,” in New York. Disney Theatrical Productions is letting ticketholders to its Broadway shows – “Aladdin” and...

Pope confirms Philly trip for families conference

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter speaks with a reporter during a news conference Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. Pope Francis confirmed Monday that he will make his first papal visit to the United States with a trip...

Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this June 12, 2008 file photo, a worker hooks up a fuel hose to an airplane at Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. In the 12 months ended in September 2014, U.S. airlines saved $1.6 billion on jet fuel _ their largest expense. In the...

Cumberbatch ‘bowled over’ by engagement reaction

November 17, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

Benedict Cumberbatch, left, and John Malkovich attend the premiere of “Penguins of Madagascar” on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch fans might be weeping on the inside...

CDC: 172 people on cruise fell ill with norovirus

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

In this Oct. 11, 2014 photo, Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess leaves the harbor at San Pedro in Los Angeles, bound for a short cruise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 172 people on the Crown Princess arriving in California on...

Harvick wins Homestead to claim 1st championship

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna) HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was no trick to Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup championship....

US review of IS video confirms American’s death

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig delivering supplies for Syrian refugees. A new graphic video purportedly produced by Islamic State militants in Syria released Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 claims U.S. aid worker Kassig was beheaded....

US review of IS video confirms American’s death

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Kassig Family shows Peter Kassig delivering supplies for Syrian refugees. A new graphic video purportedly produced by Islamic State militants in Syria released Sunday Nov. 16, 2014 claims U.S. aid worker Kassig was beheaded....

Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud

November 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell speaks in Washington. Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning $181,000 for claiming to have steered 119 potential recruits to...