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Ebola patient’s death renews questions about care

October 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

A masked worker opens a door at a CareNow clinic in Frisco, Texas, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Suburban Dallas officials say a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had gone into the apartment where the first U.S. Ebola patient had stayed is hospitalized after falling ill. Frisco Fire Chief Mark Piland says the deputy is being [&hellip...

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Obama allies getting harder to find these days

October 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2013, photo, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta participates in a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington, where he announced he is lifting a ban on women serving in combat. President Barack Obama is finding himself with few...

Lawyer accused of rape quits chokehold death case

October 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, attorney Sanford A. Rubenstein, 70, appears at a press conference at his offices in New York. Rubenstein will no longer represent the family of Eric Garner, who died in a police chokehold. On Wednesday, Oct. 8,...

Woman with cancer plans to take her life in Oregon

October 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

This undated photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard. The terminally ill California woman moved to Portland, Ore., to take advantage of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act, which was established in the 1990s. Maynard wants to pass a...

Day of legal confusion leaves gay couples in limbo

October 9, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Thomas Topovski, left, and his partner Jefferson Ruck, right, wait in line at the Marriage License Bureau, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, in Las Vegas. The two were waiting for an hour and a half to see if they would be able to obtain a same-sex marriage license....

Court clears the way for gay marriage expansion

October 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

Rhonda Buckner, right, and her partner Diana Ullius, celebrate outside the Arlington County Courthouse in Arlington, Va., Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, following a Supreme Court decision rejecting gay marriage appeals from 5 states. Buckner and Ullius, met in 1981...

New concern worldwide as nurse in Spain gets Ebola

October 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

A convoy transporting a Spanish nurse who believed to have contracted the ebola virus from a 69-year-old Spanish priest leaves Alcorcon Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. The nurse who treated a missionary for the disease at a Madrid hospital...

Poehler tour will include Seth Meyers interview

October 7, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this April 26, 2014 file photo, actress Amy Poehler attends the American Comedy Awards in New York. Poehler’s memoir, “Yes Please,” will be released on Oct. 28. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File) NEW YORK (AP) — Amy...

Feds: Illinois teen sought to join Islamic State

October 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

The parents of Mohammed Hamzah Khan, a 19-year-old U.S. citizen from Bolingbrook, Ill., leave the Dirksen federal building Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 in Chicago. Their son, Mohammed Hamzah Khan, was was arrested Saturday at O’Hare International Airport, from...

Can Hewlett-Packard survive the tablet trend?

October 7, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Feb 21, 2012 file photo shows a Hewlett Packard logo in Frisco, Texas. Hewlett-Packard on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 said it is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on...