Surgeon with Ebola dies at Nebraska hospital

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the faci..
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DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Victoria Kasselman

(New York, NY) - Federal drug enforcement agents showed up unannounced Sunday to check at least three visiting NFL teams' medical staffs as part of an investigation into former pla..
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Graphic ISIS video claims US aid worker beheaded

Updated 7 days ago   
By: Sam Mount

BEIRUT (AP) - The Islamic State group released a graphic video on Sunday in which a black-clad militant claimed to have beheaded U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, who was captured last..
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IG: Improper disability claims cost taxpayers $2B

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn't qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billion over ..
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Keeping your health law plan may mean premium hike

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to anot..
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Dallas-area teacher fired over racial tweets

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

DUNCANVILLE, Texas (AP) - A Dallas-area school board fired a teacher Friday who posted racially charged tweets about the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police off..
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US to pledge $3B to help poor nations with warming

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States is giving $3 billion to a United Nations fund to help poorer vulnerable countries prepare for a changing climate and develop cleaner energy.&nbs..
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Suspect in student kidnapping pleads not guilty

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - The man accused of abducting a University of Virginia student who was found dead last month pleaded not guilty Friday in on an unrelated sexual assault charge.&..
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Same-sex couples file Supreme Court appeal

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Same-sex couples seeking the right to marry are asking the Supreme Court to settle the issue of gay marriage nationwide.    Appeals being filed Fri..
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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra L..
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For House, 9th pipeline bill may be the charm

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.  ..
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Pentagon says US troops' role in Iraq could expand

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon warned Congress on Thursday that the long, drawn-out military campaign against Islamic State militants is just beginning and could expand to include ..
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Lawmakers move to strip former Nazis of benefits

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits, insisting American taxpay..
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Obama seeks human rights waiver on war funds

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is asking Congress to exempt its military effort against the Islamic State from a longstanding ban on U.S. assistance to torturers and wa..
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Senate committee to hold Takata air bag hearing

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

    DETROIT (AP) - Add a U.S. Senate committee hearing to the growing list of troubles facing Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp.    The full Commerce..
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CDC: E-cigarette use rising in high school kids

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say high schools students' use of electronic cigarettes tripled over three years.    In a large national survey last year, 4.5 perce..
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New Jersey Assembly approves assisted suicide bill

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Assembly passed a bill Thursday that would allow physicians to prescribe life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients, an issue that dives deepl..
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Pot-friendly states team up on Capitol Hill

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Congress from states with legal pot urged their colleagues Thursday not to stand in the way of expanded legalization and to approve measures that would..
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Immigration, Keystone top first day of lame duck

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Brad Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) - A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress r..
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Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City officials don't yet know why a cable malfunctioned and left a scaffold dangling precariously on the 1 World Trade Center tower, where two window washe..
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