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What You Need to Know About Ebola

How come nurses wearing protective gear can catch Ebola from a patient, but health officials keep saying you almost certainly won’t get it from someone sitting next to you on a plane?

10/15/2014

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9 Charged with Drug Trafficking in Md., Va.

A federal grand jury has indicted nine alleged members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Virginia, New York and Texas that prosecutors say is linked to a 2012 homicide.

10/15/2014

U.S. Supreme Court members pose for photographs in 2010. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Blocks Key Parts Of Texas Abortion Law

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.

10/15/2014

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where a patient has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus on Sept. 30, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Nurse Infected with Ebola Says She’s ‘Doing Well’

The Texas nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola on American soil said Tuesday that she is doing well as her hospital expressed optimism about her recovery.

10/14/2014

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Dallas Suburb Reports Patient With Signs of Ebola

Emergency responders in suburban Dallas say a patient “exhibiting signs and symptoms” of Ebola claims to have had contact with the man diagnosed with the disease in Dallas. But state health officials say there is no indication the person had any direct contact with Thomas Eric Duncan.

10/08/2014

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Texas Woman Gets Life in 4 Maryland Killings

A Texas woman convicted in the suburban Maryland shooting deaths of two children, their mother and their aunt has been sentenced to life in prison.

10/03/2014

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 13: Quarterback Justin Worley #14 of the Tennessee Volunteers looks to throw under pressure from linebacker Eric Striker #19 of the Oklahoma Sooners September 13, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference Perception Key As Big 12 Makes Statement

Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.

09/16/2014

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Cruz Sounds Like He’s Running In 2016

Firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz is sounding increasingly like he’s made up his mind to run for president in 2016.

08/30/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

House Chairman: Obama’s $3.7 Billion Border Request ‘Too Much Money’

President Barack Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request for the border crisis is too big and the House won’t approve it, the chairman of the House committee that controls spending said Friday.

07/11/2014

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