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Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States — a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.Five things to know about the case:WHEN AND HOW IT HAPPENED


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The sideline is often the worst place to watch a football game. Even for the head coach standing front and center, getting a good look at what is happening on the field can be difficult.Behind the coach can be 100 players and dozens of assistant ...more

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan announced changes to its injury protocol Tuesday, admitting it made a mistake in handling quarterback Shane Morris following a suspected concussion because of a "serious lack of communication" and "confusion" among the ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a tip for the next time you bump into Andrea Martin: Don't forget to spit out your gum.It turns out she suffers from misophonia — the dislike of small, irritating common noises, such as magazine pages turning or water drip ...more

AP News - Sep 29, 2014 10:30 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in ...more

AP News - Sep 29, 2014 11:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee says he is in hospice care, and his health has declined over the past two months.Bradlee's wife, Sally Quinn, said in a C-SPAN television interview broadcast Sunday that the ...more

AP News - Sep 28, 2014 10:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital.The patient, who was not identified, arri ...more

AP News - Sep 28, 2014 9:57 PM

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No matter what the future holds for Michigan coach Brady Hoke, the Wolverines' loss to Minnesota certainly looked like a low point of his tenure.The Golden Gophers dominated Michigan in a 30-14 victory Saturday — the seco ...more

AP News - Sep 27, 2014 5:13 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.Out of what the agency called "an abundance of caution," the physician is expec ...more

AP News - Sep 26, 2014 12:07 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says that in an interconnected world, outbreaks of deadly viruses like Ebola have the potential to affect every nation.Obama is speaking to representatives of more than 40 countries attending a global hea ...more