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AP News - Sep 12, 2014 2:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday.During his visit on Tuesday, Obama will be briefe ...more

AP News - Sep 12, 2014 12:42 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A television news anchorman fighting brain cancer in Illinois has told viewers he has only four to six months to live, but he hopes to work as long as he can.During a newscast Thursday, Dave Benton told viewers of WCIA-TV ...more

AP News - Sep 11, 2014 11:12 PM

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American aid worker infected with Ebola has been given blood from a fellow doctor who battled the disease, and Nebraska doctors say the man has responded well to aggressive treatment in the past week.Dr. Rick Sacra received ...more

AP News - Sep 11, 2014 3:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's traveled to the sites of worrisome outbreaks of SARS, bird flu, MERS. But the Ebola outbreak that's spiraled out of control in West Africa presents new challenges for even a veteran infectious disease doctor — starting with how t ...more

AP News - Sep 10, 2014 8:05 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — For RJ Mitte, playing Walter White Jr. in AMC's "Breaking Bad" was art imitating life.Like the 22-year-old actor, his character had cerebral palsy — just a more severe case, requiring Mitte to learn to walk on crutches and slow h ...more

AP News - Sep 09, 2014 9:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tests of pilots killed in plane crashes over more than two decades show an increasing use of both legal and illegal drugs, including some that could impair flying, according to a study released Tuesday by the National Transportation S ...more

AP News - Sep 08, 2014 10:36 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging more U.S. assistance to help contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The White House says the president made the pledge in a telephone conversation Monday with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki- ...more

AP News - Sep 08, 2014 5:02 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way.Some healthy people are rolling up their sleeve ...more

AP News - Sep 07, 2014 3:43 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says helping contain the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a U.S. national security priority but it's going to be a long and difficult task.He says the American military will be helping set up isol ...more

AP News - Sep 07, 2014 1:04 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way.Some healthy people are rolling up their sleeve ...more