CHICAGO — Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola — chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.
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WICHITA, Kan. — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles.
Last-minute ads so in demand, campaigns being told shows are overbooked
NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook’s declaration that he’s “proud to be gay” wasn’t exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple’s immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America.
FORT KENT, Maine — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state’s Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would limit her contact with others.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September, outpacing most of the developed world and appearing on track to extend its momentum through this year and beyond.
Tropical Storm Vance formed Thursday in the Eastern Pacific some 430 miles south-southwest of Acapulco, Mexico, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Michael Hass wears a white lab coat as he leans over the liquid nitrogen to grind a brittle a leaf from a mango tree with mortar and pestle into fine white powder. He is attempting to break the leaf cells open in order to extract DNA, part of a larger scale project collecting DNA from various rare and endangered plant species at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.
WASHINGTON — Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.
KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers’ houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Even small clusters of Ebola cases could overwhelm parts of US medical care system
WASHINGTON — Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in temporary disruptions to some services while cyber teams worked to contain the intrusion.
WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that heightened security measures are being taken at federal buildings in Washington and nationwide, citing the recent shooting at the Canadian Parliament and threats from terrorist groups to attack the United States.
WOODLAND, Calif. — California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.