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Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

1 hour 55 mins ago
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities. Full Story
Ebola spreads in Nigeria with 2 new cases

Ebola spreads in Nigeria with 2 new cases

4 hours 3 mins ago
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities. Full Story
Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

6 hours 4 mins ago
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said Friday. Full Story
New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

New Obama birth control fixes for religious groups

1 hour 42 mins ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception. Full Story
Arrest warrant issued for Santa Barbara TB patient

Arrest warrant issued for Santa Barbara TB patient

1 hour 57 mins ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Santa Barbara man with a contagious case of drug-resistant tuberculosis was wanted on an arrest warrant Friday so he can complete treatment, health officials said. Full Story

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Democrats reframe debate on health care

Democrats reframe debate on health care

5 hours 24 mins ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing. Full Story
American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

7 hours 1 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) — As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus. Full Story
American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

American Ebola doc: 'I am thrilled to be alive'

22 hours 18 mins ago
ATLANTA (AP) — Calling it a "miraculous day," an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus. Full Story