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(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest is trying to ease concerns about Ebola in the USA. In a White House briefing, Earnest insisted that the Ebola virus does not pose a significant risk to Americans. He said the U.S. has the medical infrastructure in place to...
(Washington, DC) -- Embattled Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is no longer in that job. Pierson has submitted her resignation to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said President Obama determined the Secret Service needed new...
(Huntington, NY) -- A high school football player is dead after colliding with another player during a game in New York. Witnesses say junior Tom Cutinella took a massive hit from an opposing player yesterday and collapsed on the field. He was rushed to Huntington Hospital where...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The grand jury considering the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri is being investigated for misconduct. The "Washington Post" reports the St. Louis County prosecutor's office first heard of the allegation from a Twitter user. Several tweets...
(Atlanta, GA) -- Cyberbullying might be on the decline. Nearly 55-percent of the teenagers taking part in a Cox Communications poll admit they've witnessed an incident of online bullying. But just 24-percent say they've been the target of a cyberbully, which is down seven...
(Undated) -- Animal welfare supporters in California are bringing attention to the plight of animals raised for food on modern farms. Ashley Byrne with PETA says most of these animals are raised on factory farms where they're denied everything that's natural to them. Today is...
(New York, NY) -- The pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong is getting a boost from New Yorkers. Hundreds rallied in Times Square yesterday protesting what they claim is China's failure to live up to its promise to allow democracy. They complained about China's recent mandate that...
(Austin, TX) -- A Texas girl who was returned to her father after being kidnapped 12 years ago is reportedly in bad shape. An emotional Greg Allen said yesterday that his daughter Sabrina is getting treatment in an undisclosed location. Allen also says he has no idea when he'll...
(Dallas, TX) -- The Ebola patient in Dallas is being identified. Multiple reports say Thomas Duncan is in serious condition and strict isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. The Liberian was diagnosed with the deadly disease on Tuesday. The "New York Times"...