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(Undated) -- Here in the United States fear over pandemics affects way more people than the number of patients who generally fall ill to a particular illness. Dr. William Reed, author of "The Pulse Of Hope" says there is too much emphasis on what we don't know. Dr. Reed says it...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is thanking Americans who are in West Africa trying to help curb the Ebola crisis. They include U.S. military troops, healthcare workers and U.S.-A.I.D. employees. Speaking at the White House Tuesday, Obama said the best way to protect...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is thanking Americans who are in West Africa trying to help stem the Ebola crisis. They include U.S. military troops, healthcare workers and U.S.-A.I.D. employees. Speaking at the White House today, Obama said the best way to protect Americans...
(Washington, DC) -- It's just one week until the midterm elections as Democrats and Republicans battle for control of the U.S. Senate. The GOP needs to flip six seats in the Senate to regain control from Democrats, and fierce battles are being fought in more than a dozen states...
(Undated) -- The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T is "throttling" its customers. In a tweet today, the FTC said it's suing AT&T for promising unlimited data and then reducing data speeds -- a practice known as "throttling." The complaint alleges that when customers...
(Undated) -- Pentagon Spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby says anti-ISIS forces are making gains in the fight against the terrorist group. During a Department of Defense news briefing Tuesday, Kirby reported Kurdish Peshmerga forces are regaining territory in northern Iraq while...
(Arlington, VA) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is evaluating a recommendation to impose a 21-day period of controlled, supervised monitoring of U.S. troops returning from West Africa. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it a "quarantine-like" situation. Hundreds of U.S...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is confident that Democrats will retain control of the U.S. Senate in next week's midterm elections. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said Democrats have the right message, including equal-pay-for-equal-work and raising the minimum wage...
(Undated) -- New Jersey's governor is defending the states' mandatory quarantine for healthcare workers returning from West Africa. Governor Chris Christie tells NBC's "Today" show it's a non-partisan issue and says he's not the only governor imposing the 21-day quarantine...