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  • US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola 'extremely ill'

    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone was in extremely critical condition Sunday at a Nebraska hospital, his doctors said. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, arrived in Omaha on Saturday to be treated at the Nebraska...

  • Hunting club may cancel endangered rhino hunt

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    DALLAS — A Texas hunting club that auctioned off a permit to shoot an endangered black rhinoceros in Africa said it will cancel the hunt if a federal agency denies the winning bidder's request to bring the dead animal back to the U.S. as a trophy. Corey Knowlton bid $350,000 at a...

  • Houston Texans' defensive star JJ Watt catches another touchdown pass

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

      CLEVELAND — Houston Texans star J.J. Watt has become the first defensive lineman since 1948 to score four touchdowns in a season. Watt caught a 2-yard TD pass from quarterback Ryan Mallett, making his first NFL start, to give the Texans a 7-0 lead over the Browns. Watt...

  • Police: Veteran beaten by man he met at bar dies

    Updated: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An Army veteran beaten by a man he met at a bar died Saturday afternoon, nearly a week after being hospitalized with burns so bad that parts of both arms had to be amputated, police and his partner said. Veteran Stephen Patrick White, 46, died at Wake Forest...

  • Fighter War Machine to face trial on 34 felonies

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter who changed his name to War Machine was ordered Friday to stand trial in Nevada state court on 34 felony charges including attempted murder, sexual assault and kidnapping that could get him life in prison for allegedly attacking his porn...

  • Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch more sunlight. Both operations carried considerable risks, because they could have toppled the probe or pushed it out into the...

  • Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won sex case

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district on Friday removed a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he told jurors that a 14-year-old girl who had sex with a male teacher shared responsibility despite her age. The trial victory spared the...

  • Student found unconscious at WVU fraternity dies

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia University student found unconscious and not breathing at a fraternity house died Friday, a day after the school ordered a halt to all activities at fraternities and sororities, officials said. Nolan Michael Burch, 18, died two days after...

  • Voter ‘stupidity’ video creates Obamacare stir

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

      WASHINGTON — Newly surfaced videos are adding fresh energy to the efforts of congressional conservatives to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, feeding into their contentions that the overhaul was approved through a scheme of deception. Some are calling anew for...

  • Packers to debut self-serve beer at Lambeau Field

    Updated: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers will debut a serve-yourself beer station at Sunday's home game against Philadelphia. The Packers say the machine gives fans more leeway in the amount of beer they drink, since they can pour only a few ounces if they choose. The self-serve...

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