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  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country. Starting Monday, anyone traveling from Guinea, Liberia...

  • Crosses for Losses pooch has own cross to bear

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com - -
    Updated: 9 min ago

    Deja Boogie Ann Davis shakes her head and off flies her froufrou pink headband - the one with the white daisies on it. But her rhinestone-studded collar stays in place, drawing attention to what a pretty girl she is. Actually, she prefers her pink spiky collar and regularly begs for...

  • Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

    Updated: 32 min ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks. Park Service spokesman Jeffrey Olson said Wednesday that he could not disclose the type or extent of...

  • Chicago's new Ebola response network gets 1st test

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two travelers from Liberia were taken to hospitals after arriving at O'Hare International Airport, including a child who will be tested for Ebola "out of an abundance of caution," in what health officials are calling an important first trial for Chicago's new Ebola...

  • Photos: Group lists 11 endangered US landscapes

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — Large folk art creations in urban Detroit and Los Angeles neighborhoods, a museum garden in New York and a massive light installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are being listed among the nation's endangered landscapes this year. On Wednesday, the...

  • Side Streets: Readers add to list of Colorado Springs standouts

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Who knew so many famous people once lived in the Pikes Peak region? Clearly not me, judging by the flow of emails and calls from readers nominating more names for the list I began compiling a couple of weeks ago. While I didn't learn of any more scandalous singers, I did learn more...

  • 5 things about Thursday's partial solar eclipse

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    What's happening? - A partial solar eclipse - when the moon comes between the sun and the earth but they don't align perfectly so the moon only partially covers the sun's sphere - happens Thursday afternoon. What will it look like? - It will look like the moon has taken a bite...

  • Miami passenger charged with bomb hoax

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Several flights were delayed at Miami International Airport after authorities say an international passenger joked about having a bomb. Airport officials said in a news release that 60-year-old Manuel Alberto Alvarado was checking in for his Avianca Airlines flight to...

  • New U. Iowa art museum would be near music school

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa says its new art museum will be located in downtown Iowa City across from the new music school. The university announced Wednesday that it has selected a local development group to build the museum in a public-private partnership. A 2008...

  • Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt temple

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ABU SIMBEL, Egypt (AP) — Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local dignitaries and tourists...

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