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  • Travel ban for Sierra Leone players over Ebola

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The Sierra Leone soccer team has been banned from traveling to the Seychelles for an African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus. Players and officials were barred from boarding a plane Thursday in Nairobi, Kenya, that...

  • Correction: Overdose Deaths-Antidote story

    Updated: 9 min ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story July 29 about drug overdose deaths in Tennessee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that overdoses are the leading cause of deaths in Tennessee. Cancer and other ailments accounted for more annual deaths. A corrected version of the story is...

  • Red Cross ending service to give Colorado Springs-area vets ride to medical appointments

    By Stephen Hobbs, stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 52 min ago

    Greg Barry was scheduled to receive an MRI in June and needed to get from Colorado Springs to his appointment at the VA Medical Center in Denver. A Colorado Springs VA Transportation Program shuttle, run through the Disabled American Veterans organization, takes veterans to and from...

  • Judge delays decision on Alabama abortion law

    Updated: 55 min ago

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge is delaying his decision on an Alabama law that could close some abortion clinics. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson told attorneys in June that he hoped to rule by the end of July. But Thompson notified attorneys Thursday that he needs extra...

  • McConnell offers immigration amendment

    Updated: 55 min ago

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox was targeted to temporarily house some of...

  • US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

    Associated Press
    Updated: 57 min ago

    NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more...

  • Va. hospital system offers credit monitoring

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A health care company is offering free credit monitoring to staff and more than 2,000 patients after an ex-worker was charged with stealing credit card information from cancer patients. The Virginian-Pilot (http://bit.ly/1m1wd2r) reports 33-year-old T'sha...

  • GOP's Baker to unveil plan to fight drug addiction

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker has unveiled what he's calling a comprehensive approach to tackling the drug addiction crisis in Massachusetts. The plan announced by Baker on Thursday would require hospitals and first responders to report overdoses...

  • UK judge opens inquiry into Litvinenko killing

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Thursday opened an inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko, saying the central question is whether the Russian state ordered the killing. Judge Robert Owen said he was determined to publish conclusions about Russian...

  • Ohio mumps cases now number 469

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of mumps cases in the recent central Ohio outbreak has reached 469 cases. Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire country last year. Patients...

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