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  • Migrants snared in multi-million dollar kidnap racket on U.S.-Mexico border

    REYNOSA Mexico (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Central American migrants are being kidnapped, abused and extorted by Mexican gangs just yards from the United States in a growing racket that may be worth up to $250 million a year. Arriving in ragtag...
  • Ebola screening begins at New York's JFK airport

    Ebola screening begins at New York's JFK airport
    Medical teams at New York's JFK airport, armed with Ebola questionnaires and temperature guns, began screening travelers from three West African countries on Saturday as U.S. health authorities stepped up efforts to stop the spread of the virus. John F....
  • Ebola screening starts at New York's JFK airport

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Medical teams at New York's JFK airport, armed with Ebola questionnaires and temperature guns, began screening travelers from three West African countries on Saturday as U.S. health authorities stepped up efforts to stop the spread of...
  • O'Hare passenger evaluated for Ebola in Kenosha is sent back to Liberia

    O'Hare passenger evaluated for Ebola in Kenosha is sent back to Liberia
    A pregnant woman from Liberia was returned Thursday to her home country for immigration violations after being detained at O’Hare International Airport and sent to a Wisconsin jail, where she was monitored for the Ebola virus as a precaution –...
  • New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.

    New airport screenings announced as Ebola fears spread across U.S.
    Federal officials announced Wednesday that they plan to screen international passengers for Ebola at five major U.S. airports, while hospitals around the country continue to isolate patients showing Ebola-like symptoms. At least four Baltimore-area...
  • Immigrant children describe horrors of journey

    MIAMI A report compiled by immigrant rights activists documents the tales of undocumented minors who fled Central America to seek refuge in the United States. Tens of thousands of children who fled Central America expected to find refuge in the United...
  • No Islamic State fighters coming from Mexico, Homeland Security says

    WASHINGTON The Department of Homeland Security is trying to shoot down reports that terrorist fighters are operating in Mexico and that some already have been caught attempting to cross the United States' southern border. Homeland Security officials said...
  • Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen

    Prescription for avoiding Ebola airport screening: ibuprofen
    People who contract Ebola in West Africa can get through airport screenings and onto a plane with a lie and a lot of ibuprofen, according to healthcare experts who believe more must be done to identify infected travelers. At the very least, they said,...
  • Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?

    Q&A: Should Central Floridians worry about Ebola?
    Q: Is Central Florida prepared for a possible Ebola outbreak? A: Health officials say yes. The Florida Department of Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local hospitals to identify and test potential Ebola patients....
  • Voices build for travel ban from Ebola-stricken countries

    WASHINGTON Pressure mounted Friday for a ban on travel from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa a step the White House and top health officials resist as counterproductive and an overreaction to the virus' arrival in the U.S. The potential for the...
  • Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach

    Two commission seats draw six challengers in Hallandale Beach
    Voters of this bustling beachfront city will elect two commissioners on Nov. 4 from a field of six candidates. Three people are challenging incumbent Anthony Sanders for Seat 1: Business owner Gerald Dean, retiree Ann Pearl Henigson and condo...