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  • U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola

    U.S. tightens travel restrictions from West Africa to curb Ebola
    Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed....
  • Behind State's 'Stringent' Ebola Guidelines, Quarantine Not Automatic

    Behind State's 'Stringent' Ebola Guidelines, Quarantine Not Automatic
    New state Ebola guidelines require that even those returning from West African travel with no symptoms to go through a 21-day quarantine, but the state health commissioner said that, in reality, she would have the discretion to decide whether such a...
  • No U.S. Customs station at LVIA, but bluer skies may be ahead.

    No U.S. Customs station at LVIA, but bluer skies may be ahead.
    Lehigh Valley International Airport has scrapped its plan to add a $5 million U.S. Customs station, and by year's end it will likely have served the fewest passengers since 1985. Yet, for the first time in two years, airport officials say they have...
  • Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced

    Heightened Ebola screening of travelers from W. African countries to U.S. announced
    Tuesday, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States, it announced travel restrictions in the form of additional screening and protective measures at U.S. ports of entry for...
  • Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us

    Ebola and terrorism: Letting fear get the best of us
    Americans are living under a dire threat that could quickly escalate into a national emergency. No, not Ebola or the Islamic State but the hugely overhyped fear of them. The public resembles one of those cartoon elephants perched on a chair in trembling...
  • 10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says

    10 arrested in federal Spice raid in Hampton, official says
    Update: The former owner of Hampton Pipe and Tobacco, Jason Mickle, 29, was among the 10 people arrested yesterday in a multi-agency drug raid, according to a press release issued by Dana Boente, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of...
  • Is the U.S. turning people away at the border who've been threatened with rape and murder?

    The Department of Homeland Security has a protocol for handling undocumented migrants who show up at the border or at “ports of entry” such as Los Angeles International Airport. The first contact is U.S. Customs and Border Protection, whose...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...