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  • Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'

    Rutherford known for 'making the trains run on time'
    Boyd Rutherford was raised in a Democratic family in Democratic Northeast Washington, but the running mate of Republican Larry Hogan says he decided early on that the GOP was closer to his values. Rutherford, who is African-American, came to the...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • Boxer, port commissioner challenge Alcee Hastings

    A former heavyweight boxing champion and a port commissioner are challenging U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings in the Democratic primary in a black-majority district that stretches across the Everglades. District 20 — which includes parts of Deerfield...
  • Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy

    Newport News Public Schools to break ground on new STEM academy
    A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday afternoon to celebrate the new Magruder Elementary Discover STEM Academy in Newport News. The $27 million campus is scheduled to open in the fall of 2016. According to the school division, it will be one of...
  • VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins

    VA secretary brings recruiting tour for medical professionals to Hopkins
    The head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, visiting Baltimore on Tuesday, asked nursing students at Johns Hopkins to consider careers with the VA — part of a larger plan to combat the long wait times that have plagued the health care...
  • Ebola patient in Dallas in critical condition

    Ebola patient in Dallas in critical condition
    The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States took a turn for the worse on Saturday, slipping from serious to critical condition in a Dallas hospital, as health officials reported tracking scores of possible cases around the country that proved...
  • Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region

    Ebola ruled out in two suspected cases in Washington region
    Officials at Washington, D.C. area hospitals ruled out Ebola in two patients who were suspected of having the deadly virus as national and local health authorities sought to reassure the public Saturday that they were prepared for an outbreak. Howard...
  • U.S. health official on Ebola response: 'It was rocky'

    U.S. health official on Ebola response: 'It was rocky'
    U.S. officials on Friday broadly defended the response to the country's first case of Ebola, although one acknowledged that while the government was confident of containing the virus, it had been "rocky" in Dallas where the patient is in serious...
  • Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative

     Riverside hospital in Newport News tested patient for Ebola, so far tests negative
    A person who sought treatment at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News for symptoms similar to those associated with Ebola has tested negative for the deadly virus, a hospital spokesman said Friday. The patient, who was isolated for...
  • Washington, D.C., hospital rules out Ebola for sick patient

    Washington, D.C., hospital rules out Ebola for sick patient
    Howard University Hospital said on Saturday that a medical team has determined that a patient feared afflicted with Ebola does not have the disease. The Washington-based hospital, working with the District of Columbia Department of Health and U.S....
  • Washington, D.C. hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms

    Washington, D.C. hospital admits patient with possible Ebola symptoms
    Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. has admitted a patient with possible symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus "in an abundance of caution," it said in a statement on Friday. The patient, who had recently traveled to Nigeria, is in stable...