| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Nurse Kaci Hickox, who treated Ebola patients in Africa and defied Maine’s attempts to place her in quarantine, will be allowed to leave her home but must be actively monitored for symptoms of the virus, a judge ruled Friday.
Maine District Court...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Maryland law enables state Health Secretary Joshua Sharfstein to order sheriffs or police to enforce a policy requiring monitoring and possible quarantine of those at risk of bringing the Ebola virus into the state.
But the law also allows for appeals...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:33 AM
El estado de Maine y una enfermera estadonidense que trató a víctimas del virus del ébola en África Occidental llegaron a un acuerdo el lunes que le permite a la trabajadora sanitaria viajar libremente, pero le exige que se controle rigurosamente e...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Nurse Kaci Hickox is still at large, despite efforts by two governors to put her back in captivity.
As such, she has become a threat to public health or a hero to the cause of freedom, science and good sense, depending on your point of view.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:08 PM
A New York City doctor who was diagnosed with Ebola after working with patients in West Africa will be released on Tuesday from a hospital where he has been treated for the disease, the hospital said.
Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, had been held in isolation in...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
It has been a big year for bears in the news, especially in Maine, where voters on Nov. 4 face a question that has bedeviled other bear-heavy states: how to keep the species’ population at bay in the face of pressure from animal rights groups...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
New polls have clarified the status of some of the nation's most competitive races for governor, with Republican Gov. Scott Walker apparently gaining ground in Wisconsin and another prominent conservative Republican, Gov. Sam Brownback, receiving more bad...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The final battles of any war often are the bloodiest. They're waged by the last holdouts, dead-enders desperate to prove to themselves and their dwindling followers that their efforts were not in vain.
The final battle of the war over the Affordable...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:11 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is soliciting campaign cash for five Democrats in competitive midterm races this year, a group his federal political action committee is branding the "O'Team."
O'Malley, who has been crisscrossing the country as he considers a run...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Reports out of Cheyenne say that Wyoming is finally talking to federal officials about expanding Medicaid.
That would make Wyoming the 12th state with a Republican governor to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, leaving 16 with GOP...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Michaud (D-Maine) announced he’s gay in an Op-Ed article published by Maine newspapers Monday, making him the seventh openly gay member of Congress.
The five-term representative, currently running for governor, said that he...