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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....
  • 2 centers in Texas to have specially trained workers, equipment for Ebola and other infectious diseases

    DALLAS UT Southwestern Medical Center will staff one of two designated biocontainment centers in Texas, providing specially trained workers and equipment to treat Ebola and other infectious diseases, Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday. The hospital will...
  • Texas officials unveil new measures to fight Ebola

    DALLAS As the number of people being monitored for Ebola continued to shrink in Dallas County, government leaders Tuesday unveiled new measures to try to prevent future crises. Gov. Rick Perry announced two sites, including one in Richardson, where new...
  • Lack of commercial market hurts efforts for Ebola vaccine, experts say

    WASHINGTON Hospital workers battling Ebola in West Africa and Dallas are missing the one weapon that could help them most: a Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment or vaccine. Instead, doctors and nurses rely on experimental drugs and...
  • Wendy Davis facing long odds in Texas governor's race without an 'October surprise'

    FORT WORTH, Texas She has defied long odds before. But most analysts say her winning streak is about to end. With early voting underway for the Nov. 4 election, state Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth is in the home stretch of her all-but-impossible task:...
  • To Govs. Jindal, Perry: A travel ban won't save lives, but Medicaid will

    For Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and Rick Perry of Texas, two Republican governors thinking about running for president, the Ebola virus has been a heaven-sent opportunity. It has allowed them to swank around as protectors of public health, distracting their...
  • Will Ebola fears spark international travel ban?

    Will Ebola fears spark international travel ban?
    Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry reversed himself Friday and endorsed a temporary ban on travel to the United States from the West African countries where there is an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. He joined a growing chorus of more than 70...
  • Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]

    Middle class value claims are a 'joke' [Commentary]
    It's the political season, which explains another column of "Things That Bug Me." Herewith my latest list for your consideration: Unemployment news that fails to note our declining labor force. Labor force participation is at a low last reached in...
  • Ebola 'czar' named by White House

    Ebola 'czar' named by White House
    President Obama on Friday tapped longtime Democratic operative Ron Klain to coordinate the federal government’s response to the threat of widespread infection from the Ebola virus. The move came as the president and his administration faced mounting...
  • Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

    Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease. In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has...
  • White House, Texas name officials to coordinate Dallas Ebola response

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Rick Perry late on Friday named three officials who will help coordinate efforts to identify and monitor people who came into contact with three people diagnosed with the Ebola virus in...