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  • Obama says considering appointing an Ebola 'czar' to lead U.S. effort

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is considering appointing an Ebola "czar" as the lead U.S. coordinator in the effort to contain the virus and that he remains opposed to a ban on travel from West Africa. Obama met in...
  • Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source

    Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source
    A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus....
  • Texas hospital defends actions; governor may declare emergency

    The Texas hospital where two nurses were infected with the Ebola virus said Thursday that it followed federal guidelines to protect against the spread of the deadly pathogen, as Dallas County officials called an emergency meeting to consider asking Gov....
  • Abortion rights activists win Supreme Court order to block Texas rule

    The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday blocked Texas from enforcing part of an antiabortion law that forced most of the state’s abortion clinics to shut down. The court’s order said the state may not enforce a rule that requires clinics...
  • Federal appeals court reinstates Texas' voter ID law

    AUSTIN, Texas A federal appeals court put the Texas voter identification law back into effect Tuesday, just three days after a lower court struck down the law, calling it unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Obamacare is no failure [Letter]

    Obamacare is no failure [Letter]
    Every time I read another column by Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. claiming that "Obamacare" is a failure I nearly split my sides laughing ("Affordable Care Act lies," Sept. 21). Tell that story to America's hospitals, which are saving $5.7 billion this year...
  • Ebola: Frustrating clash between leadership and nonsense

    Ebola: Frustrating clash between leadership and nonsense
    Sometimes it's hard to tell which is more terrifying: Ebola or the commentary about the virus. On Monday, radio host Rush Limbaugh suggested that President Barack Obama is refusing to divert flights from Liberia and other Ebola-infected countries...
  • Three key questions in the GOP's quest for a presidential nominee

    Officially, not a single candidate is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. But more than a dozen ambitious Republicans are holding serious conversations with their nearest and dearest: their families, their pollsters and their...
  • Federal judge strikes down Texas law requiring voter ID at polls

    (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday struck down a Texas law requiring voters to show identification at polls, saying it placed an unconstitutional burden on voters and discriminated against minorities. In a ruling that follows a two-week trial in...
  • Gay marriage poses a dilemma for many Republican candidates

    Gay marriage poses a dilemma for many Republican candidates
    Gay marriage may be a settled issue in as many as 30 states after Monday’s Supreme Court decision, but it still poses an existential threat to many Republican candidates, especially as the calendar turns to the 2016 presidential contest. As public...
  • 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...