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  • Concerns mount Ebola will become a permanent scourge in West Africa

    GENEVA As the number of Ebola patients continues to climb in West Africa, concern is growing among medical and development experts that the scourge could become as serious as the one posed by HIV a decade ago and could be far more difficult to control....
  • Agendas in Congress hinder US safety

    Agendas in Congress hinder US safety
    Why has our U.S. Surgeon General not stepped in and taken over the program to defend the United States against Ebola as has been done during major medical crises in the past? Because we do not have one. The political extremists in our Congress have...
  • Political Landscape: Savary captures Leece endorsement

    Costa Mesa Councilwoman Wendy Leece has endorsed Suzanne Savary in her run for the 48th Congressional District seat. Savary, of Newport Beach, is a Democrat; Leece is a Republican. "I applaud council member Leece for urging moderates of all stripes to...
  • U.S. warns Europe on deflation, says ECB actions may fall short

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday renewed a warning that Europe risks falling into a downward spiral of falling wages and prices, saying recent actions by the European Central Bank may not be enough to ward off deflation. In a...
  • State lawmaker shoots at gun-toting robber on Harrisburg street

    State lawmaker shoots at gun-toting robber on Harrisburg street
    Two state lawmakers were walking home late Tuesday after dinner at a downtown Harrisburg restaurant when, four blocks from the Capitol, two young men approached them. One pointed a gun at one of the lawmakers and it went off, according to House...
  • Democrats Send Controversial Pro-Malloy Mailing Without Waiting For Feds' Opinion

    The state Democratic Party Wednesday went ahead with its plan to pay for a mass mailing to promote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election with money raised for federal congressional campaigns — even though state regulators have denounced the plan and...
  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, District 24

    Re-elect U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, District 24
    The race in Florida's 24th congressional district boils down to a tenacious incumbent who is facing a marginal candidate. Frederica Wilson has done more than enough to warrant re-election, and the Sun Sentinel urges voters to send her back to Congress...
  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, District 22

    Re-elect U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, District 22
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel understands the maxim made famous by the late House speaker Tip O'Neill: "All politics is local." Since her election in 2012, she has used her position in Washington to focus attention on issues that directly affect her South...
  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, District 20

    As an incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings is most likely to cruise to another term in Congress, representing South Florida in a seat he's held for more than 20 years. Hastings has done a good job as a lawmaker and the Sun Sentinel urges voters to re-elect...
  • Could an Allende lead Chile again? Ex-president's daughter in prime position

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Isabel Allende, the daughter of deposed Chilean president Salvador Allende, is "heading towards" running for leadership of the country's socialist party, she said, a role that would put her in prime position for an eventual shot at...
  • Ebola case raises concern about everyday hospital safety

    Ebola case raises concern about everyday hospital safety
    If the transmission of the deadly Ebola virus from a now-deceased patient to one of his nurses occurred because of a "protocol breach," what does that say about the general state of patient and caregiver safety in hospitals across the country? The whole...