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  • In U.S. Congress, Republicans step up demands for Ebola travel ban

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up their demands that President Barack Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus. Returning to...
  • Darcey Steinke's 'Sister Golden Hair' a winning tale of girlhood

    Darcey Steinke has published five novels and a memoir in the last 25 years (her first book came out in 1989 when she was 27). For all her apparent productivity, Steinke has been relatively quiet in recent years: It has been nearly a decade since her...
  • EU disagrees on need for Ebola screening at Europe's airports

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union health ministers agreed on Thursday to try to improve the systems put in place by West African nations to screen departing passengers for Ebola, but disagreed on the need to check travelers arriving in their own...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Mexico: Just a month after Hurricane Odile smashed the popular resort area of Los Cabos, officials reported that at least 15 hotels have reopened, and many commercial flights have resumed. Though some hotels suffered major damage and will not reopen until...
  • Baltimore's underappreciated cultural treasure [Editorial]

    Baltimore's underappreciated cultural treasure  [Editorial]
    For more than three decades, the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum has been one of the underappreciated cultural gems of Baltimore. Located in an unprepossessing building on East North Avenue, the institution that calls itself "the museum with a...
  • It's official: US won't be working with current Syrian rebel groups to battle Islamic State

    WASHINGTON John Allen, the retired Marine general in charge of coordinating the U.S.-led coalition's response to the Islamic State, confirmed Wednesday what Syrian rebel commanders have complained about for months that the United States is ditching the...
  • FBI: Man killed in Alabama hit-and-run was not on Most Wanted List

    Forensic scientists have confirmed that the body of a John Doe in Alabama is not a man who has eluded the FBI for more than 40 years. In court papers filed last week, the FBI asked Alabama officials to exhume the body of a man killed in a 1981 hit-and-...
  • Exclusive: Boeing eyes possible Chinook helicopter sale to Brazil

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Brazilian Army has expressed interest in buying a handful of Boeing Co CH-47 Chinook helicopters, the company said on Wednesday, saying that it continued to view Brazil as an important partner for defense and commercial...
  • Patient's move to Emory raises question: Can US hospitals handle Ebola?

    ATLANTA In their first concession that a major U.S. hospital is not up to the task of treating an Ebola patient, federal health officials Wednesday transferred an infected health care worker from Dallas to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. The...
  • U.S. national shot dead in Saudi capital Riyadh

    By Angus McDowall RIYADH (Reuters) - A gunman killed a U.S. national and wounded another in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Tuesday, officials said, heightening Western concerns over security in the world's top oil exporter as regional unrest rises....
  • U.S. says no talk about extending Iran nuclear negotiations

    VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran are not discussing extending a late November deadline for reaching an accord over Tehran's nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, adding there was still time to strike a deal. However, the...