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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...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence At Kingswood Oxford

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence At Kingswood Oxford
    WEST HARTFORD — Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in West Hartford Thursday on a national tour with nine stops in nine days, urged women to keep pushing for stronger laws against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords has become a nationally...
  • 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....
  • Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour

    Gabrielle Giffords To Visit Conn. Thursday As Part Of 'Protect All Women' Tour
    Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was critically wounded in a 2011 mass shooting, will travel to Connecticut Thursday for one of nine stops on a nationwide tour to push for laws that protect women and families from gun violence. Giffords...
  • Time has run out for Camp Lejeune water lawsuits, appeals court rules

    WASHINGTON Marines and their family members who were poisoned by toxic water at Camp Lejeune apparently lost their chance to sue the government when a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that a North Carolina statute doesn't give them the time they needed...
  • Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg

    Records Contradict Claims In Dems' Online 'Research Book' That Bashes Greenberg
    National Democrats' online "research book" on Republican 5th Congressional District candidate Mark Greenberg is filled with unflattering assertions on subjects from biographical to legal, The Courant reported in August. But now public records have...
  • Ebola must be stopped at source, not via travel bans: World Bank's Kim

    Ebola must be stopped at source, not via travel bans: World Bank's Kim
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Closing national borders to people from countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak is "not an effective strategy" for stopping the deadly disease, the president of the World Bank said on Thursday. There is only one way to end...
  • Lawmakers blast government handling of Ebola on American soil

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Thursday blasted the Obama administration's handling of Ebola on American soil, warning that public trust is waning after two nurses caring for a Liberian man with the disease contracted the virus. "The trust...
  • Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence

    Gabby Giffords Speaks Against Gun Violence
    On a whirlwind national tour of nine stops in nine days, former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords spoke Thursday in West Hartford against gun violence and domestic abuse. Giffords is currently on the third day of her national "Protect All Women'' tour that...
  • White House Budget director urges speed in deploying Ebola funds

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Budget Director Shaun Donovan pressed U.S. lawmakers to speed up funds to fight Ebola, including the remaining $250 million in requested Defense Department money under review. In a letter to leaders of the House of...
  • Breast and ovarian cancers — we need to do more

    Breast and ovarian cancers — we need to do more
    Each year I write about breast and ovarian cancer and each year we hear more and more about our friends and family being diagnosed with this horrific disease. And each year we hear about the medical establishment finding some new methods to conquer this...