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  • Where does Jerry Brown stand on ethics reforms?

    One thumb up for Gov. Jerry Brown. And the other thumb down. The governor signed a bill inserting a smidgen of sense in California's oft-abused ballot initiative system. Excellent. But he vetoed legislation imposing sensible ethics rules on Capitol...
  • New Jersey Ebola scare over; man does not have disease

    The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas...
  • Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people

    Dallas hospital says Ebola patient denied being around sick people
    A Liberian man who was turned away from a Dallas hospital last week only to return days later and test positive for Ebola told a nurse he had recently been in Africa, but that information did not appear in the electronic medical record provided to the...
  • Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting

    Shock Trauma hospital worker among two dead in Baltimore shooting
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center worker was among two people shot to death Sunday night in downtown Baltimore, police and hospital officials said. Surgical-support technician Brandon Finney, 25, and Christopher Camphor, 20, were both killed in the 400...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • Travelers should avoid Lesotho and Eritrea, State Department says

    Among the State Department's recent warnings and alerts: Lesotho: It has advised U.S. citizens to defer all travel to Lesotho because of the "security situation." Last month, an attempted coup in Lesotho, which is enveloped by South Africa and...
  • Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy

    Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy
    South Florida businesses have become more upbeat about the economy this summer and are "very optimistic forĀ  the remainder of the year," according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank. "Overall, as 2014 progresses, business contacts continue...
  • Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue

    Theme parks add upscale 'experiences' to raise revenue
    If a night trick-or-treating at the Magic Kingdom won't satisfy your appetite for sugary fun, Disney has a little something extra to sell you. After paying $62 for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which takes place on select nights through...
  • Four travel-related reasons to upgrade your iPhone to the new iOS 8

    If you have an iPhone and have been debating whether or not to upgrade your software to iOS 8 now or later after reading early reviews focused on frustrating download times and memory demands, I can assure you that there are some travel-related perks to...
  • Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

    Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens
    A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital officials said on Thursday. The aid...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Haiti: U.S. Embassy officials cautioned Americans about the potential for violence during protests on Tabarre Road in Port-au-Prince's Torcel district. Anti-government demonstrations Monday escalated into violence, with rocks thrown at passing vehicles...