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  • California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

    Blood samples from a patient at a Northern California hospital, who is suspected of having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus, will be tested by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, officials said. There have been no confirmed...
  • Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas. In...
  • Team schedules

    Games at 7 p.m. unless noted ++++++++++++++++++++ || AMERICAN HERTIAGE (14-1) || || Coach: Mike Rumph || ++++++++++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++ || Aug. 29 || At St. Thomas Aquinas (SLS) || || Sept. 6 || At Miramar, 6 || || Sept. 12 || Open || ||...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
  • Tuesday's 8/26 local schedule (updated Sunday PM)

    BASEBALL International League: Charlotte at Norfolk, 7:05 Eastern League: Richmond at Altoona, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Field hockey Phoebus at Kecoughtan, 4 Heritage at Menchville, 4 Woodside at Gloucester, 4 Bethel at Hampton, 4 Denbigh at Warwick, 4 Grafton...
  • New trial ordered for soldier who says anti-smoking drug drove him to kill

    WASHINGTON The nation's highest military appeals court on Wednesday ordered a new trial for a soldier who killed a Fresno, Calif., native in a sudden rage allegedly induced by the anti-smoking drug Chantix. In a unanimous decision, the five-member U.S....
  • Liberia troops fire on protesters as West Africa's Ebola toll hits 1,350

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Security forces in the Liberian capital fired live rounds and tear gas on Wednesday to disperse a stone-throwing crowd trying to break an Ebola quarantine imposed on their neighborhood, as the death toll from the epidemic in West...
  • Thursday's 8/28 local schedule (updated Wednesday AM)

    COLLEGES Women’s soccer William and Mary at Maryland, 7 HIGH SCHOOLS Football Phoebus at Gloucester, 7 Hampton at Indian River, 7 Warwick vs. Kecougtan (at Darling Stadium), 7 Churchland vs. Warhill (at Wanner Stadium), 7 Deep Creek at King’s...
  • A zoo in their front yard

    A zoo in their front yard
    The Phan family is used to strangers stopping by their home and taking photos. What, exactly, draws the public's attention? An array of large topiaries — perennial plants — in shapes ranging from giant dragons and deer to elephants and...
  • Policía de Liberia arroja gases lacrimógenos para dispersar protestas por cuarentena ébola

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - La policía de Monrovia, la capital de Liberia, disparó el miércoles gases lacrimógenos para dispersar a una multitud que arrojaba piedras e intentaba salir de un barrio que quedó bajo cuarentena por causa del virus del ébola,...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 19

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. Two men were shot during the chaos of demonstrations late Monday and early Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., police confirmed. Officers weren't involved in the shootings. There was no immediate information on the identities or conditions...