- Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 02:17 AM
In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.
- Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies
Waco Tribune-Herald, Friday - 10/24/2014 - 12:49 AM
The press secretary who announced the death of Robert F. Kennedy, Frank Mankiewicz (MAN-ka-witz), has died. He was 90.
- Failures in oversight worsened UNC academic fraud
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 06:35 PM
An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
- Obama looks to inventors for ways to fight Ebola
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 06:17 PM
President Barack Obama is looking for a few smart ideas from the science and technology fields that could help address the challenge posed by Ebola.
- Cremation fears leave empty Ebola beds in Liberia
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 04:17 PM
Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all
- Stocks surge as US companies report higher profits
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 03:17 PM
Stocks are rising sharply in afternoon trading, driven by big profit gains from U. S. companies.
- Tech firm fined for paying workers $1.21 per hour
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 02:46 PM
A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labor regulators found eight employees imported from India were being treated like they were in an overseas sweat shop while they were working on a special project in the U. S.
- CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 02:02 PM
New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U. S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.
- James Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9
Waco Tribune-Herald, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 01:48 PM
CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show."
- Report: Better shields needed for private tax data
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 01:15 PM
Federal investigators say the IRS and the states should improve how they protect the security of confidential tax information of people getting benefits under the 2010 health care law.
- Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museum
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 12:02 PM
An artist who spent more than three decades institutionalized before finding her creative voice is getting her first solo museum exhibition in the United States.
- 'The Situation' to appear in court on tax charges
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 11:17 AM
A former cast member of MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore" is due back in court to face federal tax charges.
- Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit
San Diego Union-Tribune, Thursday - 10/23/2014 - 10:32 AM
The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.