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Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa. 2014-08-20T13:11:00-04:00 2014-08-20T17:11:40-04:00

Pryor's 'Obamacare' ad highlights his cancer fight

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor reached into his own medical history Tuesday to explain his vote on the nation's new health care law, telling Arkansans his battle with a rare cancer 18 years ago influenced him. 2014-08-20T14:28:00-04:00 2014-08-20T18:28:17-04:00

Drug for Ebola-like virus promising in ill monkeys

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises questions about how late after infection treatments might work. 2014-08-20T11:27:00-04:00 2014-08-20T15:27:31-04:00

Livestrong $50M gift biggest since Armstrong exit

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong's former charity made the largest investment in its history Tuesday by giving $50 million to the University of Texas, marking the group's biggest splash since severing ties with the disgraced cyclist as it pushes to restore momentum and influence after a tumultuous two years. 2014-08-19T11:11:00-04:00 2014-08-19T15:11:14-04:00

Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday. 2014-08-19T12:32:00-04:00 2014-08-19T16:32:02-04:00

US won't reveal records on health website security

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — After promising not to withhold government information over "speculative or abstract fears," the Obama administration has concluded it will not publicly disclose federal records that could shed light on the security of the government's health care website because doing so could "potentially" allow hackers to break in. 2014-08-18T23:26:00-04:00 2014-08-19T03:26:03-04:00

UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
GENEVA (AP) — Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday. 2014-08-18T10:19:00-04:00 2014-08-18T14:19:09-04:00

Missionary visits Ebola-stricken wife in hospital

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An American missionary has been released from quarantine and has visited his wife, who is being treated for the deadly Ebola virus. 2014-08-18T07:40:00-04:00 2014-08-18T11:40:17-04:00

Ebola health workers battle death, heat, rumors

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
LONDON (AP) — Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of muddy clinics. Agonizing death is the norm. The hellish conditions aren't the only problem: Health workers struggle to convince patients they're trying to help them, not hurt them. 2014-08-18T03:18:00-04:00 2014-08-18T07:18:29-04:00

Nigerian woman suspected of Ebola dies in UAE

AP Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The national airline of the United Arab Emirates said Monday it has disinfected one of its planes after health authorities there announced that a Nigerian woman who died after flying in to the capital, Abu Dhabi, may have been infected with the Ebola virus. 2014-08-18T07:09:00-04:00 2014-08-18T11:09:30-04:00

Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night. 2014-08-20T18:14:00-04:00 2014-08-20T22:14:44-04:00

3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri. 2014-08-20T17:49:00-04:00 2014-08-20T21:49:24-04:00

Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas. 2014-08-20T16:56:00-04:00 2014-08-20T20:56:18-04:00

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would've loved to give them what they wanted. 2014-08-20T18:17:00-04:00 2014-08-20T22:17:04-04:00

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. 2014-08-20T17:23:00-04:00 2014-08-20T21:23:41-04:00

Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Brian Hoyer defied long odds — and stiff-armed Johnny Football — to keep his dream job. 2014-08-20T14:40:00-04:00 2014-08-20T18:40:20-04:00

Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. 2014-08-20T14:13:00-04:00 2014-08-20T18:13:14-04:00

On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened. 2014-08-20T12:46:00-04:00 2014-08-20T16:46:05-04:00

Kent State starting center dies at 21

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday. 2014-08-20T12:58:00-04:00 2014-08-20T16:58:55-04:00

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

AP Sports News - 1 hour 47 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title. 2014-08-20T07:53:00-04:00 2014-08-20T11:53:56-04:00


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