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DEA Surprises NFL With Inspections

Posted On November 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Federal drug agents are taking a hard look at the NFL. CBSSports.com reports the Drug Enforcement Administration is conducting surprise investigations of several teams. Officials were at the 49ers, Buccaneers and other games on Sunday and conducted searches and questioning of medical personnel about prescription drugs. The DEA agents will look into the…

U.S. Adds Mali To Ebola Screening List

Posted On November 16, 2014

(Undated) -- U.S. officials are announcing enhanced Ebola screenings for travelers arriving from Mali. Travelers from the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are already undergoing heightened screening at five major U.S. airports. The CDC and the Department of Homeland Security say Mali was added to the list because there have been…

Ebola Victim In Critical Condition During Treatment In Nebraska

Posted On November 16, 2014

(Omaha, NE) -- A surgeon infected with Ebola is in critical condition at a Nebraska hospital. Doctors treating Dr. Martin Salia of Sierra Leone describe his treatment as an "hour-by-hour" situation. Salia is the third Ebola patient to undergo treatment in the hospital's Biocontainment Unit. Salia is a permanent resident of the U.S. and his…

Over 170 On Board Cruise Ship Sick With Stomach Bug

Posted On November 16, 2014

(San Pedro, CA) -- A cruise ship is back in a Southern California port after more than a 170 people on board became sick. A spokeswoman for Carnival says the sick passengers and crew members on the Crown Princess are suffering from a gastrointestinal ailment caused by norovirus. This is the second time in less…

Lee: Obamacare Repeal Votes Likely Next Year

Posted On November 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Republican lawmakers are looking ahead at what they hope to accomplish now that they'll control both houses of Congress.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," Senator Mike Lee said he expects a vote to repeal Obamacare as a whole, as well as different elements. The Utah Republican also suggested a government shutdown…