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U.S. Envoy Reporting Temperature After W. Africa Trip

Posted On October 31, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations is watching for Ebola symptoms after a brief trip to West Africa. Samantha Power returned to New York Thursday and will report her temperature twice a day to the state health department for the next three weeks. Power traveled on a U.S. government plane…

Arizona School Board Editing Abortion Section Of Text

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Gilbert, AZ) -- The issue of right to life is making its way into high school textbooks in Arizona. A suburban Phoenix school board voted 3-2 this week to edit how abortion is presented in a high school honors biology textbook used by Gilbert Public Schools. School board members, who are backed by a conservative…

Four Killed As Plane Crashes Into KS Airport Building

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Wichita, KS) -- Officials confirm that four people were killed this morning when a small plane crashed into a building at an airport in Wichita, Kansas. The crash of the twin-engine plane set off an explosion and a huge fireball. Five more people were injured when the plane plunged into the building at Mid-Continent Airport.…

Kerry Denounces Chicken Comment

Posted On October 30, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry is speaking out after an offensive comment was made about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by an anonymous U.S. official. The official told "The Atlantic" that Netanyahu is "scared to launch wars" and referred to him as a derogatory term for chicken droppings. Kerry told a forum…

U.S. Quarantine Rules Affecting Doctors Without Borders Personnel

Posted On October 30, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The way U.S. officials are handling Ebola is having a rippling effect on medical professionals helping ailing individuals in West Africa. Doctors Without Borders says they are considering shortening assignments for some of their personnel. Other doctors and nurses are not returning home right away, choosing to stay in Europe for…