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Poll: Americans Avoiding International Air Travel Over Ebola Fears

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- A new poll shows almost 50-percent of Americans say they won't get on international flights because they're worried about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The Reuters/Ipsos poll finds 45-percent of people surveyed say they're avoiding international air travel. Fifty-seven percent say they're washing their hands more frequently and 47-percent say they're avoiding…

Tropical Storm Ana Nears Hawaii

Posted On October 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Tropical Storm Ana probably won't make a direct hit on Hawaii, but the storm could still make life on the Islands pretty miserable this weekend. Forecasters say the Big Island and Kauai are most likely to get heavy rain and fierce winds, possibly causing flooding and knocking out power. Rough, dangerous surf will…

Germany, Russia Continue to Find Dialogue

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Berlin) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany is continuing to look for dialogue with Russia, despite economic sanctions. Ira Spitzer reports from Berlin.   Play Clip

Obama Authorizes National Guard Reserves For Ebola Crisis, If Necessary

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is authorizing deployment of National Guard Reserves to help deal with the Ebola crisis, if necessary. They could be called up to help out American forces deployed to West Africa. Up to four-thousand U.S. troops have been authorized for deployment to West Africa to help manage the Ebola crisis there,…

White House: ISIS Must Not Have Save Haven In Syria

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The White House says the U.S. is striking at ISIS fighters in Syria to eliminate a safe haven for the militants.   Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said today that the fight against ISIS will require a sustained commitment from the U.S. and its partners. President Obama stated earlier this week that "this…