Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is Ebola-free, family says

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The family of a nurse who contracted Ebola says the disease is no longer in her body, and government officials say the number of people being watched for symptoms is dropping steadily in DFW.

Revenue down 25 percent at Texas Health Presbyterian since Ebola cases

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Filing for bondholders says Dallas hospital has seen decline in hospitalized patients, surgeries and emergency room visits after Ebola cases, but other Texas Health Resources hospitals have been unaffected.

Feds consider tiered hospital system for Ebola patients

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Hoping to avoid mistakesmade in the treatment of Ebola patients in Texas, federal health officials are considering a plan to designate top-tier hospitals as referral centers for the treatment of potential Ebola cases.

Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.

Texas Health Resources faces public fallout from Ebola crisis

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Arlington-based hospital chain, which also operates the Harris hospitals in Tarrant County, comes under fire for keeping its CEO out of sight as questions mounted over its mishandling of Ebola patient.

Special units established in Texas for Ebola, other diseases

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says North Texas is “winning the fight against Ebola.”

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.