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US jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

| |Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening labor market that could help blunt worries about the impact of weak global growth.

The next worry: Will Ebola spread through transportation networks?

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

More than 125 people who possibly had contact with the Ebola virus should not travel by air, bus or train, the CDC says.

Nurse with Ebola gets plasma from Dr. Brantly

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

Nina Pham’s mother has spoken to her using Skype, the priest at their church said Monday evening.

Pols trade blame for Ebola, but both parties cut budgets for health

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

The political blame game over the deadly Ebola virus is in full swing just weeks before the November elections – with each side ignoring the facts.

From our archives: Looking for the next ‘hot zone’

| Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

It was in 1999 when an a deadly virus emerged in New York City, setting off widespread panic. Sound familiar?

Congressman: More Ebola cases “only a plane flight away from our shores”

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Officials demand more action from federal government to help stem the spread of the deadly disease that this week claimed a life in Dallas.

Fort Hood soldiers gear up for battle against an invisible enemy

| |Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

Forgoing combat rifles and body armor, U.S. troops preparing to fight Ebola in Liberia were instead stepping gingerly Thursday into white germ-proof suits and pulling on thick, blue rubber gloves and gas masks.

Ebola: Questions and answers

|Thursday, Oct. 09, 2014

Public health officials express confidence that they can contain the Ebola case in North Texas.

Airport body temperature checks a possibility in anti-Ebola effort

| |Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2014

Airline passengers from Africa could soon have to submit to body temperature checks upon arrival in the U.S. as the Obama administration looks to toughen traveler screening requirements in response to the growing Ebola threat.

Bill for Ebola care adding up fast

| |Tuesday, Oct. 07, 2014

Expert estimates that caring for Ebola patient is costing up to $1,000 a hour.