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Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.

Police: Indiana man confesses to all 7 killings

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana.

Immigrants' advocates sue DHS for information

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Immigrant rights advocacy groups are suing the Department of Homeland Security to release information on their policies and procedures at an isolated detention center for Central American mothers and children in New Mexico.

Texas congressman released from hospital

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center to continue his recovery from injuries suffered in a car wreck.

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports.

USDA decides to implement farm bill provision

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Texas cotton producers say they are pleased to learn the U.S. Department of Agriculture has reconsidered its decision about implementing a provision of the farm bill.

Arraignment delayed for White House fence-jumper

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A federal judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of an alleged White House fence-jumper because of questions about his mental competence to stand trial.

Business owners admit to scamming Texas schools

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana says two former owners of a tutoring business have pleaded guilty to defrauding several Texas school districts.

License of North Texas vet suspended for 5 years

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A state panel has suspended the license of a North Texas veterinarian who investigators say told clients that he had euthanized their pets but instead kept them alive in cages for months.

Perry's 1st court appearance delayed until Nov. 7

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.