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Yes, George W. called daddy for advice

Former President George W. Bush acknowledged he may have downplayed how much he sought advice from his father during his presidency, a sign of the influence George Herbert Walker Bush still has over his...

A long simmering fight that erupted

A meeting of motorcycle clubs ended in a deadly shootout after two rival gangs faced off at a Waco restaurant, an explosion of what Texas authorities had warned earlier in the month was growing...

Could more have been done for Ebola victim Duncan?

When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask. Would his treatment include experimental drugs? Was a...

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after...

Another Dallas health care worker infected with Ebola

A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services...

How an Ebola patient brought the disease to Texas

His week began thousands of miles away with a frantic bid to save a life. It was Monday, Sept. 15, and Ebola, a terrifying disease, was ravaging West Africa, filling morgues and hospitals to capacity....

Ebola patient in Texas now critical

After hospital officials on Saturday said the condition of the lone Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has worsened, the woman he came to Texas to visit said she is praying for his recovery. Louise...

U.S. communities divided over migrant children

As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding...

Obama continues his Cabinet shuffle

Shuffling his second-term Cabinet, President Barack Obama plans to nominate Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan to be budget director and is considering San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to succeed Donovan, according to people familiar with...