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Competing claims of answers for Medicare

Competing claims of answers for Medicare

An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana’s bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong…

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

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…

Is cable TV dead? Don’t bet on it yet

Is cable TV dead?  Don’t bet on it  yet

Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired…

CDC revising Ebola protocol

CDC revising Ebola protocol

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it…

Ebola fears easing for some

Ebola fears easing for some

Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship…

Threatened by Ebola? Use hospital, not a clinic

Threatened by Ebola? Use hospital, not a clinic

When a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn’t rush to…

Kerry says aid to Kurds is necessary, moral

Kerry says aid to Kurds is necessary, moral

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of…

Police fear remains found are those of Hannah Graham

Police fear remains found are those of Hannah Graham

The weekslong search for a missing University of Virginia student appears to have come to a sad end with the announcement by police officials that they have discovered human remains…

Police killer of Michael Brown feared for his life

Police killer of Michael Brown feared for his life

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for…

World Health group blamed for Ebola crisis

World Health group blamed for Ebola crisis

The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to…