A young nurse is the latest victim of Ebola in America

A young nurse is the latest victim of Ebola in America

A dated yearbook picture of a smiling young woman has become the latest face of Ebola in the U.S. The high school picture of Amber Vinson spread across the country after the 29-year-old nurse was confirmed with the virus Wednesday. But little was publicly revealed about her, beyond the image of her with a wide […]

Another Dallas health care worker infected with Ebola

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 said Wednesday. The worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital was monitoring herself for symptoms, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. The […]

Dallas nurse cite sloppiness in Ebola care

Dallas nurse cite sloppiness in Ebola care

A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses’ union. Nurses were forced to use medical tape to […]

Cleveland wins over Dallas for GOP convention

The Republicans' site selection committee backed Cleveland over donor-rich Dallas

Cleveland wins over Dallas for GOP convention

Cleveland won the unanimous backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP’s 2016 presidential pick will accept the party’s nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio. The Republicans’ site selection committee backed Cleveland over donor-rich Dallas, and the full 168-member RNC is expected to ratify the choice next month. The move […]

Dallas or Cleveland for 2016 Republican convention?

The plans are for the GOP convention to begin on June 27 or July 18, 2016

Dallas or Cleveland for 2016 Republican convention?

A Republican National Committee panel is about to choose between Dallas and Cleveland to host the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential convention. The Republicans’ site selection committee was slated to meet Tuesday to review the two remaining cities’ bids. A recommendation could come as soon as Tuesday afternoon, and the full 168-member RNC is expected to […]

The day someone killed the President of the United States

If I had any doubts before that day that I wanted to be newspaperman, they disappeared in the days and weeks that followed. It was the day that defined what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

The day someone killed the President of the United States

On November 22, 1963, I worked on a story in a high school journalism class in Floyd, Virginia, when assistant principal William Davis came on the intercom to announce President John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas. At first, we didn’t know if the President survived the shooting.  We sat there in shock for a […]