Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

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DALLAS (AP) — The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that...

Va. abortion clinic rules up for review

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's health commissioner recommended Wednesday that the state Board of Health amend abortion clinic regulations established under the McDonnell administration, including a provision requiring the facilities to...

Showdown votes may decide fate of soda tax

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The question of whether a bottle of Dr Pepper with 64 grams of sugar should be treated like a pack of cigarettes is being considered in San Francisco and Berkeley, with the two California cities aiming to become the country’s first to pass per-ounce taxes on sugary drinks.