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  • Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas

    Friday, Oct 31, 11:01 pm
    TORONTO (AP) -- Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus.With... Read more...
  • Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased

    Friday, Oct 31, 10:24 pm
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse in who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat... Read more...
  • Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare

    Friday, Oct 31, 7:36 pm
    TORONTO (AP) -- Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away.Canada's Conservative... Read more...
  • Superheroes, hazmat suits in NY Halloween parade

    Friday, Oct 31, 7:06 pm
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Bloody zombies lumbered alongside superheroes, cowboys shared the road with villains and marchers in hazardous-materials garb evoked the Ebola crisis as the Greenwich Village Halloween... Read more...
  • Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo

    Friday, Oct 31, 3:06 pm
    It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying before he was diagnosed Sept. 30 with Ebola. Hazmat suit-clad workers piled shoes, carpets, mattresses,... Read more...
  • Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

    Friday, Oct 31, 2:54 pm
    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal... Read more...
  • Medicare weighs paying for end-of-life counseling

    Friday, Oct 31, 2:37 pm
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Medicare said Friday it will consider paying doctors to counsel patients about their options for end-of-life care, the same idea that spurred accusations of "death panels" and fanned... Read more...
  • $2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death

    Friday, Oct 31, 1:24 pm
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller... Read more...
  • Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centers

    Friday, Oct 31, 12:54 pm
    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Remembering those who have died in the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak, Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday... Read more...
  • Brittany Maynard: New face of right-to-die

    Friday, Oct 31, 11:42 am
    Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.Regardless,... Read more...
  • US ambassador says she's monitoring for Ebola

    Friday, Oct 31, 10:54 am
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.S. ambassador who just returned from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola said Friday she's self-monitoring for the virus like anyone else.Samantha... Read more...
  • Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

    Friday, Oct 31, 10:39 am
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Call it drugs for the departed: A quirky bureaucratic rule led Medicare's prescription drug program to pay for costly medications even after the patients were dead.That head-scratching... Read more...
  • News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

    Friday, Oct 31, 10:12 am
    No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces... Read more...
  • Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

    Friday, Oct 31, 9:02 am
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week -- months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.Pledges to... Read more...
  • North Korean Ebola policies hit tourism businesses

    Friday, Oct 31, 7:48 am
    BEIJING (AP) -- North Korea's quarantine of arriving foreigners to prevent Ebola has not disrupted business with the nation's largest trading partner, Chinese businesspeople say, although a tourist... Read more...
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