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Questions and answers about the U.S. Ebola case

Map shows Ebola victim flight across Atlantic; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; Map shows Ebola victim flight across Atlantic; 2c x 3 inches; 96.3 mm x 76 mm; Buy AP Photo Reprints WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola...
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History fight coming to a head in suburban Denver

In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, protesting Pamona High School students, left to right, Ciana Vrtikapa, Tori Suyak, and Becca Ferris engage with passing motorists in a busy intersection near their school, during a multi-school protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal...
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Episcopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminary

Seminarians gather outside the chapel on the grounds of The General Theological Seminary after morning prayers, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that...
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Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER

Dr. Edward Goodman, epidemiologist at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, speaks about the nature and treatment of the Ebola virus during a news conference at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Dallas. Health officials assured that the...
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Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot

FILE – A Nov. 27, 2010, file photo provided by the Multnomah County, Ore., Sheriff’s Office, shows Mohamed Mohamud. Nearly four years after 19-year-old Mohamud showed up at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, Ore., and triggered what turned out to be a...
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2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor

Jennifer Cramblett is interviewed at her attorney’s home in Waite Hill, Ohio, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Cramblett has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she’d intended. (AP Photo/Mark...
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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid recent White House security breach. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) FILE – In this...
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Sister: U.S. Ebola patient said he was from Liberia

DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man’s sister said Wednesday. Mai Wureh told The Associated...
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Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor has ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the state Capitol and in Montgomery County in honor of a state trooper accidentally shot and killed during a gun training exercise at a safety facility. Gov. Tom Corbett’s...
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California gun restraining order may deter suicide

FILE — In this Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, Richard Martinez, right, whose son, Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez was killed in a shooting spree in Isle Vista last May, hugs State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, as Bob Weiss, whose daughter Veronika, whose daughter...