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(Undated) -- U.S. Marines are arriving in Liberia amid growing calls for more international aid to combat the Ebola virus. American forces are being deploying to the west African nation on a mission to build at least 17 treatment centers with thousands of beds. Meanwhile, the...
(Washington, DC) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is defending U.S. border security. In a DC speech, Johnson rejected claims by critics that the southern border with Mexico is "porous." He also rejected suggestions that the border is especially vulnerable to passage by...
(New York, NY) -- It's the worst day of the year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The Dow fell 335 points to close at 16-659. The Nasdaq dropped 90 points to 43-78 and the S&P 500 lost 41 points to end the session at 19-28. Today's slide erased the biggest one-day...
(Santa Clara, CA) -- Mission College in Santa Clara, California is on lockdown. Students were warned via text-message this afternoon that a person with a weapon was spotted on campus. The text told them to silence their phones and turn off the lights.
(Washington, DC) -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Obama administration is continuing work on a comprehensive series of immigration reforms. In a DC speech, Johnson said President Obama is expected to implement the reforms through executive action. He insisted...
(Washington, DC) -- Over two dozen lawmakers on Capitol Hill want travelers from West Africa banned from the U.S. until the Ebola outbreak is under control. Twenty-three House Republicans and three Democrats have sent a letter to President Obama that asks the State Department to...
(Philadelphia, PA) -- The flu and enterovirus 68 pose a far greater risk for Americans than Ebola. That's the opinion of a panel of top infectious disease experts meeting in Philadelphia this week. They note influenza kills as many as 49-thousand Americans each year, yet is...
(Charleston, WV) -- West Virginia will soon start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued a statement today saying he will no longer be defending the state's ban on gay marriage. There's no word yet on when marriage...
(Fort Hood, TX) -- Texas Governor Rick Perry says the U.S. Army is in for a challenge in the fight against Ebola. Perry made his remarks during a stop at Fort Hood today where he visited with troops before they're deployed to West Africa to assist in the battle against the...