NEW YORK (Reuters) - An American nurse who was exposed to Ebola while volunteering in an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone arrived at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center in Maryland on Thursday, NIH said in a statement. The nurse was transferred to the Bethesda facility via a private medical evacuation flight. NIH did not release any further information on the nurse, including when he or she might have been exposed to the virus, current medical condition or affiliation. The patient will be admitted "for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol," NIH said. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The new 1 World Trade Center opened to great fanfare last month as the first tenants moved into the 1,776-foot tower through a vast lobby dominated by a monumental abstract mural. The color-splashed, 90-by-15-foot painting is among more than a dozen works selected or commissioned for the skyscraper.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with salt through a feeding tube falsely claimed in the past that she had two other children and a fiance, a prosecutor said Thursday.
Plummeting oil prices may add a little jingle in the pockets of holiday shoppers and travelers but are raising financial worries in some states that had been tapping into surging oil tax revenues to pay for roads and other government services.
COURTLAND, Miss. (AP) — Jessica Chambers was a regular at the rural convenience store gas station where Ali Fadhel worked, and the two often chatted. On Saturday, she came by in a dark-colored sweater and pajama pants that looked like sweats. She put $14 worth of gas in her car, more than the $5 or so she usually purchased, he said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor on Thursday refused to blame his top safety department officials for what the U.S. Justice Department says is a pattern of police officers using excessive force and violating people's civil rights.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — In a story Dec. 10 about efforts to diversify the technology industry, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a computer coding camp co-founded by Liliana Monge. It is spelled Sabio.la, not Sabia.la.
DETROIT (AP) — An Arab community activist has been released from a Michigan jail to await her sentence for failing to tell U.S. immigration officials about her conviction for bombings that killed two people in Israel in 1969.