PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter and severely cutting her teenage daughter at a coastal Oregon resort said nothing and frequently looked down during her first court appearance Monday.
By Rich McKay ATLANTA (Reuters) - The second American aid worker who contracted the Ebola virus in West Africa is expected to arrive in Atlanta on Tuesday in serious condition, while a New York hospital is testing a man with symptoms of the deadly disease. Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan said on Monday it was testing a man who traveled to a West African nation where Ebola has been reported. "Odds are it is not Ebola," said Dr. Jeremy Boal, the hospital's chief medical officer. The New York patient added to concerns about the often-fatal disease after two American healthcare workers contracted the virus in West Africa where they had traveled to help fight the disease that has killed nearly 900 people since February.
James Brady, a former U.S. presidential press secretary who became a leading gun control crusader after he was critically wounded in an assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has died, a family spokeswoman said on Monday. "Since 1993, the law that bears Jim’s name has kept guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals.