ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Surging water trapped at least 18 workers Tuesday in a coal mine in Turkey, officials and reports said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation's poor workplace safety standards.
By Phil Stewart and Matt Siegel WASHINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The U.S. military has isolated soldiers returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa and Australia imposed a visa ban on the affected countries, policies that critics said would have little benefit but could feed a global panic. Ebola has killed nearly 5,000 people since March, mostly in West Africa, but nine cases in the United States prompted states such as New York and New Jersey to ignore federal advice and quarantine all health workers returning from the region. The United Nations criticized the U.S. ...
Aetna became the latest major health insurer to thump third-quarter expectations and raise its 2014 forecast, but the company's shares slipped Tuesday after it also said expenses climbed more than expected for part of its enrollment.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian women still face some of the world's worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber, who is charged with lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday. Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260. (Reporting by Barbara Goldberg; Editing by Paul Thomasch)
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup bearing the name "Jaylen."
While the federal government is trying to enforce a strategy for properly handling Ebola, some state governors and Army officials are planning the kinds of quarantines the White House has opposed and that scientists call an ill-conceived overreaction.