While the Obama administration and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) try to reassure the public that all U.S. hospitals are capable of treating Ebola patients, the question of what to do with Ebola-contaminated hospital waste appears to be caught up in bureaucratic and regulatory finger-pointing.
A Dallas-bound American Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport turned around and made an emergency landing Monday at SFO after some of the cabin's wall panels cracked loose, aviation and airlines officials said.
Hong Kong stocks reversed their opening losses and nudged higher Tuesday morning despite overnight weakness in the U.S. markets.
Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating patients, while medical records showed that an infected Texas nurse repeatedly visited the room of a Liberian man as he was dying from the disease.
Here are the latest trading levels for Asia's major stock markets: Tokyo (Nikkei Average) down 1.8% ; Hong Kong (Hang Seng Index) up 0.5% ; Shanghai (Shanghai Composite Index) up 0.1% ; Sydney (S&P/ASX 200) up 1.1% ; Seoul (Kospi) up 0.2% Taipei (Taiex) flat Copyright © 2014 MarketWatch, Inc.
Japanese stocks took a slap to the face in early Tuesday moves, as the market returned from a three-day weekend to find U.S. shares weaker and the yen trading higher.
Krauthammer said a concentrated airstrike campaign that could actually drive the militants back was "nowhere to be seen."
Organized labor is devoting millions of dollars and countless man-hours to re-elect Gov. Dannel P.
Australian stocks crawled from opening losses to trade slightly higher early Tuesday, primarily on the back of a rally in some mining shares, with the S&P/ASX 200 up 0.2% after solid losses in the past couple of sessions.
California's health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices, while a state senator urged the agency to account for deals that steered millions of dollars to a firm whose employees have long-standing ties to the agency's executive director.
An Oregon ballot measure on the labeling of genetically modified foods is starting to attract big money.
Manchester Rep. Steve Vaillancourt called U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster "ugly as sin" in a blog post last week and compared her to a drag queen.
The first-and-only Kentucky Senate debate this season sparked fireworks Monday, with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell charging that Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes intends to further President Obama's agenda and Grimes accusing the five-term incumbent of being a selfish Washington insider.