The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll rises to 3,617
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:08:46 -0500
1.45 p.m. (0800 GMT)
House rebels blame GOP leaders for falling contributions
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 02:17:00 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests.
China up, Europe down after Wall Street gains
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:54:32 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — China's stock benchmark rose Monday while ones in Japan and Europe fell as investors looked ahead to Apple results and this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
Ebola: How it spreads
mysanantonio.com / Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:04:21 UT
Only when someone is showing symptoms, which can start with vague symptoms including a fever, flu-like body aches and abdominal pain, and then vomiting and diarrhea. The World Health Organization says blood, feces and vomit are the most infectious fluids, while the virus is found in saliva mostly once patients are severely ill and the whole live virus has never been culled from sweat. The Texas Department of State Health Services said Sunday that a health-care worker who provided hospital care for the first patient to die from Ebola in the United States has tested positive for the virus. Hospitals with a suspected case call their health department or the CDC to go through a checklist to determine the person's level of risk.
Modern tragedy: Quake-ravaged Nepal tower a site for selfies
wacotrib.com / Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:12:03 -0500
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So perhaps it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is
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