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Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
DALLAS (AP) -- Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.... 10/22/2014 9:53 PM

APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths
NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."... 10/22/2014 7:59 PM

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.... 10/22/2014 9:44 PM

Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States.... 10/22/2014 9:24 PM

AP-GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screening
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans overwhelmingly want tougher screening for Ebola, according to a poll released as federal health authorities took new steps to do just that.... 10/22/2014 8:19 PM

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.... 10/22/2014 9:57 PM

Man missing 9 years found dead in car in Ohio pond
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) -- A man who disappeared after a July Fourth party nine years ago was found dead in a car pulled from a pond this week, a sheriff's office said Wednesday.... 10/22/2014 9:51 PM

Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.... 10/22/2014 9:30 PM

9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- More than 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes - enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.... 10/22/2014 7:23 PM

California malpractice cap generates big spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.... 10/22/2014 7:56 PM