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Jun 11, 2019

Reports of Ebola Cases in Texas Unfounded

Reports of Ebola Cases in Texas Unfounded

Texas health officials said Tuesday there are no "suspected or confirmed cases" of Ebola in the state as social media posts have falsely suggested in the wake of immigrants arriving from Africa, including Congo,...

Jan 14, 2015

Soldier Under Ebola Monitoring Found Dead Outside Home

Soldier Under Ebola Monitoring Found Dead Outside Home

Fort Hood officials are releasing the name of a 24-year-old soldier found dead outside his off-base apartment after returning from deployment in West Africa.

Jan 7, 2015

Official Who Helped Lead Texas Ebola Response Steps Down

Official Who Helped Lead Texas Ebola Response Steps Down

The Texas health commissioner, who helped lead the state's response to the first U.S. case of Ebola, is leaving his post.

Sep 9, 2014

FBI: Air Marshal Attacked With Syringe in Nigeria

FBI: Air Marshal Attacked With Syringe in Nigeria

The FBI says a U.S. air marshal was attacked with a syringe at a Nigerian airport.

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Grandma Released, Didn't Know Grandchild Had Pot, Coke

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Calif.'s Scamp the Tramp Wins World's Ugliest Dog Contest

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