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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

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ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebo... Full Story

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  • CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

  • New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage
    New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

    Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the virus while cring for an Ebola patient.

  • Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect
    Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

    Police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security amid another reported sighting Monday of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.

  • Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
    Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb.

  • Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere
    Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access toa few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves.

  • Terror suspect wants details of case against him

    DENVER (AP) — A terror suspect challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program wants prosecutors to reveal how they built their case against him.

  • The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items
    The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.

  • Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest
    Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.

  • Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process
    Finding victims in Indiana case a lengthy process

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Investigators in two states are reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who police say confessed to killing seven women and hinted at more victims over a 20-year span.

  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
    Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.

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