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34 min ago | KIDK CBS 3

Experts: US is ready for Ebola

But when health officials evacuate the two American aid workers infected with Ebola in west Africa, it will be the plane they take.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Epidemic

4 hrs ago | CBS News

Who pays for damage from huge pipeline rupture?

Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, UC Los Angeles, Weather, Drought, Studio City (Los Angeles, CA), Studio-City, CA

8 hrs ago |

NIH to launch early Ebola vaccine trial in September

The USA will launch an early-stage trial in September of an experimental vaccine against Ebola, the deadly viral disease that has killed 729 people in the largest outbreak in history.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas, Epidemic

13 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Drought leads to high prices, low lakes

"It's just going crazy; people are starting to panic," said Arthur, the owner of Arthur & Orum Well Drilling Inc. "You go to the city, and some people don't know there's a drought," he told CNN.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Life, Vegetables, Lake Nacimiento, CA

13 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Mudslide swallows Indian village; at least 30 dead

More than 24 hours after the Wednesday morning landslide, authorities said the chances of survival were slim for anyone still trapped under the mud in Malin, a village of some 700 people in Pune district of Maharashtra state.


Related Topix: Mudflow, Landslide, World News, India, Weather

16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Firefighters keep Yosemite blaze far from sequoias

A wildfire in Yosemite National Park made a new run that firefighters quickly stopped, and containment lines have kept it from threatening some treasured trees that are among the largest and oldest living things on earth.


Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

20 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead

A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Landslide, Air Accidents, Weather, Drought

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Mother arrested for letting son, seven, walk to park alone

'I love my drone': Martha Stewart shares incredible aerial images of her estate as she reveals her latest must-have accessory Brother of Law & Order actor Richard Belzer jumps to his death from the top of his luxury Manhattan apartment building 'Mommy is dead!' Girl, five, covered in blood bangs on front door and tells police she watched her mom's ... (more)


Related Topix: Martha Stewart, Richard Belzer, Keith Urban, Country, Epidemic

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Medicine

KTEN-TV Denison

Israeli strikes hit UN school, Gaza shopping area

Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer problems that paralyzed the Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Weather, Drought, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, North Korea, Asia

KXLY-TV Spokane

'Sharknado 2' set to take TV by storm

A twister filled with man-eating sharks is about to hit New York City -- at least on your television screen.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Entertainment

ABC News

Heavy Rains Flood Roads, Strand Cars in Colorado

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.


Related Topix: Flood, Weather


UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC 33/40

Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given to its applicant for state trooper positions.


Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, University of Southern California

NBC Chicago

UCLA Students Deal With "Knee-Deep" Water on Campus

A carnivalesque atmosphere took place at UCLA on Tuesday afternoon as a 30-inch water main busted a 15-foot hole in a street, sending millions of gallons of water rushing onto campus and nearby roads.


Related Topix: Flood

KXLY-TV Spokane

Gadget tests your drink for 'date rape' drugs

A new electronic device and mobile app called , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.


Related Topix: Epidemic, University of South Carolina, Medical University of South Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Wedding, Wildfire, Fire

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Liberia, Africa, Liberia Travel, Guinea, Epidemic


General Mills to demand suppliers cut greenhouse gases

So General Mills has unveiled a corporate policy that includes insisting that its suppliers take steps to cut greenhouse gas emissions as well as water usage.


Related Topix: Weather, Drought, Agriculture, Science


Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injury.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Geology, Science