San Diego State University says a student with meningitis remains on life support but she's not expected to recover.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee made its first post-Election Day buy in Louisiana, joining the Republicans in starting to prepare for a likely runoff in the state’s Senate race.
Health specialists said a travel ban would do more harm than good because it would isolate impoverished nations that are barely able to cope with the Ebola outbreak.
Hurricane Gonzalo struck Bermuda, lashing the tiny island chain with sustained winds topping 100 miles per hour.
A Northern California man awaiting trial for insurance fraud has been charged with plotting to kill nine witnesses set to testify against him.
Some people enrolled in private coverage through the Affordable Care Act are hesitating to use their insurance because of the high out-of-pocket costs.
A seasoned crisis-response operative, Ron Klain, is charged with managing the federal efforts to contain the deadly virus.
As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States. Dozens of others are being monitored.
For much of the next 10 days, the center of the baseball universe will not be Boston or L.A. but Kansas City, where the scrappy, longshot Royals will be playing in the World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Same-sex marriage in Alaska can move forward after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected the state's request to delay enforcement. The one-sentence order from the justices denying a stay means gays and lesbians could soon legally wed.
The Obama administration said it would expedite visas for those Haitians who have already been approved to join family members in the United States.
The decision is a reversal of the government’s approach to supporting scientific efforts to intensify viruses, called gain of function.
Senior F.B.I. and Justice Department officials worry that it was a mistake to entrust the case to an office with less experience in trying terrorists.
President Obama has assured the public that the government’s response was adequate. But he has also quietly faulted the handling as “not tight.”
One of the absolutely stupidest things I have heard in recent weeks is that the recent drop in oil prices is bad, says Larry Kudlow.
A report concluded that the design for a proposed disposal spot 100 miles from Las Vegas had the required multiple barriers to ensure long-term safety.
New Jersey’s governor should sign the bill that ends this practice.
The man who fatally shot a teenager in Missouri in August has told investigators that he feared for his life, according to officials.
The appointment of Ron Klain, a White House veteran, spoke of the seriousness of the situation for the administration, which hoped to put the management of the crisis back on track.
Gov. Rick Perry’s back-seat public role in the Ebola drama was an unlikely position for an assertive, hands-on executive.