Ebola: Providing time to fight the virus
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. Even there, not everyone dies....
Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say....
CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
ATLANTA (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed....
Argentina launches its first home-built satellite
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite Thursday....
Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sun.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so....
Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux
WASHINGTON (AP) -- If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say....
University knocks down tweet that Ebola airborne
University of Minnesota officials are knocking down a tweet claiming its researchers say Ebola is airborne....
Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution....
In Cianci race, GOP opponent donates to Democrat
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The three-way race for mayor of Providence features twice-convicted felon and ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci making a comeback bid for a seventh term as an independent....
Spacecraft to attempt comet landing next month
BERLIN (AP) -- The European Space Agency has confirmed the time and place it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet....
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Given the problems with the new health care law, should Congress and the president go through the law piece by piece to improve it, repeal the entire law and start over again or leave the law as it is? <More Info>
According to the latest Rasmussen Report national survey 39-percent of likely U.S. voters want Congress to repeal Obamacare in its entirety and start over again. While 40-percent think Congress should go through the law piece-by-piece and improve it. 15-percent want to leave the law as is.
With less than two and half months left in the year, do you believe the Dow Jones Industrial Average will close below its January high?