Summary Dr. Craig Spencer, the New York doctor with Ebola , is currently being quarantined at Bellevue Hospital. And not to give anything away, but the answer's no. If someone left blood, vomit or feces on a bowling ball, and the next person to touch it did not even notice, and then put his fingers into his eyes, nose or mouth, it might be possible.
Summary A health care worker in Dallas who provided care for the country's first Ebola patient tested positive for the deadly virus. NEW YORK (AP) -- A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday. He's the fourth confirmed case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city.
Summary Reynolds American, the maker of Camel cigarettes, is living up to its catchy "I'd walk a mile for a Camel" slogan. That's because employees of the nation's second largest tobacco company will no longer be able to light up at the office, forcing them to go outside or to congregate in designated smoking areas, according to The Associated Press.
Summary Preliminary results are expected within 12 hours. "The patient is a health care worker who returned to the US within the past 21 days from one of the three countries currently facing the outbreak of this virus."
Summary Giants CEO Larry Baer and his wife, Pam, welcomed a rollicking Major League Baseball gang of about 2,000 -- team owners, managers, investors and executives, as well as sponsors, front office staff members, families, dignitaries and friends of both the Giants and the Kansas City Royals -- to Pier 27 for a pre-Series shindig.
Summary Fabulous! WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's top spies is leaving her position at the National Security Agency, according to two sources, amid growing disclosures of possible conflicts of interest at the secretive agency. The shakeup comes just a month after BuzzFeed News began reporting on the financial interests of the official, Teresa Shea, and her husband.
Summary The sheriff's office in Delaware County, New York, said Thursday there is no indication the 2012 Porsche Cayman found in Bovina is connected to the case of Eric Frein. The Porsche was reported stolen Saturday to the Pocono Mountain Regional Police, outside the Frein search area.
Summary The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says it's the second straight month that year-over-year jobless rates declined in every county. It says Daviess and Warren counties had the lowest jobless rates in the state last month at 4.8 percent each.
Summary Now that's a lot of ups and downs. The Beast roller coaster opened in 1979, billed as the world's longest wooden roller coaster at more than 7,000 feet. The Beast is still well behind The Racer, which topped 100 million rides this summer at Kings Island.
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Summary WASHINGTON (AP) -- Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday.