43 Duncan Contacts Ebola Free

DALLAS COUNTY, Texas — The first wave of people who had contact with Texas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan are out of isolation and symptom-free. The group reached the 21-day incubation period at midnight. Texas officials announced 43 people can resume normal life. Another five will be cleared soon. “Of the original 48 contacts, 43 … Continue reading »

Mother Wants ‘Breaking Bad’ Toys Removed

(CNN) — “Breaking Bad’s” Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn’t dodged the wrath of a Florida mother. Susan Schrivjer, a mother from Fort Myers, launched a petition in early October to have White — and other “Breaking Bad” action figures — removed … Continue reading »

3 Now in Quarantine in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Oh. — In Ohio, some 29 people who came into contact with Amber Vinson between October 10th and 13th are being monitored. Three were in quarantine as of Sunday, up from one Saturday. One is the nurse’s stepfather. Amber Vinson was transferred to Emory University Hospital’s isolation unit in Atlanta for treatment. According to … Continue reading »

Ebola-linked Cruise Passenger Cleared

GALVESTON, Tex. (CNN) — A cruise ship plowed through the waters of a Texas port on Sunday with precious cargo on board — the end of a small Ebola scare. A passenger had been loosely linked to the only patient to die from the disease in the United States, but health authorities cleared her after … Continue reading »

Starbucks to Offer Pre-Orders

(CNN) — Starbucks has unveiled a new service for customers who don’t want to wait in line. The Starbucks app will now allow users to order drinks from their phone, and skip the line at the store. This is part of Starbucks’ plan to expand sales over mobile devices, which already accounts for about 14 … Continue reading »

Texas Lab Supervisor Isolated on Cruise

(CNN) — A Dallas health worker is under voluntary quarantine on board a carnival cruise ship in the Caribbean. The U.S. State Department says the person may have handled lab specimens from Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died. Officials say the person has no signs of Ebola. The Carnival cruise line released a statement … Continue reading »

New Ebola Case Diagnosed in Texas

WASHINGTON (CNN) — A second health care worker has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, and CDC officials say she was on a plane the day before she started showing symptoms. Amber Vinson, 29, treated Thomas Eric Duncan in Dallas and then contracted the Ebola virus. “This is a heroic person, … Continue reading »

HBO to Offer Stand-Alone Streaming

(CNN) — HBO will be offering a stand-alone streaming service starting in 2015. Customers are currently able to watch HBO shows through the HBO GO app, but the app is only available to users who already pay for HBO through a cable or satellite television service. The new streaming service will allow users to watch … Continue reading »

Ebola Patient Gets Transfusion

DALLAS (CNN) — The first person to contract Ebola in the United States is now getting help from the first person to bring it here. The news photographer who contracted Ebola in West Africa described “dark and profoundly frightening moments,” on a Facebook post Monday that he will never know he contracted the virus. “I … Continue reading »

Chrysler Recalls SUV with Airbag Problem

(CNN) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling 184,000 SUVs for an airbag problem. The models affected are the 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. The company said a potential short circuit could prevent the airbags from deploying. Fiat Chrysler said it is unaware of any injuries or accidents tied to the problem. Click here for … Continue reading »

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