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Sister: US Ebola patient said he was from Liberia

Sister: US Ebola patient said he was from LiberiaThe first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told relatives that he notified health care workers the first time he went to the hospital that he was visiting the U.S. from Liberia, the man's sister said Wednesday.
  • Texas
  • 4 hours, 5 minutes ago
Texas

Austin girl, missing for 12 years, rescued in Mexico

Austin girl, missing for 12 years, rescued in MexicoThe FBI and U.S. Marshals are hosting a press conference at 1 p.m. Wednesday. They're expected to give an update on Sabrina Allen, the Austin girl who disappeared more than 12 years ago.
  • Texas
  • 6 hours, 26 minutes ago
Local

Houston Shoe Hospital helping fight against breast cancer

Houston Shoe Hospital helping fight against breast cancerLast year, the business donated $10,000 to breast cancer research
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  • 12 minutes ago
Texas

2nd person being monitored for Ebola

2nd person being monitored for EbolaDue to close contact with a patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus, a second person is under the close monitoring of health officials as a possible second patient, said the director of Dallas County's health department Wednesday morning in an interview with WFAA.
  • Texas
  • 9 hours, 6 minutes ago
Tech

Parents sign away first born children for free wi-fi

Parents sign away first born children for free wi-fiSecurity firm F-Secure teamed up with law enforcement agency Europol to conduct a little experiment on unsuspecting Londoners in a busy coffee shop to see how many people would blindly accept a 'Terms of Service' contract.
  • Tech
  • 11 hours, 17 minutes ago
Crime

Video: Suspect attempts to stab Walmart employee

Video: Suspect attempts to stab Walmart employeePolice in Virginia have released video of a suspected shoplifter who pulled a knife and lunged at a Walmart employee
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  • 12 hours, 21 minutes ago
Texas

Texas school fund now worth nation-high $37.7B

Texas school fund now worth nation-high $37.7BFund was worth just $2 million when it was created in 1854
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  • 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Neighborhood

HCC approves new sidewalks in Kingwood

HCC approves new sidewalks in KingwoodThe $834,000 project extends from Sorters Road to Green Oaks Drive
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  • 37 minutes ago
Entertainment

'Star Wars' trilogy is retold in new kids' book

'Star Wars' trilogy is retold in new kids' bookThe children's picture book The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight kicks off a new series of Star Wars books from Disney Publishing
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  • 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
Animals

35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaskan shore

35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaskan shoreThe reason for the walrus gathering is bleak.
  • Animals
  • 10 hours, 14 minutes ago
News

Police: Michael Phelps had BAC of .14, almost twice limit

Police: Michael Phelps had BAC of .14, almost twice limitThe Olympic champion swimmer faces five charges, three relating to driving while impaired
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  • 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Nation Now

Watch two Suez Canal container ships collide

Watch two Suez Canal container ships collideThe crash reportedly occurred after one container ship had technical problems.
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  • 10 hours, 18 minutes ago
News

'Big Brother' star reveals he is HIV positive

'Big Brother' star reveals he is HIV positiveDonato exited "Big Brother 13" after six days. He told People magazine that the show's producers first alerted him to his diagnosis.
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Investigations

Houston VA employee caught altering claims status

Houston VA employee caught altering claims statusIn some cases, investigators say the employee canceled the veteran's claim entirely.
  • Investigations
  • 23 hours, 20 minutes ago
Nation Now

3 reasons an Ebola outbreak in the USA is highly unlikely

3 reasons an Ebola outbreak in the USA is highly unlikelyHealth officials have confirmed the first diagnosis in this country, but the key to controlling Ebola involves knowledge, precautions and rituals.
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  • 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
Health

Houston experts: Ebola in Dallas is no reason to panic

Houston experts: Ebola in Dallas is no reason to panicLocal experts in tropical diseases say Houston, home to some of the most advanced medical facilities in the world, has little to fear
  • Health
  • 19 hours, 20 minutes ago
Local

Single mom stunned by nearly $8,000 water bill

Single mom stunned by nearly $8,000 water billThe bill comes from a big water leak on Ambrose Street in southwest Houston back in May.
  • Local
  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Health

Texas soldiers going to Africa for Ebola battle

Texas soldiers going to Africa for Ebola battleAs many as 490 troops from Fort Bliss could be deployed to Liberia.
  • Health
  • 9 hours, 12 minutes ago
Crime

Toddler found inside suspect vehicle after chase in north Houston

Toddler found inside suspect vehicle after chase in north HoustonToddler found inside suspect vehicle after chase in north Houston
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  • 4 hours, 53 minutes ago
News

Mom accused of biting baby, causing severe injuries

Mom accused of biting baby, causing severe injuriesA Highlands mom was arrested Monday after her baby son was rushed to a Houston hospital by Life Flight.
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  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Features

Speed traps: America's 10 most ticketed cars

Speed traps: America's 10 most ticketed carsThink driving a Porsche or Camaro makes you ticket bait?
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  • 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
Politics

More sparks in final debate between Abbott, Davis

More sparks in final debate between Abbott, DavisWith Election Day only 35 days away, Davis must now hope her performance closes the gap in the polls.
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  • 9 hours, 26 minutes ago
Crime

Reward increased to $8,000 for Texas '10 Most Wanted Fugitive'

Reward increased to $8,000 for Texas '10 Most Wanted Fugitive'Reward increased to $8,000 for Texas '10 Most Wanted Fugitive'
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  • 6 hours, 39 minutes ago
Entertainment

Ben Affleck does full-frontal nudity in 'Gone Girl'

Ben Affleck does full-frontal nudity in 'Gone Girl'We might be seeing more of Ben Affleck than we ever have in Gone Girl, which hits theaters on Friday.
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  • 10 hours, 20 minutes ago
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