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Report: Ebola nurse Nina Pham says hospital failed her

Report: Ebola nurse Nina Pham says hospital failed her

DALLAS — A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disea...
Updated: 43 mins ago
‘Jihadi John’ won’t have the same impact unmasked

‘Jihadi John’ won’t have the same impact unmasked

LONDON — As “Jihadi John,” he was a terrifying figure, his identity concealed by a black mask, his threatening tone backed up by his oversize, serrated knife and his willingness to use it in the name of Islamic State and its self...
Updated: 11 hours ago

30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

MOSCOW — For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM’s speech

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration’s diplomatic record with Iran entitle...
Updated: 12 hours ago

Clearwater ticket a winner of Fantasy 5 jackpot

TALLAHASSEE — One “Fantasy 5” player has selected all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $272,984.14.
Updated: 13 hours ago

Boy killed in SUV crash; Winter Haven woman charged with DUI

BRADENTON — Police say a 2-year-old boy was killed after a Florida woman who was drunk crashed an SUV loaded with passengers.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

Will Smith’s ‘Focus’ tops box office with $19.1 million

NEW YORK – Will Smith’s con-man caper “Focus” disrobed “Fifty Shades of Grey” at the box office, but the film’s modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once uns...
Updated: 15 hours ago

Budget, beer, guns, pot and potties on Florida lawmakers’ agenda

TALLAHASSEE – Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses, medical marijuana and even where transgender people can go to the bathroom will all be issues that will come up during Florida’s 2015...
Updated: 18 hours ago
Major league baseball’s first black Latino star Minoso dies

Major league baseball’s first black Latino star Minoso dies

CHICAGO – Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game’s first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays — and their combined ages will be 212.
Updated: 22 hours ago