Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that…

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Perry: 5 kids who had contact with Ebola patient monitored

Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease.

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Houston airports, hospitals implement Ebola prevention steps

In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee discussed what Houston airports are doing to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

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CDC

What to know: Ebola

Ebola has come to the United States, with the first domestic case diagnosed in Texas. Learn more about this deadly disease and its symptoms.

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New effort lessens penalties of first-time offenders for pot possession

The Harris County district attorney announced a new effort Wednesday that would lessen penalties for first-time offenders caught with marijuana.

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Reward increased for Texas most wanted sex offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety has increased the reward for one of the most wanted sex offenders in the state.

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Small child seen in back of SUV after chase suspect crashes in North Houston

A man was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon at the end of a police chase and crash in north Houston.

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Neighbors describe man killed in police shootout as quiet, nice

One person has been killed in an officer-involved shooting in southeast Houston, according to Houston police.

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Hundreds of chickens killed with golf club

Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.

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Thursday's Weather Webcast

Expect a humid Thursday afternoon followed by a cold front early Friday morning.

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Animal Aid Unlimited India

Dog rescued after being stuck in hot tar

A 5-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation. (Warning: Graphic content)

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REUTERS/Mike Stone

'Mistake' in how hospital handled Ebola case?

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia.

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