A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center.
NEW YORK — Pitbull will host the 2014 American Music Awards.
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a dizzying stretch late in the first half, helping the Pittsburgh Steelers rally for a 30-23 win over the mistake-prone Houston Texans on Monday night.
NEW YORK — Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.
EVERETT, Wash. — The man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointed in their marksmanship, according to papers filed in court.
ATLANTA — Health officials released new guidelines Monday for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients.
WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.
GARY, Ind. — Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.
SAN FRANCISCO — The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
HARTFORD, Conn. — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.
WASHINGTON — Learning where the meat in your grocery store came from might get harder.
A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there.
Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city.
NASHVILLE -- Democrat Gordon Ball says a new poll he commissioned shows Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander ahead but with just 45 percent of the vote compared to 32 percent for Ball.
An attorney for House Speaker Mike Hubbard says the powerful politician has been arrested on felony charges accusing him of several ethics violations.