Crisis

Nina Pham

Nurse In ‘Fair’ Condition After Flight From Dallas To Frederick

So far, only three cases of Ebola have been diagnosed on U.S. soil. But after missteps in the initial response and fears over hospitals not being prepared, panic over a possible outbreak is growing.

10/17/2014

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President Obama Appoints Former Biden Chief Of Staff To Lead Ebola Response

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday.

10/17/2014

dutch ruppersberger

Md. Congressman Ruppersberger On Putin: ‘We’ve Got To Stand Up To Him’

New sanctions unleashed against Russia after the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

07/30/2014

water pipe

Plan Kept Quiet Until Crisis Was Averted: Thousands Will Not Lose Water

Water officials in Maryland knew that they may have averted a crisis that threatened to leave hundreds of thousands of people without water for days, but they kept mum for hours to ensure their fix worked.

07/18/2013

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Pentagon: Budget Crisis Could Hurt War Effort

The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.

01/25/2013

Earthquake, Tsunami In Japan

NRC: Japan Nuke Crisis Does Not Warrant U.S. Changes

The nuclear crisis in Japan, while severe, appears to be stabilizing and does not warrant any immediate changes in U.S. nuclear plants, a top U.S. nuclear official said Monday.

03/22/2011

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