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  • Health workers use Tabasco for Ebola training Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 7:14 PM ET
    A bottle of Tabasco sauce is shown during an event in New Orleans.

    Health workers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center are using Tabasco sauce to train for Ebola patient care.

  • Ebola lawsuits would face high hurdles in Texas Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 6:07 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 6- Potential suits against the Dallas, Texas hospital that sent home a patient later diagnosed with Ebola face long odds in the face of state medical malpractice laws. Texas tort-reform measures have made it one of the hardest places in the United States to sue over medical errors, especially those that occurred in the emergency room, according to...

  • WASHINGTON/ DALLAS, Oct 6- President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola, both in the West African countries hit by the disease and the United States. Authorities in the United States and the public are on alert following Duncan's diagnosis just over a week ago, raising concerns that...

  • The Spanish nurse infected by Ebola is moved by ambulance to Carlos III Hospital from Alcorcon Hospital on October 8, 2014 in Alcorcon, Spain.

    A nurse in Spain has become the first person to contract Ebola outside of West Africa, as an NBC News freelancer arrived in Nebraska for treatment.

  • WASHINGTON/ DALLAS, Oct 6- Federal officials and airlines are discussing whether U.S. airports should screen passengers to identify people who might have Ebola, but the White House on Monday said a ban on travel from West African countries would slow the fight against the virus. "What we're looking to do is review these screening measures," White House spokesman...

  • DALLAS, Oct 6- The fifth American to contract Ebola in West Africa arrived in the United States for treatment on Monday as the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus on U.S. soil was in critical condition at a Dallas hospital, officials said. A private plane carrying Ashoka Mukpo, a freelance cameraman for NBC News who contracted Ebola in Liberia, landed in...

  • Texas Gov. Perry booked on felony charges Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:30 PM ET
    Gov. Rick Perry's mug shot after he was booked on abuse of power charges on Aug. 19, 2014.

    Rick Perry, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, reported to the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday

  • Rick Perry answers charges against him   Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:00 PM ET
    Rick Perry answers charges against him

    Texas Governor Rick Perry was indicted yesterday by a grand jury that said he abused his office. Perry says he stood up for the rule of law and would do it again.

  • Texas' Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 7:05 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

  • Lawmaker: Texas sending 1,000 troops to border Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.

  • Fed's independence questioned by Republicans again Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building

    A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.

  • Katrina moment? Obama to skip border while in Texas Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:02 AM ET
    Detainees are escorted as hundreds of mostly Central American children are being held at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz., on June 18, 2014.

    President Obama is resisting calls to visit the border during his two-day fundraising trip to Texas.

  • No oops about it: Perry has dominated Top States Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    No governor is as closely linked with America's Top States for Business as Rick Perry. Texas has dominated, even if it's not No. 1 in 2014.

  • Gov Perry: 'I stepped right in it' with gay remarks Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has acknowledged it was a mistake for him to compare alcoholism and homosexuality in an effort to explain his views.

  • Browne on Perry's view of homosexuality: Dangerous

    Former BP CEO John Browne, responds to Gov. Rick Perry's statement comparing homosexuality to alcoholism.

  • Coming out is good for business: Browne   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    Coming out is good for business: Browne

    Former BP CEO John Browne, shares his experience as a gay CEO at BP, as his new book "The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good For Business," is released.

  • 'I don't know' if gays can be changed: Gov. Perry Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 11:22 AM ET
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

    Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."

  • Gov. Perry on same-sex marriage   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Gov. Perry on same-sex marriage

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), shares his thoughts on gay marriage and is asked why he equated it to alcoholism.

  • Gov. Perry addresses immigration issues   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:44 AM ET
    Gov. Perry addresses immigration issues

    It's really fairly simple - secure the border, says Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), sharing his views on immigration and securing the U.S. borders.

  • Texas' pitch to Tesla   Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Texas' pitch to Tesla

    Gov. Rick Perry, (R-Texas), discusses his efforts to recruit Tesla to build a factory in his state.