GALVESTON — Blood tests, conducted on samples that were retrieved from the ship by a Coast Guard helicopter on Saturday, showed that the woman was Ebola free.
Defense seemed to be the cornerstone of the wins for county teams in this past week’s football action.
TEXAS CITY — The Rusty Dowling Athletic Facility will be dedicated on Oct. 31 during halftime of Texas City’s home game against Santa Fe.
While campaigning, some of us felt many people were more interested in sports, especially football, than in participating in solving our nation’s problems. To many fans, sports seemed an escape to avoid thinking about the chaos they saw going on around them. But now even sports has become part of the latest chaos.
The numbers speak for themselves. The racial makeup of COM employees does not reflect the population of the neighborhoods nearby or the college district.
Lifelong Galvestonians will proudly tell you they are BOI — Born on The Island. Few realize there is an even more exclusive club in town: the BOF, Born On the Ferry.
As I’ve mentioned, I’m trying to listen to my life. I thought I’d chosen solitude to facilitate the process, but I now see that it chose me. The skies haven’t opened nor have I been jolted by an inspiring bolt of lightning.
NEW YORK (AP) — Reserve guard O.J. Mayo scored a team-high 24 points, and Giannis Antentokounmpo added 14 as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 120-107 in a preseason game on Monday night.
MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of French oil giant Total SA was killed when his corporate jet collided with a snow removal machine Monday night at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, the company said.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.
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.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for evidence of a prehistoric culture.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.
ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina launched its first domestically built communications satellite Thursday.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — U.S Interior Secretary Sally Jewell vowed Thursday that the Obama administration will continue to use its executive powers to protect public lands until Congress takes action on a number of stalled conservation measures.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles paid nearly $4.5 million in legal fees to fight criminal charges against a chemistry professor in a case involving a fatal laboratory fire, records reveal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say.
University of Minnesota officials are knocking down a tweet claiming its researchers say Ebola is airborne.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts replaced a failed electrical unit at the International Space Station on Wednesday, restoring full power to the orbiting lab.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn't quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won't slow global warming, a new study projects.
BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency has confirmed the time and place it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet.
DENVER (AP) — Burrito giant Chipotle on Tuesday endorsed ballot measures in Colorado and Oregon that would require labeling of genetically modified food, providing a morale boost for campaigns being heavily outspent by agriculture interests.
NEW YORK (AP) — Free lunches, dry cleaning, massages — frozen eggs?
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new study suggests fracking triggered hundreds of small, unnoticeable earthquakes in eastern Ohio late last year, months before the state first linked seismic activity to the much-debated oil-and-gas extraction technique.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Ruby Kaleak's part-time job on polar bear patrol in the village of Kaktovik, Alaska, usually means chasing the animals back to the Beaufort Sea. But she wasn't expecting to shoo one of the biggest bears she's ever seen out of a house last week.
In this photo made with a slow shutter speed by Binsar Bakkara, volcanic lightning is seen from Jeraya village, about 7 kilometers from erupting Mount Sinabung in Indonesia's North Sumatra province. The 2,600-meter (8,530-foot) volcano released hot clouds six times Tuesday. The volcano's alert status remains at the third-highest level, advising residents to stand ready to flee if conditions worsen. More than 3,200 people are staying in 16 temporary shelters due to Sinabung's recent eruptions.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The West African Ebola epidemic and its impact on food security will be a topic of discussion as international dignitaries gather for the annual World Food Prize award ceremony to discuss the challenges of feeding a growing world population.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three fault segments running beneath Northern California and its roughly 15 million people are overdue for a major earthquake, including one that lies northeast of San Francisco and near the dams and canals that supply much of the state's water, according to a geological study published Monday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A coalition of advocacy groups on Monday challenged the government's denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, arguing in a lawsuit that officials disregarded evidence a warming climate will eliminate denning areas for the so-called "mountain devil."
STOCKHOLM (AP) — All winners of the 2014 Nobel Prizes have now been announced, starting with the medicine award a week ago and ending with the economics prize on Monday.
SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of 58-foot finback whale that washed ashore on an eastern Long Island beach.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour on Thursday was paired once again with a space lab and storage pod it used on some missions, as the countdown to its final exhibit continues at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The space shuttle Endeavour has been paired once again with a space lab and storage pod it used on some missions, as the countdown to its final exhibit continues at the California Science Center in Los Angeles.
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new version of the luxury electric car maker's Model S sedan that includes all-wheel drive and self-driving "auto pilot" features.
In this photo by Rio Siregar, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews a column of volcanic ash as people watch from Tiga Serangkai village in North Sumatra province. The volcano erupted again Friday, a day after releasing an ash cloud that reached 2.5 kilometers (1.9 miles) into the sky. Sinabung has erupted sporadically since 2010 after being dormant for 400 years. Its alert status remains at the third-highest level, advising people nearest the volcano to be ready to evacuate if conditions worsen. Lying in the Pacific "Ring of Fire," Indonesia has 127 active volcanoes, more than any other country.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A surprising hot spot of the potent global-warming gas methane hovers over part of the southwestern U.S., according to satellite data.
NEW YORK (AP) — A letter by Charles Darwin on the sex life of barnacles and a still-working vintage Apple computer — one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 — are among the unique pieces of science history up for auction this month.
BOSTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the country and the world need to confront the threat of climate change while there's still time.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — University of California, Irvine has been awarded an $8 million grant for the creation of a database of brain cell activity.
TOKYO (AP) — Evening viewers in much of Asia and early risers in parts of the Americas were treated to a stunning lunar eclipse on Wednesday, though clouds obscured it for some.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's barrage of rain storms in recent months has created an unlikely pest infestation for the desert region: mosquitoes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A solar-energy company has dropped a proposal to build a 75-story solar tower near California's Joshua Tree National Park employing a kind of solar technology that can cause birds to ignite in midair.
MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — A boil-water advisory that closed restaurants and forced schools to operate with bottled water for nearly a week in a wealthy Seattle suburb has been lifted, even though inspectors never found the source of E. coli that prompted it.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After more than half a century of intrigue and mystery, the U.S. Department of Energy has declassified documents related to a Cold War hearing for the man who directed the Manhattan Project and was later accused of having communist sympathies.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Three researchers won a Nobel Prize on Wednesday for giving microscopes much sharper vision than was thought possible, letting scientists peer into living cells with unprecedented detail to seek the roots of disease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ancient cave drawings in Indonesia are as old as famous prehistoric art in Europe, according to a new study that shows our ancestors were drawing all over the world 40,000 years ago.
In this photo by Firdia Lisnawati, released sea turtles make their way into the ocean in Bali, Indonesia, as tourists, schoolchildren and others watch. More than 2,000 baby and two adult protected olive ridley turtles from a breeding center were released as part of a campaign to save the turtles. Turtle meat is a traditional delicacy in Bali, although Indonesia has banned trade and consumption of sea turtles due to concerns about dwindling numbers and the possibility of a tourist boycott. Turtles, especially green and olive ridleys, are among several protected species in the vast nation of 17,000 islands.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Eric Betzig, Stefan W Hell and William E. Moerner win the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
JERUSALEM (AP) — These are treasures that Israel doesn't allow anyone to check out of its national library.
HONOLULU (AP) — A groundbreaking and Hawaiian blessing ceremony came to an abrupt end before it could really get underway Tuesday because of protesters who oppose plans to build one of the world's largest telescopes near the summit of a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices — and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American.
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — For years many of Nick Holonyak Jr.'s colleagues have said he deserved the Nobel Prize for his invention of the first light-emitting diode, the tiny red light that made fiber-optics networks, DVDs and a range of other technologies possible.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — More than 50 sperm whales emerged off the Southern California coast in an extremely rare, hours-long sighting that had whale watchers and scientists giddy with excitement.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two spacewalking astronauts moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage Tuesday, NASA's first routine maintenance outside the International Space Station in more than a year.
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — While people in Hawaii have been sweating out a lack of trade winds, corals underwater are also suffering.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — In a heavily irrigated Washington valley where fish, crops and people often compete for water, biologists are turning to one of nature's best engineers to help restore streams and salmon habitat.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura win Nobel Prize in physics.
NEW YORK (AP) — How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?
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