FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2014, file photo provided by TheBrittanyFund.org, Brittany Maynard, left, hugs her mother Debbie Ziegler next to a helicopter at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The 29-year-old terminally ill woman has fulfilled a wish on her bucket list: visiting the Grand …
FILE- In this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo provided by TheBrittanyFund.org, Brittany Maynard and her husband Dan Diaz pose at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. The 29-year-old terminally ill woman has fulfilled a wish on her bucket list: visiting the Grand Canyon. Maynard, who has advan…
FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Maynard family shows Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old terminally ill woman who plans to take her own life under Oregon’s death with dignity law. Maynard, who has advanced brain cancer, has said she plans use Oregon's death-with-dignity law to end…
Republican victory seems imminent under these politically favorable conditions.
The nation's biggest candy makers are warning of price hikes next year.
WASHINGTON — The quarantine of a nurse in Maine who recently returned from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa has touched off a battle between the authority of states to confine people to protect public health and the right of Americans to move about freely.
WASHINGTON — Baby-food maker Gerber is being accused by the government of claiming falsely that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.
A label on Gerber’s Good Start Gentle formula suggests it reduces the risk of allergies.
FILE - In this April 21, 2010 file photo, Hershey's miniatures and kisses are displayed in Tampa, Fla. The cost of the ingredients in chocolate is rising, and the nation’s biggest candy makers have already warned that shoppers are going to see price hikes in 2015. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file)
FILE - This Sept. 30, 2007 file photo shows "Fun Size" and "Mini" candies in New York. The cost of the ingredients in chocolate is rising, and the nation’s biggest candy makers have already warned that shoppers are going to see price hikes in 2015. (AP Photo/Dan Goodman, File)
FILE - This July 25, 2011 file photo shows Hershey's chocolate in Overland Park, Kan. The cost of the ingredients in chocolate is rising, and the nation’s biggest candy makers have already warned that shoppers are going to see price hikes in 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Prices for “Fun Size” and “Mini” candies are set to rise in 2015, according to chocolate candy companies.
A Ebola health worker removes rubbish including plastic bottles from the Island Clinic Treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a real trend, the World Health Organization said Wed…
President Barack Obama gestures while speaking at an event with American health care workers fighting the Ebola virus, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return from West Africa.
The U.S. health-care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of readiness at hospitals and other components of the emergency medical network.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from the media about nurse Kaci Hickox's quarantine as Republican candidate for Connecticut governor Tom Foley, right, listens, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Groton, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, Ebola coordinator Ron Klain listens as President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the government’s Ebola response, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama's commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to…
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s commander in the fight against Ebola was expected to operate below the public radar. But did that mean invisible?