NYC physician tested positive for Ebola

(Justin Lane / EPA)

The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. He is the fourth person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. -- and the first diagnosed outside of Texas.

Post Nation

American support for the death penalty hasn’t budged since botched executions

Do botched executions change how people feel about executions? No, not really.

    More National News

    Grocery deliveries greenlighted for struggling Postal Service

    The two-year trial run will take place in San Franciso and builds on earlier tests in the area with Amazon.com.

    New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

    New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

    The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital.

    Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learned

    Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learned

    ‘Teachers work hard, but I now think that conscientious students work harder. ‘

    Tea-party suits against IRS dismissed as moot

    A U.S. district court rightly concluded that the now that the plaintiffs have tax-exempt status, they can no longer challenge the IRS’s pattern of politicized and discriminatory conduct.

    Eleventh Circuit emergency ended

    Eleventh Circuit judges will once again make up Eleventh Circuit panels.

    25 Fairfax County schools to push back start times

    25 Fairfax County schools to push back start times

    Citing a study that teens need more sleep, the school board voted to delay class start times.

    NYC physician tested positive for Ebola

    NYC physician tested positive for Ebola

    The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. He is the fourth person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. -- and the first diagnosed outside of Texas.

    Want to feel better about Ebola? This (massive) chart should do the trick.

    Want to feel better about Ebola? This (massive) chart should do the trick.

    Can you find the three infected people out of 310 million? (No.)

    30 million vehicles have defective air bags, congressional officials say

    30 million vehicles have defective air bags, congressional officials say

    Some legislators want all affected vehicles to be repaired in what could become the largest recall in history.

    In Iraq, U.S. sees hints of Islamic State’s defense plan

    Improvised explosives along a major highway offer valuable information, U.S. officials said.

    Warrant could send U-Va. abduction suspect to Fairfax

    Warrant could send U-Va. abduction suspect to Fairfax

    Case in sexual assault there may be stronger than one involving student who disappeared.

    Canadian lawmakers vow to hold on to country’s openness

    Canadian lawmakers vow to hold on to country’s openness

    Following Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa, the prime minister says, ‘We will be prudent, but we will not panic.’

    Little imagination running with the PACs

    Little imagination running with the PACs

    Attention, PACs: Your names are lame. (Except for Tu PAC one.)

    Column

    House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

    House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

    This is the second article on Northern Virginia congressional candidates’ positions on the federal workplace.

    Ebola vaccine deemed safe, but will it work?

    Ebola vaccine deemed safe, but will it work?

    Early clinical trials of one leading candidate suggest the vaccine is safe. But the most fraught part of the effort lies ahead: Testing the effectiveness on tens of thousands of people in West Africa.

    Digest: Ex-Blackwater chiefcites trial ‘politics’

    Digest: Ex-Blackwater chiefcites trial ‘politics’

    Ex-Blackwater chief said that the conviction of four of his former employees for their roles in the 2007 fatal shooting of 14 unarmed Iraqis was unexpected.

    Islamic State made $1 million a day on oil before airstrikes

    Islamic State made $1 million a day on oil before airstrikes

    The Treasury Department is trying to crack down on sales to middlemen and even the Syrian government.

    Canadian police say Ottawa gunman was not being monitored by officials

    Canadian police say Ottawa gunman was not being monitored by officials

    Police said he had a criminal record, may have had “radical views,” and was seeking to fly to Syria.

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    Drawing charges of hypocrisy, GOP groups are attacking Democrats who supported conservative ideas.

    U.S., South Korea abandon timeline for military transfer

    U.S., South Korea abandon timeline for military transfer

    The allied nations instead set conditions for shifting wartime control of troops to South Korea.

    What do you care about in the midterms?

    What do you care about in the midterms?

    Tell us at #mymidtermfix on Twitter.

    Montclair State University student government orders Students for Justice in Palestine to “cease and desist” “political propaganda”

    Fortunately, the student government and the University General Counsel, prodded by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, rescinded the restriction.

    9 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

    9 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

    Donors, sleepers and silly subject lines.

    UNC academic scandal: Not just about student-athletes

    UNC academic scandal: Not just about student-athletes

    Many of the students who took ‘paper classes’ for easy grades and little work were not involved in sports.

    Sarah Palin endorses independent in Alaska

    Sarah Palin endorses independent in Alaska

    Palin has feuded with Republican Gov. Sean Parnell. Now she wants him out.

    Amazon again delivers soaring sales but posts a huge loss

    Amazon again delivers soaring sales but posts a huge loss

    Investors seem to be growing weary of the company’s strategy to sacrifice profitability in the name of long-term success.

    Just when things were looking bad for PARCC, they got worse

    The head of the Chicago school system doesn’t want to use it this year.

    Dogs were key in stopping White House intruder

    Dogs were key in stopping White House intruder

    The latest suspect’s rapid capture posed a marked contrast to the Secret Service’s handling of a similar incident in Sept.

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    The maker of brands such as Camel, Kool and Pall Mall will begin imposing more restrictions on where employees can light up.

    Starr team mistreated Lewinsky during Clinton inquiry, probe found

    Starr team mistreated Lewinsky during Clinton inquiry, probe found

    The intern and her mother were threatened with criminal prosecution if she did not agree to wear a wire.

    Are Democrats losing their edge among women?

    Are Democrats losing their edge among women?

    Republicans have drawn even among women in polling.

    Is an old boys’ club always sexist?

    Is an old boys’ club always sexist?

    If there are enough boys, then probably yes. The lesson: group context - and not just leaning in or changing men’s attitudes - matters for empowering women politically.

    Video

    Weekend forecast, Oct. 24-26: Breezy beauty

    Weekend forecast, Oct. 24-26: Breezy beauty

    As fall colors make their way into the D.C. area, we'll have a lot of sun — and a bit of wind — this weekend. Capital Weather Gang's Angela Fritz has your forecast.

    Multiple cases of meningitis reported at College Park campus of U-Md.

    But the university did not say how many students were sickened by the illness or when it was first reported.

    House hopeful John Foust on federal workplace issues

    House hopeful John Foust on federal workplace issues

    House candidate John Foust discusses federal employee issues.

    Mayoral candidates talk about future of schools

    Mayoral candidates talk about future of schools

    In the city’s only major forum dedicated to education, candidates talk about how to plan for the future.

    ‘Morgan Freeman’ endorses a ‘viable candidate’ in Massachusetts (Video)

    ‘Morgan Freeman’ endorses a ‘viable candidate’ in Massachusetts (Video)

    The most brazen -- and perhaps dumbest -- campaign ad of the year.

    Russian captured while fighting in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

    The move marks the first time a foreign combatant held at Bagram will be transferred to the U.S. for trial.