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Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman Channel

- Associated Press

Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain.

This undated file image made available by the CDC shows the Ebola virus. U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, came word that it had happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S. (AP Photo/CDC, File)

Questions and answers about the U.S. Ebola case

- Associated Press

U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S.

Students explore new uses for historic building

Associated Press

The owners of the Railway Exchange building in downtown St. Louis are teaming with architecture students at Washington University to explore new uses of the historic property.

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, attendees walk in front of an EBay and PayPal display area at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show, in Barcelona, Spain. PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company during the second half of 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?

- Associated Press

PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long.

** FILE ** Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe gestures during a discussion with staff and patients of the Hopewell-Prince George Community Health Center Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Prince George County, Va. McAuliffe is rallying support for expanding Medicaid for 400,000 Virginians, a plan opposed by the House of Delegates. (AP Photo/The Progress-Index, Patrick Kane)

McAuliffe energy plan for Va. makes debut

- Associated Press

Gov. Terry McAuliffe released his energy blueprint for Virginia on Wednesday, stressing a familiar "all of the above" strategy that promotes greater use of renewable generation such as solar and wind, efficiency and traditional sources of energy.

FILE - In this July 11, 2014, file photo, Michael Phelps walks away from the starting block after winning the men's 100-meter butterfly at the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet at the University of Georgia in Athens, Ga. Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Transit police say they stopped the 29-year-old Phelps at the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.(AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Police: Phelps' eyes, speech affected at DUI stop

- Associated Press

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps registered .14 percent on a blood-alcohol test after he was stopped on a speeding violation, according to charging documents released Wednesday.

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Virginia State Police, missing Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, 20, of Roanoke County, Va., is shown. Police say the investigation into the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham has turned up a lead in Harrington's 2009 disappearance and death. (AP Photo/Virginia State Police, File)

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

- Associated Press

Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.

A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

- Associated Press

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case:

A police car drives past the entrance to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.  A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia

- Associated Press

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.

Tim Gunn sizes up first lady fashions do's, don'ts

- Associated Press

Michelle Obama went under Tim Gunn's fashion microscope and got an approving nod, but not all first ladies fared as well - Hillary Rodham Clinton among them.

Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive

- Associated Press

Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence.