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Congo Tracing Contacts Of First Ebola Case In Eastern City

Ebola in Congo: Goma is home to more than two million people, and it's the largest city to confirm a case of Ebola since the epidemic began last year.

Con Ed Befuddled By Cause Of Manhattan Blackout

Officials don't know what caused Saturday night's blackout in Manhattan, which left hundreds of thousands without electricity and subway service.

Remember pets and safety when using fireworks

Most people know to use common sense and caution with fireworks in the backyard. But not everyone thinks about how those Fourth of July staples affect pets.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Kills Florida Woman Two Weeks After A Walk On The Beach

A woman contracted necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating bacteria, while at Coquina Beach two weeks ago and died on Thursday.

11th American Dies In The Dominican Republic; 9th Since April

Another person has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, making him the ninth American tourist to die there since April.

7 Hurt When Gunfire Erupts At Louisiana Nightclub

Police investigate a shooting at a Baton Rouge nightclub, even as officials in Louisiana's capital city pledged to do more to fight gun violence.

10 Killed When Small Plane Crashes On Takeoff In Texas

10 people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport.

In Disaster City, Emergency Workers Get Realistic Training

Disaster City clearly deserves its name with its smashed cars, derailed train cars and piles of rubble – all just west of the Texas A&M University campus.

We Need a Solution to Our Deteriorating Roads and Bridges

At the current rate of upgrading our bridges, it would take 80 years to repair them all.  Major structural damage requires special maintenance.

Plane Crashes Into North Carolina Home, Killing 2

A plane crashed into a home, killing the pilot and someone inside the house, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt.