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One American released from North Korea, two remain
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held....
Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff and still facing a weekslong backlog. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment in place but are ordering more supplies to prepare for a possible new case of Ebola....
Home sales post atypical surge for September
Recent years have seen dramatic drops in home sales in September, but Alachua County buyers were a lot busier this year.
Walk to End Alzheimer's is Saturday
From mid-September to mid-November, people in 600 communities across the country turn out for charity walks to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association.