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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. Out of what the agency calls "an abundance of caution," the physician is expected to be admitted to the special isolation unit at the NIH's hospital near the nation's capital as early as tomorrow.
NEW YORK (AP) — Four U.S. governors are receiving counterterrorism briefings in Afghanistan. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon are also greeting troops stationed there. The four state chief executives went to Afghanistan at the invitation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Police at Indiana State University in Terre Haute are investigating a report by a student that he was shot while walking on campus. The incident was reported about 6 this evening. A post on the school's website says police believe the shooter has left the area. The post also says there's a heavy police presence on campus.
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl received life-threatening injuries when she was mauled by her family's pit bull in a Delaware home. The dog was shot and killed by a Newark police officer following the attack this afternoon. Police say the canine was aggressive toward officers, leading one officer to shoot it. The young victim is in critical condition.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge says police officers and a physician who medically paralyzed a man to conduct a cavity search for drugs in Tennessee are not immune from prosecution. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports cocaine was found and the man was charged. But a federal appeals court tossed out the case saying the search violated the Constitution. The man has filed a civil rights suit.