FROM Kelly Gilblom
Health Officials Monitoring Contacts of First U.S. Ebola Patient The first man diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was initially given antibiotics by a hospital in Dallas and sent home—two days before he returned in an ambulance. Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry offered reassurance, adding, “it’s all hands on deck.” Kelly Gilblom is health reporter for Bloomberg News .
Mixed Messages from US diplomats on the new hard line on Syria Since President Trump's surprise retaliation against Syria's use of chemical weapons, Bashar al-Assad has used the same airport to launch conventional attacks on his own people. It's not clear what the US, its allies — or Vladimir Putin's Russia -- plan to do now.
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.