SACRAMENTO, Calif. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) says after careful monitoring, Ebola does not pose a significant threat to California at this time. The CDPH says the symptoms are very similar to other diseases, but after evaluating and conducting tests, the CDPH has determined that the patient in Sacramento is at low risk for
RENO, Nev. (PRNewswire, MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Twenty students were recently named 2014 Davidson Fellows and will receive $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships for their achievements. The Class of 2014 includes eight students from California, two siblings of past Davidson Fellows, a young woman whose project was inspired by her own experience with a rare pediatric liver cancer, as well
UPDATE: 12:12 p.m., 8/20/2014 SPARKS, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Sparks Police detectives are still investigating the incident where a man was stabbed while sitting in his car in an apartment complex late Sunday night. SPD says the suspect has not been identified, and detectives believe the suspect may have sustained an injury during the incident. It is unknown if
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Winter's going to be colder than usual and next summer hotter. So says the Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts. Published Wednesday, the almanac predicts a "super-cold" winter in two-thirds of the country, or what Editor Janice Stillman calls "a refriger-nation." Before unpacking the parka, remember "colder than
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A former Los Alamos National Laboratory contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for conspiring with her physicist husband to sell nuclear secrets. The Justice Department on Wednesday announced the sentencing of 71-year-old Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, who pleaded guilty to charges accusing the couple of plotting to communicate classified nuclear weapons
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The father of Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who killed 77 people in 2011, has written a book that questions his behavior as a parent. Jens Breivik, a retired Norwegian diplomat living in southern France, got a divorce when his son was only a year old and claims to have had little contact with the boy.
LONDON (AP) — Authorities have evacuated tourists from an area north of Iceland's largest glacier amid increased seismic activity around a volcano in the past few days. Iceland's Civil Protection Department says 300-500 people, mostly visitors, have been evacuated from the highlands north of the Vatnajokull glacier. The area is uninhabited, but popular with hikers in the summer. Officials said
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Rob Manfred has been elected baseball's 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner on Thursday in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The 55-year-old, who grew up in Rome,
MIAMI (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks promoted right-hander Bradin Hagens from the Reno Aces on Thursday and optioned left-hander Andrew Chafin to the Triple-A club. The 25-year-old Hagens is 8-7 with a 4.12 ERA in 25 games this season for the Aces and Double-A Mobile. The 24-year-old Chafin made his major league debut Wednesday night in Cleveland, starting and throwing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Federal Reserve officials think the economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will soon need to signal a change in the extraordinary support it's been providing the economy in the form of ultra-low interest rates. Minutes of the Fed's discussion at its July 29-30 meeting show that some officials thought the economy was improving enough
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Officials familiar with the deal say the bank will pay $10 billion in cash and provide consumer relief valued at $7 billion. They spoke with
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling an undetermined number of vehicles because of air bag problems that have affected much of the global auto industry. The recall covers the 2003-2005 Baja, Legacy and Outback and the 2004-2005 Impreza, as well as the 2005 Saab 9-2X made by Subaru. It only affects vehicles in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Star Networks USA LLC is recalling all Magnicube Spheres and Magnicube Cubes magnetic sets because of the possibility for injury from swallowing the small, powerful magnets. The recall is part of the settlement of an administrative case filed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in December 2012. The case sought a mandatory recall of the Magnicube
NEW YORK (AP) — Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening his eyes while the corner of his mouth sagged ever so slightly. Maybe he would swallow once to further make his point. This portrait of fleeting disquiet could be understood, and identified with, by every member of
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Even before a slew of casino closings hit Atlantic City, gambling operators, government officials and regulators had been working to improve the resort's prospects. Here's a look at five things they're doing: ___ BETTER SELF-PROMOTION As part of a five-year turnaround plan, Gov. Chris Christie and state lawmakers dedicated additional resources to helping the seaside