BC-AP Americas Digest
Oct. 26, 2014
NEW YORK — The nurse who has been quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is criticizing the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched program. AP Photos.
UNITED NATIONS — The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S. AP Photo.
RIO DE JANEIRO — President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a bitter, unpredictable campaign. By Brad Brooks. AP Photos. Eds: Polls open at 1000 GMT, close at 2100 GMT.
EBOLA-NEW YORK VS DALLAS
NEW YORK — The contrast in handling two Ebola diagnoses in New York and Dallas highlights how differently U.S. cities and hospitals prepare for health emergencies. AP Photos.
SACRAMENTO, California — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities say.