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Watch Video | Listen to the Audio JUDY WOODRUFF: The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, announced his retirement today, effective at the end of the year.  Pistole has led the agency since 2010.  He’s drawn fire...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSIs the U.S. overly confident about Ebola control? Before Ebola, Ellis Island’s terrifying medical inspections Now it’s Ebola that benches Obama from the campaign GWEN IFILL: Major federal health agencies...
Gov. Rick Scott refused to take the stage for seven minutes during Wednesday’s Florida gubernatorial debate, due to his opponent, former Gov. Charlie Crist, using an electric fan at his podium. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Florida governor...
A new survey finds the public has a lot to learn about how the Ebola virus is transmitted, which could help explain the growing fears of the disease. The survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that while nearly all adults (97 percent) know a...
National Guard troops, seen here responding to Colorado flooding in Sept. 2013, have been authorized to be used, if needed, for Ebola response. Photo by National Guard WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to call...
Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole testifies during a hearing before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee November 9, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty...