National News

Travelers from Ebola infected countries will now be monitored for 21 days

New restrictions on travelers entering the United States from three Ebola infected countries went into effect Wednesday.

South Miami commissioners propose seceding from Florida

Miami-area lawmakers are proposing adding a 51st star to the American flag.

Ebola patient's dog tests negative for virus

Dallas officials report that Nina Pham's dog, Bentley, was tested for Ebola and the results indicated negative for the virus.

Border Patrol seizes $2M of marijuana in commercial shipment of tomatoes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have seized nearly a ton of marijuana at the Pharr port of entry.

Wyoming becomes 32nd state to legalize same-sex marriage

Wyoming became the 32nd state to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday and several couples made their dream a reality.

3 Denver girls skip school to join ISIS

(CNN) -- The first indication that something was wrong was a phone call from his daughter's Denver area school to let Assad Ibrahim know that she had not come to class.

Parents want houses with non-food treats to display teal pumpkins

There's a push this year to add a different kind of Halloween decoration to the front of your house: A teal pumpkin. The Food Allergy Research and Education Group started the "Teal Pumpkin Project."

TX church ousts woman for using medical marijuana

A Beaumont, Texas woman claims she has been cast out of her church for her use of medicinal marijuana.

NBC Freelance photographer diagnosed with Ebola set to be released from hospital

Ashoka Mukpo, the NBC freelance photographer infected with Ebola while covering the deadly outbreak of the disease in West Africa, is scheduled to walk out of a Nebraska hospital later today.

Bear cub roams aisles of Oregon pharmacy

A story so cute you'll bearly believe it. A one-month-old bear cub, roamed the aisles inside a Rite Aid in southern Oregon, on Sunday. Perhaps in search of some treats?

Staples becomes latest in growing list of hacked companies

Office supply chain Staples disclosed Tuesday that its customers' personal data may be compromised. Staples is the latest in a growing list of hacked companies.

Airbag recall affects millions of drivers

Safety regulators have issued an urgent alert for millions of drivers. Motorists are being urged to check immediately to see if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall.

U.S. issues new flight restrictions on travelers from Ebola stricken countries

New flight restrictions will go into effect Wednesday requiring any one traveling from the Ebola plagued countries of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to land at one of five U.S. airports where enhanced screening measures are now in place.

Teen suffers fatal heart attack at Ohio haunted house

An Ohio community is in mourning following the death of 16-year-old Christian Benge. Benge and a group of friends and family were visiting the Land of Illusion Haunted House on Friday, when out of nowhere, Benge collapsed.

Jindal orders restrictions for West Africa travelers

After weeks of urging the Obama administration to implement a travel ban to and from Ebola stricken countries, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has taken matters into his own hands.