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In a 60 Minutes format, Saturday Night Live poked fun at President Obama — specifically, his strategies toward fighting ISIS and dealing with the recent Secret Service security breaches. Asked by Steve Kroft (played by Beck Bennett) if he underestimated the threat ISIS poses to the Middle East, President Barack Obama (played byJay Pharoah) said they …

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ISIS may already be thinking of using Ebola as a low-tech weapon of bio-terror, says a national security expert, who notes that the “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” and terror groups like it wouldn’t even have to weaponize the virus to attempt to wreak strategic global infection. Such groups could simply use human carriers to …

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When Dr. Olivet Buck became the fourth Sierra Leone doctor to die from Ebola after she was denied evacuation, the third American healthcare worker to contract Ebola in West Africa was well on the way to recovery back in Omaha, Nebraska. For many African healthcare workers, who form the bulk of the aid team, a lack of funding …

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US health officials are monitoring 10 quarantined people who had contact with a Liberian man infected by the deadly Ebola virus. The individuals are being checked regularly as medical officials play down the risk of an outbreak. The 10 individuals are considered to be at ‘high risk,’ and are being checked at regular intervals for …

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As California starts a new water measurement cycle—and faces a fourth year of severe drought—another dry winter could be a tipping point for the country’s top agricultural producer. “This year is crucial,” said Michael Hanemann, professor and environmental economist at the W.P Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. “A third winter of low …

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COBB COUNTY, Ga. — The Cobb County Jail is no longer accepting inmates after an inmate developed a fever. The man told jail officials that he recently traveled to Africa. Jail officials confirm to Channel 2’s Ross Cavitt that the inmate is being tested for Ebola. The man was arrested overnight for DUI. We are anticipating …

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(NBC News) — A patient with Ebola-like symptoms is being treated at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., a hospital spokesperson confirmed late Friday morning. The patient had traveled to Nigeria recently. That person has been admitted to the hospital in stable condition, and is being isolated and tested. The medical team is working with the …

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Here’s Why You Should NOT Panic Over Ebola (by Daisy Luther, The Daily Sheeple) — It’s true. A case of Ebola has been confirmed in the United States. And this could just be the beginning, because it looks like there may already be a second case in Dallas right now. Those of us in the preparedness community know exactly how serious this …

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Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, and four of his relatives have been quarantined in their homes as a precaution, health officials said Thursday. Dallas County officials said 12 to 18 people had direct …

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An Army intelligence bulletin is warning U.S. military personnel to be vigilant after Islamic State militants called on supporters to scour social media for addresses of their family members – and to “show up [at their homes] and slaughter them.” The assessment, obtained by Fox News, came from the Army Threat Integration Center which issues …

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During the events leading from the shooting of Mike Brown there has been a strange presence in Ferguson, Mo. From the initial fliers handed out you can see an over tone of Islamic propaganda. You can line up the tactics and word descriptions being used in Ferguson almost identically with some of the Islamic Social …

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Bradley Cooper had just one conversation with Navy SEAL Chris Kyle. As Cooper sought the rights to bring Kyle’s best-selling 2012 autobiography American Sniper to the screen, the actor had what he thought would be an initial talk with the man acknowledged as the most lethal sniper in American military history. “Thank God I got to talk to …

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The International Rescue Committee (IRC), on behalf of 34 NGOs battling Ebola in West Africa, has warned that the number of cases is doubling roughly every three weeks and the globe has only four weeks to stop the crisis from spiraling out of control. Aid organizations have called for a six-point plan to combat the …

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Newly released documents further support the conclusion that the FBI was working with radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki after the 9/11 attacks – in the years before he became the first American targeted for death by a U.S. drone strike. As part of an ongoing investigation of the cleric that began after the 2009 Fort Hood …

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The Dallas Ebola patient had come into contact with as many as 80 people, according to Texas health officials, NBC News reports. This figure is significantly higher than initially thought. Previously Texas officials said 18 people, including five children, had connections to the Dallas Ebola patient, according to local media. In addition to the new …

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Now that Ebola “patient zero” has been confirmed in the United States, it’s clear that Ebola is spreading far beyond the control of any government or health department. Just weeks ago, President Obama promised Ebola wouldn’t arrive in the United States, but now it’s here. The CDC is promising that they can keep it all under …

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has confirmed that the first US diagnosed Ebola patient, who is now in serious but stable condition in Dallas, had contact with children before he showed symptoms of the virus. The patient, a male according to reports, was admitted on Sunday to an isolation unit at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital after …

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