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Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Issues Updated Ebola Guidelines Recommending High-Risk People Avoid Commercial Travel, Large Gatherings

U.S. health officials are recommending that people who are at highest risk for coming down with Ebola avoid commercial travel or attending large public gatherings, even if they have no symptoms.

10/28/2014

Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, listens while President Barack Obama makes a statement to the press after a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Oct. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: Sealing Borders, Isolating West African Nations ‘Increases People’s Distrust Of Government’

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that isolating or imposing a travel ban of West Africa would increase distrust of the government.

10/07/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: ‘We Have Never Seen An Ebola Epidemic Before In The World’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. The nation’s top infectious diseases expert says it’s perfectly normal to feel anxious about a virus that kills so fast and […]

10/07/2014

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Is President Obama Safe?

With the recent lapses in effective security by the Secret Service, do you think that President Obama is safe? Rashad Richey posed the question, after the recent reports of ineffective security measures at the White […]

WAOK-AM–10/03/2014

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden testifies before Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hearing on "Combating the Ebola Threat" at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC Director: We Are Stopping Spread Of Ebola In US In Its Tracks

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes they are stopping the potential spread of Ebola after the first case of the virus was diagnosed in the U.S. in Dallas.

10/01/2014

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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

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#STOPTHEFIGHT Between George Zimmerman And DMX

On what would have been Trayvon Martin‘s 19th birthday, WAOK and its sister station V-103 are joining the fight to stop the highly publicized “celebrity boxing match” between the onetime neighborhood watch volunteer who shot […]

WAOK-AM–02/05/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks alongside people who will benefit from health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act in Washington, DC, October 1, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

President Grants 2 Georgia Inmates Clemency

Two Georgia inmates are among the list of 21 who have been granted commutations or pardons by President Barack Obama.

12/19/2013

File photo of increased security around the White House following the Boston Marathon bombing and the receipt of a letter that tested positive for ricin. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Cleared In Ricin Letters Case Sues Second Suspect

An Elvis impersonator who was ultimately cleared of charges that he sent poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama and others has filed a defamation lawsuit against the current suspect in the case.

09/26/2013

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