US foreign policy: War fever subsides

...susceptibility to messianic fevers. Whenever an especially acute...Thanks! Gripped by such a fever in 1898, Americans evinced...happened or why. In 1917, the fever suddenly returned. Amid wild...Then came 9/11, and the fever simply soared off the charts...
Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

...ambitious lawmakers to climb the congressional ladder and for competing factions to exert new sway as an anti-establishment fever sweeps GOP politics.The front-runner for the speaker's job, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, made his candidacy official...
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Anchorage hospitals appeal state's allocation of new beds

...South Anchorage was denied so as not to drive up costs by treating non-life-threatening ailments such as ear infections and fevers at emergency room costs.The appeals will be heard an administrative law judge, who will make a recommendation to Davidson...
No contaminated cucumbers ID'd in Juneau

...across Alaska are being recalled over concerns they may be contaminated with salmonella, a bacteria that can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.The Alaska recall is part of a larger 27-state recall, but Juneau grocery stores say they didn't...
North Pole man sickened by 'rabbit fever'

...infected with tularemia, a bacterial infection known as rabbit fever.Tulameria is spread by ticks that primarily live on hares...ticks within 24 hours.In humans, tularemia usually causes a fever. Other symptoms include a skin ulcer at the site of the infection...
Second death reported in nationwide salmonella outbreak

...Services.A 99-year-old San Diego woman died Aug. 17, California health officials reported.Symptoms of salmonella include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and abdominal cramps. Illness typically lasts four to seven days, but infections can be severe...
Superheroes, for once, don't rule Hollywood's summer

...Warner Bros.' "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," based on the '60s TV series, also failed to entice audiences.Reboot fever, too, was set back with the latest attempt to revive the "Terminator" franchise with Paramount's "Genisys." Coming...
Nation and World
District warns parents of viral infection

...parovirus has been confirmed. Those infected often show signs of illness a week after being exposed in the form of low-grade fevers (below 101 degrees), and rashes on the cheeks and extremities (mainly on thighs and upper arms).More than 50 percent...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...wife and their first child had moved to San Francisco but it was too late to participate in the California gold rush. Gold fever caused him to look for other gold rushes. A year later he learned about a gold rush in the Queen Charlotte Islands on Moresby...
Feds booed in California after migrant standoff

...of 100,000 people, groaned when Beeson said four of the immigrants had to be hospitalized, two with scabies and two with fevers.And Beeson conceded that he did not know where Tuesday's immigrants nor several more waves slated to arrive from Texas in...
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