File photo. (WLUK/Eric Peterson)

American who contracted Ebola in Africa to be treated in US

The NIH announced Thursday that the patient is expected to arrive Friday at its hospital in Bethesda.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker delivers his state budget address at the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

Committee approves bill overhauling John Doe investigations

John Doe investigations are similar to secret grand jury probes. The bill would prohibit using the process to investigate political crimes.

In this photo taken on Monday, March 2, 2015, a health care worker prepares a colleague's Ebola virus protective gear at an Ebola virus clinic operated by the International Medical Corps in Makeni, Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization says Thursday, March 12, 2015, its tally of Ebola deaths has passed the grim milestone of 10,000, mostly in West Africa.

UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

A huge global response – including soldiers sent by Britain, the U.S. and other nations – has slowed the deaths from Ebola dramatically, esp…