An American missionary infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia will be the third patient to travel to the U.S. for treatment. Rick Sacra is expected to arrive in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday morning to begin treatment at the Nebraska Medical Center’s Biocontainment Patient Care Unit. Read about it here… [NBC]
A 14-year-old girl in Florida admitted to setting her family’s home on fire while they were inside by soaking a blanket and towel with rum and bleach and lighting them in the garage. The reason — the teenager told police she reads Slender Man sites that were the motive behind an almost fatal stabbing of a teenage girl just months ago. After setting the home on fire, the teenager walked to a park with a bag packed with clothes, bottled water, cookies, knives, and lighters. Read about it here… [Gawker]
The Healthcare.gov marketplace site, also known as Obamacare, was infected earlier this summer by hackers, but officials say they didn’t manage to steal any data, stressing that personal information was never at risk. “Our review indicates that the server did not contain consumer personal information; data was not transmitted outside the agency, and the website was not specifically targeted,” Health and Human Services spokesman Kevin Griffis said. Read about it here… [CNN]
A Wisconsin high school teacher was charged with two felony counts of exposing genitals to a child after he sent Snapchats of his penis to a 16-year-old student and a 17-year-old student. Brandon Amato, 24, could spend up to seven years in jail if convicted. Read about it here… [WisconsinStateJournal]
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