The Mexico Ledger - Mexico, MO
Updated at 4:23 PM

Are we all quite mad here in the developed world? A petition to save Excalibur, the pet dog of a Spanish nursing assistant who has contracted Ebola, received more than 370,000 signatures before the animal was sedated and killed as a precautionary measure Wednesday evening. As his corpse was taken away in a van for incineration, a crowd of activists who had clashed with police during the day were reportedly shouting: "murderers!"

Updated at 3:30 PM

I keep losing my eyeglasses.No, they’re not on top of my head.I checked.That’s because sometimes I forget that I’m actually “wearing” the glasses as they rest, nestled in my hair, while I’m wondering where I placed the darn things.

Posted at 3:00 PM

Passengers cherish Virgin America for its mood lighting, live TV, fancy cocktails and friendly flight attendants. That nice-guy approach to air travel wins awards and attracts a cult following, but may not fly with Wall Street.

Updated at 2:50 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Carter and Obama.

Updated at 2:39 PM

A nurse who treated Ebola patients with the Red Cross in Sierra Leone was hospitalized in Australia after developing a low-grade fever, health officials said. She is being tested for the deadly virus.

Posted at 3:05 PM

Valerie Harper is hopping over to 

Posted at 3:05 PM

CBS has renewed summer shows Extant and 

Updated at 1:48 PM

Driver taken to hospital

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