California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways….

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A look at California's landmark plastic bag ban
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as plastic bag makers vow to take their opposition to the ballot box….

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The US Ebola case: 5 things to know
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Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States – a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas….

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