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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 7:42 AM

"We Need More": Fight Against Ebola Is Thin on Ground

The biggest outbreak of Ebola in history is affecting over 1,200 people and continues to spread with no end in sight. The disease recently killed an American doctor and a hygienist colleague working for charities, as well as Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not treating patients, but offering advice, and the World Health Organization, forced to slash budgets, deployed over 120 people. The rest is being covered by nonprofits, and the affected countries' health departments, which are not equipped to stop the outbreak from spreading. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Israeli Shells Kill 15 at U.N. School in Gaza

At least 15 people were killed and 90 were wounded after Israeli tank shells hit a U.N. school used as shelter for refugees in the Gaza war early on Wednesday, a health official and a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency said, The Associated Press reported. The Israeli military said mortar shells had been fired from near the school, and that soldiers fired back. The strike came a day after fuel tanks at Gaza’s only power plant came under attack, threatening the only energy provider for the territory's 1.8 million citizens. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Feds Probing Possible Flaw in GM Airbags

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 12:15 AM

Theodore Van Kirk, Last Survivor of Enola Gay's Crew, Dies

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 6:49 AM

Feds Blame Tanning as Deadly Skin Cancer Skyrockets

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 9:30 PM

Money Over Medicine: Why There's Still No Ebola Vaccine

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 7:12 PM

Colorado Court Halts Gay Marriages in Boulder

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Crews Beat Back Blaze in California's Yosemite Park

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Satellite Photos Show Activity at North Korea Launch Site

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 4:43 PM

Appeals Court Upholds Country of Origin Labels on Meat

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 8:34 PM

U.S. Hits Russia With Tough New Sanctions, Backing EU

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Ukraine Rebels Threaten to Ban OSCE From MH17 Crash Site

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Palestinian Teen Live Tweets Strikes on Gaza

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:30 PM

Man Who Died of Ebola in Nigeria Was American Citizen: Wife

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Mysterious "Woman in Black" Walking Across the U.S.

The mystery of the "Woman in Black," who has been seen wandering streets across the country, has been solved, NBC News reported. Raymond Poles told Reuters the woman is his sister, Elizabeth Poles, 56, of Motts, Alabama. Viewers have been documenting sightings of her on the "Where is the Woman in Black?" Facebook page and via Twitter hashtag #womaninblack. The woman’s brother said she is a widow and a mother of two and had been receiving treatment at Veterans Affairs hospitals to deal with the deaths of her husband in 2008 and her father in 2009. Read »