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Mexican woman becomes world's 'oldest person' - but lost her only proof 40 years ago

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was reportedly born in the year Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee and has 73 great-grandchildren<p>She was 27 when World War One erupted, 75 when John F. Kennedy was shot and nearly 100 when the Berlin Wall came down.<p>Now Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is celebrating her …

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Enterovirus infections difficult to track

In July and early August, doctors at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta diagnosed 15 to 20 children a week with serious respiratory infections -- a normal number for the summer months.<p>Then, pediatricians started to see more children who were having trouble breathing, more parents with worried looks …

College president will buy textbooks for a student if he loses in 'Madden'

New Columbia College president Scott Dalrymple is giving students an amazing chance to win free textbooks. All they have to do is beat him in <i>Madden NFL 25</i>. Dalrymple will play as the Bills, or as he calls them, “the greatest team in the history of professional sports,” so student that wins the …

Justice eludes Indian rape victims | India

<b>Muzaffarnagar, India</b> - A young Muslim woman is waiting for the police to arrest the four Hindu men she has accused of raping her on September 8 last year in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.<p>The 25-year-old - whose name cannot be mentioned under Indian law - told Al Jazeera she was cooking …

Companies Step Up Pressure on Ebola: We Need Action Now

West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has started affecting mining operations, and companies feeling the pinch are pushing back. They’re pressuring governments and calling in ambassadors to demand international help to battle the crisis.<p>A few are evacuating staffers — international workers only — but others …

U.S., Britain to send troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa

The United States and Britain are sending troops and equipment to West Africa to help curb the spread of Ebola, officials said Monday, as the<p>World Health Organizationwarned that the outbreak is outstripping the capacity to respond in one of the worst-hit countries.<p>The military forces will build …