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US Ebola patient's friends quarantined at home under armed guard

Girlfriend and her family are forced to remain in quarantine as officials admit they failed to clean apartment where sufferer was staying<p>Ebola isn’t the big one. So what is? And are we ready for it?<p>Four members of a household with whom the US Ebola patient had been<br>staying were confined to their …

Ebola in America: Government Can Lock Us Up for Weeks at a Time

Thomas Duncan, a 42-year-old Liberian citizen, is in serious condition with Ebola in a Dallas hospital. His partner Louise is confined to the Dallas …

D.C. hospital admits patient with Ebola-like symptons

Howard University hospital in Washington, D.C., confirmed Friday that it has admitted a patient -- a recent traveler to Nigeria -- who has symptoms that could be associated with Ebola.<p>The unidentified patient is listed in stable condition, according to Kerry-Ann Hamilton, a spokesperson for the …

Hazmat Team Plastic Wraps Car Used by Ebola Patient

The car that transported Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan to the hospital is wrapped in plastic on Friday as a hazmat team prepared to clean the apartment in Dallas where he had been staying. Hazmat trucks pulled up outside the apartment, five days after he was admitted to the hospital and days …

Disease

Here's How An Ebola Quarantine Works In The U.S.

Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, is in isolation in a Dallas hospital, and the family he stayed with is now in quarantine in an apartment complex north of downtown Dallas.<p>That means the family has been ordered not to leave their home and is banned …

Dallas Ebola patient in critical condition as two Europeans recover

Thomas Duncan could be prosecuted for not declaring illness CDC director: nine individuals in Dallas are at ‘highest risk’<p>Officials: US outbreak ‘extraordinarily unlikely’<p>The condition of Thomas Duncan, the first patient ever to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, was reported to have worsened …

Dallas Hospital No Longer Blaming Technical Glitch for Sending Ebola Patient Home

The Texas hospital that initially released the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States acknowledged Friday evening that medical staff had …

Earth's Water Is Older Than The Sun

Why that’s good news for alien hunters<p>Since water is one of the vital ingredients for life on Earth, scientists want to know how it got here. One theory is that the water in our solar system was created in the chemical afterbirth of the Sun. If that were the case, it would suggest that water might …

Priceless Reactions of People as They Get Hit by a Taser

Getting Tasered is by no means anything but pleasant. A Taser is a specific brand for electroshock weapons or a conductive electrical weapon or CEW …

Huge Stone Structure Possibly Older than Stonehenge Identified Near Sea of Galilee

News of archaeological discoveries dated to the times of the Bible are fairly common in Israel, but new research about a massive stone structure found in northern Israel suggests a far older find.<p>An Israeli researcher believes that a 5,000-year-old stone structure was possibly used to designate …

17-Yr-Old In Critical Condition After Window Malfunction Leads to Tasering During Traffic Stop

Independence, Mo. -- What started out as a routine Sunday afternoon traffic stop in Independence, Missouri, took a tragic turn for 17-year-old, Bryce …

Law Enforcement

Cops Beat & Kidnap 12-yo Girl in Front of Her Home, Claiming She was a Prostitute

When her mother and father came outside after hearing her cries for help she was desperately holding a tree with one arm while plainclothes officers …

Crime

8-Year-Old Girl Tased by Cops: State Attorney Claims It Was The Best Option

“Deploying a taser was the best viable way to diffuse the situation.”<p>Pierre, S.D.- In October of 2013, four officers responded to a 911 call by a …

Law Enforcement

Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil

The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday along with 49 other foundations.<p>According to USA …

Panasonic Better Living shows how smart the future home could be - Pocket-lint

Panasonic had all sorts of exciting products on its stand at this year's IFA but there was a section in the middle that was beyond cool, called …

Hope US won't help Ukraine as it did Libya and Iraq – Lavrov

Russia hopes that the US won’t help Ukraine to establish a democracy, in Libyan or Iraqi style, and will support both the Kiev authorities and the …

Russia

​Apple to turn newest iPhone into mobile wallet – report

The new iPhone will simplify mobile payment by including a special near-field communication chip,Bloombergreports citing an unnamed source familiar …

Mobile

Archaeologists Discover Two Long Lost Ancient Maya Cities in Jungle of Mexico

In an amazing new discovery in the jungles of Mexico, archaeologists have uncovered two ancient Mayan cities, including ruined pyramid temples, …

Biggest "Anti-Terrorist" Exercise in the World Stars Chinese Drones, Russian Troops and a Ukraine-Inspired Wargame

This year's Peace Mission 2014 is the largest of the annual Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) "anti-terrorist" military exercise to date. It is held in Zhurihe, China, with 7,000 troops in total. The Russians brought 1,000 personnel, along with 13 T-72 tanks, 40 BMP-2 infantry fighting …

A Space Game Gets Real

A crowdfunded video game aims for the most realistic spaceflight we've seen yet.<p>The revelation of the hit PC game <i>Star Citizen</i> isn’t that people love space-flight—we knew that. It’s that they like their games as realistic as possible, with a universe obsessively hewing to Newton-ian physics for even …

‘Everyone should be able to pee for free with dignity’

In the U.S., homeless-rights advocates say that in most cities it is difficult to find public toilets — making sanitation an issue that homeless people face on a daily basis.<p>“Everybody should be able to pee for free with dignity regardless of your income,” Michael Stoops, director of community …

From Gaza with the worst news

MASON, Michigan — It was a normal day for Iman Abu Aitah, a Palestinian student going to college in the United States. A rising junior, she had spent the month of Ramadan with her host family in Mason and was making plans to visit her relatives back in Gaza for the first time in two years. But as …

New heart failure drug could significantly lower odds of death, illness

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.<p>Doctors say the Novartis drug — which doesn't have a name yet — seems like one of …

Where Does The Moon's Smell Come From?

No, it's not from the cheese.<p>In 1969, mankind got its first few whiffs of the lunar surface after astronauts tracked moon dust into the Apollo lander.<p>In an article on <i>Space.com</i>, Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt describes the Moon’s scent as being similar to spent gunpowder. Buzz Aldrin of …

Welcome To Mars. Here's Where You'll Be Staying

In a fun competition to design a 3-D-printed Martian habitat, three designs are finalists.<p>NASA has plans to put humans on Mars in the 2030s or 2040s, and the private company Mars One is already interviewing applicants to for its one-way trip to the Red Planet. But a couple of crucial questions …