Erin Greene

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Ebola’s Hidden Costs

The number of people who die from the disease could be only a fraction of the number who go hungry from it.<p>On September 3, 2014, Agnes Ngekia learned by phone that her son was dead and that there would be no burial. He had died of Ebola. Ngekia is a nurse in the Kono district of Sierra Leone, and …

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Officials accused over neglect of South Africa’s Vredefort Dome

It witnessed the biggest bang in the history of the world. The Vredefort Dome in South Africa marks the spot where, 2bn years ago, a meteorite around 10km (6 miles) in diameter smashed into the earth. The cataclysmic event, some scientists believe, changed the course of evolution.<p>Yet far from …

There Were Some Bad Choices Made On This Week's Worst Dressed List

We thought the stars got all their bad outfits out of the way at the Golden Globes this week, but we were wrong. Apparently, there's plenty more where that came from.<p>In the past couple of days some of our favorite A-listers blew it big time in the wardrobe department. Jena Malone desperately needs …

11 Facts About Shoes That Will Knock Your Socks Off

If you're anything like us, you love shoes so much that you can almost never pass up a shoe sale. And you probably have enough pairs of black boots to dress an army.<p>But what do you really know about your beloved shoes? We bet you don't know the story behind the Louboutin red sole. And what do your …

White House Knew CIA Snooped On Senate, Report Says

WASHINGTON -- Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan consulted the White House before directing agency personnel to sift through a walled-off computer drive being used by the Senate Intelligence Committee to construct its investigation of the agency’s torture program, according to a …

US to ease restrictions on travel to Cuba as countries seek to normalise relations

Slew of changes – from reversing the ban on foreign ships entering US waters to allowing travelers to return with $100 worth of cigars – will take effect on Friday<p>Decades of punitive US sanctions on Cuba will be rolled back as early as Friday, in a move to swiftly normalise relations between the …