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Donald Trump rooster statue takes China by storm

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> What do you get when you cross the year of the rooster with the year of Trump?<p>A "yuge" statue.<p>A giant rooster sculpture, sporting the President-elect's signature hairdo and hand gestures, has been erected outside a shopping mall in Taiyuan, in China's northern Shanxi Province.<p>The …

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Kim Jong Un Wants North Korea To Complete Nuclear Development By 2017, Former Diplomat Thae Yong Ho Says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take advantage of the political situation in the U.S. and South Korea to complete its nuclear …

Predicting the top medical innovations for 2015

Can we predict the future of medicine? Although designer babies and a disease-free world may or may not come to pass, you can get a glimpse of the most promising and upcoming medical innovations each year, via the Cleveland Clinic.<p>The clinic's Top 10 Medical Innovations list, which has been an …

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Foods High in Potassium for Heart Health

iStock.com; Thinkstock (2)<p>Potassium-Rich Foods and Your Heart<p>Getting the right high-potassium foods in your diet is essential for heart health. …

States With Medical Marijuana Laws Have Fewer Opioid Overdose Deaths

States with medical marijuana laws have fewer deaths from opioid overdoses compared to states that do not allow medical marijuana, according to new …

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Isolation, cancelled flights hamper Ebola efforts in Africa

Plans for a massive "surge" of medical aid to fight the Ebola crisis have been jeopardized by airlines cancelling flights into the region, the United Nations has warned.<p>West African countries at the heart of the Ebola outbreak are increasingly sealed off from the world, their borders closed, their …

Ebola victim William Pooley 'doing fine' and expects to recover in fortnight

William Pooley, 29, said he expects to recover from the virus in a fortnight<p>William Pooley, the British nurse infected with the Ebola virus, is “doing fine” in a London hospital where he is being treated in an isolation unit, a friend has said.<p>Mr Pooley, 29, was flown back to the UK on Sunday from …

Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries.<p>Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for …

Mexico Has Deported 93 Percent Of The Unaccompanied Minors Detained At Its Border

The country has deported 13,000 children detained at the country’s southern border.<p>WASHINGTON — Mexican officials have deported more than 13,000 of the 14,000 undocumented, unaccompanied minors who have been caught at Mexico's southern border, a rate significantly higher than in the United States, …

Mapping our lives: the importance of lifelong health studies

Longitudinal health studies follow subjects from ‘womb to tomb’ to create a fingerprint of a healthy human. And there is one thing that has a huge impact on our wellbeing<p>Of all health studies that focus directly on human beings, those that follow participants from birth to death are among the most …

Not just for fitness geeks: health wearables will transform healthcare as we know it.

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with Mobile Programming.</i><p>Heard of the quantified-self movement? It’s what most people associate with health wearables. And if you’re not part of it, you probably think it’s limited to fitness geeks, using wristband trackers from the likes of Jawbone, …

Stop the Stigma: 'Bipolar' Is Not a New Word for Just Darn Unpleasant

You hear it everywhere. "Oh, she's so bipolar."<p>It's the diagnosis of the decade. At least in the general public.<p>It didn't start with Catherine Zeta-Jones treatment and its publicity, but it has certainly picked up speed since then. Tiger Woods was treated for sexual addiction. You don't hear people …

DR Congo confirms first Ebola cases in 'new strain' of killer virus

Two deaths in remote region of Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed as Ebola but "unrelated" to west Afica epidemic<p>The Democratic Republic of Congo confirmed its two first cases of Ebola this year, but claimed they were unrelated to the epidemic raging in four countries of West Africa.<p>Congolese …

Ivory Coast closing borders in response to Ebola outbreak

Ivory Coast announced Saturday that it's closing its borders in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.<p>Prime Minister Daniel Duncan signed the order that closes the land borders Ivory Coast shares with Guinea and Liberia.<p>The borders will remain closed until further notice in an effort to …

The Descendants of Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison Donate Family Heirlooms

Growing up, the descendants of abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison knew the attic was off-limits. The Victorian house near Boston had been in their …

The Secret Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln Before the Civil War

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Remembering the March on Washington

Remembering the Birmingham Church Bombing

Online Archive Creates Awesome GIFS From Historical Photos

Not all gifs, the popular animated image format, come from pop culture or YouTube. from old archival videos, and can help bring history to life on …

For the First Time, America’s Public School Students Will be Mostly Minorities

The face of America is changing rapidly: by 2043 racial and ethnic minorities will, together, displace white people as the majority population group. …

At 90, Ella Jenkins, the First Lady of Children’s Music Has a New Album

Today is children's music icon Ella Jenkins' 90th birthday, and she is celebrating with two birthday parties and a new album. “Even when I was a …

Philippines recalls peacekeepers from Liberia over Ebola threat | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Saturday ordered 115 troops to return home from peace-keeping operations in Liberia, spurred by a worsening Ebola epidemic in West Africa that has killed almost 1,500 people.<p>The Philippines has about 800 to 1,000 soldiers and police officers serving under the …