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Ebola-free Nigeria hailed as 'success story' in battling outbreak

It was an epidemiologist's worst nightmare: one of the world's deadliest contagious diseases loose in one of the world's most densely populated and sometimes chaotic megacities — Lagos, Nigeria.<p>With its teeming slums, bogus pastors selling miracle cures, six-hour traffic jams and street vendors …

A Team Of Kids From Korea Just Won $1 Million For Playing A Video Game

That's where people watched two teams face off in the finals of the "League of Legends" World Championships.<p>It was held in a stadium in Seoul that was built for the 2002 World Cup.<p>The guys who took home the $1 million prize, as well as a 70-pound trophy (called the Summoner's Cup), is Korean team …

eSports

New York harassment video woman: My story isn't unique - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- What started as an expose of the harassment women face in public has turned into fodder for death- and rape threats against the woman in the viral video.<p>"There are people who've said a lot of things, but I'm not reading what they are saying," Shoshana Roberts told CNN's Anderson Cooper on …

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with …

Should You Stock Up On Chocolate Bars Because Of Ebola?

Jack Scoville was buying himself a chocolate bar a few weeks ago — Hershey's, milk — at a corner store in Chicago. And he noticed the price was just a bit higher than he's used to paying: 5 or 10 cents more. His first thought was not to blame a greedy store owner or the executives in Hershey, Pa.<p>He …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 review: big, powerful and now metal

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is the fourth iteration of Samsung’s popular phablet series that features a new metal body, a good camera and less gimmicky software<p>Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is all the phablet anyone could ever need, and while it might be a stretch to operate with one hand, it does promise …

Can Christians Still Go to Harvard?

America’s colleges are increasingly hostile to religion, but a Veritas, a Christian organization, has found a way to thrive.<p>It’s become standard …

Ebola will come to London, warns Boris Johnson

Mayor of London he says there is "little doubt" a case of Ebola will emerge in Britain<p>Ebola will almost certainly hit London, Boris Johnson has warned.<p>The Mayor of London said he feared the disease, which has claimed more than 4,000 lives world wide, would come to Britain.<p>Airport screening, …

Iraq military abandons key Anbar base to ISIS militants

<b>Baghdad (CNN) —</b> Iraq's military abandoned a strategically important base in Anbar province after heavy fighting with ISIS militants, provincial security force sources told CNN on Monday.<p>The base outside the city of Hit was one of the Shiite-led government's few remaining military outposts in Anbar, …

Michigan toddler dies of enterovirus D68

A Michigan toddler has died of enterovirus D68, another reminder of the deadly potential of a disease that has infected hundreds nationwide in two months.<p>Madeline Reid died at Children's Hospital of Michigan, where she had been transferred "for advanced services," according to the Detroit …

Revenge porn will be explicitly outlawed in the UK

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / bluehand<p>The U.K. government is set to make so-called “revenge porn” – the public sharing of someone’s …

Canadian-made Ebola vaccine begins human trials in US

Experimental vaccine has shown to be ‘100% effective’ in preventing spread of Ebola when tested on animals<p>Ebola vaccine trials with placebo group ‘would be unethical’<p>An experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine that has shown promise in tests on primates is beginning clinical trials on humans in the …

Obama reviews foreign, domestic response to Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged his top national security and public health officials on Monday to incorporate lessons from the most recent Texas Ebola infection into the U.S.'s response plans to the deadly virus. He also called on the international community to deliver assistance …

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

See How Ebola's Spread Compares to Other Deadly Outbreaks

When the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) compared Ebola to AIDS last week, he introduced a new note of urgency to …

Disease

‘A teenage girl bled to death over two days’: Ebola nurses describe life and death on the frontline

West Africa is battling the biggest known outbreak of Ebola, with experts predicting there could be 1.4 million cases by January. Three nurses who volunteered to help fight the virus in Liberia and Sierra Leone, the worst-affected countries, describe the daily horror<p>Bridget Mulrooney, 36<br>American …

Report: Google Is About To Invest In A Technology That Competes With Oculus Rift

Specifically, they're reporting that the tech company and other investors are planning to put in $500 million in a company called Magic Leap.They also say that Andreessen Horowitz may be one of the other investors involved.<p>In February, Magic Leap said that it had raised more than $50 million to …

Virtual Reality

1 million people are helping Microsoft test Windows 10

Microsoft released its first Windows 10 Technical Preview at the beginning of October, and the company is now revealing that 1 million people are helping test the upcoming operating system through the Windows Insider Program. "That equates to a lot of people using the Windows 10 Technical Preview …

North Korea says leader has reappeared

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean state media has attempted to end the international speculation about the whereabouts of leader Kim Jong Un by publishing the first photos of him in more than a month.<p>The North Korean leader gave "field guidance" to a newly built residential district and visited the Natural …

Titan lakes: Changing features are a mystery.

One of the biggest discoveries made by the Cassini spacecraft is that Titan—the mammoth moon of Saturn—has lakes of liquid methane and ethane on its …

'Doctor Who' Star Matt Smith Is The Latest Victim Of The Celebrity iCloud Hackers

The images reportedly show Smith with British model Daisy Lowe, who he was in an 18-month relationship with until late 2011. That could mean that iCloud hacking was gone on for far longer than previously thought.<p>Hackers likely obtained the photographs of Smith by accident after accessing the iCloud …

iCloud

Americans Are Stocking Up On Ebola Survival Gear

WASHINGTON -- The first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil may have died Wednesday, but health experts say Americans don't need to stock up on survival gear.<p>"I really can’t see that that’s an appropriate or reasonable response," Arthur Reingold, Head of Epidemiology at the University of …

Is Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong in charge?

The mystery surrounding North Korea's erratic young leader, Kim Jong Un, only deepens by the day.<p>He has not been seen publicly in more than a month. Rumors are flying that Kim is ill with gout, diabetes, even possible problems with his ankles. Now, a group of defectors say they believe Kim's …

Environment: News & features

Did One Liberian Prostitute Give Ebola to Eight Soldiers?

On Monday, a Liberian newspaper reported on a ‘concubine’—most likely a commercial sex worker—who somehow infected eight soldiers with the virus; the …

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un 'has illness'

<b>North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has an unspecified medical problem, state media report, after he failed to appear at a key political event.</b><p>A report on state television said on Thursday that Mr Kim, 31, was in an "uncomfortable physical condition" but gave no details.<p>Earlier, the leader was absent …

North Korea

Apple Delaying Mass Production of 12.9-Inch iPad to Deal with Strong iPhone 6 Plus Demand

Apple and its suppliers are delaying plans to mass produce the larger 12.9-inch iPad in order to deal with strong demand for the iPhone 6 Plus, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Apple was originally planning to mass produce the larger tablet in December, however the company has remained unsatisfied …