Julie Gerken

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‘Entire villages disappeared’: Ebola deaths in Sierra Leone ‘underreported’

Ebola’s toll on Sierra Leone is much greater than previously thought, with entire villages killed off by the virus. This means up to 20,000 people …

Of warming and warnings

“SCIENCE has spoken,” said Ban Ki-Moon, the UN’s secretary general. “Time is not on our side. Leaders must act.” He was reacting to the latest …

Who Hasn't Gotten Ebola

Last week, Texas nurse Amber Vinson was declared free of Ebola virus and released from Emory University Hospital. Like nurse Nina Pham, she had contracted the disease while caring for patient Thomas Duncan in Dallas.<p>However, today also marks another important milestone. It is now 21 days after she …

Google and Samsung are reportedly fighting again, and this time it's over smartwatches

Google and Samsung are reportedly at odds once again. According to <i>The Information</i>, Google CEO Larry Page is unhappy that Samsung is pushing Tizen as its chosen smartwatch platform. Apparently joining LG in the retail launch of Android Wear wasn't enough to satisfy Page. The report describes a …

Kacy Cantanzaro: How She Kicked Ass on American Ninja Warrior

We wanted to know how she trains. And because her boyfriend-slash-coach-slash-trainer-slash fellow <i>Ninja</i> athlete, Brent Steffensen, had a hand in her physical preparation, we asked him some questions, too. They share future predictions, training secrets, fitness philosophy, favorite obstacles and …

Soviet Ghosts: photographing the abandoned USSR

Photographer Rebecca Litchfield's gorgeous and haunting photo series and book, Soviet Ghosts: A Communist Empire in Decay, documents abandoned towns, …

U.S. official: Missile hit Malaysia Airlines plane - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet crashed in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, spurring swift accusations from Ukrainian officials that "terrorists" shot down the aircraft.<p>The United States has concluded a missile shot down the plane, but hasn't pinpointed who was …