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'I am overwhelmed': Acts of kindness in the midst of rage in Ferguson

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> Cathy and Jerome Jenkins have been running businesses in the St. Louis area for more than two decades. They tried selling neckties, then found success marketing a fabric chemical. But it's the restaurant in downtown Ferguson, Cathy's Kitchen, that is their love.<p>Monday …

Oxfam: World must do more to stop Ebola becoming ‘disaster of our time’

Countries must step up efforts to tackle the spread of Ebola in west Africa by providing more troops, funding and medical staff to prevent it from becoming the “definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation”, Oxfam has warned.<p>The charity said the world had less than two months to curb the …

Ebola outbreak 'running much faster' than response

The current Ebola outbreak is "running much faster" than the international response to it, the co-discoverer of the virus said Thursday.<p>"This is the first Ebola epidemic where entire nations are involved, where big cities are affected," Peter Piot, a microbiologist and a former undersecretary …

5 Health Myths That Aren't True

<b>The truth:</b> Digestion and exercise both need your blood, but as long as you’re not gunning it like Michael Phelps after chowing down, you’re fine. “As with any exercise immediately after eating, you might feel somewhat uncomfortable after a big meal, but it’s very unlikely you’d be completely …

Health Official: Ebola Could Become The Next AIDS

Madrid (AFP) - A top US health official urged swift action Thursday to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from becoming the next AIDS epidemic, while a Spanish nurse was at "serious risk" of dying.<p>Teresa Romero, 44, is "very ill and her life is at serious risk as a consequence of the virus," Madrid's …

Disease

Watch construction crews burrow under Manhattan to build a new subway line

Many New Yorkers don't know it, but some of the world's largest public works projects are under construction right under their feet. Work is underway on extending a massive new water tunnel to keep up with demand, and workers are boring under the most dense sections of Midtown to make a new rail …

Dallas hospital: U.S. Ebola patient now in critical condition

British hostage David Bolam freed in Libya

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1113000/1113677_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522734126_b138f055960961df71ff15c0bc0a934c<p><b>British teacher David Bolam has been released after being held hostage by militants in Libya since May.</b><p>The Foreign Office said Mr Bolam, who taught at …

United Kingdom

Latvians fear elections could let Kremlin in by back door

Riga's young mayor was seen as the politician who might unite the country, but the ethnic Russian's refusal to condemn the annexation of Crimea has raised eyebrows<p>With a population of only two million, Latvia has always had one nervous eye on its vast neighbour to the east, but events in Ukraine …

Authorities prepare for long Ebola watch with new suspected case in New Jersey

The passenger who became ill on an international flight that landed in New Jersey on Saturday is not suffering from the deadly Ebola virus, ending an hours-long scare that saw quarantine officers descend on a major airport while health officials in Dallas continue to monitor dozens of people who …