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The Argument Against an Ebola Travel Ban

The CDC's Thomas Frieden told Republicans on Capitol Hill it wouldn't work. They didn't believe him.<p>The traveler you know is better than the traveler you don't.<p>That was the argument Dr. Thomas Frieden, the CDC director, made on Thursday to a lineup of Republican lawmakers who wanted to know why the …

NBA Owners Could Split A $1 Billion Pot If They Can Force The Milwaukee Bucks To Move To Seattle

In May, the NBA approved the sale of the Bucks to new owners Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry for a then-NBA record $550 million.<p>Shortly after the sale, Brian Windhorst and Marc Stein of ESPN.com learned that as part of the agreement, the NBA had the right to buy back the team for $575 million if a new …

This 360° Action Cam is Kodak’s Interesting Response to the GoPro

Kodak, or rather JK Imaging pretending to be Kodak, recently launched a new entry into the action camera market. It’s called the Kodak PixPro SP360, …

The Most Dangerous Islands In The World

Sweet summer has passed, and now, fall is leaving us as well. The temperature drops, and the snowy storms are getting ready to freeze our toes and our hearts as we long for the summer heat.<p>Thankfully, holiday season is just the time to get out and explore, go to a relaxing and rejuvenating island …

Drone banner at soccer game ignites Balkan ruckus

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — It was all about the drone Wednesday — the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer …

Can you catch Ebola on a plane? | CNN Travel

Why we have to keep searching for MH370 - CNN.com

A policewoman watches a couple whose son was on board the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 cry outside the airline's office building in Beijing after officials refused to meet with them on Wednesday, June 11. The jet has been missing since March 8.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>The search for Malaysia Airlines …

Cannabis can be highly addictive, major study finds

Research conducted over 20 years links long-term cannabis use with mental illness, lower academic attainment and lower birth-weight of children<p>Cannabis can be highly addictive, cause mental health problems and lead to hard drug use, according to a major study led by a leading British expert on …

Is Kim Jong Un still in charge of North Korea?

Events in North Korea have left the world wondering: Where's leader Kim Jong Un and is he still running perhaps the most isolated country on Earth?<p>Some analysts speculate Kim may have been ousted by an old guard from the era of his late father, whose 2011 death put the son in power.<p>First, Kim Jong …

North Korea admits using labour camps

A North Korean official has publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country’s “reform through labour” camps, apparently in response to a highly critical UN human rights report.<p>Diplomats for the regime also told reporters that a top North Korea official had visited …

Ebola patient waited days for medicine

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, received an experimental medicine nearly a week after being admitted into the hospital -- a far longer wait than experienced by four other Ebola patients treated in the United States.<p>Those patients -- two each at …

The 1918 Flu Killed 40 Million People. This Man Is Re-Creating the Virus.

Yoshihiro Kawaoka caused a global uproar by re-creating history's deadliest flu virus. That might sound crazy. But when a real influenza pandemic strikes, you're going to want him on your side.<p><b>BREAKTHROUGH</b><p><b>WHO</b> Yoshihiro Kawaoka University of Wisconsin–Madison<p><b>FIELD</b> Virology<p><b>ACHIEVEMENT</b> Flu pandemic …

Jennifer Lawrence Speaks Out About Nude Photo Hack: 'It Is a Sex Crime'

Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out for the first time about the nude photos of her that were shared across the web last month, calling it a "sex crime" …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

The ultimate comfort food: Make the best-ever homemade ramen in 3 easy steps

Japanese-style noodle bars keep popping up everywhere, serving deliciously slurpable soups that are so much more satisfying than the dried ramen packets of our college days (and offering almost-as-instant gratification). Classic Japanese ramen soups typically follow a specific combination of broth, …

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4-Year-Old Thinks Heroin Is Candy, Distributes Hundreds of Packets at School

A 4-year-old girl took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out, thinking it was candy, Delaware State Police …

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How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Why Taco Bell Likes to Call Its Workers 'Champions'

The perils of corporate euphemisms<p>Michael Jordan is a champion. Derek Jeter is a champion. Brandi Chastain is a champion. But Taco Bell's cashiers?<p>According to a spokesperson, Taco Bell calls the people who prepare their food “food champions” and the people who tend the registers “service …

Another food scandal? KFC just cannot win

KFC is scrambling to limit the fallout of a second food scandal to hit its business in 19 months.<p>Parent company Yum! Brands (YUM) warned Thursday that global profits could suffer this year as sales in China tumble following revelations that one of its suppliers was using tainted and expired …

Not just Argentina: 11 countries near bankruptcy

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this story misstated the location of Belize.</i><p>After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has defaulted on its debt, according to rating agency Standard & Poor's. After failing to come to an agreement with creditors from its …

Diageo: Don't count out China, U.S. vodka

Despite recent sales weakness from Diageo’s U.S. vodka portfolio, the company is convinced consumers will keep saying: “I’ll have another.”<p>The …

Obamacare rate hikes in California to average 4% in 2015 - Health Exchange

By Russ Britt<p>Despite concerns that insurance rates would skyrocket by 20% to 30% in year two of the Affordable Care Act, officials supervising the …

the spectacular fall of Franck Ribery

The Frenchman has endured a miserable 2014 and, despite being considered among the best players in the world last year, looks unable to claim individual honors again.<p>“I’ve done everything. It’s hard to give more. I’ve played all the games, won all the trophies. It’s now or never.”<p>Franck Ribery’s …

NFL players to wear shoulder pad RFIDs for on-field stats tracking

The NBA isn't the only professional sports league in the States getting serious about accurate stats accounting. With some help from Zebra Technologies' location system, 17 NFL stadiums will use receivers and RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags inside player's shoulder pads to track …

Muhammad Ali gloves worn at Frazier clash sold for $400,000

<b>The boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali during his 1971 fight with Joe Frazier have been sold at auction for $388,375.</b><p>An anonymous bidder bought the gloves at an auction in Cleveland, US.<p>The bout, dubbed the "Fight of the Century", saw Frazier beat Ali by a unanimous decision to become the …

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House to vote on $659 million border bill

WASHINGTON — House Republicans postponed their August recess in an effort to salvage a border funding bill that collapsed Thursday under the weight of conservative opposition.<p>"We're trying to work through this, and I actually think we will still get there," said Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla. Republicans …

California bullet-train plan scores legal win

A state appellate court on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for California's $68 billion bullet train, handing a big win to the project and allowing the state to resume selling bonds to pay for it.<p>SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A state appellate court on Thursday …

China 'confirms new generation long range missiles'

China's ownership of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States is confirmed by state-run media<p>China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple …

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