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Liberia calls for stronger action to halt Ebola outbreak

The president of Liberia has called for stronger international action to bring Ebola under control. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the outbreak will leave a “lost generation” of young West Africans.<p>Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone have been worst hit. The latest figures from the World Health …

When you’re an ER doctor and the answer to how you’re doing is “Ebola”

Last night I had my first Ebola nightmare. In my dream, I was in the emergency department caring for four patients with the virus, fighting desperately—and failing—to keep them alive and protect my colleagues and myself all at once. I finished the shift and waved at my three young children through …

Ebola Nurse Nina Pham’s Boyfriend Rumored Admitted To Hospital With Ebola-Like Symptoms; Alcon Releases Statement

<b>Update 9:58 a.m. EDT:</b> A copy of the letter sent to Alcon employees reveals the patient “has not shown any signs or symptoms of the Ebola virus.” It …

WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism of its efforts

The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.<p>But the United Nations health agency, which is among those leading the battle against a scourge that has claimed more than 4,500 …

Spanish nurse appears clear of Ebola virus

A Spanish nurse who became the first person outside of West Africa to test positive for the deadly Ebola virus, is now clear of all traces of the disease, according to authorities in Spain.<p>A blood test on Sunday revealed that Teresa Romero's immune system had eliminated the virus from her body, and …

Supporting These Organizations Can Help Fight The Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Last month, Bill Gates announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would give $50 million toward efforts to stop the outbreak, with money …

Hell in the Hot Zone

As the Ebola epidemic rages, two questions have emerged: How did the deadly virus escape detection for three months? And why has a massive international effort failed to contain it? Traveling to Meliandou, a remote Guinean village and the likely home of Patient Zero, Jeffrey E. Stern tracks the …

Joan Rivers: A Life in Stylish Pictures

Remembering Joan Rivers and her most stylish moments of all time.<p>Joan Rivers will forever be remembered for her contagious love for fashion—both as a critic and a well-heeled woman. Here, a look back at her most memorable style moments of all time.

Iraq crisis stirs fears Afghanistan could be next

WASHINGTON (AP) — The deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving Congress pause about President Barack Obama's plan to withdraw U.S. forces from …

Iraq: al-Maliki's rivals jockey to replace him

BAGHDAD (AP) — With the country in turmoil, rivals of Iraq's Shiite prime minister are mounting a campaign to force him out of office, with some …

Afghan Taliban fighters strike NATO post

Four Taliban fighters have struck a NATO post in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, destroying dozens of fuel tankers and resulting in a gun battle with police, Afghan officials say.<p>The attack took place on Thursday in the parking compound of a NATO base near the Torkham crossing on the …

Ukraine Plane Victim Bodies Transferred in Brief Truce

Pro-Russian fighters waved a white flag on Wednesday to start a handover of the bodies of Ukrainian troops killed in a plane shot down near Luhansk, at a check point in the village of Karlivka near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine.<p>The two sides managed to arrange a brief truce Wednesday evening to allow …

ISIS Militants' Black Banners Hang at Beiji Refinery: AP Witness

BAGHDAD -- Sunni militants have hung their black banners on watch towers at Iraq's largest oil refinery, a witness said Thursday. A top Iraqi security official, however, said the government still held the vital facility.<p>The fighting at Beiji, some 155 miles north of Baghdad, comes as Iraq has asked …