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Bubonic plague killed 20 villagers in Madagascar, health experts confirm

Once feared as the Black Death – the rodent-borne disease that wiped out a third of the world's population in the Middle Ages – bubonic plague has killed 20 villagers in Madagascar in one of the worst outbreaks globally in recent years, health experts have confirmed.<p>The confirmation that bubonic …

Leaders in Congress unveil two-year budget deal

A short-term budget deal will set spending levels and alleviate unpopular budget cuts for two years.<p>WASHINGTON — Budget negotiators announced Tuesday a bipartisan deal to set spending levels for the federal government for two years and partially replace unpopular spending cuts with other …

Why The Miami Heat Are Paying Greg Oden $900,000 To Sit On The Bench

The Pacers dominated the Heat close to the basket with their two biggest players, Roy Hibbert and David West, combining to score 41 points and grab 14 rebounds.<p>The size advantage produced a lot of easy baskets for the Pacers (see GIF below). But the Heat's lineup will likely look much different if …

WH: No comment on Obama's sign language interpreter

The White House is declining to comment on reports in South Africa that the man who provided alleged sign interpretation of President Obama's tribute to Nelson Mandela on Tuesday is a fake.<p>"He's a complete fraud," Cara Loening, director of Sign Language Education and Development in Cape Town told …