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Carnival Cruise Ship With Ebola-Exposed Worker Returned to Port Today

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in …

13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

10 things farmers won’t tell you

<b>1. We’re a big business …</b><p>There are more than 7 billion people on the planet, and all of us need to eat. More than 800 million people are hungry, and …

American meat’s disgusting secret: Why factory farms are even worse than you thought

Journalist Ted Genoways probes deep into the pork industry’s horrific business plan<p>Fremont, Nebraska, 2004: Maria Lopez, a meat production line worker, gathers and bags fat trimmings while her co-worker slices pork shoulders. Struggling to keep up with the plant's accelerated assembly line, her …

10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Black Holes

They're thought to be what anchors galaxies — some of the largest objects in the universe.<p>And what happens past their event horizon, also known as the point of no return, can only be speculation since we will never get a chance to see it with our own eyes and live to tell the tale.<p>Despite decades …

Castro offers to co-operate with US on Ebola

Fidel Castro, the 88-year-old former Cuban leader, has said his country is ready to work with the US in the battle against Ebola, saying that such co-operation would be in the interest of "the peace of the world".<p>Cuba has already sent 165 doctors and nurses to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone and …

70 ISIS bodies dropped off at hospital

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, a Syrian opposition group told CNN. Tal Abyad is on the Turkish border and about 80 …

New trekkers force closure of deadly Himalayan route

Rescuers bring down hikers who set out after weather cleared on trail where snowstorms killed at least 38 people last week<p>Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route on Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed by the snowstorms last week that killed at least 38 people, had …

Cruz attacks White House on Ebola as Pentagon forms medical support team

Senator demands travel bans and extra border guards Officials seek balance of caution and and avoidance of panic<p>Cruise ship passenger: ‘Y’all blew it out of proportion’ Texas hospital mounts ‘#PresbyProud’ PR fightback Interview: British nurse who survived Ebola<p>Scientists and politicians clashed …

Family of first US Ebola victim tell of dispiriting public reaction to their plight

Youngor Jallah, the daughter of Eric Duncan’s fiance, has faced hostility and fear during her family’s three weeks in quarantine<p>Ted Cruz attacks White House over Ebola response Cruise ship passenger: ‘Y’all blew it out of proportion’ Texas hospital mounts ‘#PresbyProud’ PR fightback<p>Before her …

National Guard to deploy Tuesday in Ferguson, Missouri

Troops from the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy around Ferguson on Tuesday as the city awaits a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in August.<p>Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri but …