Ebola Virus

 
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Midday Roundup: U.S. troops headed to Ebola front line

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Boots on the ground. President Barack Obama this morning outlined his plan to send U.S. personnel and resources to fight Ebola in West Africa. The U.S. will…

Obama to announce Ebola aid, possible military intervention

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | With Ebola now infecting more than 4,784 West Africans, killing at least 2,400 of them, the world—from Cuba to the United States—is stepping up its…

Midday Roundup: Brantly donates blood to fellow Ebola victim

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Gift of life. Doctors have treated Rick Sacra, a missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, with serum extracted from blood donated by Kent…

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

Web Reads: Can a little knowledge be a dangerous thing?

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Painful histories. The personal genome-mapping company 23andMe markets itself to family history enthusiasts, promising to “bring your family to life.” But…

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

Midday Roundup: Comedy pioneer Joan Rivers dies at 81

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Queen of Mean. Joan Rivers died Thursday in New York City of complications from throat surgery. She was 81. The acerbic comedienne made a 40-plus year career…

Human Race

By The Editors
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News | Released The American doctor and missionary who contracted Ebola left Emory University Hospital’s isolation unit healthy and returned to their families. Dr.

Waging war on Ebola

By Julie Borg
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Science | Researchers speed up efforts to fight dreaded disease

Missionaries who beat Ebola speak out as another doctor is diagnosed

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based missions group SIM identified a third American diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia, even as survivors Nancy Writebol and Kent Brantly began…

Globe Trot: ISIS and the ‘poisonous ideology of Islamic extremism’

By Jamie Dean
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International | ENGLAND: A day after President Barack Obama announced the United States doesn’t have a strategy to deal with ISIS, British Prime Minister David Cameron…

Third American missionary contracts Ebola in Liberia

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | North Carolina-based Christian aid group SIM USA said Tuesday another American doctor has contracted Ebola in Liberia.  The doctor was treating…

Globe Trot: Calling Russia’s invasion of Ukraine what it is

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Newspaper front pages this morning downplayed news from Ukraine. But The Wall Street Journal calls it what it is: “Ukraine says Russia has invaded.”

 
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