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  • A looming problem: How to ration Ebola vaccines and medicines

    For doctors and public health officials trying to contain the Ebola epidemic, the dearth of drugs and vaccines is only part of the problem. Once these medicines become available, there certainly won't be enough of them to go around. So experts are...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • Entrepreneur, activist Sina Khanifar on digital copyright reform

    When the Librarian of Congress reversed course and banned the unlocking of cellphones two years ago, Sina Khanifar took it as almost a personal affront. Khanifar was involved in the original effort to legalize unlocking back in the mid-2000s after he...
  • German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

    Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany's newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in 2008. The sons of a lawyer who encouraged...
  • London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag

    London's young techs find anti-immigrant mood a drag
    When Efe Cakarel picked London as a new base for his video streaming company, he was counting on its location, capital markets and infrastructure, but also on the city's reputation as a hub for talented people from Europe and beyond. Four years later,...
  • Scottish 'don't knows' hold key to historic vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's independence campaign has stoked strong passions on both sides but with just two days until Thursday's historic referendum, it is the quiet waverers who may hold the balance of power.     Scotland decides on Sept 18....
  • Good corporate governance leads to higher stock gains: study

    LONDON (Reuters) - Good corporate governance and a focus on environmental and social issues by companies lead to higher share price performance, according to a new study released on Monday. The study by the Smith School of Enterprise and the...
  • Exhibition unwraps drama of Tutankhamun's discovery

    OXFORD England (Reuters) - Egypt's "boy king" Tutankhamun has gripped the imagination since his tomb was discovered in 1922, and a new exhibition tells the enthralling tale of how archaeologists unearthed and recorded the contents of his 3,000-year-old...
  • Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness

    Roger Goodell's ineptitude has done a lot for domestic violence awareness
    Thank you, Roger Goodell. Thank you for your incompetence. Thank you for your ineptitude Thank you for misleading the American public about seeing the videotape and spurring on Congress to delve into the obvious cover-up. Thank you for your...
  • Toronto: Sam Claflin-Max Irons' Drama 'Riot Club' Gets U.S. Distribution

    IFC Films has bought U.S. rights to Lone Scherfig's "The Riot Club," starring Sam Claflin, Max Irons, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown Findlay and Holliday Grainger. The world premiere of the drama, set at Oxford University, will take place Saturday at the...
  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...