Story | May 8, 2011
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Story | Nov 5, 2013 | 1:35 PMNorwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
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Story | Mar 19, 2015 | 5:39 PM
Health officials say they found no active tuberculosis cases among infants possibly exposed to a TB-infected El Paso hospital worker. The El Paso health department announced Thursday that it's wrapped up its seven-month investigation of the potential...
Story | Mar 17, 2015 | 4:05 AM
Health officials say the number of tuberculosis cases in Europe is continuing to decline, dropping 6 percent in 2013 to about 360,000. Zsuzsanna Jakab, head of the Copenhagen-based World Health Organization's regional office for Europe, says the region...