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  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
  • Marco Rubio on 'Fox News Sunday'; Glenn Beck on 'Reliable Sources'

    Marco Rubio on 'Fox News Sunday'; Glenn Beck on 'Reliable Sources'
    UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.; and Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the...
  • Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights

    Shark Week, 'True Blood,' 'Strain': weekend highlights
    Shark Week is back this weekend. "True Blood" and "The Strain" take sharply different approaches to vampire drama. Clive Owen plays doctor, Starz goes to Scotland, and Dick Cavett looks back at Watergate. The weekend highlights: 1. Shark Week, Sunday,...
  • Growing Ebola crisis fuels calls for coordinated international response

    WASHINGTON As the second American stricken by Ebola returned to the United States on Tuesday, concern is mounting about the lack of a coordinated international plan to fight the growing outbreak in West Africa. Nancy Writebol, a missionary from...
  • Connecticut Hospitals Prepared, "Hyper-alert" for Ebola-Like Symptoms

    With the second of two American aid workers stricken with the Ebola virus arriving on United States soil for treatment Tuesday, fears and tensions about the potential for the deadly virus to spread stateside remain high. Connecticut's hospitals are...
  • Second American Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta for treatment

    Second American Ebola patient arrives in Atlanta for treatment
    A woman in Ohio and two men in New York City are among a handful of people in the United States who have been tested for Ebola this week as healthcare facilities go on high alert because of the deadly outbreak in West Africa. A second American aid...
  • Chill out, America: An Ebola reality check

    In West Africa, uneasiness is in the air. The world’s worst Ebola outbreak, one that has killed more than 900 people in four countries, is slowly but surely taking its toll on the region. There is no cure for the disease. It’s fair to say,...
  • Second American Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment

    Second American Ebola patient wheeled into Atlanta hospital for treatment
    An American missionary stricken with Ebola in West Africa wore a protective white suit on Tuesday as she was wheeled on a stretcher into the Atlanta hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker from the deadly virus. Nancy...
  • Animal behaviorists take a stand against breed-specific legislation

    Animal behaviorists take a stand against breed-specific legislation
    At the Animal Behavior Symposium July 25, the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) announced its rejection of breed-specific legislation (BSL) in a new position paper. Some communities -- ironically including Denver -- ban specific...
  • The great Ebola scare

    The great Ebola scare
    Blame it on Richard Preston. “The Hot Zone,” his 1994 nonfiction science thriller about the spread and devastation of the Ebola virus, pretty much set the standard for terrifying contagion scenarios. In an opening chapter that even Stephen...
  • New York patient who went to Africa tests negative for Ebola

    A man who was hospitalized in New York City with Ebola-like symptoms after returning from a trip to western Africa has tested negative for the disease, hospital officials said Wednesday. The unidentified man, who had been kept in isolation at Mount...