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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
  • Wanted Islamic extremist with $3 million bounty surrenders in Somalia

    A leader with the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, who had a $3 million bounty on his head, surrendered in Somalia, a Somali intelligence official said Saturday. Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi surrendered to Somali police in the Gedo region, said the...

    Efforts to stop Ebola are gaining ground, but the fight isn't won

     Efforts to stop Ebola are gaining ground, but the fight isn't won
    The plague erupted deep in the forests of West Africa, sweeping through isolated villages and teeming cities before reaching across oceans to Europe and the United States. Previous Ebola outbreaks have felled hundreds of people. But health officials...

    Libya asks Italy to help extinguish fire at biggest oil port

    Libya has called on Italy to send firefighters to prevent a fire spreading out of control at Es Sider, the country's biggest oil port, officials said on Saturday. A rocket hit an oil storage tank last week at the port in the east of the country during...

    How environmental destruction sprang Ebola

    How environmental destruction sprang Ebola
    In 2003, Ebola virus killed around 5,500 gorillas in the Lossi Sanctuary of the Republic of Congo and reduced its population there by over 90 percent — the virus' deadliest incursion in any species until the current outbreak in West Africa. That...