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  • Ebola patient at NIH in Bethesda upgraded to good condition

    Ebola patient at NIH in Bethesda upgraded to good condition
    An American health worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center in Bethesda has been upgraded from fair to good condition, the NIH said Tuesday. The health worker, who has not been identified, was admitted to a...
  • Ebola virus vaccine developed by bird flu scientist

    Another vaccine has joined the race against the often fatal Ebola virus, and this one was developed by a group led by a University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist internationally known for his bird flu research. The whole virus vaccine that Yoshihiro...
  • Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

    In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa....
  • Al-Shabab militants kill 147 at university in Kenya

    Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing 147 people in the group's deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk. The...
  • Nigerian military claim to destroy Boko Haram headquarters

    Nigeria's military claims it has destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram in northeastern Gwoza town and driven the insurgents from all three northeastern states that had been an extremist stronghold. It was not possible to verify Friday's victory that...
  • Arabs inch closer to old dream of joint Arab force

    Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene aggressively in regional hotspots,...
  • Kenya massacre points up country's weakness against Somali militants

    It took just four gunmen to demonstrate Kenya's impotence against the Somali militant group Shabab. In an attack heavy with foreboding symbolism, Shabab massacred 147 college students, all or most of them Christians, in the eastern city of Garissa on...
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

    Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
    Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call. Two electoral workers were killed...
  • UN refugee agency condemns LRA's kidnapping of Congolese

    The U.N. refugee agency condemned on Friday the kidnapping of several Congolese refugees by the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group. LRA fighters kidnapped 16 people last weekend who had been working in their fields in Congo, just over the border from...
  • Kenyan airstrikes hit suspected militant camps in Somalia

    Kenyan warplanes bombed militant camps in Somalia, officials said Monday, following a vow by President Uhuru Kenyatta to respond "in the fiercest way possible" to a massacre of college students by al-Shabab extremists. The airstrikes Sunday and Monday...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Victim advocates hope Rolling Stone retraction won't slow bid to curb campus sexual assaults The furor over a retracted Rolling Stone article may deter some rape victims from coming forward, but the national campaign to curb sexual assaults on college...