| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Cruz Roja en Guinea dijo el miércoles que se había visto obligada a suspender sus operaciones para combatir el ébola en el sureste del país, después de que sus empleados en el lugar fueran amenazados por un grupo de hombres armados con cuchillos.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 8:55 AM
GLASGOW, July 22 (Reuters) - Like most teenagers, Papua New Guinea's Fred Oala wants a new pair of trainers.
But unlike most of his friends and contemporaries, the 17-year-old Commonwealth Games weightlifter's need is real, urgent and necessary - and has...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:35 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton — imagine if she runs and wins!
In America, moms and dads of daughters will throw their arms around their girls' shoulders and say, "OK honey, now that the highest and seemingly most impervious glass ceiling is gone, in...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:04 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La minera brasileña Vale reportó el jueves una caída de sus ganancias en el segundo trimestre debido a que los precios más bajos del mineral de hierro contrarrestaron una producción récord de la materia prima...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:16 AM
At least 34 people, including several children, were killed in a stampede at a beachside rap concert celebrating the end of Ramadan in Guinea's capital Conakry, medical sources said Wednesday.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Donka hospital in the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the president's office said.
The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a "national hero" by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
The Ebola virus would be terrifying no matter where it struck: It’s a disease with no cure that causes headaches and fever, severe diarrhea, vomiting and bleeding and has been known to kill up to 90% of its victims.
But in a corner of West Africa,...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has closed most of the country’s land borders, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities that have seen Ebola outbreaks to try to contain the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly virus....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60.
Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:50 PM
In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you?
The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The Ebola outbreak is devastating West Africa and will spread to more countries unless more aid is provided, an official with the group Doctors Without Borders said Friday.
The outbreak has been linked to 337 deaths across Guinea, Sierra Leone and...