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  • Meet the Original Doctors of 'The Doctors'

    Dr. Travis Stork AKA: 'The Host' Stork's trek to TV was an unlikely one. The Emmy-nominated host is a magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of Duke and the U. of Virginia, but his TV break came when the easy-on-the-eyes doc was...
  • Travel films & events: Slide show on Papua New Guinea

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA Slide show Pierre Odier will share his insights on Papua New Guinea, one of the last places where primitive man can still be seen in his natural Stone Age environment. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond...
  • Ecuador's newly reopened Cruise Train connects present day to history

    QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern. "I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks. It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
  • World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola

    World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola
    The World Health Organization is launching a $100 million response plan to combat an "unprecendented" outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has killed 729 people out of 1,323 infected since February, the agency said on Thursday. WHO Director-General ...
  • Ebola outbreak instills terror in West African families

    Even the word was chilling: Ebola. The virus stole into the girl's house in her small eastern Guinea town, invisible as death, and swiftly killed her grandmother and great-aunt. There were dark rumors everywhere that Ebola was witchcraft. Soon her...
  • OMS lanza plan de 100 mln dlrs contra brote de ébola

    OMS lanza plan de 100 mln dlrs contra brote de ébola
    La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) lanzará un plan de respuesta "sin precedentes" de 100 millones de dólares en el oeste de África para combatir un brote del virus ébola, que ha matado a 729 personas e infectado a 1.323 desde febrero, dijo el...
  • Friday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Ebola outbreak in Africa prompts U.Va. women's basketball program to cancel trip there

    Colleges: Women's basketball: Virginia’s team canceled a trip to Africa, scheduled for mid-August, because of concerns about the Ebola virus. The Cavaliers planned to play three games against teams from South Africa and Senegal. Ebola has...
  • Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak jumps to 603: WHO

    Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak jumps to 603: WHO
    DAKAR/HAVANA (Reuters) - The death toll from the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 603 since February, with at least 68 deaths reported from three countries in the region in the last week alone, the World Health Organization ...
  • As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers

    As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers
    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,...
  • Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations

    Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide reports, repatriations
    Australia's controversial asylum policies have come under renewed fire after reports this week that about a dozen mothers at a Christmas Island detention camp attempted suicide in desperate bids to get their children refugee status and shelter on the...
  • WHO: Drastic action needed to halt world's worst Ebola outbreak

    WHO: Drastic action needed to halt world's worst Ebola outbreak
    An Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea has turned into a cross-border crisis that could spread to more countries, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, calling for drastic action to halt the deadly epidemic. Despite efforts by national health...