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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...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    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...
  • 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...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist
    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...
  • Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101

    Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101
    Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea as West Africa braces against the spread of Ebola virus disease. The World Health Organization, which says the outbreak is presenting the toughest public health challenge in four years, has not recommended...
  • Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard

    Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard
    Two men, from two of America's pre-eminent families — the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts — are at the center of two new books set in exotic locales, one a novel, the other nonfiction. In "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism,...
  • 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...