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  • Newest U.S. MERS patient was infected by Indiana victim, CDC says

    Newest U.S. MERS patient was infected by Indiana victim, CDC says
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have identified an Illinois man who appears to be the first home-grown case of MERS in the United States. The unidentified man does not have an active case of Middle East respiratory syndrome, CDC officials...
  • Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu

    Abdel Fattah Sisi, Egypt's likely new leader, faces economic deja vu
    With Egypt's former defense chief Abdel Fattah Sisi on a glide path to the presidency, virtually every day brings an ominous new sign of what is likely to emerge as the greatest threat to his rule. And it's not his archenemy, the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced

    Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced
    Libyan lawmakers met in hiding Tuesday, two days after forces loyal to a renegade ex-general stormed the parliament building and demanded that the Islamist-dominated body disband. Onetime general Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against Islamists and...
  • Robert B. Reich: Why American women are endangered

    According to a report released earlier this month in the widely respected health research journal The Lancet, the United States now ranks 60th out of 180 countries on maternal deaths occurring during pregnancy and childbirth. To put it bluntly, for every...
  • Going alone, but not lonely

    Going alone, but not lonely
    My recent column on the joys of traveling alone launched a steady flow of email from readers who shared their own stories of solo travel. Far more was submitted than can fit here, but this is a sampling. Submissions were edited for space. I went alone...
  • Worried about MERS? Worry about polio instead.

    Worried about MERS? Worry about polio instead.
      On May 9, the World Health Organization stopped short of calling Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, a global health emergency. That's a good thing. In the 2 1/2 years since it was first identified, MERS has had a case fatality rate of...
  • 25 essential books for Memorial Day

    25 essential books for Memorial Day
    Memorial Day is meant to give Americans a time to remember the veterans and fallen soldiers of our many wars. These 25 essential books about American fighters include novels and nonfiction, some stories absurd, others painful. Ernest Hemingway, Norman...
  • Russia-China Gas Deal Alters Global Balance Of Power

    On Wednesday, it finally happened — the pivot to Asia. No, not the United States. It was Russia that turned East. In Shanghai, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed a spectacular energy deal — $400...
  • Indiana MERS patient improving, hospital workers isolated

    Indiana MERS patient improving, hospital workers isolated
    The man authorities cite as the nation’s first confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and dozens of hospital workers who first came into contact with him are being isolated from the general public, an effort by officials and public...
  • Qatar Funds Startup News Channel to Assuage Al Jazeera Critics

    TEL AVIV - In an apparent bid to distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood and appease its powerful neighbors, Qatar on Monday announced plans for a new television station to serve as a counterweight to its homegrown powerhouse Al Jazeera. Funded by...