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  • As MERS virus reaches U.S., public health system springs into action

    The man arrived at the hospital with a fever and a bad cough. Relatives accompanied him through the doors, beneath the red neon sign reading "Emergency." It looked like pneumonia, but when doctors at Community Hospital learned that the patient was a...
  • As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments

    As MERS hits U.S., scientists search for causes, treatments
    As two cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, emerged in the United States, scientists said they remained concerned about the deadly virus — but that they were getting closer to understanding how it spreads, and how doctors might...
  • Spooky coincidences abound as a Weisenberg Township man reveals his background

    There was an eerie moment during last Friday night's bicycle races at the velodrome in Trexlertown, when a familiar figure said he wanted to fetch something from his car, and returned with a set of nuts and bolts strung like a necklace on a wire. Darrel...
  • Pentagon weighs sending Manning to civilian prison for gender treatment

      The Pentagon is considering transferring Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking national security materials, to a civilian prison for treatment of her gender disorder, officials confirmed on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters in Saudi Arabia,...
  • Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir

    Nathan Deuel on 'Friday was the Bomb,' his Middle East memoir
    Over the last decade, hundreds of war memoirs have been written by soldiers and journalists who have experienced the war in the Middle East from the front lines. However, in “Friday Was the Bomb: Five Years in the Middle East” (Dzanc, $14.95...
  • 25 years after the Salman Rushdie fatwa, how is free expression faring?

    25 years after the Salman Rushdie <i>fatwa</i>, how is free expression faring?
    Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...
  • Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications

    Militants' gains in Iraq pose threat of broad regional ramifications
    Fallout from the conflict in Iraq has spread to the deserts of North Africa and the shores of the Persian Gulf amid fear of a widening arc of sectarian strife, emboldened Islamist militant movements and a burgeoning exodus of refugees. The Sunni...
  • WHO isn't scared of MERS, so why don't I feel better?

    Should we be worried about MERS? The World Health Organization says not really, at least not yet. So why don’t I feel better? (Not literally. That’s rhetorical: I mean, I feel fine, really. Allergies, maybe. Just a little tickle in the...
  • Nation's first MERS patient leaves hospital

    Nation's first MERS patient leaves hospital
    The man identified as the first patient in the U.S. to suffer from the potentially fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, was released from an Indiana hospital on Friday and is cleared to travel, authorities said. “The patient has tested...
  • Dorchester CEO on Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott: 'Why Try and Kill Your Local Business?'

    The CEO of the Dorchester Collection, parent company of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air, warned that the simmering boycott of the properties were misdirected and may end up hurting jobs and local business. In an interview, the hotel chain's CEO...
  • Obama weighs direct action against insurgents in Iraq

    Facing the threat of sectarian conflict engulfing the Middle East, President Obama indicated Thursday that he may order direct military action in Iraq, a step he has ruled out since the U.S. ended its long war there. A number of former administration...