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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
  • Global population living six years longer than in 1990: study

    Global life expectancy has risen by more than six years since 1990 thanks to falling death rates from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and better survival in poor countries from diarrhea, tuberculosis and malaria. In an analysis from the 2013...

    Donors and WHO responded too slowly to West Africa Ebola outbreak: report

    By Misha Hussain DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The World Health Organization (WHO) and the nations that fund it failed to respond quickly and effectively to the deadly West Africa Ebola outbreak despite repeated warnings by aid agencies, a UK...

    American doctor who recovered from Ebola will return to Liberia

    American doctor who recovered from Ebola will return to Liberia
    A doctor from Massachusetts who came down with Ebola while volunteering in Liberia will return to West Africa in January to resume medical work, the missionary group he works with said on Wednesday. Rick Sacra, 52, recovered from Ebola under treatment...

    Ebola centres overflow as Sierra Leone steps up fight

    Ebola centres in Sierra Leone overflowed on Wednesday as health workers combed the streets of the capital Freetown for patients, after the government launched a major operation to contain the epidemic in West Africa's worst-hit country. President...