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  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, a record-setting rainstorm covers Southern California. Hong Kong: The original founders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Occupy movement tearfully announced on Tuesday that they would “surrender” by turning...
  • Time magazine names Ebola survivors, doctors its 2014 'Person of the Year'

    Time magazine names Ebola survivors, doctors its 2014 'Person of the Year'
    Time magazine named those fighting Ebola its 2014 "Person of the Year," applauding the work of medical relief teams, doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and burial teams working in western Africa, where an outbreak of the virus has killed thousands. "For...
  • Ebola battle far from over, survivor says

    FORT WORTH, Texas The nation's attention has shifted away from the lethal Ebola virus because there are no active cases in the U.S., survivor Dr. Kent Brantly said Tuesday, but he urged the American public to remember the fight still rages in West Africa....
  • Why didn't US know about South African who died in failed Yemen rescue mission?

    JERUSALEM An account by the director of an aid group that negotiated the release of a South African hostage who was killed Saturday during a failed U.S rescue mission in Yemen raises new questions about the planning for the raid. Dr. Imtiaz Sooliman,...
  • Navy engineer accused in carrier plot attended ODU, lived in York subdivision

    Navy engineer accused in carrier plot attended ODU, lived in York subdivision
    The Navy engineer accused of attempting to sell design drawings of America's newest aircraft carrier to the Egyptian government lived with his family in a well-known York County subdivision and received a bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University...
  • Last French hostage freed in North Africa, France says

    A French hostage being held by Al Qaeda’s North African branch for three years has been released, French President Francois Hollande confirmed Tuesday. Serge Lazaravic, who was abducted while on a business trip to Mali, was in “reasonably...
  • Former police chief: Too much fear on the force

    WASHINGTON As protests erupt over police killings of unarmed African-Americans, one former police chief is experiencing a painful case of deja vu. Norm Stamper's concern about the abuse of power by law enforcement is rooted in personal experience: He...
  • The post-Gadhafi era is fraught with chaos

    Growing violence and destruction have marked Libya's collapse as a nation since the United States intervened alongside the resistance to the rule of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. No one would dispute the fact that Mr. Gadhafi was a cruel tyrant while he ran...
  • UN makes new appeal for humanitarian aid, citing wars in Syria, Iraq, Africa

    GENEVA The United Nations on Monday called on its members to provide $16.4 billion in 2015 for refugee assistance, 27 percent more than it requested in its initial appeal for 2014. Much of the need for humanitarian aid next year is fueled by the civil...
  • U.S. Ebola survivor reveals identity, says he's grateful

    A former Ebola patient and physician whose identity was kept secret during his 40-day treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta chose to reveal his ordeal this weekend, saying he was “profoundly grateful” for his care and the chance to...
  • With Ian Crozier's reveal, here are the 10 Ebola patients treated in U.S.

    Since the current Ebola outbreak began a year ago in West Africa — where the World Health Organization estimates the virus has claimed more than 6,000 lives — 10 patients have been treated in the United States. Of those 10, eight have...