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  • REVIEW: 'Amazing Grace' at Bank of America Theatre ★★

    REVIEW: 'Amazing Grace' at Bank of America Theatre ★★
    One way to understand the main problem facing "Amazing Grace," the very sincere new musical with Broadway aspirations, is to imagine a version of the Academy Award-winning movie "12 Years a Slave" wherein the protagonist is not Solomon Northup, the free-...
  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation. At least that's what the so-called "scientists" and "dictionaries" and "people throughout history" want you to believe. I, however, have it on good authority from...
  • Ebola-free Nigeria hailed as 'success story' in battling outbreak

    It was an epidemiologist’s worst nightmare: one of the world’s deadliest contagious diseases loose in one of the world’s most densely populated and sometimes chaotic megacities — Lagos, Nigeria. With its teeming slums, bogus...
  • Obama who? Getting cozy with the Clintons

    It's not surprising that many Democrats running for major offices this year would prefer not to sidle up to a president who has a record of raising taxes, pushing a federal health care overhaul, embracing action against climate change, talking about...
  • Fearing Fear

    Fearing Fear
    Fearing Fear The thing I’m fearing is not Ebola but the panic surrounding it. The panic can negatively affect the economy. People might eschew flying and anything else that involves groups getting together. Just a couple of weeks ago, Ohio closed...
  • Ashoka Mukpo says he's not sure how he caught Ebola

    American journalist Ashoka Mukpo, undergoing treatment for Ebola in Nebraska, said Monday that he doesn’t know exactly how he contracted the virus. “It was something fluky,” he said on Twitter. “My best guess is I touched a...
  • U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military

    U.S. ramps up Ebola response using military
    The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government's new ...
  • Langley airmen return home after Ebola mission

    Langley airmen return home after Ebola mission
    HAMPTON — Airmen from Langley Air Force Base who deployed to West Africa last month as part of an international effort to contain the spread of Ebola there returned home early Monday morning. A base spokesman said the 633rd Medical Group...
  • CDC acknowledges old Ebola treatment rules were too lax, imposes new ones

    WASHINGTON The federal government on Monday tightened its infection control regulations for health care workers who care for Ebola patients. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will now require that medical personnel train, practice and show...
  • Cargill disputes link to child slavery claims on Ivory Coast cocoa farms

    MINNEAPOLIS Cargill, Inc. has asked a federal court to overrule a judicial decision that linked the company to child slavery in the cocoa industry. Three men claim in the suit that they were abducted as children from Mali and forced to work on cocoa...
  • U.S. drone crashes on landing at airport in Niamey: Niger sources

    NIAMEY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unarmed U.S. Reaper drone crashed on landing at the main airport in the capital of Niger on Monday, damaging the runway but causing no injuries, airport sources in Niger and the U.S. Air Force said. Washington deployed...