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  • 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...
  • State officials: Man treated for MERS 'improving'

    State officials: Man treated for MERS 'improving'
    A man suffering from the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is doing better today, authorities said. The victim is hospitalized at the Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., which is the first U.S. facility to admit a patient with the deadly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Calif. official: Plans in place as 1st MERS case emerges in U.S.

    As health officials in Indiana worked this week to manage the United States' first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, their counterparts in California sought to reassure the public that the illness, while deadly, does not pose an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...