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  • Spanish priest becomes first Ebola patient to die in Europe

    MONROVIA, Liberia A Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia has died in a Madrid hospital, medical sources said on Tuesday, as the outbreak spreads through West Africa. Miguel Pajares, 75, was the first Ebola patient to die in Europe. He had...
  • Health official downplays hopes for experimental Ebola drugs

    A top federal health official sought Thursday to downplay hopes that new drugs to combat the Ebola virus are imminent despite reports that experimental drugs may have helped two stricken U.S. aid workers as the deadly epidemic continued to ravage parts of...
  • Liberia closes almost all borders to contain Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberia on Monday closed almost all of its borders in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola after a third doctor working to contain the virus in West Africa contracted the deadly disease. Only five entry points, including James Spriggs...
  • Cruz Roja deja de operar contra el ébola en partes de Guinea por amenazas

    Cruz Roja deja de operar contra el ébola en partes de Guinea por amenazas
    Cruz Roja en Guinea dijo el miércoles que se había visto obligada a suspender sus operaciones para combatir el ébola en el sureste del país, después de que sus empleados en el lugar fueran amenazados por un grupo de hombres armados con cuchillos. El...
  • State's Reputation For Openness Must Be Sore Spot

    Some Connecticut leaders must be ashamed. That can be the only reason they continue to conspire to diminish the state's worldwide reputation as a leader in freedom of information laws. Year after year, friends of liberty look to Connecticut for...
  • Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt

    Nobel winner Tawakul Karman of Yemen denied entry to Egypt
    Yemen's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Tawakul Karman, was turned away at Cairo's airport Sunday when she arrived with the intention of joining protests against the military coup that toppled President Mohamed Morsi. According to various news accounts,...
  • Liberia: Remembering

     
    Ten years ago the bloody siege of Monrovia marked the culmination of a brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia's...
  • Global Citizens music festival in NYC to feature Bono, Stevie Wonder ... LV congressman

     
    A Lehigh Valley congressman will be with the United Nations secretary general as well as music icons such as U2 frontman Bono and Stevie Wonder next weekend at a massive music festival in New York’s Central Park to focus on......
  • Nobel Peace Prize Recognizes WWII Reconciliation

    Nobel Peace Prize Recognizes WWII Reconciliation
    The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday to the European Union for peaceful reconciliation after World War II between former foes Germany and France, and for spreading democracy and human rights through Europe. "In the...
  • European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

    European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize
    The European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday as it grapples with the worst crisis since its founding -- devastating debt and the threat of disintegration. The prestigious award was a salute to the struggling 27-nation union for its work in...
  • Bill Gates and others pledge $4.3 billion for vaccines for children in poor countries

     
    Bill Gates calls the donations for poor kids "human generosity at its finest"...