| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:57 AM
The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has jumped by almost 200 in a single day to at least 2,296 and is already likely to be higher than that, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
The WHO said it had recorded 4,293 cases in...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:40 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to detail on Tuesday a plan to boost his country's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
The plan would involve a greater involvement of the U.S....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:11 AM
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.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Liberia struggled on Monday to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled quarantine at the weekend, while the U.N. health agency urged affected West African nations to screen all departures in a bid to contain the worst outbreak of the virus.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday.
The death toll from...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:25 PM
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...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers who have fought an Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people in three countries.
Johnson Sirleaf pledged up to...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 11:16 AM
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,...
| May 31, 2013
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2013
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......
| Sep 19, 2013
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...