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  • Russia resuming Cold War-era bomber flights close to U.S. shores

    In response to NATO's "anti-Russia inclinations," the Kremlin will resume its Cold War-era practice of sending long-range bombers to patrol the western Atlantic and eastern Pacific, Russia's defense minister announced Wednesday. The flights, which...
  • How Ebola spread to Mali: The lessons learned

    When the father of Mali’s first confirmed Ebola victim, a 2-year-old girl, fell ill while working at a private clinic in neighboring Guinea, fellow townspeople suspected witchcraft. The man's father advised him to return to their native village of...
  • Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics

    Lawrence Summers: We can't hide from pandemics
    Epidemics and pandemics are like earthquakes. Tragic, inevitable and unpredictable. It starts as a random event. A virus jumps species from a bird, bat or other animal to "patient zero" who passes it on to other human beings. More likely than not, over...
  • African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth

    African health spending lags despite rapid economic growth
    The little boy born just before sunset was lucky. He had stopped breathing just after his mother delivered him into a shawl as she lay in a cramped hospital ward here in this provincial town 100 miles north of the capital, Maputo. Fortunately, a group...
  • Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall

    Putin's belligerence today has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall
    To those old enough to remember the frostiest days of the Cold War, today's headlines and images seem very familiar. Military troops under the control of Moscow cross borders with impunity. Heads of NATO states struggle to generate an effective response....
  • 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall
    Twenty-five years ago this autumn, both the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain came down, ending the artificial East-West division of Europe and restoring a vast landscape — six nations, 80 million people, from the Baltic Sea to the Balkans — to...
  • Peace as a human right

    "Individuals and peoples have a right to peace." In the beginning was the word. OK. This is the beginning, and these are the words, but they haven't arrived yet -- at least not officially, with full force of meaning. It's our job, not God's, to create...
  • United Nations holds a summit at Jewel's Catch One

    United Nations holds a summit at Jewel's Catch One
    On Tuesday night, L.A.’s must-see live set of the week was at Jewel’s Catch One, the African American lesbian dance club in Mid-City. L.A.’s hipster elite was out in full force, including Este Haim, superproducer Jon Brion and all...
  • WHO asks Canada to justify restricting travel from Ebola zone

    The World Health Organization is asking Canada to justify its decision to restrict travel from the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola. The Canadian government announced Friday that it would no longer issue travel visas or process permanent...
  • IFC Films Snaps Up Saverio Costanzo's Romance 'Hungry Hearts'

    IFC films has acquired North American rights to Saverio Costanzo's romance "Hungry Hearts," starring Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. is selling foreign rights at AFM. Producers are Mario Gianani...
  • EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...