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  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • Canada threatens trade sanctions over U.S. meat labeling law

    Canada could slap trade tariffs on U.S meat, wine, cheese and other exports in response to a U.S. meat labeling law that the World Trade Organization recently declared unfair. Canada’s international trade minister, Ed Fast, said Ottawa would...
  • IFC Expands Original Programming Team

    IFC has expanded its programming team to bolster a growing roster of original series. The promotion and exec appointments come seven months after producer Peter Aronson joined IFC as exec VP of original programming and production. Christine Lubrano...
  • How a timid West let Russia regroup

    How a timid West let Russia regroup
    Looking back over the past quarter-century, it isn't easy to name a Western policy that can truly be described as a success. The impact of Western development aid is debatable. Western interventions in the Middle East have been disastrous. But one...
  • IFC Developing 'Uncle Chubby's' Comedy From Denis Leary's Banner

    IFC is developing a scripted comedy "Uncle Chubby's" from Denis Leary's Apostle banner. "Uncle Chubby's" follows the exploits of a group of friends in their late 20s as they play on an ice hockey team, determined to win the adult league title despite...
  • Ebola-free Nigeria hailed as 'success story' in battling outbreak

    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...
  • From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat

    From Guinea to Dallas: Tracing the Ebola threat
    It began in a village deep in the forests of southeastern Guinea, when a 2-year-old boy named Emile developed a mysterious illness. Nothing, it seemed, could stem the child's fever and vomiting, and he died within days. A week later, the illness...
  • In Iraq, Yazidis seeking refuge at holy site feel helpless, abandoned

    In Iraq, Yazidis seeking refuge at holy site feel helpless, abandoned
    ‎Aveen Khalf Kasim, 7, walked around one of the seven pillars at the main shrine of the Yazidi faith, hastily untying and tying knots. "I was asking for the well-being for all the Yazidis," explained the youngster, who was wearing a pink T-shirt...
  • Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand win U.N. Council seats

    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, New Zealand win U.N. Council seats
    Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola and New Zealand won seats on the United Nations Security Council on Thursday for two years beginning Jan. 1, 2015, while Spain beat Turkey in a third round of run-off voting. The 193-member U.N. General Assembly elected ...
  • 'The problem of Ebola is in three countries in Africa,' WHO official says

    'The problem of Ebola is in three countries in Africa,' WHO official says
    Amid continuing consternation about the spread of the Ebola virus to two nurses in a Texas hospital from a Liberian patient, the World Health Organization on Thursday sought to keep the focus on West Africa's burgeoning and unprecedentedly large Ebola...
  • WHO declares Ebola over in Senegal

    WHO declares Ebola over in Senegal
    The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak over in Senegal, saying the country’s response is a good example of what to do when faced with an imported case of the deadly disease. Senegal had only one patient, a man who contracted...