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  • The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple

    The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple
    The popular instinct about the potential of vaccines to address the horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa is: Why delay? If there's any chance they'll work, let's get them out now. Unfortunately, things aren't that simple. That was made clear during an...
  • Free trade needs a champion

    Free trade needs a champion
    The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S. Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello? After setting trade talks in...
  • Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source

    Health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever: source
    A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus....
  • Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit

    Putin defiant in face of criticism over Ukraine at Asia-Europe summit
    A defiant Russian President Vladimir Putin joined Asian and European leaders in Italy on Thursday for talks intended to focus on trade but, like many diplomatic gatherings of the past six months, was being dominated by the deadly crisis in Ukraine....
  • DiCaprio Foundation Gives $2 Million to Ocean Conservation

    The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation announced a $2 million donation Thursday to the international funders's collaboration Oceans 5, which works to establish marine reserves and stop overfishing in the world's oceans. The grant will provide support to...
  • 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

    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...
  • U.S. reviews Waldorf Astoria sale to Chinese firm

    U.S. reviews Waldorf Astoria sale to Chinese firm
    UNITED NATIONS — The United States said it is reviewing the sale to a Chinese firm of New York's famed Waldorf Astoria hotel, home to the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, as Washington and Beijing accuse each other of spying. Hilton...
  • Ebola at six months

    It began with a 2-year-old Guinean boy falling mysteriously ill in a remote village in December, and has erupted into the largest, most deadly Ebola epidemic in history. This week, six months after the World Health Organization published its first...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Venezuelans seeking opposition leader's release

     Guillermo Martinez: Venezuelans seeking opposition leader's release
    Lilian Tintori, wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, is in the Czech Republic trying to get more human rights groups to speak out on behalf of her husband. On Tuesday she was monitoring from afar a court in Caracas presided by Susana...
  • Ireland to close corporate tax loophole used by Google and others

     Ireland to close corporate tax loophole used by Google and others
    Bowing to pressure from U.S. and European officials, Ireland will phase out a notorious loophole that helps multinational corporations legally dodge billions of dollars in taxes in their homelands. A tax maneuver known as the Double Irish has allowed...