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  • Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested

    Ebola fears spread as Spanish nurse worsens, British man tested
    Fears that the Ebola outbreak will spread globally rose on Thursday with the deteriorating health of an infected Spanish nurse, a British man who died in Macedonia being tested for the virus and more demands by U.S. lawmakers for travel bans. At least 26...
  • Leaders call for quicker response to Ebola at World Bank meeting

    Leaders of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola sought support from the international financial community Thursday amid warnings that the widening epidemic is devastating the region's fragile economies. The presidents of Liberia, Sierra...
  • Upside down at the gas pump

    Global crude oil prices have been falling in recent weeks, bringing relief to motorists at the pump — and angst to members of OPEC. The oil cartel still controls most of the world's oil reserves. But it lacks the market power it once wielded....
  • First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted

    First Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S. dies; possible second case discounted
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about the quality of care he received, and the government ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever. Liberian...
  • Ebola economic impact in West Africa could be catastrophic: World Bank

    Ebola economic impact in West Africa could be catastrophic: World Bank
    The Ebola outbreak could be "catastrophic" to the West African economy, with an impact of $32.6 billion by the end of next year if health officials are slow to contain the spread of the deadly virus, the World Bank said in a report Wednesday. The...
  • Global financial risks increasing, IMF says

    The International Monetary Fund says central banks’ reliance on low-interest rate policies, while necessary to prop up a flagging global economy, are also likely encouraging increased investment in risky assets and increased leverage throughout...
  • Stakes high for coming earnings season

    Stakes high for coming earnings season
    Will a stronger American economy be enough to bolster U.S. corporate profits and calm investors at a time when the world is unmistakenly turning weaker? That's clearly been on the minds of investors since mid-September as the Dow Jones industrial...
  • NATO leaders meet in Norfolk

    NATO leaders meet in Norfolk
    Top NATO military officials are in Norfolk this week discussing takeaways from the alliance's summit held last month. The annual meeting at the Allied Command Transformation, NATO's only command in North America, will cover the new rapid action force,...
  • IMF lowers forecast for global economy despite 'decent' U.S. growth

    The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecast slightly for the world economy despite mounting signs that the U.S. is “leaving the financial crisis behind and achieving decent growth.” Improvements in the recovery from the Great...
  • IFC to Bring Back David Cross' 'Todd Margaret' After 3-Year Hiatus

    David Cross's "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret" will return to IFC in 2015 for a six-episode third season following a three-year hiatus. The series is created, written by and stars Cross (pictured) as Todd Margaret, a man lacking good...
  • A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]

    A turning point for climate policy and development? [Commentary]
    Climate change has been in the news a lot lately. The United Nations held a Climate Change Summit, which was attended by more than 100 heads of state. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of New York for a "People's Climate March," the...