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  • No Transparency; Ethics Questions

    The Terry Waller debacle raises two issues: transparency and ethics [Aug. 12, editorial, "Was The Fix In?"]. When this attempt to create a job description with an obvious intent to funnel this job to Deputy Chief Waller was exposed, the mayor referred...
  • Sierra Leone 'hero' doctor's death exposes slow Ebola response

    FREETOWN/DAKAR (Reuters) - When two American aid workers recovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimental drug, the grieving family of Sierra Leone's most famous doctor wondered why he had been denied the same treatment before he died from...
  • Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts

    Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts
    Topping the list of the most expensive gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake received last year is a $150 umbrella from Raindrops, a designer company that features chic rain gear with lacy pagodas, pinstripe ruffles and can-can parasols. The mayor's...
  • Elephant tourism ethics

    Elephant tourism ethics
    For many tourists who visit Asia, riding an elephant is high on their list of "musts," but the ethics of elephant tourism are being questioned by animal-rights groups as well as tour operators. Responsibletravel.com, a British company that bills itself as...
  • Aug. 23 Letters: Hampton's future, child immigrants, tethering pets

    State of Hampton I recently read of the Chamber of Commerce's plans to have Hampton's mayor speak on the "state of the city" at a cost of $45 per attendee. Being somewhat responsible for the economic and social conditions in the city, it seemed...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • Why should two white missionaries get the first Ebola treatments?

    Two American missionary medical workers stricken by Ebola in Liberia were the first to receive a scarce, experimental treatment drug. And now the question ricochets across the Internet: “Why them?” With more than 1,000 dead and hundreds...
  • Experimental Ebola drug 'exhausted,' as experts debate ethical use

    As U.S. medical experts raised concerns Tuesday about the use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus, makers of the unapproved medication ZMapp said their supply has been "exhausted." In a statement published online late Monday, Mapp...
  • WHO says it is ethical to use experimental drugs to fight Ebola virus

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental,  nonapproved drugs to combat the ongoing Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. "There was unanimous agreement among the experts that in the special circumstances...
  • WHO OKs use of experimental drugs for Ebola patients in West Africa

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental, non-approved drugs to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa, and that five such treatments were being considered for “compassionate use.” “There...