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  • Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly

    Ebola fear shows denial of science spreads quickly
    Science is knowledge based on facts derived from observation and experimentation.
  • Iraq, Syria refugees from Islamic State get winter aid kits: agency

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of refugees in Iraq and Syria, fleeing attacks by Islamic State, will be given emergency winter kits to help them cope with the approach of cold, rainy weather, an international aid agency said on Thursday....

    'Walking Dead,' 'Simpsons,' 'Good Wife': big weekend

    'Walking Dead,' 'Simpsons,' 'Good Wife': big weekend
    The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind: "60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No, according to a Morley Safer report on the CBS news magazine....

    Syrian resettlement to US limited by security issues, process

    WASHINGTON When news broke that a gunman was on the loose in the Navy Yard area last year, fear swept though the D.C. area. But when Ahmad Beetar, a Syrian immigrant, was asked to stay home, he refused. "If there was just one sniper in my neighborhood...

    Aid groups urge faster, grassroots Ebola response as world leaders meet

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every 30-day delay in isolating Ebola patients will cause a tripling in daily cases of the deadly epidemic sweeping West Africa, according to new forecasts released on Tuesday. As world leaders gather in New York...