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  • For needy kids, big gifts come in small boxes from Huntington Beach

    For needy kids, big gifts come in small boxes from Huntington Beach
    For the past 10 years during the holiday season, Carol Rotta has made the nearly 500-mile trek to Huntington Beach from Lake Montezuma, Ariz., to pack hundreds of cardboard boxes with gifts for children around the world.
  • Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight

    Marylanders among 'superstars' of federal Ebola fight
    Dr. Lance Plyler was desperate. It was late July, and two of his American relief workers in Liberia were showing worsening symptoms of Ebola. Believing he couldn't handle such "dire circumstances" alone, the medical director for Samaritan's Purse turned...

    Ebola cases in the U.S.

    Ebola cases in the U.S.
    There have been eight cases of Ebola seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas, Texas hospital was the first person diagnosed with the virus on U.S. soil. Two hospital employees who cared for the...

    Aid group has set the gold standard on Ebola safety

    Aid group has set the gold standard on Ebola safety
    The decontamination ritual, performed dozens of times a day here at the Ebola treatment unit run by Doctors Without Borders, resembles a slow dance. Two European medical workers emerge from the high-infection zone and raise their arms, turning slowly in...

    Readers to the rescue on reducing all that clutter

     Readers to the rescue on reducing all that clutter
    There's a certain irony to being buried in clutter emails, which have arrived steadily since my Sept. 21 column, "Parent vs. clutter: Accept defeat without shame." Here are a few of your notes, edited for length. Every time we moved, I would wait for...