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  • UN: Doctors, nurses play role in both treating, spreading Ebola

    GENEVA The World Health Organization is sounding the alarm that it has too few doctors and nurses willing to work in Africa to respond effectively to the continent's outbreak of Ebola. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization,...
  • Violence at home costs $8 trillion a year, worse than war: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Domestic violence, mainly against women and children, kills far more people than wars and is an often overlooked scourge that costs the world economy more than $8 trillion a year, experts said on Tuesday. The study, which its authors...
  • Violencia doméstica cuesta 8 billones de dólares por año, más que la guerra: estudio

    OSLO (Reuters) - La violencia doméstica, especialmente contra mujeres y niños, causa muchas más muertes que las guerras y usualmente es un flagelo ignorado que cuesta a la economía mundial más de 8 billones de dólares al año, dijeron expertos el martes....
  • Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola epidemic

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $50 million on Wednesday to support emergency efforts to contain West Africa's Ebola epidemic, which has already killed almost 2,300 people in the worst outbreak of the virus in history....
  • After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working

    After early success, Pau Gasol just kept working
    SANT BOI de LLOBREGAT, Spain — The morning after he officially stamped his ticket to the NBA, Pau Gasol retreated to his roots. Gasol had just led FC Barcelona to the 2001 Copa del Rey title in Malaga, Spain, becoming, at 20, the youngest most...
  • Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Monday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Now Open RPM Steak 66 W. Kinzie St. 312-284-4990 Treat yourself to dinner at this River North sibling to RPM Italian, which serves a dozen cuts of steak cooked with hardwood, coal or a high-temperature broiler, plus decadent dishes such as spicy...
  • Struggling Liberia creates 'plague villages' in Ebola epicenter

    BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - To try to control the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, Liberia has quarantined remote villages at the epicenter of the virus, evoking the "plague villages" of medieval Europe that were shut off from the...
  • Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients

    Oscars 2015: Academy names Governors Awards recipients
    The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara....
  • Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2

    Shakira, Gerard Pique confirm they're expecting baby No. 2
    Shakira, Shakira! The singer and her boyfriend, Gerard Pique, are expecting their second child. The pregnant "Voice" mentor announced the news in the Spanish edition of Cosmopolitan, saying, "Pues sí, la verdad es que sí, estoy embarazada." (Yes, it's...
  • African-Americans may be getting inferior breastfeeding advice

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers who give birth in areas with higher concentrations of African-Americans are less likely to get breastfeeding support on maternity wards than mothers in other communities, a new study shows. Breastfeeding provides...
  • Elvis Mitchell, UNICEF Help Launch Greenwich Film Fest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Greenwich International Film Festival, which will hold its inaugural edition June 4-7, has tapped Elvis Mitchell as marquee director and has created a charity partnership with UNICEF. The fest will schedule over 25 films;...