| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization.
The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:38 PM
By Megan Crepeau | RedEye
Kate Rooney nearly didn’t make it to Israel this month.
The 23-year-old was slated to fly there as part of a partnership between Northwestern, where she is a graduate student studying journalism, and the Jerusalem...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:40 PM
President Barack Obama is expected to detail on Tuesday a plan to boost his country's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.
The plan would involve a greater involvement of the U.S....
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:51 PM
On Saturday, Sept. 20, if Stasyi Barth of Lake Elsinore has her way, border traffic from the Pacific Ocean to Brownsville, Texas, will grind to a halt, blockaded by Americans using their vehicles as barricades.
Barth is rallying folks who are mad as...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:28 PM
This just steered its way into my email garage from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission:
--TURNPIKE TRAVEL ADVISORY--
--Northbound Lehigh Tunnel Closure Scheduled 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6
--Daytime tunnel maintenance to impact traffic on I-...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:55 PM
On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains.
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Today's Birthday (08/21/14). Your personal power expands this year, with Jupiter, Mercury, Venus and the Sun in your sign. Shake ups at work this October reveal new options. Direct your talents at home and with family until 12/23, then an intriguing...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:42 PM
President Obama will travel to Estonia next month, visiting the former Soviet republic as he seeks to reassure leaders in the region who worry that Russian aggression in Ukraine may spread.
Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Estonia's President...
| Aug 7, 2013
Last year, in the heat of his campaign, President Obama boasted that he had put Al Qaeda "on the path to defeat." This year, with 19 U.S. consulates and embassies closed and the State Department issuing vague warnings against travel anywhere in the world,...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The U.S. State Department continues to warn travelers to defer all non-essential visits to Pakistan and strongly warns travelers about venturing to the Gaza Strip. A short-term alert has also been issued to Americans attending the Olympic Games in Russia....