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  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed
    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...
  • Health, safety concerns affect study abroad programs

    Health, safety concerns affect study abroad programs
    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...
  • Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive on Tuesday: report

    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....
  • A plan to bring a Marine home from Mexico by wreaking havoc at border

    A plan to bring a Marine home from Mexico by wreaking havoc at border
    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...
  • Traffic restrictions Wednesday at Lehigh Tunnel, I-476

    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-...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    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...
  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    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. Han was...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 08/21/14

    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...
  • Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia

    Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia
    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...
  • Have the terrorists won?

    Have the terrorists won?
    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,...
  • Travel risks, warnings and odd news from around the world

    Travel risks, warnings and odd news from around the world
    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....