| Dec 17, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Federal health officials on Monday revamped guidelines for doctors and nurses returning home to the United States from treating Ebola patients in West Africa, stopping well short of controversial mandatory quarantines being imposed by some U.S. states....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:35 AM
I've always wondered what the name "Crealdé" signifies — and the kickoff of Winter Park art school's 40th anniversary seems the perfect time for an explanation.
Turns out, according to Crealdé lore, the name was devised by founder William Sterling...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Maryland health officials designated three hospitals to receive Ebola patients in Maryland — including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore — changing course from previous plans almost two weeks...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:02 PM
The former U.S. Army psychiatrist sentenced to die for the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting that killed 13 and wounded dozens more has released a letter saying he wants to become a citizen of the militant group Islamic State, according to a letter.
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:44 PM
President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that health workers volunteering to help treat Ebola patients in West Africa should be applauded and he warned that government quarantine policies should not discourage their work needed to help contain the disease....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:27 PM
RICHMOND – Former Gov. Bob McDonnell took the stand in his own defense Wednesday afternoon, speaking directly to jurors for the first time in the 18-day-old federal trial against him and his wife.
McDonnell eased into his testimony, laying out a...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the FBI director told Congress on Wednesday.
Islamic State is "committed to instilling...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:14 AM
He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war.
"He was full of...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation.
The commemoration at Arlington, where more than 40,000...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:06 AM
On Sept. 25, my uncle Thomas Eric Duncan went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He had a high fever and stomach pains. He told the nurse he had recently been in Liberia. But he was a man of color with no health insurance and no means to pay...