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  • Pentagon announces Ebola rapid-response team for U.S. cases of virus

    Pentagon announces Ebola rapid-response team for U.S. cases of virus
    The Pentagon announced Sunday it is putting together a 30-person rapid-response team that could provide quick medical support to civilian healthcare workers if additional cases of the Ebola virus are diagnosed in the United States. Defense Secretary...
  • Initial blood test shows Spanish nurse now free of Ebola

    An initial test Sunday showed there are no longer any traces of Ebola in the blood of a Spanish nursing assistant hospitalized with the virus for nearly two weeks, Spanish authorities said. Teresa Romero, 44, became infected in the first known case of...
  • Space plane lands after 674-day secret mission

    The U.S. military landed its X-37B robotic space plane at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California on Friday, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental program, the Air Force said. The X-37B, a...
  • Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office

    Ebola Shows Need For Global Health Security Office
    With Ebola claiming 200 lives a day and poised to explode further, time is of the essence. President Barack Obama's choice of the U.S. military, with its stellar command of logistics and enviable ability to mobilize quickly, will make it a key partner...
  • O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland

    O'Malley seeks to allay fears after Ebola patient arrives in Maryland
    President Barack Obama appointed an "Ebola czar" Friday to lead the nation's response to the deadly virus, as Gov. Martin O'Malley sought to allay the public's fears after an infected Texas nurse was brought to Bethesda for treatment. Meanwhile, Johns...
  • Giuliani defends 'Call of Duty' maker in suit by Panama's Noriega

    Giuliani defends 'Call of Duty' maker in suit by Panama's Noriega
    The maker of the popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game brought a hired gun, former New York mayor and lawyer Rudy Giuliani, to defend its prized brand from a lawsuit filed by ex-Panama military dictator Manuel Noriega. Noriega, now 80 years...
  • Transfer of Ebola patients reflects a tacit shift in strategy

    Transfer of Ebola patients reflects a tacit shift in strategy
    The federal government effectively began to restrict the care of Ebola patients to hospitals with special bio-containment units Thursday, and the Obama administration labored to reassure jittery Americans and increasingly skeptical lawmakers that public...
  • Ebola is no Spanish Flu [Commentary]

    Ebola is no Spanish Flu [Commentary]
    The recent death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the 42-year-old who traveled to Dallas from disease-ravaged Liberia while infected with the Ebola virus, along with the confirmed infection of two of Duncan's nurses, has created widespread concern that an...
  • 'Ebola czar' brings decades of Washington experience

    The man tapped to be the country’s “Ebola czar” is a veteran Washington advisor and Democratic strategist who will oversee a multi-agency response to the outbreak in West Africa and the U.S. cases, the White House announced Friday....
  • Ramped-up air strikes stall Islamic State advance in Syria

    Ramped-up air strikes stall Islamic State advance in Syria
    Two days of heavy air strikes by U.S. warplanes have slowed an advance by Islamic State militants against Kurdish forces defending the Syrian border town of Kobani. Turkish and U.S. officials said last week that Islamic State was on the verge of...
  • Pentagon unveils name for ISIS battle: Operation Inherent Resolve

    The Pentagon has finally given a name to the international military effort against Islamic State militants: “Operation Inherent Resolve.” The name was revealed by the Joint Chiefs of Staff office Wednesday, more than two months after the U....