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  • Exclusive: NewLink says Ebola vaccine trial could start in weeks

    (Reuters) - NewLink Genetics Corp, which licensed an Ebola vaccine developed by Canadian government scientists, has enough doses on hand to launch the first human safety trial of an Ebola vaccine this summer, its chief executive said on Wednesday. The...
  • Texas shuts company for running online high school 'diploma mill'

    DALLAS (Reuters) - Texas has won court approval to close a Houston-based company the state said ran a fraudulent online program that offered high school diplomas for a flat fee and no course work, state officials said on Wednesday. Last week, a...
  • U.S. team landed on Mount Sinjar to assess possible evacuation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A team including personnel from the U.S. military and the U.S. Agency for International Development landed on Iraq's Mount Sinjar early on Wednesday to assess how to evacuate civilians, a U.S. official said. The official said the...
  • Martin Schram: Obama has reached his Jimmy Carter moment

    Belatedly but, we hope, finally! we are witnessing the beginning of the end of the Carterization of Barack Obama's presidency. It has come not a moment too soon. We can only hope that it is real and not too late. President Obama is scrambling to halt...
  • 9/11 defendant agrees to separate trial at Guant�namo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba Alleged 9/11 plot deputy Ramzi bin al Shibh agrees with his military judge that he should face a separate trial to let the accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and three other accused co-conspirators make...
  • 'No boots on the ground in Iraq,' Hagel tells crowd at Marine base

    'No boots on the ground in Iraq,' Hagel tells crowd at Marine base
    The question was asked politely. The answer was swift and unequivocal. "There will be no boots on the ground in Iraq," Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told 200-plus Marines at a question-and-answer session Tuesday. Hagel was quick to deny any suggestion...
  • Clint Eastwood's 'American Sniper' Starring Bradley Cooper to Bow on Christmas Day

    Clint Eastwood's war pic "American Sniper" starring Bradley Cooper is now set to bow with a limited release on Christmas Day. The Warner Bros.-Village Roadshow co-production pic also stars Sienna Miller and Luke Grimes and will expand to a wide release...
  • US dispatches more troops to northern Iraq as Yazidi crisis grows

    BAGHDAD The crisis over who will be Iraq's next prime minister faded in Baghdad on Tuesday after Iran joined the United States in embracing the appointment of Haider al-Abadi to replace Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. But it was quickly replaced by...
  • U.S. ready to help new Iraq leader; sends 130 additional troops

    BAGHDAD - Iraq's new prime minister-designate won swift endorsements from uneasy mutual allies the United States and Iran on Tuesday as he called on political leaders to end crippling feuds that have let jihadists seize a third of the country. Haider al-...
  • Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds

    Robin Williams' USO tours made him a familiar face to military crowds
    Robin Williams earned his first Oscar nomination playing U.S. Air Force Sgt. Adrian Cronauer in 1987's "Good Morning, Vietnam" -- but his real-life relationship with the military in the form of USO shows didn't get rolling until 2002. Williams, who died...
  • U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain

    U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain
    WASHINGTON/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The United States is exploring options to evacuate thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped on a barren mountain in northern Iraq by Islamic militants, after four nights of humanitarian relief airdrops, U.S. officials said on...