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  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

    MONROVIA/GENEVA (Reuters) - Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose...
  • Nation and world news briefs for Aug. 19

    NATION FERGUSON, Mo. Two men were shot during the chaos of demonstrations late Monday and early Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., police confirmed. Officers weren't involved in the shootings. There was no immediate information on the identities or conditions...
  • Liberia says escaped Ebola patients returned to quarantine

    MONROVIA, Liberia All 37 Ebola patients who fled an isolation ward in Liberia have been returned to a clinic, Information Minister Lewis Brown said on Tuesday. Residents of the West Point slum near the capital, Monrovia, broke into a quarantine center on...
  • Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine

    Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine
    Liberia struggled on Monday to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled quarantine at the weekend, while the U.N. health agency urged affected West African nations to screen all departures in a bid to contain the worst outbreak of the virus. In...
  • Liberia 'to shoot' people crossing border closed to halt Ebola

    MONROVIA Liberia's armed forces were given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighboring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of Ebola, local newspaper Daily Observer reported Monday. Soldiers stationed in Bomi...
  • Sports on TV

    MONDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || LLWS || Czech Republic vs. South Dakota || ESPN211 a.m. || || Australia vs. Mexico || ESPN1 || || Texas vs. Washington || ESPN3 || || Puerto Rico vs. Venezuela || ESPN26 || || Illinois vs. Rhode...
  • UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development

    UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's versatility helps fuel Knights' offensive development
    Five decades worth of notes are stowed away in boxes and filing cabinets in UCF offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe's home office and garage in Orlando. The scribbling fills notebooks from his first job coaching running backs and quarterbacks at Albany...
  • Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point

     Winnetka resident named First Captain at West Point
    Following in the distinguished footsteps of Douglas MacArthur, John J. Pershing and William Westmoreland, Austin Welch, 21, of Winnetka, was recently named First Captain of the Corps of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for the new...
  • Sports TV and radio: Monday's 8/18 log (updated Monday AM)

    10 a.m.    NFL preseason: N.Y. Jets at Cincinnati (d.).--NFL Net. 11 a.m.    Baseball: LLWS consolation game: South Moravia (Brno, Czech Republic) vs. Canyon Lake (Rapid City, S.D.).--ESPN2 1 p.m.    Baseball: LLWS elimination game: Guadalupe Linda...
  • Inside the BRD: Recap of Grafton, Poquoson, Jamestown and New Kent football scrimmages from Friday

    GRAFTON The Clippers, who are particularly inexperienced on defense, were outscored by more athletic Nansemond River. Clippers coach Matt McLeod said he’ll be looking for improved play from his defense in the next scrimmage. McLeod said...
  • Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia

    Crowd attacks Ebola center, takes bodies in Liberia
    A crowd attacked a makeshift Ebola quarantine center in a rundown neighborhood of the Liberian capital, throwing stones and looting equipment and food, witnesses said, and a health worker said patients had been removed from the building. "They came in...