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US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola
US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola

Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods.

The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted...

US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola
US journalist says body was ‘at war’ with Ebola

Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full suits and hoods.

The American video journalist is home now after recovering from Ebola he contracted...

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers’ fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

“We want to state ...

States still fight for ban

WASHINGTON — Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry.

Even as officials...

Seniors flock to Facebook
Seniors flock to Facebook

Website recently unable to recognize 113-year-old’s

birth year of 1900

Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

MONROVIA, Liberia — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation’s state radio reported Thursday.

Forty-three...

Coal-rich Poland ready to block EU climate deal

WARSAW, Poland — European Union leaders meeting in Brussels to set their new greenhouse gas emissions plan are facing staunch opposition from coal-reliant Poland and other East European countries who say their economies would suffer from the...

Inspector: ‘Serious lapse’ at Secret Service

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Two dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament
Two dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were...

Ex-Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ex-Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

WASHINGTON — Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93....

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA — The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-...

Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

MOSCOW — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world’s biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver...

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said...

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