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The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread faster in West Africa than authorities can manage and the World Health Organization says stemming the outbreak will require hundreds more…

WHO Pleads for Help to Contain Ebola Outbreak

The deadly Ebola virus continues to spread faster in West Africa than authorities can manage and the World Health Organization says stemming the outbreak will require hundreds more…

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Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, was released today from the Infectious Disease Unit at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr.

U.S. Ebola Patients Discharged: "Pose No Public Health Threat"

Dr. Kent Brantly, the medical missionary who contracted Ebola in West Africa, was released today from the Infectious Disease Unit at Emory University in Atlanta. Dr.

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Cities across California – and around the country – witnessed protests and unrest this weekend, following the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers in…

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Activists are calling for systematic changes in policing, as protests continue nationwide over the police killing of George Floyd.

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Art workers are speaking out about anti-Asian racism and urging others to become allies. Some galleries are installing new exhibitions and taking visitors by appointment.

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Tech titans like Apple, Google and Facebook are about to get low-tech competition to help detect the novel coronavirus.

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The unemployment rate is the worst since the Great Depression.

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Beaches in Los Angeles County reopened today.  But before you grab the towel and beach umbrella, LA is enacting several restrictions to maintain social distancing.

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Cities nationwide have erupted in anguish and protest after police recently took the lives of African Americans: George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and  Ahmaud Arbery.

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Party Conventions nominated presidents since 1831. Will Covid-19 put an end to balloons, bunting and long-winded speeches? Will it also put an end to privacy?

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