All Eyes Will Be On Comet Siding Spring Sunday
October 18 2014 4:17 PM
NASA's fleet of orbiters and rovers will be monitoring the close approach of Siding Spring.
US, China Smooth The Way For APEC Meeting In November
October 18 2014 2:45 PM
Top American and Chinese diplomats stressed the need to cooperate on global threats such as Ebola and the Islamic State.
Canada Shipping Experimental Ebola Vaccine To UN Agency
October 18 2014 12:54 PM
Canada began human clinical trials of VSV-EBOV last week.
There's No Ebola 'Outbreak' In The US, Obama Says
October 18 2014 9:23 AM
There are four confirmed patients receiving treatment for Ebola virus disease in the U.S.
Islamist Rebels Kill 22, Including Children, In Eastern Congo
October 18 2014 6:27 AM
The attack comes just two days after 27 people, including many children, were killed in the same area in raids by rebel militia.
An Ebola Flight Ban Wouldn't Work: Report
October 17 2014 9:21 PM
A FiveThirtyEight report showed that there are no direct flights between the U.S. and West African countries where Ebola hit hardest.
US Issues 'Task Order' For Ebola Drug ZMapp
October 17 2014 5:08 PM
The U.S. government issued a "task order" to three labs for manufacturing Ebola treatment drugs, including ZMapp.
Journalist Disinvited From Forum Had Shadowed CDC’s Frieden Days Earlier
October 17 2014 5:03 PM
Public health experts agree Syracuse University's decision to rescind the Washington Post's Michel du Cille's invitation to a workshop this weekend was uncalled for.
Africa's Tourism Hit From Ebola Even Far From Virus
October 17 2014 3:09 PM
Tourism to parts of east and southern Africa is taking a hit over Ebola, even though the regions are far removed from the epidemic.
Boko Haram To Release Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls, Officials Say
October 17 2014 1:43 PM
Boko Haram has reportedly agreed to release hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by the terrorist group this year.
What Ebola Does To The Human Body
October 17 2014 11:55 AM
The symptoms of Ebola are well-known, but what the virus does to the human body is a story that is rarely told in full.
New Twitter Timeline Booed
October 17 2014 11:08 AM
But one employee defended the platform's new Twitter-curated timeline practice as “research in action" that “works well.”
World Health Organization Admits Mistakes In West Africa Ebola Response
October 17 2014 10:20 AM
The U.N.'s health wing said in an internal memo that "nearly everyone" involved in the response underestimated the epidemic.
How To Report On Ebola In West Africa
October 17 2014 9:24 AM
Reporters face many dangers covering the epidemic, including hugs.
Libyans Bomb Militias Using Egyptian Planes? Unlikely
October 17 2014 9:21 AM
Claims that Libyan pilots are bombing Islamic militias using Egyptian warplanes are far-fetched, say experts.
For Android Users, The Wait For 'Lollipop' Begins
October 17 2014 8:48 AM
Release varies depending on manufacturer. Here are the launch dates for Google, Motorola, LG, Sony, Samsung, Invidia and HTC.
Pistorius Prosecutor Wants At Least 10 Years In Prison
October 17 2014 8:24 AM
The South African Olympian will be sentenced Tuesday. His defense team argued for house arrest and community service, not jail time.
Obama May Appoint Ebola ‘Czar’
October 17 2014 6:59 AM
President Barack Obama opposed a travel ban from West Africa, even as the Ebola virus spread to the last unaffected district in Sierra Leone.
Nina Pham Reaches Medical Facility Near Washington
October 17 2014 3:26 AM
Nina Pham was the first person to have contracted the disease in the U.S., and doctors have said that she is in good condition.
National Guard Troops Could Be Sent To Fight Ebola Outbreak
October 16 2014 7:57 PM
Up to 4,000 troops have been authorized, but not yet called up, to be sent to West Africa to help fight the Ebola epidemic.