Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets
October 06 2014 11:22 AM
Only one third of aid from OECD Development Assistance Committee members went to the poorest countries, according to a new report.
Square Valued At $6B In Latest Financing Round
October 06 2014 10:36 AM
The maker of square-shaped credit-card readers raises $150 million. Will the cash help the startup compete with Silicon Valley’s tech titans?
Ebola Could Spread To France, UK In 3 Weeks
October 06 2014 2:37 AM
The Ebola virus has so far killed 3,439 people in the latest outbreak, which has been the worst since it was discovered in 1976.
World's Richest Nations Fail To Meet Aid Pledges: Report
October 05 2014 7:21 PM
The One Campaign says a third went to the least developed countries, most of which are in sub-Saharan Africa.
Sinai Militant Group Beheads Three Egyptians
October 05 2014 4:25 PM
The Sinai militants say the three Egyptians purportedly beheaded in the video were working for Israel.
Ebola Patient To Be Treated At Nebraska Medical Center
October 05 2014 1:59 PM
Nebraska Medical Center recently treated an Ebola patient.
British Hostage David Bolam Released In Libya
October 05 2014 12:13 PM
A teacher at the now-closed International School Benghazi, he had been held hostage in Libya since May.
Islamist Group Al Shabaab's Grip Loosened On Somali Port Town
October 05 2014 10:40 AM
Long held by the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, the Somali town of Barawe is once again under government control.
Ebola's Effect On Eid Al-Adha Celebrations In West Africa
October 04 2014 5:50 PM
Due to the Ebola risks, hugging family and attending large gatherings are discouraged during Eid al-Adha festivities this year in West Africa.
Dallas Ebola Patient In Critical Condition
October 04 2014 3:35 PM
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient in the U.S., is now in critical condition, as CDC says risk of more cases won't end for weeks.
Patient In DC Hospital Does Not Have Ebola
October 04 2014 2:22 PM
A patient admitted to Howard University Hospital in Washington does not have Ebola virus disease, health officials said Saturday.
Ebola Outbreak Causes Crunch In Distribution Of Hazmat Suits
October 04 2014 9:29 AM
International aid organizations fighting Ebola are having trouble getting hazmat suits to health-care workers in Africa.
Pistorius Talked To Ex-Girlfriend Hours Before Steenkamp's Death, Book Claims
October 03 2014 5:39 PM
Authors of a new book claim Oscar Pistorius spoke with his ex-girlfriend just hours before he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp.
Senior White House Officials Brief Public On Ebola Outbreak Response
October 03 2014 5:35 PM
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci stressed that the virus isn't easily spread.
Ebola-Related Travel Ban 'Would Backfire'
October 03 2014 5:05 PM
Public health experts agree that restricting flights from West Africa would not help contain the Ebola epidemic.
Apple iPad Unveiling Set For Oct. 16
October 03 2014 4:07 PM
Apple is expected to unveil two iPads, a super-sharp iMac, and its latest operating system at the event.
Facebook Is Secretly Building Health Apps, Support Communities
October 03 2014 9:24 AM
The report comes one day after the social network apologized for user experimentation.
NBC News Cameraman Diagnosed With Ebola Virus Disease
October 03 2014 3:04 AM
Ashoka Mukpo, a cameraman for NBC News, tested positive for the Ebola virus. He and the rest of the crew will be flown back to the U.S.
5 Things To Know About Ebola, From The CDC
October 02 2014 9:02 PM
The Centers for Disease Control held an hour-long Twitter chat to answer the public's questions about the Ebola outbreak.
Facebook Changes User Experimentation Policy
October 02 2014 5:40 PM
Facebook says all future user experiments will adhere to strict guidelines, which it refuses to disclose.