Megalodon Extinction Triggered Gigantism In Modern Whales
October 24 2014 3:54 PM
Exactly when megalodon went extinct has long eluded scientists, but new research sheds light on the shark’s final hour.
How Long Does Ebola Survive Outside The Human Body?
October 24 2014 1:16 PM
How long the Ebola virus can survive outside the human body depends on what body fluid contains it and the environment it's in.
NYC's Bellevue Hospital Readies For Ebola
October 24 2014 11:49 AM
Officials insist that Bellevue Hospital, NYC's official Ebola treatment center, is capable of handling Ebola patients. But concerns remain.
200,000 Ebola Vaccine Doses By 2015
October 24 2014 9:28 AM
Human trials for the treatment candidates are already under way, and another five drugs will begin clinical trials next year.
How Many People Have Really Died From Ebola?
October 23 2014 4:20 PM
The actual number of deaths from the Ebola outbreak is anyone’s guess, despite health officials' reports.
Lebanon Deals With Suspected Case Of Ebola, Patient In Quarantine
October 23 2014 11:31 AM
Lebanon is grappling with a suspected case of Ebola after a man who arrived from West Africa checked himself into a hospital with symptoms.
'There Was Just One Shooter, And That Shooter Is Dead'
October 23 2014 9:29 AM
The man authorities had identified as the Ottawa shooter, 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, had a history of run-ins with the law.
Kim Jong Un Ordered American Jeffrey Fowle’s Release, Says Pyongyang
October 23 2014 8:57 AM
North Korean officials said Wednesday that Kim Jong Un had personally ordered the release of detained American Jeffrey Fowle as a favor to the U.S.
Ebola Hysteria In US Driven By Fear, Not Facts
October 22 2014 4:35 PM
Ebola has killed just one person in the U.S. and infected two others, yet it dominates headlines across the country.
CDC To Further Scrutinize West African Travelers
October 22 2014 12:35 PM
U.S. health officials will now monitor all travelers coming to the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West Africa for 21 days.
Passenger From Liberia With ‘Potential Exposure’ To Virus Being Evaluated In New Jersey
October 22 2014 10:30 AM
A passenger who arrived at Newark Airport in New Jersey is being evaluated for Ebola after he showed symptoms during airport screenings.
Two Travelers From Liberia Are Being Evaluated For Symptoms Of Ebola In Chicago
October 22 2014 8:50 AM
Two people who became ill during their flights from Liberia to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are being evaluated for possible Ebola.
Ben Bradlee, Former Washington Post Editor, Dies At 93
October 21 2014 8:07 PM
Bradlee rose to prominence overseeing the Pulitzer-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal, which led to Richard Nixon’s resignation in 1974.
US Liberians Send Money Abroad To Support Families Devastated By Outbreak
October 21 2014 11:51 AM
Liberians in the U.S. have taken it upon themselves to support loved ones affected by Ebola abroad.
What To Do If Your Car Has Been Recalled For Deadly Defect
October 21 2014 10:41 AM
The traffic safety administration has set up an online tool for drivers to look up their vehicle to determine if any recalls apply.
Why Ebola Patient Outcomes Vary
October 21 2014 8:34 AM
The current Ebola outbreak has seen survival rates vary widely from one place to the next and depends greatly on the type of care patients receive.
Republicans To Fight For Travel Ban On Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
October 20 2014 4:55 PM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., plans to introduce a bill that would stop new visas for people from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Ebola ‘False Alarms’ In US Highlight Widespread Hysteria
October 20 2014 3:50 PM
Ebola false alarms have become increasingly common in the U.S., where fear and hysteria over the virus are rampant.
Ebola Panic Leads To Self-Quarantines, School Absences
October 20 2014 2:59 PM
Panic over Ebola spreading in the U.S. has led to some excessive precautions.
'They’re Getting Everybody'
October 20 2014 12:30 PM
Nurses, health workers and even first-year medical students now represent the globe's first line of defense against Ebola.