Judge Nixes Quarantine For Ebola Nurse Kaci Hickox
October 31 2014 3:31 PM
A judge rejected arguments by Maine authorities Friday that Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox’s quarantine was necessary to ensure public health.
Dentists’ Candy Buyback Program Gets Treats ‘Off The Streets’
October 31 2014 2:07 PM
Dentists will pay $1 a pound to buy candy from young trick-or-treaters as part of a nationwide Halloween buyback program.
The High Cost Of Prepping For An Unlikely Epidemic
October 31 2014 12:33 PM
Getting a country ready for an Ebola epidemic -- even an unlikely one -- isn't cheap. Here's what it costs to be prepared for Ebola in the U.S.
Ebola-Hit West Africa Feels 'Abandoned' By African Union Due To Broken Pledges
October 31 2014 9:33 AM
West Africa feels “abandoned” by the African Union, which legislators say has not delivered on promises to send help to Ebola-stricken countries.
ISIS' Foreign Recruitment 'Unprecedented'
October 30 2014 11:25 PM
More foreign jihadists than ever before are traveling to Syria and Iraq to take up arms alongside Islamic State militants, the UN says.
After Landslide In Sri Lanka, Search For Missing Hampered By Rain
October 30 2014 10:43 PM
The search for dozens of missing people thought to be buried in a landslide in Sri Lanka was put on hold because of heavy rain.
Ebola Hysteria Looks A Lot Like Early AIDS Panic
October 30 2014 9:19 PM
The suspicion that health workers and travelers from West Africa face is not unlike the stigma endured by AIDS patients in the 1980s.
Bodies Found In Mexico Identified As 3 Missing Texas Siblings
October 30 2014 7:03 PM
Three bodies found in northern Mexico have been identified as those of the siblings who had been missing since mid-October.
Are Some Genes Ebola-Resistant?
October 30 2014 5:39 PM
Genetic research into the effects of the Ebola virus on mice could help the development of vaccines.
Historians Say Fragment Found In Pacific Belonged To Amelia Earhart’s Lost Plane
October 29 2014 4:35 PM
Searchers reportedly identified a piece of Amelia Earhart’s long-lost plane near an atoll in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
‘You Never Monkey With The Truth’
October 29 2014 11:06 AM
Newspaper editor Ben Bradlee died Oct. 21 at the age of 93. Here are some of his more memorable moments in the business.
Fear Of Ebola Drives Ghana’s Bush Meat Market Into The Ground
October 29 2014 9:14 AM
Bush meat refers to meat that comes from a variety of wild animals like bats, rats and small primates and is often smoked, dried or salted.
PHOTOS: An Historic Storm And Its Aftermath
October 29 2014 7:52 AM
It has been two years today since Hurricane Sandy formed in the western Caribbean. Here’s a look back at the aftermath of the storm in the U.S.
Americans Confident US Can Stop Ebola Epidemic
October 28 2014 10:46 AM
A majority of Americans are confident that the U.S. government could stop an Ebola epidemic in America, new polling shows.
'I'm Very Much Worried'
October 28 2014 9:10 AM
West Africa needs more than 5,000 additional health care workers if the Ebola outbreak is to be controlled, health officials have said.
AIDS Activists Oppose Mandatory Ebola Quarantines
October 27 2014 2:51 PM
AIDS activists have joined health experts in opposing mandatory quarantines for U.S. health workers returning from West Africa.
Century-Old Notebook Found In Antarctica Sheds Light On Early Days Of Exploration
October 27 2014 12:03 PM
Scientists recently discovered the 100-year-old notebook of one of the first people to explore Antarctica.
Dallas Ebola Patient Thomas Duncan Misled Health Officials
October 27 2014 9:04 AM
The nurses did not press Duncan on the details of his travel history, something that could have alerted them to his exposure to the virus.
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.