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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency

1 minute ago   |   NBC News   |   4 articles

Still, the World Health Organization says the risk for worldwide spread is low.
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WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

3 minutes ago   |   NPR   |   4 articles

The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.
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Democrats Should Be Happy to Be Divided on Health Care

5 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Julian Zelizer writes that while some Democrats are terrified of divisions like the one happening between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders over health care, the topic has proven to...
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WHO sounds global alarm over DR Congo Ebola outbreak

5 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera   |   4 articles

Ebola epidemic in DRC constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, World Health Organization says.
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Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

Gov. Steve Bullock on Dem debates, talking to Obama, his alligator boots

11 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock spoke to POLITICO Tuesday as part of a series of interviews with Democrats seeking to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Here are key excerpts...
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Planned Parenthood president ousted after less than a year in ‘secret meeting'

25 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

Leana Wan is out as president of Planned Parenthood after just eight months on the job. The doctor, the first physician to lead the women's health organization in decades...
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World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo a global emergency

45 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   4 articles


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6 chemicals in food, makeup, and skin-care products that aren't as dangerous as you think

6 chemicals in food, makeup, and skin-care products that aren't as dangerous as you think

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Scientists are starting to learn more about the effects of manmade chemicals on our bodies. Though some chemicals have been increasingly associated with cancer and various...
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Harvesting energy from the human knee

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Imagine powering your devices by walking. With new technology that possibility might not be far out of reach. An energy harvester is attached to the wearer's knee and can...
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Withings expands cardiovascular lineup with two new blood pressure monitors

Withings expands cardiovascular lineup with two new blood pressure monitors

1 hour ago   |   iMore

Keep track of your blood pressure. Withings today unveiled two new blood pressure monitors, expanding its cardiovascular lineup with the BPM Core and BPM Connect. The two new...
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Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

Man's golf shot kills daughter, 6, when ball hits her head

A six-year-old girl died Monday after she was hit in the head by a golf ball that her father hit, authorities said. Read more ...

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

The man said he was looking for the author of the message who described himself in the note as a 13-year-old English boy traveling in a cruise ship along the southern... Read more ...

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago

The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she's searching online for the recipients, who... Read more ...

Italian cops and FBI agents bust 19 Mafia suspects in joint raids

Italian cops and FBI agents bust 19 Mafia suspects in joint raids

More than 200 Italian cops and FBI agents from the bureau's New York City office on Wednesday launched a coordinated crackdown on a Sicilian Mafia clan with ties to the Gambino... Read more ...

German Ensan, 55, oldest world poker champion in 20 years

German Ensan, 55, oldest world poker champion in 20 years

LAS VEGAS - Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event... Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at 99

He retired in June 2010 at age 90, the second oldest justice in the court's history. Read more ...

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen - and a federal... Read more ...

Ewan posts first Tour stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellow

Ewan posts first Tour stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellow

TOULOUSE, France - Tour de France debutant Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory on Stage 11 of the Tour de France on Wednesday, while Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the race... Read more ...

6-year-old girl killed in freak golf course accident

6-year-old girl killed in freak golf course accident

A 6-year-old Utah girl was tragically killed when an errant golf ball hit by her dad struck her in the back of the neck, according to a report. Aria Hill was sitting in a golf... Read more ...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at...

US House votes to 'strongly' condemn Trump's tweets directed at congresswomen of color

The Democratic-led House has voted to condemn President Donald Trump's tweets telling four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go back" to their countries of origin. Read more ...