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Doctors Without Borders Changed The Way We Heal The World

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

It's no surprise the group called for a big response to Ebola back in June. Doctors Without Borders, the world's first humanitarian medical group, has a history of speaking up when others are silent.

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Could Ebola Be Slowing Down In Liberia?

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

For three weeks in a row, new cases in Liberia have significantly declined. And hundreds of beds have become available in new Ebola clinics. But don't get too excited yet, health officials say.

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Empty Clinic Beds Don't Necessarily Mean Fewer Ebola Patients

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

Buried in the bad news about Ebola, was a chart from the World Health Organization showing that the number of new Ebola cases in Liberia has been declining. There could be several reasons for that.

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Feds Monitor LA's Fashion District After Money Laundering Raid

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:04am

The Treasury Department imposed stricter rules on businesses in the city's fashion district. Authorities raided businesses last month on suspicion they were laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.

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Fond Memories Of Ebola Victim Eric Duncan, Anger Over His Death

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:03am

He likely contracted the virus when he carried an ailing pregnant woman into her home. Relatives and neighbors in Liberia miss his jovial spirit — and lash out at their government and the U.S.

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Economics, Tensions With Mainlanders Fuel Hong Kong's Protests

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:57am

The key demand of the recent protesters in Hong Kong has been democracy. But behind that desire is anger about jobs, high housing prices, and competition — and a culture clash — with mainland Chinese.

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Rules For Provisional Ballots All Over The Map

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:05am

People who don't have the right ID or who run into other problems at the polls are often told to vote a provisional ballot. But the rules governing these ballots vary and many are never counted.

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In Berlin, Remaking The City Can Rekindle Old Frictions

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:04am

City planners rushed to erase divisions between East and West Berlin after the wall came down in 1989. But the fate of Communist-era buildings can still provoke friction a quarter-century later.

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'Mass Mobs' Aim To Keep Pews Full At Old Churches

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:03am

Every month, a group in Detroit picks a church, spreads the word on Facebook and come Sunday, it's buzzing with the energy it once had.

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Homeless In Nashville, Huge In Sweden

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 2:02am

After decades in obscurity, country singer Doug Seegers went from down-and-out to up-and-coming in an instant.

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Man Diagnosed With Ebola In Texas Dies In Hospital

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:21am

Thomas Eric Duncan was the first person diagnosed with the virus in the U.S. He died Wednesday morning at the Dallas hospital where he was receiving treatment in critical condition.

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