UN: Ebola Disease Caseload Could Reach 20,000 Infections
August 29, 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Muslims React With Outrage At UK Sex Abuse Report
Muhbeen Hussain, founder of Rotherham Muslim Youth Group, told the Daily Mirror on Wednesday that Muslims are disgusted that justice was not done in Rotherham.
IMF Chief Lagarde Under Investigation In France
She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a 400 million-euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman with a checkered past.
Troubled Libya Now Faces Dueling Governments
The power grab highlights the lawlessness that has swept Libya since rebels overthrew dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011 and later formed powerful militias that successive governments have been unable to tame.
US health Official: Ebola Has ‘Upper Hand’
The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it.
BREAKING: Active Shooter Reported At Fort Lee In Virginia
Officials say the base has been put on lockdown and personnel there have been told to enact active shooter protocols.
Ebola In Congo Kills Two People, Djera Region Placed Under Quarantine
Djera is more than 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) from Congo's capital, Kinshasa and is more than 600 kilometers from the provincial capital, Mbandaka -- and it will be placed under quarantine now.
Kabange said Djera would be placed under quarantine.
Ice Bucket Challenge May Change Nonprofit World
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.
Facts About US Racial Unrest
As calm begins to take hold and Ferguson takes its place alongside past urban riots, here are some details about racial unrest in the United States:
UN: Death Toll From Syrian Civil War Tops 191,000
The high death toll is a reflection of the brutality of Syria's conflict, which has transformed into a complex, multi-layered war where various factions fight against each other.