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Saturday October 25, 2014
Dr. Craig Spencer, who returned from Guinea last week, remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center. Authorities are tracing anyone who might have come into contact with him recently.
The actress picked a daring Christopher Kane design for the 28th American Cinematheque Awards red carpet.
The advice of a Japanese organization expert boils down to two rules: Discard everything that does not “spark joy” and do not buy organizing equipment.
An Ebola vaccine effective in monkeys was not tested in humans until now, after the severe outbreak in West Africa forced governments to step in.
Justus Uwayesu’s life was changed by a chance encounter in Rwanda with an American charity worker.
After 80, some people don’t retire. They reign.
Two dogs, Jordan and Hurricane, made a flawless catch of a fence jumper at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.
The desire to suppress the vote in Hong Kong isn’t really so different from the agenda of the political right in the United States.
The opening game of the 2014 World Series was the lowest-rated Game 1 on record, a viewership that highlights changes in the nation’s media habits.
Taylor Swift leaves country behind on “1989,” her new album, but the implicit enemy is the rest of mainstream pop.
The city’s first confirmed case of Ebola has raised complicated logistical issues of how to trace the possible contacts of an infected patient in a metropolis of more than 8 million people.
The Canadian police acknowledged that the man who killed a soldier was not identified as a threat despite a criminal record, an embrace of extremist ideas and an intent to travel to Syria.
There is no evidence that Ebola has been passed, as colds or flu sometimes are, by touching surfaces that someone else touched after sneezing into their hand.
Analysts estimate that 10 percent of recruits from the West are women, often influenced by social media networks that offer advice, tips and logistical support for travel.
Dan Bussey has tracked down 17,000 varieties dating from Colonial times, the better to guarantee a world way beyond Red Delicious.
Flu season will bring a virus that spreads far faster than Ebola, and will kill thousands.
Readers ask about the Ebola virus.
Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, traveled with Doctors Without Borders to Burundi, Congo and Rwanda before going to Guinea.
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