Limited Vaccine to Prevent the Spread of 'Explosive' Yellow Fever Outbreak
An "explosive" outbreak of yellow fever has left officials struggling access to enough of the vaccine to protect millions who may need it. With the shortage, some experts are concerned the virus could spread past Africa, creating an urgent need for more protection. This week, the World Health
Hong Kong Is World's Most Expensive City for Expats, Dethroning Luanda
Hong Kong is the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, dethroning Angolan capital Luanda from the top spot, according to a new report published by global consultancy firm Mercer . Luanda has consistently topped Mercer’s annual Cost of Living Survey, but the Angolan capital dropped to the No.
Yellow Fever Outbreak Called 'Serious' As Deaths Near 300
Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) emergency committee convened today to discuss the growing yellow fever virus outbreak and determine whether to designate it a global health concern. Though it labeled the virus a "serious" concern, the committee stopped short of declaring it a global
'What Happened Miss Simone' Director Reveals What an Oscar Would've Meant to Nina Simone
Liz Garbus was thrilled to learn that her documentary, "What Happened, Miss Simone?" had been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. But, she added, it's even more special given how much she knows it would have meant to her subject, the legendary singer Nina Simone . Winning
'GMA' on Safari: Training Elephants to Track Poachers
In Bela-Bela, South Africa , a group of researchers is turning the table on poachers and training elephants to do something pretty amazing. ABC News' T.J. Holmes, who is in South Africa ahead of Tuesday's epic live 360-degree safari adventure on "Good Morning America," visited Adventures With
Massive Diamond Unearthed in Southern Africa
The 404-carat diamond is the largest ever discovered in Angola and the 27th largest recorded diamond in the world.
Massive 404-Carat Diamond Discovered in Angola
A massive, 404-carat diamond was recovered in the southern African country of Angola, the Lucapa Diamond Company announced Monday. The 404.2-carat diamond is the biggest diamond ever found in Angola and the 27th biggest recorded diamond in the world. Angola is one of the world's top four diamond
Dmitry Mikhaylenko dominates Karim Mayfield for unanimous decision victory
MONTREAL -- Welterweight Dmitry Mikhaylenko cruised to a near-shutout, 10-round decision win against late replacement Karim Mayfield but did little to impress in what was meant to be a showcase fight in his HBO debut. Fighting on the undercard of unified light heavyweight titleholder Sergey
Cher Talks Flint Michigan Water Crisis
The legendary singer joins Flint, Michigan, Mayor Karen Weaver to talk about the state of emergency.