Teen Nails Acapella Rendition of Celine Dion's 'Power of Love'
The 17-year-old Gabonese boy sounds just like the iconic Canadian singer.
Sebastian Coe beats Sergei Bubka for top job in track and field
BEIJING -- Sebastian Coe has won a four-year term as president of the governing body for track and field and has been given an immediate mandate to restore the image of an IAAF hierarchy grappling with a doping controversy. Coe, 58, received 115 votes to Sergei Bubka's 92 in the election Wednesday
Soccer-Holders Al Ahli get bye in African Champions League
CAIRO, Dec 22 - African Champions League holders Al Ahli of Egypt have been given a bye into the second round of next year's competition and will only know their opponents when the first round is completed in March. The Cairo club begin the defence of their title against Red Sea of Eritrea or
Death of Ebola Patient's Dog Sparks Health Controversy
A mix breed dog named Excalibur that was euthanized today has set off a controversy about whether pets can carry and transmit the deadly Ebola virus to their owners or other humans. Excalibur was owned by the Spanish nurse’s aide who is believed to be the first person to contract the disease
Blood From Ebola Survivors Eyed as Weapon Against Virus
The mounting death toll from the worst-ever Ebola outbreak has health officials eyeing a radical remedy: blood from Ebola survivors. The World Health Organization today announced that the use of blood therapies should be “considered as a matter of priority” amid the outbreak that has killed more
What Ebola Survivors Reveal About the Virus, ZMapp
A makeshift Ebola ward in Monrovia, Liberia , is a limbo of sorts – a place where people wait to either die or recover from the disease. It really could go either way. The outbreak spreading through West Africa has a 53 percent fatality rate, according to the World Health Organization , meaning 47
How Ebola Virus Spreads From Sick Animals And Among Humans
The largest-known outbreak of the Ebola virus is currently underway but because so many questions remain about the true source of the disease, it is difficult to understand the timeline of the deadly infection. There are five different strains of the disease, four of which can spread to humans
Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation
Five Years After Killing of Peace Corps Volunteer Kate Puzey, Still No Trial
US Staging Ivory Crush to Battle Illegal Trade
Today near Denver, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will do something it says it has never done before: destroy six tons of ivory to highlight a booming illegal trade contributing to the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants every year. “We’re trying to...
Wrong Zip Code Can Mean Shorter Life Expectancy
City Residents Separated by Few Miles Can Have Vastly Different Life Expectancies