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Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agency
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former health minister, will become the next director-general of the World Health Organization
The Latest: Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chief
The new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to reform the U.N. agency
Real-Life Dr. McDreamy Performs Life-Saving Brain Surgeries on Children in Peru
An American neurosurgeon embarked on an extraordinary mission to conduct complex brain surgeries in a world away from the high-tech hospitals he’s accustomed to in the United States. “Nightline” documented Dr. Rahul Jandial’s journey to Peru, where he and his partner, Dr. Mike Levy, the chief of
Giraffes in Danger of Becoming Extinct in the Wild: Study
The world's tallest land mammal is now in danger of becoming extinct in the wild, a global authority on endangered species announced on Thursday.
Meet the First All-Girl Quintuplets Born in the U.S.
ABC News' Amna Nawaz meets the first all-girl quintuplets born in the United States.
2 Curable, Preventable Illnesses Kill 1.4 Million Children a Year, UNICEF Report Says
Pneumonia and diarrhea -- two largely preventable and curable illnesses -- kill more children globally than all other childhood diseases combined, according to a new report released today by the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). The report adds that pneumonia in
'Inferno' Movie Review: Tom Hanks's Latest Is Neither Compelling nor Believable
Starring Tom Hanks , Ben Foster and Felicity Jones Rated PG-13 Two out of five stars In Tom Hanks’ and Ron Howard ’s third film based on Dan Brown ’s popular series of novels about symbology and iconography expert Robert Langdon (Hanks), Langdon is charged with deciphering a puzzle left behind by
Insomniac Theater: 'Before the Flood' and 'Inferno'
It's a weekend. And that means we're about to have some fun as. We start. What second rate restarted they're not a DiCaprio as much anticipated and highly acclaimed documentary before the flood the film followed the Oscar winning actor. As he travels the world to examine firsthand the effects of
Over 90% of People in the World Live With Air Pollution Above WHO Limit
Over 90 percent of the world's population lives in areas with levels of air pollution that exceed the World Health Organization 's limits, the group said today in what the WHO described as its most detailed report on global outdoor air pollution ever published. While the WHO’s standards for air
09/26/16: First Presidential Debate
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet at Hofstra University.