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  • As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers

    As Ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers
    The Ebola virus would be terrifying no matter where it struck: It’s a disease with no cure that causes headaches and fever, severe diarrhea, vomiting and bleeding and has been known to kill up to 90% of its victims. But in a corner of West Africa,...
  • What it's like to be a doctor treating Ebola during the worst outbreak in history

    What it's like to be a doctor treating Ebola during the worst outbreak in history
    WASHINGTON — By the time Billy Fischer left the Ebola treatment center in Gueckedou, Guinea, early last month, he could complete the meticulous preparation routine in his sleep. First, he donned the scrubs. Then, he pulled on a pair of thick...
  • Ganancia de minera brasileña Vale cae, bajos precios contrarrestan producción récord

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La minera brasileña Vale reportó el jueves una caída de sus ganancias en el segundo trimestre debido a que los precios más bajos del mineral de hierro contrarrestaron una ​​producción récord de la materia prima...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Unattended cooking sparks fire on Guinea Road

    GLOUCESTER – An unattended pan of oil on a hot stove is believed to have been the cause of a house fire on Guinea Road on Friday. According to Herb Austin, assistant chief with the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, a passerby...
  • Travel films & events: Slide show on Papua New Guinea

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA Slide show Pierre Odier will share his insights on Papua New Guinea, one of the last places where primitive man can still be seen in his natural Stone Age environment. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond...
  • Ecuador's newly reopened Cruise Train connects present day to history

    QUITO, Ecuador — As the four-car train rolls through the clouds and begins its descent of the Andes, Bette Bleeker has a practical concern. "I hope someone checked the brakes," the Chicago resident asks. It's a fair question, given the 1,755-...
  • Humane Society

    The following animals are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Carroll County, 2517 Littlestown Pike, Westminster. Some of these animals may have been adopted before press time. Dogs Bully Breed, spayed female, brindle and white, 5 years....
  • Anthropologists find love in Lily King's novel 'Euphoria'

    Anthropologists find love in Lily King's novel 'Euphoria'
    After three fine works of fiction focused on contemporary families, Lily King broadens her horizons, geographically as well as emotionally, in a novel inspired by a real-life trio of anthropologists in New Guinea during a few fraught months in 1933. She...
  • Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard

    Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard
    Two men, from two of America's pre-eminent families — the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts — are at the center of two new books set in exotic locales, one a novel, the other nonfiction. In "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism,...
  • Thailand's coup culture

    Thailand's coup culture
    WASHINGTON — Coups always seem to come in clusters. And this week, we seem to be having a flurry of coup-related news from around the world. The ongoing chaos in Libya is starting to look more like a slow-motion coup, with the country's interior...