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The number of tuberculosis cases is far higher than previously thought. And Ebola is making some patients stay away from hospitals. Yet the mortality rate is dropping.
October 22, 2014
The DNA in this ancient Siberian leg bone shows that the man had Neanderthal ancestors — yet more proof that humans and Neanderthals interbred. And he lived much farther north than expected.
October 22, 2014
One guard was found guilty of first-degree murder and three others of voluntary manslaughter in a 2007 incident in Baghdad in which 14 civilians were killed.
October 22, 2014
A man reportedly carrying a long gun shot at least one person at the National War Memorial in Ottawa and also fired shots on Parliament Hill.
October 22, 2014
Abdul Sattar Edhi and his foundation are synonymous with humanitarian work in Pakistan. But that didn't keep the foundation from being robbed of more than $1 million, provoking widespread outrage.
October 22, 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has led to thousands of deaths and a maelstrom of misinformation. Here's a primer on what you need to know about the virus and the response to it.
October 22, 2014
The gynecological surgeon's Panzi Hospital in eastern DRC has treated thousands of women who were victims of rape.
October 22, 2014
The Pew Research Center's first study on online harassment shows it happens to most of us. But gender disparities are starkest in online gaming.
October 22, 2014
About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying, a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.
October 22, 2014
Just because the Food and Drug Administration recalls a supplement because it contains dangerous substances, doesn't mean the product disappears from the market.
October 22, 2014
The self-declared Islamic State has released a video purporting to show its fighters rifling through a crate of grenades airdropped by a U.S. military cargo plane.
October 22, 2014
Jeffrey Fowle, 56, who was arrested in North Korea in May after allegedly leaving a bible in a club for foreign sailors, arrived at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base this morning.
October 22, 2014
States that could determine which party controls the Senate next year have been barraged for months with campaign ads. For better or for worse, here are some of the most noteworthy.
October 22, 2014
Most retailers are feeling optimistic as analysts forecast rising sales over this long shopping season. They are hoping Halloween will give them a good bounce into the peak spending time of the year.
October 22, 2014
Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Now their computers and social circles are being investigated for possible contacts with Islamist militants in Syria.
October 22, 2014
A three-run first inning was all San Francisco needed to top Kansas City and steal home field advantage. They tacked on another four runs anyway to win 7-1.
October 21, 2014
As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.
October 21, 2014
The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.
October 21, 2014
Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.
October 21, 2014
The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.
October 21, 2014

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