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Yale Chaplain Blames Rise of Anti-Semitism on Israel's War in Gaza

Discontent is brewing in New Haven after Rev. Bruce M. Shipman, an Episcopal chaplain at Yale, wrote a letter to the New York Times that some have deemed deeply offensive to Jews.


Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boston Herald

President Obama nominates Danny Marti as new 'piracy czar'

Danny Marti, a copyright and trademark attorney in Washignton, has been nominated as the new White House intellectual property enforcement coordinator, a position dubbed "piracy czar" because of its mission to tackle infringement.


Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

CBS News

ZMapp cures monkeys of Ebola virus

American Ebola patient Nancy Writebol, pictured here being wheeled into Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Aug. 5, 2014, received several doses of the experimental serum ZMapp.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Times of Oman

Pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents kill 4.7m Chinese a year

A man wearing a mask is seen on a street in Beijing in this May 2, 2013 file photograph.


Related Topix: World News, China, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Washington Post

White rage in Ferguson, Mo.

Carol Anderson is an associate professor of African American studies and history at Emory University and a public voices fellow with the Op-Ed Project.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Business Journal

Study: Atlanta No. 11 city in country for foreign students

The metro Atlanta area ranks 11th in the nation for attracting foreign students, a new study by think tank Brookings Institution says.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Georgia Tech

On Common Ground News

DeKalb sheriff announces new leaders for administration

DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey L. Mann has named Major Reginald B. Scandrett as Chief Deputy Sheriff and Xernia Fortson, Esq.


Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Fortson, GA, Harris County, GA, Mercer University, Georgia State University

Thu Aug 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Doubts over Rivers' readiness to battle Ebola

Is Rivers State set to conquer Ebola if it rears its head? The government and other stakeholders say yes, but a few believe that sensitisation on the deadly disease, which has so far been confined to Lagos, started late and is not enough.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News,

Hollywood Reporter

President Obama Nominates New 'Piracy Czar'

President Barack Obama has nominated Danny Marti to be the new U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, or "piracy czar."


Creative Loafing Atlanta

Natasha Trethewey places poetry archive at Emory

Former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey is placing her archive at Emory University, where she is an English professor and director of the Creative Writing Program.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

Food Management

First Atlanta Area Peet's Opens at Emory University

Location in the Robert W. Woodruff Library will menu panini sandwiches, salads, grab-and-go sandwiches, beverages and snacks in addition to chain's signature coffes and teas.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Dining, Libraries, Drink, Coffee

LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Christmas parade to honor optometrist Dr. Cliff Rainey

From left, LaGrange Eye Clinic's Dr. Cliff Rainey was recently chosen as grand marshal of this year's LaGrange Christmas parade.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Optometry, Medicine, Troup County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Chattahoochee (Atlanta, GA)

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Clemson University: Race and the University

On August 20, AyDeeTheGreat published a diary, "Clemson Student Exposes Historic Racism at University with Provocative Video."


Related Topix: Clemson University, Harvard University, Brown University, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

WTOC-TV Savannah

Emory Hospital teams up with Statesboro hospital

A push of the button in East Georgia Regional's ICU can summon doctors and nurses at Emory University who can see patients and monitor vital signs.


Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Medicine, Nursing

Scientific American

Ebola Doctor Reveals How Infected Americans Were Cured

Last week two American aid workers who had contracted Ebola while working in west Africa were released from a U.S. hospital and pronounced "recovered."


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Infectious Diseases, Medicine


Gang life brings deep health risks for girls

Being involved in a gang poses considerable health-related risks for adolescent African American girls, including more casual sex partners and substance abuse combined with less testing for HIV and less knowledge about preventing sexually transmitted diseases, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Medicine, Health, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Science Blog

Chimp Intelligence 'Runs In Families,' Environment Less Important

A chimpanzee's intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.


Related Topix: Georgia State University, Genetics, Medicine

The Washington Post

Wonkblog: Why immigrants weathered the housing bust better than the U.S.-born population

Despite the recent recession, new studies show that immigrants have managed to narrow the homeownership gap with native-born Americans.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Rutgers University, Business News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Our World 2.0

Cooperation Key to Curbing Ebola

The raging epidemic of Ebola virus disease in West Africa underscores the urgent need for international cooperation for emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Liberia, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Togo,

Business Journal

New Mexico Heart Institute adds doctors

Left to right are Dr. Michael Bestawros, Dr. Raymond Yau and Dr. Fernando Tondato.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, World News, Brazil