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Speaker John BoehnerA s top immigration aide was at the center of a heated dispute between the speaker and Rep. Louie Gohmert at a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, according to several people who witnessed the altercation.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
2 Americans with Ebola virus to be flown to U.S.
Officials at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta announced Thursday there are plans to transfer at least one patient infected with the Ebola virus to their special facility.
Source: Flight leaves for Liberia to evacuate Americans infected with Ebola
Actor Rob Lowe is lending his comedic talents to the Discovery channel. In a new promo for Shark Week he throws up chum while riding two sharks.
WLUK-TV Green Bay
W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths
The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.
Emory Hospital to receive Ebola patient in Atlanta
Emory University Hospital has been told that a patient with the Ebola virus will be transferred to its hospital in Atlanta.
Emory psychologist researches ' high sensation seeking' people
Ken Carter, psychology professor at Emory University's Oxford College, is studying high-sensation seeking people for an upcoming book on this personality trait.
Churches: Female minister one of only two in area
Becoming the first woman to be named minister of St. Paul Waccamaw United Methodist Church has been an easy one, she said.
Effort seeks support for 'Common Law Grand Jury'
Citizens from across Georgia will be gathering in Ringgold today in an effort to have "Common Law Grand Juries" in each county.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Alliance Theatre to Premiere Natasha Trethewey's Native Guard, 9/26-10/19
The Alliance Theatre has announced the world premiere of NATIVE GUARD. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey's NATIVE GUARD will be brought to the stage with actors, music, imagery, and visual art in a complete theatrical staging.
Civil War battle sites: There's an app for that
Last week marked the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Langone Medical Center invites applications for a post-doctoral fellow with strong training in task-based fMRI and structural brain imaging to join our research team.
Socialization relative strength in fragile X longitudinal study
Standard scores measuring "adaptive behavior" in boys with fragile X syndrome tend to decline during childhood and adolescence, the largest longitudinal study of the inherited disorder to date has found.
The Digital Life of Salman Rushdie
The collection included the usual papers and letters along with a trove of Rushdie's digital materials, including his personal computers , and an agreement to donate all his subsequent digital effects to the library.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Courtesy photo Lucas Schroeder, an 8th grader at Oyster River Middle School, was one of the Top Ten winners in the New York Times/Learning Network Persuasive Essay contest.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Annual Atlanta Star Party Coming Soon
If you happen to be attending DragonCon or just live near Atlanta, come and listen to some fantastic speakers and help do astronomy research and education at the Annual Atlanta Star Party! Where: The Emory University Math and Physics Department hosts the celebration at The Emory Math & Science Center, 400 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322.
The Washington Post
America really is two different political countries these days
I wrote my newspaper column today on a theme I started exploring in the Fix last week: The idea that America -- and American politics -- are fundamentally adrift, caught between an old way of doing things that they know is broken and an uncertain future that feels too far away to grasp right now.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Civil War Battle Sites Get Mobile App
The Battle of Atlanta mobile app aims to provide a 21st century version of the historical markers that mark sites of the Battle of Atlanta and other Civil War landmarks.
GHCC to host health care reform update Aug. 12
It seems there's something new regarding the new health care law every week, either from the White House or the courts.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
National Public Radio
Volunteer Recap: A Summer With Her Mind On The Toilet
Dionna Fry, a 2014 graduate from Emory University , spent last summer in Ethiopia devoting herself to toiletry.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Modern camp meetings build on heritage of faith, family
Camp attendees pray before the evening service at camp meetings last month of the Smyrna Presbyterian Church in Conyers, Ga.