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Ebola[ See all 840 articles, 632 photos, 23 discussions, 69 comments ]

Ebola in the News

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WaPo- A new mouse model for studying the Ebola virus could help scientists pin down which genes affect human vulnerability to the disease. The success of these new mice are described in a study published Thursday in Science , and there are two major takeaways: For starters, this research presents the first truly viable mouse model for studying Ebola. Comment?

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Syria[ See all 59 articles, 49 photos, 1 discussion, 6 comments ]

Syria in the News

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WaPo- More than 1,000 foreign fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate that has so far been unchanged by airstrikes against the Islamic State and efforts by other countries to stem the flow of departures, according to U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials. The magnitude of the ongoing migration suggests that the U.S.-led air campaign has neither deterred significant numbers of militants from traveling to the region nor triggered a spike in the rate of travel among Muslim populations inflamed by American intervention. Comment?
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Sri Lanka[ See all 19 articles, 15 photos ]

Sri Lanka in the News

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WaPo- Officials in Sri Lanka say hopes of finding survivors under the mud and rubble of a landslide in south-central has run out. A government minister cut the estimated death toll to more than 100 from 300 the previous night. Comment?

Iraq[ See all 84 articles, 58 photos, 1 discussion, 6 comments ]

Iraq in the News

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CBS- In this July 10, 2014 photo, Iraq war veteran Darin Welker, 36, holds one of his ducks at his home in West Lafayette, Ohio. Darin Welker was cited for violating a ban on keeping farm animals in West Lafayette, a village 80 miles east of Columbus. Comment?
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China[ See all 104 articles, 78 photos, 2 discussions, 4 comments ]

China in the News

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USA Today- Shares of Lakeland Industries are soaring nearly 40% Thursday after the maker of hazmat suits says it's ramping up production. Credit card processor Visa gave the Dow a big boost Thursday after shares of the most expensive stock in the price-weighted blue-chip index soared after an earnings beat. Comment?
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Mexico[ See all 58 articles, 48 photos, 2 discussions, 2 comments ]

Mexico in the News

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CNN- An American trafficked thousands of grenade components to Mexico, many of which turned up in hands of drug cartel who used them in violent attacks, and federal agents were prevented from stopping it, in part because federal prosecutors wouldn't bring charges. Those are the finding of a new Justice Department inspector general report to be released Thursday. Comment?
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Hillary Clinton[ See all 36 articles, 32 photos ]

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WaPo- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit the University of Maryland College Park on Thursday to rally potential voters on behalf of Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee. Comment?
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NASA[ See all 32 articles, 24 photos, 2 discussions, 4 comments ]

NASA in the News

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WSJ- The unmanned cargo rocket that exploded during its launch Tuesday in Virginia was carrying a high-resolution video camera created by a Japanese university intended for meteor observation. The project, to be conducted on the International Space Station, was led by the Planetary Exploration Research Center at the Chiba Institute of Technology. Comment?

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Hong Kong[ See all 44 articles, 37 photos ]

Hong Kong in the News

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USA Today- Shadow performers use their bodies to tell spooky stories as Halloween celebrations kick off in Hong Kong. Duration: 01:54 Video provided by AFP Shadow performance kicks off Halloween celebration in Hong Kong Shadow performers use their bodies to tell spooky stories as Halloween celebrations kick off in Hong Kong. Comment?
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Space Station[ See all 21 articles, 20 photos, 2 discussions, 3 comments ]

Space Station in the News

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USA Today- The grocery-delivery truck may have exploded, but that doesn't mean the astronauts on the International Space Station will have to skip meals. One day after an unmanned rocket headed for the Rocket explosion won't seriously impact Space Station The grocery-delivery truck may have exploded, but that doesn't mean the astronauts on the International Space Station will have to skip meals. Comment?