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18 min ago | Examiner.com
New York Aquarium is not just rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy. It is actually renovating.
4 hrs ago | Cape Gazette
The first Owens Campus Global Understanding Series event was Art Around the World. Shown , Valeriano Canastuj, a web development student; Allison Castellanos, Language Department instructor; and Loren Harmon, an agribusiness management student, follow the instructions for Russian Hohloma painting.
8 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road." Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said his country was ready to participate actively in the initiative to create a shipping route from China to Europe via West Africa.
12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
In an innovative move to redefine customer experience for its high-end subscribers across the country, Airtel has launched the Airtel Premier Club, a product designed to offer exceptional and personalized services for customers. The club presents a variety of unique offers and services from the telecom company as well as other partners in various business sectors.
16 hrs ago | The Republic
The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an infected traveler arrive.
16 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen
In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo, Valor Christian High School sophomore and volunteer Paige Kula loads a pallet with medical supplies bound for Sierra Leone to combat Ebola, inside the warehouse of Project C.U.R.E., in Centennial, Colo.
16 hrs ago | CNN
One of uShaka's attractions is the Cargo Hold restaurant, where diners eat while sharks look on, possibly licking their lips. One million South Africans flock to Durban's beaches every summer.
Joseph Fair hunts viruses. That's his thing. The 37-year-old American loves chasing dangerous pathogens, studying them in secure labs or searching for them in jungles where the microbes lurk.
Cab drivers in San Diego are upset that they're being subject to body odor tests as one of the criteria that they have to pass in order to work from San Diego's Lindbergh Field. They're saying the rule is prejudicial and discriminatory.
Capt. Sean McKee meets with Polish paratroopers in April before they conduct low-level jumps during training at Powidz Air Base, Poland. The Air Force has spent the last 20 years reducing its footprint in Europe, but the last six months of Russian military aggression, among other world events, could force the service to rethink that strategy.
The Pretoria Zoo on Sunday said it had insured that security measures have been increased in the wake of two crimes committed in its proximity. "We are aware of two cases of crime-related incidents involving visitors outside the Zoo and all measures are in place to avoid any further possible incidents," Zoo spokesman Craig Allenby said in a statement.
By Bridgett M. Davis The Feminist Press at CUNY, 320 pages, $16.95 ■ Bridgett M. Davis will be at a book event at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at Signal-Return, Detroit. www.signalreturnpress.org Bridgett M. Davis is a Detroit native whose hometown takes center stage in her novels, although she's since made her home in Brooklyn, N.Y. Davis' newest book, 'Into the Go-Slow,' opens in Detroit in 1986.
Health workers place the body of a man, whom they suspect of dying of the Ebola virus, inside a plastic body bag as a small crowd watches in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 4, 2014.
The Ebola crisis in West Africa has closed borders and international airlines have cut flights to the area, but some say the measures aimed at controlling the outbreak also are holding up humanitarian aid deliveries. Senegal and Ivory Coast have closed airports to planes coming from Ebola-affected countries, and many airlines have cut services to the capitals of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia despite World Health Organization calls to keep air traffic moving.
Singles Travel International just announced their Fall/Winter travel schedules, and there are some trips on here that have me sighing. Whether you are interested in wine tasting in Tuscany or Halloween in Las Vegas, they have you covered.
This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year: Monica Byrne on "The Girl in the Road" This Former NASA Intern Just Wrote The Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year: Monica Byrne on "The Girl in the Road" A future where India is the major world superpower, gender is flexible, and energy comes from waves? This writer's version of the near future feels much more real than apocalyptic nightmares we've come to dread. Monica Byrne on a train to Mumbai during a research trip.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:35 pm
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