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  1. Ebola threat diminishing in West Africa, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat. Ebola infections have killed more than 8,600 people and sickened 21,000, mostly in the countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, since cases first surfaced in Guinea last winter.

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  2. Ebola threat diminishing in West Africa, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat. West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat.

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  3. Soda habit may prompt early puberty in girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WJRT

    West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat. West Africa's Ebola epidemic has slowed significantly, but health officials are hesitant to say the lethal virus is no longer a threat.

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  4. The NFL knows how to sell its productRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A GRIP ON SPORTS Yesterday is officially the worst day in American sports. Everything that is wrong with our sporting culture is on display.

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  5. Madagascar Seeks International Aid after Tropical Storm Kills 68Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Scientific American

    Madagascar's government appealed for international aid on Wednesday after a tropical storm earlier this month devastated large swathes of the Indian Ocean island, causing damage worth around $40 million. Sixty-eight people were killed and 130,000 displaced when the tropical storm Chedza hit Madagascar on Jan. 16, the National Bureau of Risk Management and Disaster said.

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  6. Gov. Martinez to talk drought at regional forumRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    SANTA FE, N.M. - Gov. Susana Martinez knows firsthand the effects dry conditions can have on agriculture, economic development and even tourism since New Mexico is marching into its fifth straight year of what's expected to be severe drought. Martinez is scheduled to give the opening remarks Wednesday at the Western Governors' Drought Forum in Santa Fe.

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  7. WHO Executive Board Appoints New Regional Director for AfricaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    The World Health Organization 's executive board, currently holding its 136th session, has appointed Dr. Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti as the new regional director for WHO's Africa Region. Moeti was nominated by the health ministers of the 47 member states of the WHO African Region at the annual Regional Committee for Africa in Cotonou in November 2014.

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  8. POS Terminals Rich Vein for Gold-Digging HackersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TechNewsWorld

    Since the Target breach, hackers have been busy developing POS malware and expanding its target environment. "We're seeing targeting of parking and airport kiosks," said Trend Micro's Christopher Budd.

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  9. New instrument to study the extreme universe -- the X-Ray polarimeter X-CaliburRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Science Daily

    The instrument will measure the polarization of 20-80keV X-rays. The detector is completed, tested, and fully calibrated and ready to be flown on a high-altitude balloon.

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  10. All-Woman Team Runs CDC's Ebola Testing Lab in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    What made the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 's Bo Lab Team 5 different wasn't that it was the first and only all-woman team to run CDC's Ebola testing lab in the heart of the Sierra Leone epidemic it was that they set records for the most Ebola samples processed in one day , the most samples tested in 21 days , and the most samples tested in 28 days . As Bo Lab Team 9 prepares to deploy, the records still hold.

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  11. The 2 faces of MarsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    The two hemispheres of Mars are more different from any other planet in our solar system. Non-volcanic, flat lowlands characterise the northern hemisphere, while highlands punctuated by countless volcanoes extend across the southern hemisphere.

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  12. New protein detonates 'invincible' bacteria from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise, foiling efforts to reduce death rates in developing countries where uncontrolled use of antibiotics and poor sanitation run amok. The epidemic of "superbugs," bacteria resistant to antibiotics, knows no borders -- presenting a clear and present danger around the globe.

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  13. NASA panorama of 2 Southern Indian Ocean tropical cyclonesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: This MODIS instrument panorama shows Tropical Cyclone Eunice and Tropical Cyclone Diamondra in the Southern Indian Ocean on Jan. 28, 2015. view more The MODIS instrument that flies aboard two NASA satellites captured images of Tropical Cyclone Diamondra and Tropical Cyclone Eunice in the South Indian Ocean, and two separate images were combined to make one panorama of the two storms.

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  14. Long series of droughts doomed Mexican city 1,000 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: The maar lake Aljojuca, 20 miles south of Cantona, yielded sediments that recorded a lengthy series of droughts between A.D. 500 and 1150 that likely led to the abandonment of... view more Archaeologists continue to debate the reasons for the collapse of many Central American cities and states, from Teotihuacan in Mexico to the Yucatan Maya, and climate change is considered one of the major causes. A University of California, Berkeley, study sheds new light on this question, providing evidence that a prolonged period of below-average rainfall was partly responsible for the abandonment of one such city, Cantona, between A.D. 900 and A.D. 1050.

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  15. How Boko Haram brought hunger to northern CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IRIN

    More than half a million people in Cameroon's Far North region are in need of urgent food aid, the government says, as attacks by militant group Boko Haram have forced farmers to abandon their fields, shut down local markets, and halted the movement of people and goods. Food security, particularly along the border, is getting worse due to the regular arrival of Nigerian refugees, who often rely on host communities for food.

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  16. 'Knobby terrain' a sign of Mars's explosive pastRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Science Daily

    The Red Planet's upper crust is brittle and weak. Planetary geologists often attribute this to effusive eruption -- lava pouring out of a volcano onto the ground -- early in Mars's history with later modifications.

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  17. New Englanders facing snowy 'big dig' after blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The storm has punched o... . Lynn Leary walks past houses damaged by ocean waves during a winter storm in Marshfield, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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  18. NY mayor's response to blizzard threat gets mixed reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KFVS12

    The so-called Blizzard of 2015 wasn't as big as expected in New York, but the city's mayor defends all the warnings and preparations, saying "better safe than sorry." "This literally could be the top two or three storms in the history of this city," Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

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  19. Church plans event to shine light on human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | This Week Community News

    Pickerington's Grace Fellowship Church is leading the way to help spread the word that sex trafficking is not a victimless crime, but rather one that negatively impacts all of society. That's why the church is holding an "awareness event" about sex trafficking from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the church, 1449 Refugee Road in Pickerington.

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  20. Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Overland park teen, familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KCTV5

    In August, Kevin Moroney was standing next to a parked car on Tomahawk Road near 85th Street when a car hit him and another woman. Moroney died at the scene.

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