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What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders.
Calls for accountability in Gaza conflict increase

Calls for accountability in Gaza conflict increase

As civilian casualties mount in Gaza in the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, the United Nations' top human rights official warned of possible war crimes having been committed.
Senate passes Cruz bill to pursue justice for U.S. teen murdered in Israel

Senate passes Cruz bill to pursue justice for U.S. teen murdered in Israel

Senate Passes Cruz Bill to Pursue Justice for US Teen Murdered in Israel U.S. Sen.
Official: Landslides trap 170 people or more in western India

Official: Landslides trap 170 people or more in western India

Landslides caused by heavy monsoon rains may have trapped 170 people or more in a village in western India, a senior official said Wednesday.
Report: Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S.

Report: Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S.

Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.
Israel calls up thousands more reservists after request for U.S. ammunition

Israel calls up thousands more reservists after request for U.S. ammunition

The Israeli military said Thursday that it is calling up 16,000 additional reservists, bolstering its forces for its fight against Hamas in Gaza after a request for more ammunition from the United States.
European monitors reach MH17 crash site after Ukraine calls cease-fire

European monitors reach MH17 crash site after Ukraine calls cease-fire

International monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe reached the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site on Thursday for the first time in almost a week, the OSCE mission said.
Meat scandal takes a bite out of McDonald's sales in Japan

Meat scandal takes a bite out of McDonald's sales in Japan

A tainted meat scandal that originated in China is now starting to stink up McDonald's sales.
Ukraine declares 1-day cease-fire in MH17 crash site area

Ukraine declares 1-day cease-fire in MH17 crash site area

Ukraine's military announced a one-day cease-fire on Thursday to allow international experts full access to the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed two weeks ago.
Report: Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S

Report: Kenneth Bae in North Korea feels abandoned by U.S

Kenneth Bae, an American citizen detained in North Korea, said he feels like the U.S. government has abandoned him, according to a pro-North Korea newspaper.
Ukraine says "terrorists" have laid mines near crash site

Ukraine says "terrorists" have laid mines near crash site

International investigators' quest to carry out their duties at the crash site of the downed Malaysian airliner hit another roadblock Wednesday: land mines, according to Ukrainian officials.
What will MH17 crash investigators find at site -- and how useful will it be anyway?

What will MH17 crash investigators find at site -- and how useful will it be anyway?

Nearly two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky by a suspected surface-to-air missile, the Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed
McDonald's new nuggets are made of fish and tofu in Japan

McDonald's new nuggets are made of fish and tofu in Japan

If you're wary of chicken and beef products after a major meat supply scandal in Asia, the McDonald's in Japan could have an alternative for you -- tofu and fish nuggets.
Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iran releases 1 detainee seized with reporter

Iranian authorities released on Tuesday one of three individuals who were detained along with American citizen and Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian last week, a source close to the family of the released detainee told CNN.
'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

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