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Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak

A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Rep...

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak

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Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo las...
14:42 2019-06-12

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the ...
03:14 2019-06-12

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy w...
14:28 2019-06-12

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while tw...
16:28 2019-06-12

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an...
15:01 2019-06-12

Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak th...
15:56 2019-06-17

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Re...
16:42 2019-07-15

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where autho...
08:00 2019-06-12

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
18:14 2019-06-13

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to conta...
20:00 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, inclu...
16:28 2019-06-12

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
12:00 2019-07-11

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the borde...
01:28 2019-06-15

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qu...
14:56 2019-06-13

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health ...
01:14 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the ...
22:42 2019-06-12

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. ...
18:14 2019-06-12

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain i...
08:00 2019-06-13

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola cri...
06:14 2019-06-12

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the di...
10:42 2019-06-13

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanue...
11:28 2019-06-13

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbrea...
23:14 2019-06-11

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
22:42 2019-06-12

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in east...
19:14 2019-06-05

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in nei...
16:56 2019-06-12

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo. The post World Health O...
14:42 2019-06-12

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
17:42 2019-06-15

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
14:42 2019-05-21

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
19:28 2019-07-15

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago...
21:14 2019-06-11

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new prime minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the c...
21:28 2019-05-21

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
20:00 2019-07-15

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from th...
02:42 2019-06-12

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
07:56 2019-07-15

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and contai...
14:56 2019-06-04

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
05:56 2019-07-15

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of a...
02:28 2019-07-15

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destin...
05:42 2019-07-16

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola ...
04:14 2019-07-15

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
00:14 2019-06-14

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts ...
21:28 2019-06-12

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
14:28 2019-06-12

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus j...
11:00 2019-06-14

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21:42 2019-06-22

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of N...
16:42 2019-06-23

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus ...
20:56 2019-06-12

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly cr...
20:56 2019-06-13

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo an...
11:28 2019-06-13

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Re...
18:56 2019-06-12

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republ...
14:28 2019-06-12

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the vir...
05:56 2019-06-14

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease e...
08:00 2019-06-19

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
13:56 2019-06-18

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now kill...
21:28 2019-06-13

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
02:28 2019-06-05

WHO reports new Ebola incident in Uganda amid fears of virus spreading The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Demo...
16:56 2019-07-17

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gears as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Uganda's border...
20:28 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border fr...
11:56 2019-06-18

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
12:28 2019-06-10

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
18:28 2019-06-06

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the ...
15:14 2019-05-21

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14:28 2019-06-20

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21:42 2019-06-20

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
23:42 2019-06-03

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
03:42 2019-06-20

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claim...
20:56 2019-06-13

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and ...
17:56 2019-06-18

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
10:56 2019-05-22

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 1...
16:14 2019-06-19

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's c...
18:00 2019-07-15

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
09:28 2019-06-15

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
20:00 2019-07-15

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
03:14 2019-06-12

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
00:14 2019-06-13

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could hav...
21:28 2019-06-14

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
14:28 2019-06-13

The Latest: Congo starts giving Ebola vaccine to some babies BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Health officials in eastern Congo are vaccinat...
17:42 2019-06-13

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun ...
22:14 2019-05-30

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," th...
17:14 2019-07-12

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by chariti...
16:28 2019-05-29

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health...
23:56 2019-06-17

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an i...
21:01 2019-07-16

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks i...
14:38 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on ...
00:01 2019-06-13

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
13:42 2019-07-05

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the bor...
20:00 2019-07-15

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip ...
15:42 2019-07-11

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic...
17:00 2019-05-24

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to st...
21:14 2019-05-23

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an o...
18:14 2019-06-18

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of...
12:14 2019-07-04

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after Nort...
11:42 2019-05-31

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
16:56 2019-05-21

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June be...
03:28 2019-06-19

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
12:28 2019-05-23

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despit...
21:14 2019-06-28

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall ...
19:00 2019-06-27

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "pub...
08:56 2019-06-15

Nigeria's Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic's state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil fiel...
20:42 2019-06-11

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Rep...
11:56 2019-07-12

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on ...
19:56 2019-05-28

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
14:42 2019-05-21

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
14:42 2019-05-21

Democratic debate highlights: Food fights and racial divisions The front-runners of the crowded Democratic presidential contest jostled on Thursday night over issues of race relations and whether the time had com...
06:00 2019-06-28

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; f...
14:42 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fi...
00:42 2019-05-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
01:28 2019-06-21

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nati...
01:28 2019-06-08

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state me...
21:00 2019-05-22

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.      ...
22:56 2019-07-12

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, ...
22:56 2019-07-12

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-cen...
04:28 2019-06-06

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical...
18:00 2019-05-22

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidn...
21:00 2019-07-05

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations f...
03:42 2019-06-18

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March --...
21:00 2019-07-15

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms . The post Book pub...
20:42 2019-06-07

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang ...
07:00 2019-05-31

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the chall...
22:14 2019-06-27

Bernie Sanders to make his case for Democratic socialism in major speech Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., is expected to make a speech on Wednesday touting his idea of Democratic socialism, a system promising Medicare-for-all, ...
04:28 2019-06-12

The Latest: Women's semifinals moved to neighboring courts The Latest at the French Open: Women's French Open semifinal matches will be held on Courts Suzanne Lenglen and Simonne Mathieu   ...
14:42 2019-06-06

Threat to Missouri abortion clinic leaves neighboring providers scrambling With reproductive rights under aggressive attack, clinics across state lines are bracing for an influx of women seeking careDr Erin King felt a weigh...
15:28 2019-06-01

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US...
02:56 2019-05-31

An unnamed Saudi buyer spent $52.2 million on a 20,000-square-foot Los Angeles mansion and a neighboring house for his staff. Take a look inside the compound. Simon Berlyn An unidentified buyer from Saudi Arabia recently dropped $52.2 million on a compound of two neighboring houses in Los Angeles, The Wall...
00:14 2019-05-31

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
16:00 2019-05-21

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the countr...
19:28 2019-07-12

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a...
17:42 2019-05-24

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9....
22:56 2019-06-30

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
01:42 2019-06-23

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, am...
03:28 2019-06-04

Rwanda re-opens border with Uganda to trucks for 12 days Rwanda said on Monday it would re-open its busiest border post with Uganda to cargo trucks for 12 days, more than three months after it was closed am...
18:14 2019-06-10

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers mov...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have bee...
18:56 2019-06-13

Uganda part company with Desabre after Cup of Nations exit "Uganda have parted company with coach Sebastien Desabre despite performing above expectations at the Africa Cup of Nations where they reached the la...
11:28 2019-07-07

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management r...
14:38 2019-05-21

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame ...
19:28 2019-05-25

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesda...
13:42 2019-06-05

| Wall collapses killing six street children in Uganda Six street children who were sleeping in a storm drain next to an elite school in the Ugandan capital have been killed after a wall fell on them, pol...
19:42 2019-06-27

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreig...
16:00 2019-06-14

Desabre leaves post as Uganda coach by mutual consent Sebastien Desabre leaves his post as Uganda coach by mutual consent after the team's Africa Cup of Nations exit, the country's football federation an...
15:28 2019-07-07

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
15:00 2019-06-12

Men's Round-up: Thiem fights through "Fourth seed Dominic Thiem needed four sets to beat 22-year-old American Tommy Paul but eventually progressed to the second round, winning 6-4 4-6 7-...
21:14 2019-05-27

What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly clo...
01:28 2019-06-21

MMA fights we want made by the end of 2019 While fans have seen some stellar fights in the first half of 2019, ESPN's MMA reporters give their matchups that would conclude the year with a flou...
15:14 2019-07-16

Fights to make before the end of 2019 So far, so good for the first part of 2019. But what other big fights can be made the rest of the year? Steve Kim has a list of bouts, their chances ...
20:28 2019-07-09

10 heavyweight fights on the horizon 10 heavyweight fights that either will or could be happening in the near future The post 10 heavyweight fights on the horizon appeared first on Boxin...
20:42 2019-06-18

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. T...
16:42 2019-06-17

England make winning start to Netball World Cup with victory over Uganda Sixteen months after their dramatic win over Australia sent the profile of English netball soaring to new heights, Tracey Neville's squad made a winn...
01:28 2019-07-13

Lawsuit: U.S. woman posed as a doctor at clinic in Uganda where children died A U.S. woman has been accused of running an unlicensed medical clinic in Uganda where she allegedly posed as a doctor, leading to the deaths of hundr...
21:14 2019-06-27

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixi...
06:00 2019-05-23

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His...
11:14 2019-06-14

Suburbs return to Trump, GOP fights to keep them When the 2018 elections practically wiped out GOP members from suburban districts, the party went into a panic. But since, the suburban vote, especia...
19:28 2019-05-21

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has tu...
14:42 2019-05-21

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland scho...
18:42 2019-06-18

Dan Evans fights back in Nottingham to keep winning run going "Dan Evans extended his winning run to seven matches to reach the quarter-finals of the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham with a 6-2 2-6 7-5 victory."...
23:56 2019-06-14

MSG mega-fights may be as one-sided as their betting action LAS VEGAS — Big-time boxing returns to Madison Square Garden the next two Saturday nights in what are likely to be tune-ups for hopefully bigger figh...
19:56 2019-06-01

German hiker fights off bear in Romania A German PhD student was mauled and bitten by a female bear while hiking in the Romanian mountains. He managed to drive the animal away after his gir...
13:14 2019-06-11

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
17:42 2019-07-15

Kim Dotcom fights US extradition in New Zealand’s top court WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues are fighting against being extradited to the U.S. ...
12:01 2019-06-10

NASA fights to keep the Voyager probes running after four decades NASA's Voyager probes are still out there, exploring interstellar space 42 years after they left our planet. To keep them running all these year...
17:42 2019-07-13

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a gr...
17:42 2019-06-12

NFL lineman Malik McDowell fights policeman after getting tased On the field, Malik McDowell rose through the ranks fighting through blocks. Off the field, he apparently fights through Tasers. The 6-foot-6, 300-po...
22:42 2019-07-09

The Latest: Florida sheriff fights accusations of negligence TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a Senate hearing reviewing the suspension of a Florida sheriff who oversaw the Parkland shooting response (all...
01:28 2019-06-19

Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review...
12:14 2019-07-09

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing showstopper Airbus sealed plane deals with industry heavyweights Bill Franke and American Airlines on Wednesday, bouncing back from the potential loss of a major...
17:00 2019-06-19

Airbus fights back with big name buyers after Boeing's MAX showstopper Airbus sealed deals with big name buyers for its latest passenger jet at the Paris Airshow on Wednesday, battling back from the potential loss of a m...
19:42 2019-06-19

Half-naked Australian man fights off intruder with didgeridoo An Australian dad dressed in his underpants — and armed with nothing more than a didgeridoo — chased an intruder who broke into his home, holding him...
18:00 2019-06-05

Weinstein fights sex trafficking claims in actress’ lawsuit NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are arguing against the sex trafficking claims of an actress the disgraced movie-making mogul says i...
02:01 2019-06-22

13-year-old fights off would-be kidnapper on Long Island: cops A tough 13-year-old thwarted a sicko’s attempt to grab her on her way home from a Long Island middle school, police said Wednesday. The teen fi...
19:42 2019-07-03

Former FIFA official fights life ban for bribery in court Former FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has been challenging his life ban for bribery and corruption at the Court of Arbitration for Sport  ...
19:42 2019-07-04

French Open fan fights with kid for sweaty towel, is a big jerk You’re never too old to be a superfan — even though you really should be. Tennis fans flocked to Roland Garros for the opening day of the French Open...
00:14 2019-05-27

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in box...
05:56 2019-06-15

Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right there. I just need to knock Nathan Gorman out the way’ Daniel Dubois is itching for the talk to finish and the fight to start, writes John Dennen The post Daniel Dubois: ‘The big fights are right th...
23:28 2019-07-10

It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns attention to America Josh Warrington speaks after a controversial split decision win over Kid Galahad in Leeds The post It’s the big fights I need – Josh Warrington turns...
14:56 2019-06-17

Abrams fights ‘broad’ subpoena in GA ethics investigation ATLANTA (AP) — The nationally watched race for Georgia governor between Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp was decided months ago. But ...
01:14 2019-06-01

Teen girl fights off kidnapper during attempted abduction _____ A 13-year-old girl was walking home from school when a man followed and tried to grab her. The girl fought off the attacker and her brother cha...
17:56 2019-07-06

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exemp...
18:42 2019-05-28

Changing more than pronouns: a non-binary teen fights education laws Santi Ceballos worked to change Arizona’s curriculum laws that focused sex education on heterosexuality and left them outSometimes, other kids call S...
12:56 2019-05-28

Sea Of Class fights for life after colic attack ends her career • Filly had been second-favourite for this year’s Arc• Sea Of Class receiving intensive care after operationSea Of Class is fighting for her life aft...
12:42 2019-07-07

Eugenie Bouchard fights back against ‘absurd’ Instagram criticism There’s more to Eugenie Bouchard’s life than just Instagram filters. The 25-year-old tennis star, who is set to compete at Wimbledon on T...
15:28 2019-07-02

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost every...
21:42 2019-06-27

Police say Sierra Vista woman fights off attack by ex-boyfriend SIERRA VISTA – Police have arrested a man on second-degree attempted murder and other charges, after investigators say he kidnapped and assault...
22:28 2019-06-27

New food supplement made from bacteria fights metabolic syndrome A new study finds that taking Akkermansia bacteria in pasteurized form as a food supplement improves metabolic parameters in people with prediabetes....
11:42 2019-07-03

Kohl's Is Selling a T-Shirt with a Truck on It That Could Inspire Fights and Riots I don’t think we’ve ever had such a dire story involving Kohl’s department stores before, or even mentioning Kohl’s at all. But there’s a T-shirt for...
02:28 2019-05-29

Spain fights wildfires as sweltering heat continues across Europe Blazes continued into Saturday in central and northeastern Spain. In Catalonia, the regional government said they had contained one fire, but were st...
21:14 2019-06-29

Why Katie Taylor needs VADA drug testing for her future fights Olympic star Katie Taylor is now a undisputed professional champion. But she will require more stringent drug testing for her next fight. John Dennen...
20:42 2019-06-18

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit ...
02:00 2019-06-13

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said...
05:42 2019-07-16

2-year-old with Down syndrome enjoying birthday cards as he fights cancer Freddie Taylor / Team Freddie Facebook CHARLESTON, S.C. (WTHR) — Freddie Taylor is a 2-year-old fighter. He has Down syndrome, and in January, he was...
20:28 2019-06-12

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extrad...
18:42 2019-06-10

Ocasio-Cortez fights against solitary confinement for Paul Manafort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday took up an unlikely cause — the plight of convicted fraudster Paul Manafort.The progressive lawmaker expre...
19:42 2019-06-05

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in t...
03:28 2019-06-19

China Clearly Signals It's Prepared to Use a Key Component in Phones as It Fights U.S. Trade War The Chinese government is showing signs that it’s ready to use rare earth metals as a bargaining chip in the trade war between the U.S. and China tha...
19:42 2019-05-29

New England newspaper owner fights to save local journalism PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The new owners of a small New England newspaper chain are hiring staff, adding special sections and building ties to their c...
06:14 2019-06-19

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guer...
17:42 2019-06-28

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics say Help us reach our $150,000 goal to...
10:56 2019-05-22

Hong Kong's first female leader fights for political life Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam steadily climbed her way up bureaucratic ranks to capture the top position in the former British colony, relying...
23:14 2019-06-15

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with r...
13:42 2019-05-23

Folau fights 'unlawful termination' of Australia rugby contract Israel Folau has launched legal proceedings against Rugby Australia after his playing contract was terminated last month following his homophobic com...
13:42 2019-06-06

Olympic silver medalist Stevenson demands tougher pro fights Shakur Stevenson stamped his homecoming fight with a third-round knockout of Alberto Guevara, keeping the New Jersey native and 2016 Olympic silver m...
17:56 2019-07-14

On This Day: Roberto Duran edges Sugar Ray Leonard in one of the best fights of all-time David Fletcher reflects on an epic welterweight showdown that saw Roberto Duran cement his place among the immortals The post On This Day: Roberto Du...
01:28 2019-06-21

Polish mayor's widow fights hate that killed her husband Her husband was assassinated as mayor of Gdansk. Now Magdalena Adamowicz, a newly elected member of the European Parliament, has taken up the fight a...
18:00 2019-07-15

Arrests made after fights at Detroit-area fireworks display ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Police say they arrested a dozen young people after several fights broke out at a suburban Detroit fireworks display. Crowds ga...
20:14 2019-06-28

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN....
20:14 2019-07-01

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
21:00 2019-06-18

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children ...
15:00 2019-06-18

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
15:28 2019-06-17

"Doing What Needs To Be Done": Ram Vilas Paswan On Encephalitis Outbreak Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that he is doing whatever needs to be done along wi...
18:28 2019-06-28

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people i...
00:42 2019-06-19

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of t...
07:14 2019-06-07

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data ...
05:28 2019-05-22

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Con...
02:56 2019-07-05

After bill fiasco, Hong Kong chief fights for political life Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has found herself in a precarious position after she was forced to back down from an unpopular extradition bill seen as e...
03:28 2019-06-16

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at ...
08:14 2019-06-09

Adam Gase addresses, fights off Le’Veon Bell reports: ‘ridiculous’ One of the fallouts from the firing of Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan has been reports of coach Adam Gase not being fully onboard with signing f...
19:14 2019-05-23

Good Samaritan fights off a kidnapper dragging woman into woods: cops A Good Samaritan was being hailed a hero for intervening when he spotted a man dragging a woman into the woods off a New Jersey highway last week and...
12:42 2019-06-11

Trump Mixes Economic and National Security, Plunging the U.S. into Multiple Fights The Trump administration has argued that economic security is national security. But as a consequence, it now finds itself in an economic war on near...
19:56 2019-06-08

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven ye...
16:56 2019-06-14

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a plat...
21:14 2019-07-05

In Chile's remote south, the last speaker of an ancient language fights to keep it alive Sitting in the warmth of a wood fire in her home in Chile's deep south, Cristina Calderón sometimes wishes she had more people to speak to in her mot...
22:56 2019-05-31

Hardened by world title fights Hannah Rankin heads home Hannah Rankin returns from New York with lessons aplenty ahead of Saturday night’s showcase in Glasgow, writes Matt Christie The post Hardened by wo...
15:56 2019-06-11

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico ...
16:28 2019-05-23

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The...
17:42 2019-05-30

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former...
17:00 2019-07-10

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in ...
09:56 2019-06-03

After runway entrance, Serena fights through sluggish French Open start Despite a self-admitted frustrating start in her first-round match, Serena Williams was able to make a statement in her come-from-behind victory at R...
03:56 2019-05-28

Tennis: Putintseva fights back to win maiden singles title in Nuremberg Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva came back from a set down to beat unseeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia 4-6 6-4 6-2 and capture her first WTA singles ti...
21:00 2019-05-25

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of...
03:42 2019-06-14

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
13:28 2019-06-18

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
19:42 2019-06-27

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
00:28 2019-05-23

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong poss...
05:56 2019-07-01

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
11:42 2019-05-28

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
18:42 2019-05-28

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
02:42 2019-06-05

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community ...
04:01 2019-05-25

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. S...
22:56 2019-05-24

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and s...
14:28 2019-06-15

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 1...
01:28 2019-05-26

Woman fights off black bear who gets up close and personal in Rhode Island, officials say A woman in Rhode Island found herself in the frightening position Tuesday of having to deny a ride to an overly friendly bear — who appeared intent o...
18:28 2019-05-29

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, im...
19:14 2019-07-12

Silk Road weed dealer fights Vancouver police over $2.6M in seized Bitcoin Vancouver police have been accused of misleading a justice of the peace in a plot to seize $2.6 million (CAD$3.5 million) in Bitcoin owned by a dark ...
18:14 2019-06-28

Puerto Rico governor fights calls to resign amid violent protests A peaceful demonstration that drew thousands to the streets of San Juan on Monday turned hostile in the evening when protesters and police clashed, i...
03:14 2019-07-17

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bi...
18:14 2019-06-11

On Rahul Gandhi's Reported Outburst, Team Ashok Gehlot Fights Back Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gave only a fraction of his time to campaign for his son, sources close to him said today, countering allegatio...
18:56 2019-05-28

Harley-Davidson fights for a bigger slice of India's huge motorcycle market Harley-Davidson is trying to expand its international presence to offset a declining market at home. Big opportunity lies in India, the world's ...
14:42 2019-06-04

Quentin Tarantino fights the future in his funky, meandering, elegiac Once Upon A Time... In Hollywood A few years ago, Quentin Tarantino announced, with typical stop-the-presses grandiosity, that he would officially stop making movies after completing...
17:42 2019-05-22

Croydon stabbing: Baby fights for life after pregnant mother, 26, is stabbed to death A baby was fighting for life in hospital today after being delivered in an emergency procedure after the mother was stabbed to death in south London....
09:56 2019-06-30

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and con...
18:56 2019-07-08

Congo police arrest 20 protesters over mining dispute At least 20 people were arrested in Congo Thursday when they protested the authorities’ decision to prevent them from digging copper and cobalt ores ...
21:01 2019-07-04

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking t...
23:28 2019-06-18

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the...
22:42 2019-07-07

Opposition leader’s body returning to Congo for funeral KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now tha...
15:01 2019-05-30

At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in ...
15:14 2019-06-17

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African ...
19:28 2019-06-01

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are com...
04:42 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provin...
18:56 2019-06-27

UPDATE 4-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provin...
21:00 2019-06-27

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repu...
15:28 2019-05-27

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the spr...
17:42 2019-06-01

'Terminator' faces life in jail for war crimes in Congo An ex-rebel commander known as The Terminator for his role in violent crusades in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been convicted of war crimes a...
15:28 2019-07-08

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
15:14 2019-05-21

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control rep...
03:42 2019-07-06

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the s...
21:56 2019-05-22

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates...
17:56 2019-05-22

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
18:14 2019-07-06

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.  ...
02:00 2019-06-13

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles c...
23:56 2019-05-27

The CDC finally figured out the source of the latest Salmonella outbreak in the US A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas sourced from Mexico that are sold across the United States, according to a new bullet...
19:42 2019-07-08

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella ou...
03:00 2019-06-29

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 ar...
00:42 2019-06-17

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its hea...
01:42 2019-06-16

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
23:14 2019-05-28

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to co...
08:56 2019-07-04

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to h...
00:56 2019-06-08

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of th...
14:42 2019-05-22

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
02:42 2019-07-04

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars ...
01:28 2019-06-13

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
22:14 2019-06-13

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face...
17:56 2019-07-04

Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest fights before going out to defend his titles Madison Square Garden’s proud boxing history is not lost on Anthony Joshua The post Anthony Joshua will watch Madison Square Garden’s greatest ...
18:28 2019-05-30

Fights Over ‘Authentic’ Chinese Food Have a Long and Complicated History. Now They’re Tearing the Culinary World Apart When Chef Gordon Ramsay hosted a preview for his Asian-inspired London restaurant Lucky Cat in April, he called the evening “warm, buzzing & br...
19:14 2019-07-08

Pete Alonso fights back on Twitter after Mets, Diaz blow suspended game Edwin Diaz blew it twice for the Mets — first Thursday night and then again Friday — and Pete Alonso defended himself on Twitter for lobbying to get ...
04:14 2019-06-15

Top Dems demand Acosta resign over Epstein deal, as Trump administration fights back Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta faced mounting calls Tuesday from top Democrats to resign over his involvement in a controversial plea deal years ag...
19:42 2019-07-09

International court convicts notorious Congo rebel leader The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as “The Terminator” of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war ...
11:42 2019-07-08

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a se...
22:14 2019-07-01

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on • Madagascar 2-2 DR Congo (4-2 on penalties)• Riyad Mahrez on target as Algeria ease past GuineaMadagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nati...
01:14 2019-07-08

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP...
17:56 2019-07-02

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome af...
05:28 2019-05-31

Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the...
14:56 2019-06-28

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that oppos...
09:28 2019-05-31

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
13:14 2019-07-01

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with...
20:56 2019-07-05

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this mont...
20:14 2019-06-18

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon...
23:28 2019-05-26

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
07:56 2019-06-30

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to pl...
23:00 2019-07-07

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asser...
18:14 2019-05-28

Ebola is back – can it be contained? - podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
19:56 2019-06-27

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by do...
21:42 2019-06-13

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying ar...
00:28 2019-05-24

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
16:56 2019-06-18

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out ...
17:42 2019-06-04

Lexus confirms LC convertible The Japanese premium brand's sexiest car is about to go topless. Lexus says it's coming "in the near future," but judging by the prototype, it looks ...
06:28 2019-07-15

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all...
18:28 2019-05-29

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
20:14 2019-07-08

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
23:14 2019-05-29

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
18:56 2019-06-10

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour, which is being recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.  ...
02:56 2019-05-25

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoriti...
21:01 2019-05-22

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
14:42 2019-06-16

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled. ...
02:42 2019-06-17

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
12:00 2019-05-24

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has a...
13:56 2019-05-22

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunder...
14:42 2019-06-23

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak tha...
02:00 2019-06-01

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pi...
01:00 2019-07-06

PM Monitoring Encephalitis Outbreak In Bihar, Assures Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of 136 children so far, is being consta...
17:28 2019-06-21

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on ...
19:14 2019-05-29

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious ex...
00:28 2019-06-14

Olympian Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life. Now, she fights to find her way forward Former Olympic volleyball player Danielle Scott was stabbed while trying to save her sister's life last November. Now, she is grieving — a...
19:28 2019-05-22

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo, Algeria ease through Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic fashion against the DR Congo. Elsewhere, Riyadh Mahrez was on target as Algeria eased past Gu...
01:56 2019-07-08

Congo abuses drive global rise in sexual violence against women Study identifies DRC, India and South Sudan among countries where women are at greatest risk of attackSexual violence is on the increase both inside ...
16:14 2019-06-28

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure s...
23:28 2019-06-30

Family That Fled Violence In Congo Receives Habitat For Humanity Home LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington family is starting a new chapter on Sunday thanks to Habitat for Humanity. After fleeing from the war in ...
22:56 2019-06-02

Congo army fires shot in the air amid protest at Glencore plant Congolese soldiers fired gunshots in the air on Monday as illegal miners gathered outside a metallurgical plant on a copper and cobalt concession run...
13:28 2019-07-08

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine nex...
13:56 2019-07-17

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government o...
14:38 2019-05-21

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
14:56 2019-06-18

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
17:28 2019-06-14

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesma...
11:56 2019-06-17

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
22:42 2019-07-10

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA...
04:00 2019-07-16

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into ...
15:28 2019-06-14

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
20:00 2019-07-15

Kevin Durant confirms he’s off to the Nets All that’s left is for Kevin Durant to sign the dotted line. “The Boardroom,” Durant’s business TV show on ESPN, posted a social me...
02:14 2019-07-01

U.N. says it confirms 17 deaths in Sudan's Darfur The United Nations said on Thursday it had confirmed the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in the Darfur...
19:42 2019-06-13

Ford confirms it will build a car using VW's EV architecture What was once rumored is now official: Ford is going to use VW's electric car platform, called MEB, for some of its own battery-powered vehicles...
15:42 2019-07-12

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
22:42 2019-06-22

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy ag...
23:56 2019-07-04

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.   &#...
17:56 2019-06-20

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.    &...
05:56 2019-07-02

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court t...
13:14 2019-07-08

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids ...
01:42 2019-05-29

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the c...
16:56 2019-07-17

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a ...
15:14 2019-05-21

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized...
15:14 2019-05-21

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed...
07:14 2019-07-15

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated th...
21:14 2019-06-18

Anti-vax teen that fought ban amid chickenpox outbreak loses in court—again Child with chickenpox rash on her back held by her mother. (credit: Getty | Photofusion) Judges in Kentucky have handed down another legal defeat to ...
01:28 2019-07-02

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to fe...
17:56 2019-06-30

Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak: Foreign Media One of the poorest states, Bihar has been struggling with an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome since the start of June, affecting more than 600...
11:00 2019-06-24

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an ou...
15:56 2019-06-07

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization...
18:28 2019-06-18

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Ki...
04:28 2019-06-28

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
03:01 2019-05-22

Boxing News at Five: Kovalev vs. Yarde mooted for August 24, Frampton fights Dominguez, Jennings focuses on Joyce’s jaw Kovalev and Yarde could fight next month, Frampton and Dominguez will definitely fight next month, and Jennings says Joyce's jaw won't be enough The ...
00:42 2019-07-03

REFILE-Death toll rises to 43 at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse; more expected The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeast Congo rose to 43 on Friday and could cl...
13:42 2019-06-28

ICC convicts Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda of war crimes including rape and murder The ex-warlord was convicted on 13 counts of war crimes and 5 counts for crimes against humanity. The trial had begun nine years after the Internatio...
15:00 2019-07-08

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week ...
18:56 2019-06-29

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
22:42 2019-06-12

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
20:56 2019-06-14

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee ...
14:42 2019-06-12

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
20:14 2019-07-15

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
14:14 2019-05-30

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
21:28 2019-06-14

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ...
14:14 2019-07-16

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreak...
00:14 2019-06-14

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has kille...
05:00 2019-05-30

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical faciliti...
20:56 2019-05-23

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
18:14 2019-05-22

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
09:28 2019-06-17

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
01:14 2019-06-15

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual pro...
22:28 2019-07-03

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fr...
02:14 2019-05-28

Ubisoft confirms 'Watch Dogs Legion' will be at E3 Ubisoft has confirmed reports about the next entry in its open world hacker franchise. It is entitled Watch Dogs Legion, the developer has confirmed ...
16:56 2019-06-05

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery a...
19:14 2019-05-27

Amazon Confirms It Keeps Alexa Transcripts You Can't Delete Next time you use Amazon Alexa to message a friend or order a pizza, know that the recording could be stored indefinitely, even if you ask to delete ...
01:42 2019-07-04

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a v...
11:56 2019-05-24

Court confirms man’s custody of dog, denies ex-girlfriend AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine’s supreme court has upheld a ruling granting a man sole custody of his dog, denying his ex-girlfriend’s bid t...
23:00 2019-05-28

Nintendo confirms that the Switch XL will not be coming out in 2019 The rumors were true. Nintendo is indeed launching the Nintendo Switch Lite this September for $199, removing the device’s signature ability to...
02:01 2019-07-11

HBO confirms no ‘Game of Thrones’ sequels are currently in development Game of Thrones may be over for the time being, and many fans are still licking their wounds after what they’ve had to endure in season 8, but ...
06:00 2019-05-23

Pompeo confirms Trump sent Kim Jong Un letter Mike Pompeo, the U.S. secretary of state, on Sunday confirmed reports that President Trump sent North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a letter that was described...
09:14 2019-06-24

Kerala Man, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam has been tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people la...
06:56 2019-06-04

WhatsApp confirms that ads will start appearing in the app in 2020 You know that one episode of Black Mirror where everyone can’t even go to sleep without watching an ad that covers their entire bedroom? Well, ...
01:42 2019-05-23

Lil Nas X Confirms He's Gay: 'Deadass Thought I Made It Obvious' On the final day of Pride Month—and fresh from wrapping up a set at the Glastonbury music festival in the U.K. this weekend—rapper Lil Nas X official...
17:42 2019-07-01

Twitter for Mac App Is Coming Back, Company Confirms Twitter has announced that it will be bringing back "Twitter to Mac" with help from Apple's Project Catalyst, Pro, which is Apple's initiative to hel...
10:14 2019-06-17

The Moto Z4 Force isn't happening, Motorola confirms The Moto Z2 Force isn't getting a successorRumors floating around earlier this month pointed towards the existence of a flagship Moto Z4 Force. Addin...
17:56 2019-05-31

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this we...
18:56 2019-07-12

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as c...
06:28 2019-06-16

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of the illness in 32 more migrants detained at a center ...
02:56 2019-05-23

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with N...
04:28 2019-05-25

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
12:28 2019-05-23

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people in eight states, according to the CDC and FDA.   ...
14:00 2019-07-06

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of ...
17:28 2019-05-27

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts o...
21:00 2019-07-08

Congo deploys army to protect China Moly's copper mine from illegal miners Congo's military has deployed hundreds of soldiers to protect a major copper and cobalt mine owned by China Molybdenum Co Ltd from illegal miners, an...
14:14 2019-06-19

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on univer...
01:14 2019-07-10

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, ...
23:14 2019-07-15

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
21:14 2019-07-16

Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola Britain's international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in ...
21:28 2019-07-15

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as sc...
00:42 2019-06-19

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the ...
10:14 2019-05-22

Maserati confirms UK prices for hardcore Levante GTS and Trofeo Both variants of new super-SUV to arrive in autumn packing a 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V8; Launch Edition priced at £160,000 Maserati has confirm...
18:00 2019-06-19

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of...
00:28 2019-07-05

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last we...
21:28 2019-06-03

Gee whiz: Testing of sewage confirms rise in marijuana use SEATTLE (AP) — The proof is in the pee. A new federally funded study has confirmed, not surprisingly, that marijuana use went up in Washington state ...
22:56 2019-06-20