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Bisharo Mohamed Iscak and Bink Ahmed, refugees from Somalia, stopped by Arif Cafe in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood to order lunch. Photo by Stella M. Chávez KERA NewsA little more than two weeks ago when Thomas Eric Duncan arrived in the U.S., he...
A suicide bomber killed dozens of people in Sanaa, Yemen, on Oct. 9. Photo by Samet Dogan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Suicide bombers in Yemen killed at least 67 people Thursday when they detonated their explosives at a checkpoint in the middle of...
Watch the Illinois gubernatorial debate at 9 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 9, featuring incumbent governor Pat Quinn (D) and Bruce Rauner (R). Live stream courtesy of WTVP. Incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner...
Watch an excerpt of Dr. Atul Gawande on his new book, “Being Mortal”. The interview airs in full on Thursday’s PBS NewsHour. In the wake of the first confirmed death of a patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, some...
Photo by Time Sloan/AFP/Getty Images Editor’s Note: For the second time in just two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld state laws which limit voter access to the polls. The latest ruling keeps in place North Carolina restrictions which...
Kenyan health officials help passengers fill out medical forms before screening them as they arrive at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Aug. 14. Photo by Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Obama administration...