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High waves triggered by typhoon Vongfong hits a pier at Haruno Fish Port on October 12, 2014 in Kochi, Japan. The typhoon struck Okinawa on Sunday, followed by the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku Monday. Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images...
Hundreds of people attempted to break through barricades erected by Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters near the city’s business district, as a third week of rallies tried the patience of truck and cab drivers. Photo by Brent Lewin/Bloomberg...
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Updated 1:15 p.m. EDT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden said that hospitals need to take additional precautions when caring for patients with fever who have traveled to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea in the...
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Service members recite the oath of enlistment during a re-enlistment ceremony at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 5, 2011. A new report that will be released Monday will detail climate change’s effects on the military. Photo by Master Sgt. Cecilio...