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With fewer than 150 cases reported in the last week, the Ebola outbreak seems to be slowing in the hardest hit West African countries, the World Health Organization said Thursday. “Case incidence continues to fall in Guinea, Liberia and...
Traders watch the news conference held by European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi, during a trading session at the Frankfurt stock exchange Jan. 22, 2015. The European Central Bank agreed on Thursday to embark on a quantitative easing (QE...
Video by PBS NewsHour New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick denied any knowledge concerning the use of underinflated footballs during the team’s blowout victory against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Belichick, addressing the...
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Speaker of the House John Boehner’s invitation for Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress was not appropriate. Photo by Jason Reed/Reuters WASHINGTON — The leader of the House...
Many women in their reproductive age are being prescribed opioid drugs, which increase the risk of birth defects in children, a government report found. Photo by Comstock Images/Getty Images A government report found that a significant number of U.S...
Yemen president Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, a U.S. ally against his country’s al-Qaida group, submitted his resignation to parliament on Thursday. The decision was made after a Shiite rebel group known as Houthis pressured him to concede more...