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A CDC scientist uses a pipette to transfer the H7N9 virus into vials for sharing with partner laboratories for public health research purposes. Photo by James Gathany via Wikimedia Commons Several scientists may have been exposed to the Ebola virus...
Tourists caught by the first of six tsunami rolling towards Hat Rai Lay Beach, near Krabi in southern Thailand on December 26, 2004. The tsunami followed a 9.2-Richter submarine earthquake, which left nearly 230,000 people dead and missing in the...
Alan Gross, alongside his wife Judy,speaks at a press conference after being released by Cuba on Dec. 17, 2014. Gross, an American contractor jailed on the communist-ruled island since 2009, was released amid signs of an imminent thaw in ties...
US army soldiers wait for orders at the Forward Base Honaker Miracle at Watahpur District in Kunar province prior to a joint patrol led by the Afghan National Army (ANA) to Operating Post Rocky to conduct artillery fire training with the Kandak 6/1...
If there was never any Lord Grantham, Downton Abbey would be a very different place, according a sketch created for the “Text Santa” charity event on British network ITV. There’s granny breaking the world record for ski jump, strip poker in...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — While the Senate report on the CIA’s interrogation program and the spy agency’s official response clash on almost every aspect of the long-secret operation, both reports...