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Connecticut Family Sues Over School’s Ebola Fears

The father of a Connecticut third-grader filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday saying his daughter has been unfairly barred from school amid fears she may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while in Africa.

10/28/2014

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Doctor Cleared Of Ebola Returns To Massachusetts

A Massachusetts doctor has returned home after being successfully treated for Ebola he contracted working in Africa.

09/25/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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It’s 5 O’clock Everywhere?

I would imagine that Hillary Clinton’s favorite phase “it takes a village…” would be greeted with a blank stare in Morocco. In fact, I’ve searched for years and have yet to find the catchphrase’s origins.

08/06/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Somali Borow Adam Mohamed weeps at the grave of one of his children in Mogadishu, Somalia ,Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The number of people fleeing famine-hit areas of Somalia is likely to rise dramatically and could overwhelm international aid efforts in the Horn of Africa, a U.N. aid official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mohamed Sheikh Nor)

Westport Charity Launches Famine Fundraiser

The “I’m Gonna Be Your Friend” campaign is intended to raise money and awareness. Funds will be donated to Westport-based Save the Children.

08/09/2011

Manchester Woman to “Walk4Water”

Amy Russell isn’t expecting her walk across Connecticut to pose much of challenge.

07/15/2011

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