WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea — An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of


China fellowship readies Roy junior high teacher

ROY -- Jennifer Graviet traveled to China and did many of the things tourists do, from visiting markets to seeing the famed terra cotta warriors of Qin Shi Huangdi.


Hamas rejects 4-hour Gaza war truce extension

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip — A Hamas official says the group has rejected a four-hour extension of a humanitarian truce proposed by Israel. Sami Abu Zuhri sent


US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as


Crops rot as Ebola orphans flee Sierra Leone farms

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — The deadliest outbreak of Ebola on record is forcing farmers and their families to flee cocoa, rice and peanut plantations in


Missing plane crashed in Mali: Not reported for hours

The wreckage of Air Algerie flight 5017 has been discovered in Tilemsi, Mali but it is reported now that Fidel Castro’s niece Mariela Castro was not on


Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding


Young MH17 victim had eerie premonition of crash

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. “Mama, may I hug you?” Samira Calehr wrapped her arms around


Airlines cancel Israel flights over missile, security concerns

Flights on a number of U.S. Airlines have been prohibited by the Federal Aviation Administration from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion


FAA bans all Israel flights over missile fear

The Federal Aviation Administration has now prohibited all US airlines from flying into Israel for the next 24 hours after reports that a rocket landed near Tel

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