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Staff of 'Doctors without Borders' carry the body of a person killed by viral hemorrhagic fever, at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in Guinea.  (Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Health Officials: West Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 1.4 Million People

They laid out worst-case and best-case scenarios for the Ebola epidemic in West Africa: warning that the number of infected people could explode to at least 1.4 million by mid-January; or peak well below that, if efforts to control the outbreak are ramped up.

09/23/2014

The tomb of Iraq's deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Saddam Hussein’s Tomb Damaged In ISIS Fighting

The tomb of Iraq’s deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday.

08/05/2014

The United States and Germany on Friday warned Russia not to endanger a planned peace conference for Syria or alter the balance of power in the Middle East by providing an advanced air defense system to President Bashar Assad's embattled regime. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

1 Million Child Refugees Created From Syria War

Two U.N. agencies said the number of registered child refugees fleeing Syria’s violence has topped the one million mark Friday.

08/23/2013

In a cautionary op-ed to “speak directly to the American people,” Russian President Vladimir Putin warns that U.S. “exceptionalism” is dangerous for the international community. (credit: ALEXEI NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Putin: I Will Sign Bill That Bans Americans From Adopting Russian Children

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he will sign a controversial bill that will ban Americans from adopting Russian children.

12/27/2012

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