24 Oct 2014 09:55 PM EST
Should Every Doctor Returning From West Africa Be Quarantined?
As word spread Thursday night that a New York doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa was now infected with the disease, many began to wonder why he hadn't been quarantined immediately upon his return to a densely populated city of 8 million people. Those concerns only grew as it was revealed that the doctor, 32-year-old Craig Spencer, rode the subway, visited a public park, ate at a restaurant and went bowling in New York over the two days before he began showing symptoms
The 10 Countries Most Affected By Hunger
The 10 Countries Most Affected by Hunger Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations' blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, has seen progress, but there's... Read more
Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Likes 'The Theory Of Everything'
Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Likes 'The Theory of Everything' Stephen Hawking has spent a lifetime getting his head around concepts in astrophysics most of us will never comprehend, but the 72-year-old never got around to the social-media thing — until now. The renowned theorist,... Read more
Eyewitness To Hell: Life In Ebola-Ravaged Liberia
Eyewitness to Hell: Life in Ebola-Ravaged Liberia Photographer Kieran Kesner graduated college in May. Three months later he boarded a flight to Liberia to cover the Ebola outbreak. It was only the second assignment of his professional career. In this photo essay he writes: "I knew it was dangerous,... Read more
Spectacular Photos Of The Partial Solar Eclipse
Spectacular Photos of The Partial Solar Eclipse The moon passed in front of the sun on Thursday, causing a partial solar eclipse visible across North America. For Stargazers lucky enough to experience clear weather during the eclipse, the sun appeared to take on a crescent shape, as the moon... Read more
Spooky Car Wash Prank Will Work You Up Into A Lather
Spooky Car Wash Prank Will Work You Up Into a Lather For most of us, the scariest thing about a car wash is the price tag, but this video from Ford gives you another reason to be afraid. As a Halloween prank, Ford enlisted some actors in scary masks to swarm people's vehicles inside a car wash.... Read more
Exclusive: Ford to overhaul Lincoln brand, this time with big bucks Ford Motor's new chief executive, Mark Fields, is giving the automaker's long-moribund Lincoln brand what his predecessor Alan... More
Should Every Doctor Returning From West Africa Be Quarantined? As word spread Thursday night that a New York doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa was now infected with the disease,... More