Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 12:34 pm
New viruses are a dime a dozen.
Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 2:50 pm
The European Court of Human Rights ruled today that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.
Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 5:07 pm
The U.S. State Department's global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.
The Associated Press writes:
Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 3:48 pm
The plague isn't just something you read about in medieval history books.
This past week, five cases were reported: four in Colorado and one in China.
The Colorado residents were diagnosed after coming into contact with an infected dog.
Originally published on Thu July 24, 2014 6:59 pm
Updated at 7:59 p.m. ET.
A United Nations-run school sheltering civilians in Gaza came under attack Thursday, the U.N. says. More than a dozen people have been killed, according to Palestinian officials.
Reuters quotes Chris Gunness, a spokesman for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, the main U.N. agency in Gaza, as confirming that the shelter in Beit Hanoun was hit.