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Health workers take off their protective suits after finishing disinfecting areas at the Pita hospital on Aug. 25, 2014. (credit: CELLOU BINANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Expert: 5 Million People Could Die From Ebola Outbreak

An Ebola expert is predicting that 5 million people could die from the deadly disease.

09/17/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

GOP Senator: We Must Take ‘Ebola Epidemic As Seriously As We Take ISIS’

President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.

09/17/2014

A picture taken on Aug. 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Atlanta Health Center To Talk Ebola

President Barack Obama will travel next week to Atlanta to address the Ebola crisis during a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the White House said Friday.

09/12/2014

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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

RNC Chairman: ‘We Need To Be A Party That Is Engaged Full Time In Black, Hispanic And Asian Communities’

A GOP effort to send hundreds of party workers into minority communities across the country will continue long after this year’s midterm elections are over, the chairman of the Republican National Committee said Tuesday.

08/20/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

CDC Issues Highest Alert Response Over Ebola Outbreak

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its highest alert activation over the Ebola outbreak.

08/07/2014

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed speaks as Hal Sirkin, Senior Partner at Boston Consulting Group, listens during a panel discussion in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Jan. 11, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Mayor: Atlanta Would Welcome Immigrant Children Into City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the city should be a safe place for unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border.

07/30/2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal answers questions from the media during a news conference at the Capitol building on Feb. 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Gov. Deal: ‘Unconscionable’ White House Failed To Pick Up Phone To Tell Us Immigrants Were Being Sent To Georgia

Georgia’s governor on Thursday chided the president in a letter for failing to communicate with the governor’s office before sending unaccompanied young migrants to the state.

07/25/2014

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Tennessee Man Accused Of Threatening To Kill Obama

A man left profanity-filled voicemails with Tennessee’s homeland security office threatening to kill President Barack Obama and other officials, saying in one that he would “light Nashville up,” according to court documents.

07/23/2014

Former President Jimmy Carter poses for a photo as he promotes his new book "A Call To Action Women, Religion, Violence, And Power" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on March 25, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Jimmy Carter: ‘Israeli Troops Should Withdraw From Gaza’

Former President Jimmy Carter says all combat operations must stop, and Israeli troops should withdraw from the Gaza Strip.

07/22/2014

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