The World Health Organization expects tens of thousands of people will be infected with Ebola before the current epidemic is contained, and it called for nations to commit far more resources to combating the outbreak.
The U.S. military hasn't been shy about its desire to use technology to develop a new generation of super soldiers. But here's one effort that is sure to raise eyebrows: jet packs to make combat troops faster on foot.
About half of Iraq's army is incapable of partnering effectively with the U.S. to roll back the Islamic State group's territorial gains in western and northern Iraq, and the other half needs to be partially rebuilt with U.S. training and additional equipment, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday.
The 48-year-old Palestinian woman's husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. A mother of seven, she herself was jailed by Gaza's Hamas rulers for aiding and abetting a spy — her husband.
In Rhineland-Pfalz, where there is a large U.S. troop presence, police have announced plans to set up nearly 300 speed traps Thursday morning in places where locals say speeding is a problem. The speed-trap marathon begins at 6 a.m. and runs through 6 a.m. Friday.
Ahead of the 2014 college football season, the AP asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation's top teams each week, to weigh in on which stadium had the best game-day atmosphere.
Modernization and the reluctance of the younger generation to learn the art of pottery, compounded by the cost of transporting the bulky and fragile products, have turned it into an unstable, dying industry.
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