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Ebola contacts in Africa go missing

Earlier this summer, Kelsey Mirkovic, a disease detective with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entered a hut with her team in Gueckedou, Guinea, to speak with a man who had Ebola.

Israeli airstrikes kill 7 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

The recently renewed violence in the Mideast claimed more lives Sunday as Israeli strikes killed at least seven people in Gaza and a Palestinian attack on a border crossing wounded four Israeli civilians.

Alert raised in Iceland after sub-glacial eruption

Iceland closed the airspace near the Bardarbunga volcano on Saturday, warning that significant emission of ash into the atmosphere is likely.

Voice, words may provide key clues about James Foley's killer

 As UK investigators work to identify the Islamist militant who beheaded American journalist James Foley, the tiniest details in the videotape of the killing could provide the key clue.

Ebola facility in Liberia attacked; patients flee

Ebola patients fled during an attack at a health care facility in Monrovia, Liberia, on Saturday, said Liberian National Police spokesman Sam Collins told CNN Sunday.

U.S. warplanes, Kurdish forces pound ISIS targets in bid to retake Iraqi dam

Kurdish forces fired mortars and explosives at extremist militants Sunday as the battle to retake a strategic dam in northern Iraq raged on.

Dockworkers find 35 'screaming' stowaways in a container

Dockworkers at a major London port discovered 35 people inside a shipping container Saturday morning. One of them, an adult male, was declared dead at the scene, according to Essex police Superintendent Trevor Roe.

Ebola Fast Facts

 Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.

Ebola Fast Facts

 Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.

Ebola Fast Facts

 Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.