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Experts to investigate new Ebola case in Sierra Leone
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Ebola experts are in Sierra Leone’s Kambia district investigating a case that emerged less than a week after the country’s last known patient was discharged from a hospital, a World Health Organization spokeswoman said Monday. Once the source of transmission is found ...
By Carley Petesch and Clarence Roy-Macaulay The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
California doctor faces murder trial in three men’s drug deaths
LOS ANGELES — A prosecutor says that even after several patients died of overdoses, the California doctor now charged in their deaths continued to prescribe powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes. But the defense attorney for Dr. Hsiu-Ying “Lisa” Tseng say...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be new surgery-free option
LONDON — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.   Unlike traditional pacemakers...
By Maria Cheng The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
This day in history
In 1807, former Vice President Aaron Burr was found not guilty of treason. (Burr was then tried on a misdemeanor charge, but was again acquitted.) In 1905, Alberta and Saskatchewan entered Confederation as the eighth and ninth provinces of Canada. In 1914, the last passenger pigeon in captivity, ...
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Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
What do you think of the recent White House decision to change the name of Alaska's Mt. McKinley to Denali?

It's good to go back to what most people in Alaska call it
Never thought about it
We should keep the name McKinley
It's OK, but would be nice to find a different way to honor McKinley
How about keeping both names?

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
California to end unlimited isolation for most gang leaders
SACRAMENTO — California on Tuesday agreed to end its unlimited isolation of imprisoned gang leader..
UNESCO chief: IS destruction of Syrian temple 'intolerable'
BEIRUT — Islamic State militants in Syria committed an "intolerable crime against civilization" by..
US stocks fall sharply on bleak Chinese manufacturing report
NEW YORK — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after gloomy eco..
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