Ebola fear keeps kids out of U.S. schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NJ.com) — MAPLE SHADE, New Jersey — Children who recently moved from Africa are being kept from going to school in one South Jersey town amid anxiety stemming more…

How much film violence for kids?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) Parents who watch multiple movie scenes of sex and violence quickly become more permissive about how old a child should be to watch films with more…

WHO declares end to Ebola crisis in Nigeria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. more…

Military preps team for Ebola response in U.S.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official more…

'American Idol' singer dies at age 32

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — Singer and model Joanne Borgella, an "American Idol" contestant in 2008, died on Saturday at age 32 after a battle with cancer, her family said on more…

Ebola the 'disaster of our generation'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — Aid agency Oxfam said Ebola could become the "definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation", as US President Barack Obama urged against "hysteria" in the face more…

Wanted: Ebola screeners for $19 an hour

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYPOST) — They’re looking for the few, the proud — and the really desperate. For a measly $19 an hour, a government contractor is offering applicants the opportunity more…

U.K. plan: Military blockade of Sierra Leone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Daily Mail) Thousands of UK troops would be sent to Sierra Leone to enforce a military lockdown under radical plans to defeat ebola being considered by Britain’s more…