Liberia leader seeks more power to fight Ebola

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (ABC News ) Liberian lawmakers on Friday rejected a proposal to grant President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the power to further restrict movement and public gatherings and to confiscate more…

U.S. military arrives in Ebola hot zone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world's help in more…

'Gay'-rights groups hail new Catholic tone

by -NO AUTHOR- -- VATICAN CITY (AP) — Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis' famous "Who am I more…

Survivor of Taliban attack wins Nobel Peace Prize

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_579401" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Malala Yousafzai[/caption] (Washington Post) LONDON — A 17-year-old Pakistani girl who survived a Taliban gunshot to the head for her advocacy of female education more…

Gov't gives tips on ensuring babies are dead

by Garth Kant -- [ooyala code="cwcnh5cDqNmvy1Jl84BFIuXtfYvP1yFA" player_id="40d9b99b682e4c5f990d970e4a0828cd"] WASHINGTON – Reggie Littlejohn positively glows, perhaps with the radiance of someone whose life has purpose and fulfillment. The woman with the boy's name is more…

SOS to Iran as U.S.-backed effort to hold key town falters

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1308975" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Kurdish refugees flee ISIS fighters in Kobani, Syria, near the Turkish border[/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Syrian Kurds armed with small weapons and occasional more…

7 now quarantined in Spanish Ebola case

by Jerome R. Corsi -- [caption id="attachment_1309165" align="aligncenter" width="596"] An ambulance transporting Spanish nurse Teresa Romero arrives at the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid[/caption] NEW YORK – Another person who had close contact more…