The doctor will see you now… online


Advancements in videoconferencing and health monitoring technology now make it possible for doctors to examine patients remotely for illnesses ranging from sore throat to stroke. Continue reading


While Muslims celebrate Ramadan, Islamic State steps up attacks


The Islamic State has launched new attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, while also offering food and money to people living under its control. Continue reading

Passers-by walk in front of a panel displaying the closing Hang Seng Index and China Enterprise Index in Hong Kong, China July 8, 2015. Losses on the mainland weighed heavily on Hong Kong shares, with the Hang Seng Index down 3.3 percent and shares of Chinese companies listed in the city falling 4.2 percent. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu - RTX1JIFP

Chinese stock market crash tests world’s fastest growing economy


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Three weeks of market decline in China have worried investors and threatened the security of one of the world’s largest financial markets and…read more


Scientists test new Ebola vaccine under tough conditions


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Months after the end of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, scientists are creating a vaccine in the hopes of preventing another. An…read more


Striking a balance between new and old in Havana


As Cuba and the U.S. reopen diplomatic relations, some fear that new development and tourism in Havana could threaten the city’s vibrant architectural heritage. Continue reading

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