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Nation Aug 03Arizona inmate received 15 doses of lethal injection before he died
Documents released by the State of Arizona on Friday reveal that Arizona inmate Joseph R. Wood III was injected with 15 times the recommended dosage of lethal medication before he died.
Science Aug 02Study: ‘Footprint’ of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill may be worse than thought
Penn State researchers recently found two partially dead deep sea coral reefs 22 kilometers east of the site of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill. Before these findings, biologists only knew of one reef that was damaged by the oil spill.
World Jul 27Second American tests positive for Ebola in Liberia
A second American citizen working to treat Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus, an international aid organization reported Sunday, amid the outbreak that has ravaged West Africa since March. It was reported Saturday that a…
World Jul 26Thousands stage protest in Paris, defying authorities
About five thousand pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered in Paris on Saturday, defying a French government ban against protesting Israel's military actions in Gaza.
Science Jul 26Solar ‘superstorm’ missed Earth in 2012 — but another could strike
Two years ago, the worst solar storm in almost two centuries tore through Earth's orbit. Luckily, the storm's path just missed Earth.
Nation Jul 20100 homes destroyed as Washington wildfires rage
Wildfires in Washington state continued to rage Sunday, burning more than 360 square miles of land so far and destroying homes and power lines in their path.
Nation Jul 20Leading man James Garner dies at 86
Award-winning actor, James Garner, famous for his work on both the big and small screen, died Saturday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86 years old.
Nation Jul 19More cities across the U.S. consider homelessness a crime
Increasingly, laws that criminalize homelessness are cropping up in cities throughout the country, while simultaneously, a national shortage of shelter beds and housing options is roiling the system.
Health Jul 13Doctors a ‘death sentence’? Patient mistrust aggravates Ebola treatment
Healthcare workers treating West Africa’s Ebola epidemic are having difficulty fighting the disease due to the mistrust of doctors among the members of infected communities.
World Jul 13Two African cities top list of most expensive places for American expats
Luanda, Angola is the most expensive city in the world for Americans to live, according to Mercer’s 2014 Cost of Living Rankings released this month. N’Djamena, Chad, took the second-place spot.