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President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.
The hurricane will hit the British island territory, where residents are making preparations, later today as a Category 4 storm.
John Deasy’s resignation, announced by the Los Angeles school board Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teachers union and a troubled initiative to put an iPad in every student’s hand.
After meeting backlash, the author apologized for lamenting the long prison sentences handed to some users of child pornography. Also: Stirrings are afoot in the worlds of Harry Potter and Twin Peaks.
Officers moved into the camp in the city’s congested Mong Kok district, rousing sleeping protesters and clearing the road of metal and bamboo barricades set up by pro-democracy demonstrators.
Nina Pham, 26, was filmed before being flown by executive jet from Dallas to Frederick, Md., and then transferred to the National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda on Thursday.
Responding to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Hunter Biden said he was “embarrassed” that his actions led to his discharge.
President Obama said that while the highest level of the federal government was taking the Ebola threat seriously, Ebola remains “a very difficult disease to catch.”
The debate began not with discussions about the economy or even about Obamacare, but about whether candidate Charlie Crist should be allowed to have a small fan to keep him cool.
Nineteen graves have now been found near Iguala, in the southern state of Guerrero. Authorities said DNA tests showed that 28 bodies recently discovered in five graves were not those of the students.