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An 18-month old died in the fire. The perpetrators scrawled slogans in Hebrew on an outside wall of the house. Palestinian leaders blamed the Israeli government.
The trial of the VSV-EBOV vaccine was called Ebola ça Suffit — French for “Ebola that’s enough.” Researchers say it’s both effective and quick, with no new Ebola cases 6 days after vaccination.
The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division found that the court fails to provide children adequate representation. In addition, it says the court treats black kids harsher than white ones.
The modern definition of a “blue moon” has nothing to do with its color.
With the selection, Beijing will become the first city to host both winter and summer games. Beijing hosted the 2008 Summer Games.
The judge wrote that someday they may get legal rights, but courts don’t embrace change quickly. The chimps are held by Stony Brook University.
Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn’t list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is investigating Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, but the agency says it has failed so far to track him down.
A scientist who studies ocean circulation patterns tells NPR that it’s “highly likely” that floating wreckage from the airliner could have reached the island of Reunion near Madagascar.
A 2013 investigation resulted in the indictment of “25 people — including 13 women working as corrections officers” on racketeering and drug charges. Nearly 20 more faced other charges.