Mandatory quarantines ordered by some US states for doctors and nurses returning from West Africa's Ebola outbreak are creating a "chilling effect" on aid work there, the humanitarian aid group Doctors Without Borders said on Thursday.
Tim Cook's declaration Thursday that "I'm proud to be gay" made him the first publicly gay chief executive of a Fortune 500 company. But Cook isn't just any chief executive. And Apple isn't any company. It's one of the most profitable companies in the Fortune 500 and ranks No. 1 on the magazine's annual ranking of the most admired companies.
National Guard troops arrived in a Hawaii town threatened by a slow-moving river of molten lava on Thursday, and were greeted with cheers by residents of the Big Island community where they are to provide security as the volcanic flow advances.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today flagged off the 'Run for Unity' in New Delhi on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is being commemorated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his focus on sanitation and cleanliness and called for more women participation for the world economy to recover quickly.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off a "Run for Unity" at Vijay Chowk near Parliament this morning to celebrate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day.
Fourteen people were killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where nearly 100 civilians have already perished, a non-governmental group said Thursday.
The United States needs to expand a limited advise-and-assist mission in Iraq into embattled Anbar province, where some Iraqi forces are isolated and in defensive positions against Islamic State, the top US military officer said on Thursday.