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With 6 new cases, Ebola outbreak in Uganda shows sign of spreading

KAMPALA, Uganda - Six more patients suspected of having Ebola have been admitted to the hospital days after investigators confirmed an outbreak of the highly infectious disease in a remote corner of western Uganda, a health official said on Monday.

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Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

Mortars, gunfire kill 24, wound 60 in Somalia's capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed into Somalia's airport as the president was boarding a plane Thursday, sparking battles that killed at least 24 people when return fire hit residential areas and a market, officials said.

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BRITAIN

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Colombia

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Around the w o rld

 

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Rwandan fugitive captured

NAIROBI, Kenya — One of the most wanted fugitives in Rwanda's genocide, an intelligence officer accused of organizing the slaughter of civilians, including a ceremonial queen, was arrested in Uganda this week, Ugandan and Rwandan officials said Tuesday.

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PHILIPPINES

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EarthWeek: A diary of the planet

Pushing Earth's limits

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Experts try to gauge preemie births globally

Experts try to gauge preemie births globally

WASHINGTON — They call it kangaroo care: A premature baby nestles skin-to-skin against mom's bare, warm chest. In Malawi, mothers' bodies take the place of too-pricey incubators to keep these fragile newborns alive.

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Fighting in Somalia takes big toll on children

Fighting in Somalia takes big toll on children

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Even in a country that has endured so much suffering, few images could more tragically convey the senseless violence gripping Somalia today than the expressionless stare of a 5-year-old boy named Omar.

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The Wildcat nation's back in town

The Wildcat nation's back in town

They're back, all 38,800 of them, including a record 7,000 freshmen. Yes, the University of Arizona Wildcats started fall classes on Monday.

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Wildcat nation welcomes world

Wildcat nation welcomes world

Like so many cats on campus, Saliwat Muwanga came to Tucson by way of Southern California.

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Wildcat nation welcomes world

Wildcat nation welcomes world

 

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Neighbors Briefs

north side

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West Nile watch is on

West Nile watch is on

Now that West Nile virus season has officially begun, local health officials are targeting foreclosed homes in an effort to keep the local mosquito population at bay.

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