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at 18:27 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Son says US-based missionary fighting Ebola in Liberia, still in isolation

RALEIGH, N.C. - The son of a U.S.-based missionary says his mother is fighting the Ebola virus while in isolation in Liberia.


at 18:15 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Investigation faults Obama administration's oversight of

WASHINGTON - Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last year, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.


at 17:59 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

As Israel steps up Gaza operation, strikes hit UN shelter for war refugees, shopping area

GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Israeli strikes hit a crowded shopping area in Gaza City Wednesday, hours after tank shells tore through the walls of a U.N. school crowded with war refugees in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that pushed the Palestinian death toll above 1,360 in more than three weeks of fighting.


at 13:29 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

US condemns Israeli shelling of UN school in Gaza, escalating criticism over civilian deaths

WASHINGTON - The United States is condemning Israel's shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering displaced Palestinians.


at 12:01 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

UK government holds crisis meeting on Ebola virus but says it is 'most unlikely' to spread

LONDON - British officials held a crisis meeting Wednesday and warned of a potentially serious threat if the deadly Ebola virus spreads further.


at 16:45 on July 30, 2014, EDT.

Air Force: Stowaway death triggers security review; boy climbed into compartment in Mali

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force's top civilian and uniformed leaders said Wednesday the failure to prevent a teenager from stowing away aboard a military cargo plane, apparently while on an airfield in the West African nation of Mali, was a serious security lapse.


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