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32 Myths About The Flu Vaccine You Don't Need To Fear

Vaccination isn't a perfect defense against flu. But vaccines remain the most reliable way to reduce the risk from an illness that causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. during a typical flu season.

Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.

When Holding An Orphaned Baby Can Mean Contracting Ebola

Anne Purfield and Michelle Dynes, epidemiologists at the CDC, recently spent several weeks in Sierra Leone. The Ebola epidemic, they explain, has taken a heavy toll on local health care workers.

Typhoon Vongfong Bears Down On Japan

The storm, briefly classified as a "super typhoon," will still have winds in excess of 100 mph when it hits Okinawa on Saturday.

Koreas Exchange Fire; Kim Jong Un No-Show At Big Event

There were no reported injuries from the machine gun exchange along the countries' tense border. The incident comes as the North Korean leader has not been seen in public for more than a month.

Turkey Agrees To Train, Equip Moderate Syrian Opposition

The pledge to create a force to assist in fighting the self-declared Islamic State comes a day after Ankara called for creating a buffer zone around its border with Syria.

Former Texas Cheerleader Behind 'Hook 'Em Horns' Dies At 78

At a pep rally in 1955, Harley Clark displayed his index and pinky fingers extended, with his two middle fingers tucked under his thumb.

Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani teen wins nobel prize.

Pakistani Teen Malala Yousafzai Shares Nobel Peace Prize

The activist who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls shares the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.

Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."