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World Bank Head On Ebola: Put The Fire Out Where It's Raging

World Bank President Jim Kim believes the world has moved too slow in battling Ebola. And closing off travel from West Africa, he says, is not the answer.

A New Credential For The Tech Industry

General Assembly, an alternative education program, announces a new set of credentials for software-related jobs.

What Will Malala's Nobel Peace Prize Mean For Girls' Education?

Although important strides have been made, a children's rights expert says the world has a long way to go before Malala Yousafzai's vision of meaningful education for all is realized.

Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

A group of 28 law professors has written an open letter criticizing the university's new sexual assault policy, citing due process concerns and saying it gives victims more rights than the accused.

Deal Gets Some Jersey Star-power From Christie

Governor Nathan Deal got some high-wattage help Thursday on the campaign trail from a fellow Republican Governor with national star-power. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made several stops with Deal in metro Atlanta in the run-up

Obama Says It 'May Be Appropriate' To Appoint Ebola Czar

President Obama said that while the highest level of the federal government was taking the Ebola threat seriously, Ebola remains "a very difficult disease to catch."

When Disaster Strikes, Facebook Lets Friends Know You're OK

Facebook's newest tool, known as Safety Check, aims to allow people to quickly alert friends and family that they are safe after a natural disaster.

Despite Legal Reprieve On Abortion, Some Texas Clinics Remain Closed

Texas clinics that provide abortion services were surprised by a ruling from the high court this week that allows them to reopen. But the bruising legal battle may have already changed the landscape.

Thailand Official: Martial Law Is Good For Tourists

With tourism down 20 percent, Thailand is looking for novel ways to lure visitors. According to the head of the tourist authority, military rule means it's extremely safe to visit.

Women Can Freeze Their Eggs For The Future, But At A Cost

Until recently, freezing human eggs was reserved for young women at risk of infertility due to cancer treatments. But some companies now pay for it for healthy women who want to delay motherhood.

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