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These Are the Ebola Vaccines That Will Be Tested on Humans

An experimental Ebola vaccine will be tested on humans for the first time next week in a collaboration between the U.S. government and pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. There are other drugs on the way too, including the experimental drug VSV-EBOV from Canada and a rabies-based vaccine from the U.S. Click through to see other vaccines that are in the works. Read »
2 hours ago

Mounting Evidence Suggests Russia Is Fighting in Ukraine

2 hours ago

Audio Recorded When Brown Was Shot: App Maker

3 hours ago

366 Cities Rated From Most to Least "American"

3 hours ago

Ebola Outbreak Likely Started From 1 Person: Study

4 hours ago

Uzi Accident: Single Shot to the Head Killed Instructor

58 minutes ago

Obama on ISIS: "We Don't Have a Strategy Yet"

President Obama said Thursday that "we don't have a strategy yet" when asked about the possibility of strikes in Syria to push back the advance of ISIS, NBC News reported. He also said Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to the Middle East to meet with leaders in the region about responding to the ISIS threat. "We must all join together to make sure that they’re rooted out," he said. Read »
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Did a Giant Panda Fake Pregnancy to Get More Food?

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Phone Call Offers New Clue About MH370's Flight Path

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 8:02 AM

Gun-Range Tragedy: Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis?

5 hours ago

Ukrainian President: Russian Forces Fighting Beside Rebels

6 hours ago

W. Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect Over 20K, WHO Says

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 6:34 AM

American Hostage's Mom's Video "Brilliant," Experts Say

Terrorism experts told NBC News that the video of an American mother asking the leader of ISIS to release her son was carefully worded and tactically smart. Shirley Sotloff asked Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to free her son Steven, a journalist she said was reporting on “the suffering of Muslims at the hand of tyrants.” This description invokes a powerful idea in Islam, said a director at a security consulting company, adding that “it’s a brilliant move.” ISIS has threatened to kill him unless the U.S. ends airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq. Read »
Thursday, Aug 28, 2014 at 1:48 AM

4 Dead After Plane Crashes Near New Mexico Fairground

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1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start