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Jul 23, 2014 10:27PM

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Jul 23, 2014 10:27PM

China lifts quarantine after man dies of plague

BEIJING (AP) ? A nine-day quarantine imposed on parts of a northern Chinese city where a man died of bubonic plague has been lifted, China's official news agency reported Thursday.

Jul 24, 2014 03:51AM

GSK asks European regulator to OK malaria shot

LONDON (AP) ? Pharma giant GSK said Thursday it is submitting its malaria vaccine for regulatory approval to the European Medicines Agency.

Jul 23, 2014 11:34AM

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

In this Oct. 8, 2013, file photo, a sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Michael Farrell head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax, resigned an agency spokesman said Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Farrell was reassigned following an incident last month at an Atlanta lab that handles bioterrorism agents. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)NEW YORK (AP) ? The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.


Jul 24, 2014 07:57AM

Bank of America to pay $16.6 million to resolve U.S. sanctions violations

A Bank of America sign is shown on a building in downtown Los Angeles, CaliforniaBy Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp's banking unit agreed to pay $16.6 million to resolve allegations that it processed several hundred transactions for drug traffickers who are subject to U.S. sanctions, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday. The bank processed around $91,000 in transactions for six designated narcotics traffickers between 2005 and 2009, and failed to file timely reports on accounts owned by four others, the department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) said. Bank of America spokesman Lawrence Grayson said the settlement concluded a matter the bank addressed in 2009 by improving its sanctions-related systems and controls. In announcing the settlement, OFAC said it determined that 79 transactions the bank processed after October 2006 constituted an "egregious" case, because the bank knew of a problem with its screening tool, but didn't fix it until more than two years later.


Jul 24, 2014 07:57AM

Liberian man in Nigeria's Lagos being tested for Ebola

LAGOS (Reuters) - A Liberian man in his 40s is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos, a megacity of 21 million people, the Lagos State Health Ministry said on Thursday. Ebola has killed 632 people across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since an outbreak began in February, straining a string of weak health systems despite international help. ...

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Jul 24, 2014 07:59AM

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Jul 15, 2014 04:15AM

You won't believe the 'after' pics

Robert and Jessica Foster lost 160 and 120 pounds respectively after an emotional conversation. See their amazing transformation:

Jul 11, 2014 02:31PM

Lost 153 pounds, proved doc wrong

Kerry Hoffman started working out five days a week and tracking calories to go from 343 pounds to 190. See his amazing transformation.

Jun 30, 2014 04:47AM

Running, but no longer hiding

After a disastrous 30th, Sarah Evans vowed to enjoy her future birthdays. So she took up running -- and lost 120 pounds.

Jul 16, 2014 08:40AM

Get off the sideline, into the race

Only a few short months ago, I was a spectator.

Jul 16, 2014 08:40AM

If I can run, so can you

For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be able to say, "I've run a 5K."

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