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Kaci Hickox Was A ‘Disease Detective’ For The CDC

Kaci Hickox Worked For CDC

Kaci Hickox was a “disease detective” for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to a widely overlooked part of her op-ed for the Dallas Morning News. While Hickox did not fail to disclose this information to readers — or rather, the Dallas Morning News didn’t — Conservative news sites have recently taken… Read more »

Ebola Has Killed More Than 200 Healthcare Worker So Far

Ebola has killed more than 200 healthcare workers

The Ebola outbreak has been responsible for the tragic death of 236 healthcare workers such as doctors and nurses who were treating patients in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization. WHO statistics of confirmed and probable/suspected Ebola-related fatalities through mid-October indicate that 96 healthcare workers died from Ebola in Liberia, 95 in Sierra… Read more »

Gun Control Support Plummets To Near-Record Lows [Poll]

Gun Control Support Is In Decline

Gun control support has taken a tumble since 2012. According to a new poll from Gallup, the numbers have fallen to near-record lows in just a two-year period from 58 percent to 47 percent. This 11-point drop was due to both Republicans and Democrats easing on support. On the Democrat side, it represents a drop… Read more »

Ebola Free Nurse Nina Pham Reunites With Her Dog Bentley! [Video]

Ebola dog Bentley reunited

Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who managed to survive the onslaught of an Ebola attack, has finally reunited with her dog, Bentley, reports NBC News. Nina contracted the disease last month from a Liberian man who was undergoing treatment. The man, Thomas Eric Duncan, died on October 8. After Nina was confirmed to have contracted… Read more »

Vladimir Putin Does Not Have Pancreatic Cancer, Confirms Kremlin Spokesman

Vladimir-Putin

Vladimir Putin does not have pancreatic cancer, according to a Kremlin spokesman, who warned the inquisitive reporter to “bite their tongue,” after asking him the question. Dmitry Peskov, a representative for Putin, responded to speculation in the media that the President was unwell, telling RIA Novosti journalists they, “shouldn’t bank on it,” adding, less aggressively,… Read more »

Babies ‘R’ Us Under Fire For ‘Damaging’ Kardashian Kollection: Online Petition Insists Clothing ‘Sexualizes Children’

Kardashian Kids For Babies"R"US Launch With Kourtney Kardashian In NYC

Thousands of Babies ‘R’ Us customers aren’t too happy with the store’s decision to sell children’s clothing from the Kardashian Kids line. However, one mother has taken the initiative to make the company aware of her displeasure. However, her disdain reportedly isn’t for the reason you’d think. Earlier this week, Amie Logan of Roeland Park,… Read more »

Is The FBI Arresting People For Posting Anti-Obama Facebook Posts?

People are concerned over claims that the FBI and other law enforcement agencies are arresting people for posting anti-Obama Facebook posts.

Conspiracy theories regarding the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are nothing new. Whether it’s keeping alien anecdotes (ala X-Files) hidden, or consulting with secret political forces, the FBI has often been named the alleged purveyor of many things clandestine by many conspiracy theorists. Thankfully, most of these stories have been found to be untrue. However,… Read more »

Alexandra Greenwall Missing Following ‘Heated Argument’ With Mother [Video]

Alexandra Greenwall missing poster

Alexandra Greenwall, missing since being involved in what has been called a “heated argument” with her mother, according to The Spreadit, has not been seen since Wednesday. The FBI, Rio Rancho police, and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children have joined forces to locate the New Mexico child, Alexandra Greenwall, missing since October… Read more »

Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi Is Finally Free And Back On U.S. Soil

Welcome Home, Tahmooressi

The U.S. Marine who has spent the last 214 days in a Mexican jail is now a free man. A judge ordered Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi to be released from his captivity late Friday, and the soldier has arrived back on American soil, much to the relief of his mother, Jill Tahmooressi. Despite all the legal… Read more »

Ebola Survey: Majority Support Quarantines, Including 56 Percent Of Doctors

Ebola Survey Shows Differing Attitudes About Quarantines

A new Ebola survey commissioned by WebMD/Medscape shows that a majority of Americans find it reasonable to quarantine people traveling into the United States from Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, the three most heavily hit countries in the current outbreak. Out of the respondents in the online survey, 57 percent said yes, it was reasonable,… Read more »