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Even With $100 Million, WHO Says It Will Take Months To ...

Even With $100 Million, WHO Says It Will Take Months To Control Ebola
2 years, 11 months ago The WHO has called for donations to help contain the outbreak. But money is just the first step. The challenges run from finding the right staff to prepping neighboring countries just in case.The WHO has called for donations to help contain the outbreak. But money is ju

A Virtual Outbreak Offers Hints Of Ebola's Future

A Virtual Outbreak Offers Hints Of Ebola\u0027s Future
2 years, 11 months ago As the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, it is also unfolding — in a virtual sense — inside the computers of scientists trying to predict how far the outbreak will spread and when it will end.As the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, it is also unfolding — in a

UNICEF Report: Africa's Population Could Hit 4 Billion By ...

UNICEF Report: Africa\u0027s Population Could Hit 4 Billion By 2100
2 years, 11 months ago UNICEF predicts that Africa will have more than 4 billion people by 2100. Depending on how Africa's governments handle the upswing, that could mean a boom in the economy or a rise in mass poverty.UNICEF predicts that Africa will have more than 4 billion people by 2100.

Gaza's Casualties Of War Include Its Historic Mosques

Gaza\u0027s Casualties Of War Include Its Historic Mosques
2 years, 11 months ago More than 40 mosques in the Gaza Strip were destroyed or damaged in the recent fighting.More than 40 mosques in the Gaza Strip were destroyed or damaged in the recent fighting.

Someday, Afghanistan Will Get A New President

Someday, Afghanistan Will Get A New President
2 years, 11 months ago The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not clear who the winner is or when he will take office. NPR's Sean Carberry takes a firsthand look at the slow-motion vote count.The presidential election has dragged on for months and it's still not cl

Afghan Brides Dress To Impress, Fueling An Unlikely ...

Afghan Brides Dress To Impress, Fueling An Unlikely Business Boom
2 years, 11 months ago In one of the world's poorest countries, where many women still wear head-to-toe burqas, lavish spending and competition among brides is fueling a boom in shops selling pricey and glamorous dresses.In one of the world's poorest countries, where many women still wear hea

Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community
2 years, 11 months ago Residents of a town near the Gaza border say they know how to respond to rocket fire. They're less certain about how to protect themselves from potential attacks by militants using secret tunnels.Residents of a town near the Gaza border say they know how to respond to r

What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His ...

What Happens When A Beijing Man Invites Women Into His Lamborghini?
2 years, 11 months ago The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife distr

Grandmother Finds Grandson, Abducted In Argentina's Dirty ...

Grandmother Finds Grandson, Abducted In Argentina\u0027s Dirty War
2 years, 11 months ago Estela de Carlotto's grandson was taken as a baby when her daughter was a political prisoner in the 1970s. NPR's David Greene talks to writer Francisco Goldman, who has chronicled her struggle.Estela de Carlotto's grandson was taken as a baby when her daughter was a pol

The Ebola Outbreak: 'A Dress Rehearsal For The Next Big One'

The Ebola Outbreak: \u0027A Dress Rehearsal For The Next Big One\u0027
2 years, 11 months ago The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading at a frightening rate. To find out why this outbreak has been so deadly and what may lie ahead, we spoke with science writer David Quammen.The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading at a frightening rate. To find out wh