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U.S. National Security Adviser: U.S. Working With African Nations To Stop Ebola

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S. National Security Adviser says the U.S. is working with West African nations to slow the Ebola outbreak. Adviser Susan Rice spoke to NBC's "Today" this morning.   The second American who contracted Ebola while in Liberia, Nancy Writebol of North Carolina, is expected to arrive in Atlanta today to receive treatment…

Google Under Fire For Gaza Game

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Undated) -- Google is coming under fire for publishing a game called "Bomb Gaza." The game was released last month and was posted on the app store of its Android mobile platform. The game involved dropping bombs on the Palestinian-controlled territory. "Bomb Gaza" was installed about one-thousand times before being removed from "Google Play" on…

Bertha Weakens To Tropical Storm

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Undated) -- Bertha is now a tropical storm. What was the second named hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season weakened overnight. The storm is expected to pass halfway between Bermuda and the East Coast today. Bertha is not expected to threaten states along the Eastern Seaboard.

Israel Gaza Truce Appears To Be Holding

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israel's three-day ceasefire in the Gaza Strip seems to be holding so far. No violence has been reported since Israel said a rocket was launched from Gaza just before the 72-hour truce began several hours ago. An adviser to Israel's defense minister says he's confident Israeli troops destroyed the majority of the tunnels…

Second Ebola Patient To Start Treatment In Atlanta

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- A North Carolina missionary infected with Ebola is due to arrive in Atlanta today for treatment. Nancy Writebol is one of two Americans who tested positive for the virus and received experimental drugs before leaving West Africa. Doctor Kent Brantley showed improvement before he arrived at Emory Hospital in Atlanta on Saturday.…