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Global Authorities On Alert Over Ebola Outbreak

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Undated) -- A massive Ebola outbreak in West Africa is sparking fears that the deadly virus could spread across the globe. The outbreak is the worst in history and has hit Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, leaving close to 700 people dead. There's no vaccine and no specific treatment for the disease. Health officials…

African Girls To Sue British Airways

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Undated) -- More than a dozen African girls and young women say a British Airways pilot sexually abused them when he visited their schools and orphanages. They range in age from eight to 20 and they plan to sue the airline. Their attorney says British Airways should be held responsible for the claimed assaults during…

Israel Calls For Four-Hour Ceasefire

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- Israel is calling for a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire as the carnage in Gaza intensifies. The bloodshed has continued today with Israel shelling a United Nations sponsored school in Gaza, leaving at least 19 people dead. More than 100 were wounded, some of them critically. Israel says the shelling was in response to rocket…

Ebola Victim’s Son Says Mother Is In Stable Condition

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Undated) -- The son of a healthcare worker who has Ebola says his mother is in stable condition. Jeremy Writebol tells NBC's "Today" his mother, Nancy, is working hard to beat the virus.   Nancy Writebol of North Carolina contracted Ebola while working with doctors to control the virus in Liberia. A Minnesota man recently…

Experts Denied Access Again to Crash Site

Posted On July 30, 2014

(Undated) -- Investigators from the Netherlands and Australia are once again being denied access to the crash site of the Malaysian jetliner in eastern Ukraine. Today marks the fourth day investigators have tried to access the crash site, only to be turned away because of fighting in the area between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels.