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Tempers flare during Sierra Leone's Ebola curfew

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Sierra Leone's nationwide round-the-clock curfew, designed to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, triggered a clash in the streets Saturday as residents attacked a burial team clad in biohazard suits, forcing them to ...

Syria's heritage is casualty of war, study finds

PHILADELPHIA -- One of the casualties of Syria's civil war is history.

Five of the country's six World Heritage sites have "significant damage" and some buildings have been "reduced to rubble," according to a report issued this week.

The report ...