A year ago, when Dr. Stephane Hugonnet was dispatched to Guinea to investigate a series of unexplained deaths, he had little idea that he'd be contending with an outbreak that would quickly spread from a small southern rainforest village, across borders, and around the world.
Strange deaths in a community from a disease that people had never heard of; this is immediately followed by a period of uncertainty and anxiety; and then a myriad of strange health workers appear, driving around in white jeeps with long antennas. They wear half jackets and brown boots and nervously wash their hands with incessant routine.
Former Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr who's serving a prison sentence in Canada for murdering an American soldier won a court ruling that will release him on bail while he appeals his conviction, the Alberta Court of Appeal said Thursday.
Some Pentagon employees, apparently attempting to hide spending on gambling and adult services, used their government-issued credit cards for the salacious expenses, according to a Department of Defense official.