Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
World AIDS Day is being observed today to encourage greater public awareness about the disease some 30 years after the pandemic began.
A federal jury in New York has cleared Ahmed Ghailani of all but one of the counts against him in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa.