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Highway 281 is seen damaged after a storm triggered historic flooding, in Niobrara, Nebraska, U.S. March 16, 2019. Office of Governor Pete Ricketts/Handout via REUTERS

Blizzard threatens U.S. central plains with two feet of snow

By Peter Szekely

(Reuters) – A late-winter storm this week could dump up to two feet (60 cm) of snow (More…)

Deadly plague breaks out on Uganda-Congo border, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) – A deadly form of plague has broken out on Uganda’s border with Democratic Republic of Congo and (More…)

Doctors pray for sick as blackout batters Venezuelan hospitals

By Mayela Armas

CARACAS (Reuters) – Maria Rodriguez’s daughter has spent a month in Caracas’s J.M. de los Rios children’s (More…)

World must prepare for inevitable next flu pandemic, WHO says

By Kate Kelland

LONDON (Reuters) – The world will inevitably face another pandemic of flu and needs to prepare for (More…)

U.S. senator wants criminal investigation of military base landlords

(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal called on Thursday for a criminal fraud investigation of private landlords who operate housing (More…)

Battle against Ebola being lost amid militarized response, MSF says

By Tom Miles

GENEVA (Reuters) – The battle against Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo is failing because ordinary people (More…)

U.S. to train more beagles to sniff out deadly hog virus

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. government will increase the number of dogs used to sniff out illegal pork products at (More…)

‘Everybody was a friend:’ Alabama 10-year-old among tornado’s deadly toll

By Joseph Ax

(Reuters) – A weekend camping trip ended in tragedy for 10-year-old Taylor Thornton, identified on Monday as (More…)

At least seven missing in Alabama after deadly weekend tornadoes

By Gabriella Borter

(Reuters) – Alabama search and rescue teams on Tuesday were combing through the wreckage of houses flatted (More…)

London HIV patient becomes world’s second AIDS cure hope

By Kate Kelland (Health and Science Correspondent)

LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) – An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the (More…)