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Almost a decade ago, scientists from Canada and the United States reported that they had created a vaccine that was 100 percent effective in protecting monkeys against the Ebola virus.

Denise Grady
Almost a decade ago, scientists from Canada and the United States reported that they had created a vaccine that was 100 percent effective in protecting monkeys against the Ebola virus.Denise Grady
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from West Africa was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while doctors await the return of tests to determine whether he has the Ebola virus.Marc Santora
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from West Africa was rushed to Bellevue Hospital on Thursday and placed in isolation while doctors await the return of tests to determine whether he has the Ebola virus.Marc Santora
A day after a terror attack convulsed the heart of Ottawa, the Canadian capital, police officers were quoted as saying on Thursday that the attack was the work of a lone gunman who shot a soldier dead before being killed in a hail of gunfire in the Parliament building.Alan Cowell
A day after a terror attack convulsed the heart of Ottawa, the Canadian capital, police officers were quoted as saying on Thursday that the attack was the work of a lone gunman who shot a soldier dead before being killed in a hail of gunfire in the Parliament building.Alan Cowell
In recent months, more than 100 Canadians have sought out conflicts in foreign lands from Somalia to Syria, according to a government report. The threat was brought home for Canadians this week.Marc Santora
It seemed innocuous enough on the surface: The smooth-jazz musician Kenny G paid a surprise visit to a Hong Kong protest site Wednesday, posing for photos with residents who are demanding the right to free elections.Dan Levin
Yellow-billed loons, migratory birds that nest on large lakes dotting Alaska’s North Slope, do not need Endangered Species Act protections, federal regulators said on Wednesday. Yereth Rosen
An unidentified gunman traumatized the heart of the Canadian government Wednesday, killing a soldier guarding the National War Memorial and then entering the nearby Parliament building, where he fired multiple shots. Police officers rushed to secure the building and move occupants to safety as they hunted for the assailant.Ian Austen and Rick Gladstone

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