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Maine hospital observing patient as possible Ebola case

Oct 15, 2014

Maine hospital observing patient as possible Ebola case

PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - A patient in Portland, Maine, is being held for observation for a potential case of Ebola at the request of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dallas Ebola nurse says 'doing well' after transfusion

Oct 15, 2014

Dallas Ebola nurse says 'doing well' after transfusion

protocols and asking for more public funding to fight the disease. Ebola, which can cause fever, vomiting and diarrhea, spreads through contact with bodily fluids such as blood or saliva. The
India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

Sep 25, 2014

India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

blockbuster "Gravity".The Mars Orbiter Mission, or MOM, cost $74 million, a fraction of the $671 million the U.S. space agency NASA spent on its newly arrived MAVEN Mars miss
Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation

Sep 04, 2014

Research to develop HIV vaccine receives $25mn from Gates Foundation

Portland Oregon researchers developing a vaccine that has shown promise in preventing HIV infection in primates said on Wednesday they have been awarded a $25 million grant from the Bill &a
Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement

Jul 26, 2014

Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement

Maine city, which is closer to Quebec City than Portland, the state's largest municipality.They aim to persuade voters to undo a municipal merger that took place in the 19th century, when
Fossil of world's smallest hedgehog unearthed in Canada

Jul 09, 2014

Fossil of world's smallest hedgehog unearthed in Canada

actually be upwards of 18 inches long (46 cm) and weigh a few pounds."Hedgehogs are known for the quills they use to protect themselves. The fossils were not complete enough to show whether
Shooter kills student at Oregon high school

Jun 10, 2014

Shooter kills student at Oregon high school

PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A gunman walked into an Oregon high school and fatally shot a student on Tuesday before authorities found him dead a short time later.Reynolds High School in the north
Shoe stopper The cleats that will dazzle this World Cup

Jun 09, 2014

Shoe stopper The cleats that will dazzle this World Cup

Portland, Ore Nike, adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all trotting out new and innovative looks for this summer's World Cup. Gone are the old-school black boots like the fabled Puma Ki
For Oregon man, a Boeing 727 in the woods is just plane home

Jun 08, 2014

For Oregon man, a Boeing 727 in the woods is just plane home

HILLSBORO Ore.(Reuters) - Deep in the Oregon woods and rolling hills outside the Portland suburbs, where orchards dot the landscape, a Boeing 727 appears to have landed at the top of a steep di
LeBron scores 49, Heat take 3-1 lead over Nets

May 13, 2014

LeBron scores 49, Heat take 3-1 lead over Nets

Tony Parker to 14 points after he had scored 29 points or more in three of his last four playoff games. Coach Gregg Popovich sat Parker and Tim Duncan after Portland built a 20-point le