A Texas couple who were first arrested a year ago on charges of forced labor of a domestic servant was finally sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Monday. Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure reportedly held a young girl from West Africa as a slave for 16 years, PEOPLE reports. The vile couple must pay $288,620.24 in restitution to their […]

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Until more information becomes available, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Ebola survivors to abstain from all forms of sex or use…

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More than four years after last meeting in the Oval Office, the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and President Barack Obama met on Friday at…

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The U.S. military is bringing home all but 100 troops dispatched to West Africa almost 10 months ago in an effort to stem the Ebola…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is preparing to withdraw nearly all of its troops fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the White House said Tuesday, as the global health crisis recedes amid a sharp decline in Ebola cases. Of the 2,800 troops the U.S. deployed, just 100 will remain in West Africa after […]

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said. Dr. Martin Salia was to be taken to Omaha to be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center, Sierra Leone’s […]

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state’s quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge’s permission. State officials were seeking a court order to detain Kaci Hickox for […]

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Dr. Ben Carson joined guest hosts Angela Rye and Armstrong Williams on “NewsOne Now” to discuss Ebola‘s arrival in America and shared his views on what…

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Idris Elba has been campaigning in both his native Britain and in the U.S. to ensure more aid is sent to Western Africa to tackle the Ebola virus. The actor’s father was born in Sierra Leone, where the demand for medical help has outstripped the supply as the potentially fatal virus spreads. He’s urging developed […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700 people this year. “The bottom line is […]

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus. Meanwhile, Liberia’s […]