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This design of this new anti-Ebola suit will make health workers more comfortable and could also save lives. Courtesy of Clinvue and Roy Heisler hide caption

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Global Health

Dreaming Up A Safer, Cooler PPE For Ebola Fighters

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University are revamping the Ebola suit. They've come up with a design that's safer, cooler and easier to take off than the space suits currently in use in West Africa.

Hyperion Tomas Barfod
Like a Ghost in Your Own Life Ulrich Schnauss

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Dreaming Up A Safer, Cooler PPE For Ebola Fighters

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Brown Oxford Archie Pelago
Rather Never Know Bronze Radio Return
Décollage Thievery Corporation & LouLou Ghelichkhani
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Go Down, Moses Louis Armstrong & Oliver, Sy Choir
St. James Infirmary Allen Toussaint

Quvenzhane Wallis (second from right) stars in an updated version of Annie, produced by Jay Z. Barry Wetcher/Sony Pictures Entertainment hide caption

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An Updated 'Annie' And The Tradition Of Nontraditional Casting

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June Rose The Skatalites
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Got Me Wrong Brad Mehldau Trio
Descarga en Faux Carlos "Patato" Valdes

A customer picks up a block of butter at a food store in Tokyo on Nov. 10. Japanese shoppers are up in arms over a serious butter shortage that has forced Tokyo to resort to emergency imports, as some grocers limit sales to one block per customer. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Japan's Butter Shortage Whips Its Cake Makers Into A Frenzy

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Don't Do It Salvador Santana

During World War II, Louis Zamperini spent 47 days stranded in shark-infested waters before he was rescued by Japanese soldiers and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Angelina Jolie On Her Film's 'Unbroken' Hero: 'He Was Truly A Great Man'

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We Are Here Alexandre Desplat

The Islamist group Hamas, shown here in a rally in the Gaza Strip on Dec. 12, is the strongest faction in the Gaza Strip. The Islamic State, or ISIS, is not believed to be in the territory, though fliers purporting to be from the group have circulated in Gaza. They are widely believed to be fake, but both Israel and Hamas have tried to use them to their advantage. Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Gaza, The Specter Of ISIS Proves Useful To Both Sides

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Life in Mono [Sweat Band Mix] Mono
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Serendipity Tom Middleton

Najin, a female northern white rhino, gets a pat from keeper Mohamed Doyo. Najin, who lives at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, is one of only five of its subspecies left in the world. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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We're Down To 5 Northern White Rhinos: Is It Too Late For Babies?

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