Scientists report two life-saving treatments for Ebola
| Scientists report two life-saving treatments for Ebola
On Monday morning, Director Anthony Fauci of the United States National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), announced a trial of four possible Ebola drugs was stopped early because two of them had already shown considerable progress in treating the disease and saving the lives of those infected. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a hemorrhagic fever with a high mortality rate and spreads via human-to-human contact.
Hickenlooper ends US presidential bid, senate run possible
| Hickenlooper ends US presidential bid, senate run possible
John Hickenlooper, who was a candidate in the Democratic primaries for the 2020 United States presidential election, ended his campaign on Thursday. Hickenlooper made his official announcement via a YouTube video in which he thanked his supporters.
Gunman opens fire in El Paso, Texas superstore; more than 20 dead
| Gunman opens fire in El Paso, Texas superstore; more than 20 dead
A gunman shot shoppers at a Walmart store in the U.S. border city of El Paso, Texas, with the death toll rising to 22 people two days later, reported officials, with 25 others injured. Police said the suspected gunman surrendered himself to police after being confronted by officers.
Puerto Rico Supreme Court removes Governor Pierluisi; Wanda Vázquez becomes governor
| Puerto Rico Supreme Court removes Governor Pierluisi; Wanda Vázquez becomes governor
The Supreme Court of Puerto Rico issued a ruling finding in favor of a lawsuit filed by the Puerto Rico Senate against Pedro Pierluisi over his claim to the governorship. Following the ruling, Secretary of Justice Wanda Vázquez Garced was sworn in as Puerto Rico's governor in the Supreme Court.
Wikinews attends Texas Haunters Convention
| Wikinews attends Texas Haunters Convention
Wikinews attended the Texas Haunters Convention on the last weekend of July in Mesquite, Texas, at the Mesquite Convention Center. Halloween-themed, the event was focused on equipment, techniques, props and costumes used in haunted attractions and home haunts.
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