Shaya Tayefe Mohajer

Zika Virus Expected to Spread Through the Americas

The World Health Organization warned Monday of the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus through the Americas, as scientists rush to better understand the disease’s suspected links to a surge in fetal deformities in Brazil and governments issue travel warnings to pregnant women.

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Terror in Paris: Reactions From the Ground

In the face of multiple terror attacks that killed more than 100 people in Paris on Friday, local residents took to social media to offer safe haven and track loved ones in the city.

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1,000 Dead in Pakistan’s Heat Wave, and It’s Only June

The devastating heat wave that has scorched southern Pakistan with temperatures as high as 113 degrees marked a grim toll Thursday: 1,000 have died in Karachi, where morgues are running out of space and hospitals are short of beds, according to The New York Times.

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