Originally published on Sun March 23, 2014 2:46 pm
The West African country of Guinea said on Sunday that 59 people have died during an outbreak of Ebola.
The AP reports this is the first time an outbreak of the virus has been detected among humans in the country.
Through the spring, NPR will be telling the stories eight runners competing in the 2014 Boston Marathon. Amelia Nelson is running her first marathon.
Amelia Nelson is a reluctant runner.
As she walks out of her Cambridge apartment one day in February, there is snow still piled on the sidewalks. Big mounds of it — already blackened by the traffic — spill onto the road.
Adolfo Suárez, the Spanish president responsible for the country's Democratic transition, died on Sunday.
Suárez, the BBC reports, had suffered from Alzheimer's for about a decade.
He was 81.
In its coverage, El País calls Suárez the "most solitary politician of the democracy."
Originally published on Sun March 23, 2014 1:02 pm
Since the upheaval in Ukraine began four months ago, the number of kidnappings of journalists and activists has been on the rise, though they've always been part of the Ukrainian political landscape.
Originally published on Sun March 23, 2014 11:37 am
While Russia continued to push Ukrainian forces out of Crimea, NATO and Ukraine issued warnings on Sunday about the buildup of Russian troops along Ukraine's eastern border.