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News Articles | August 20–August 26, 2014

Health

Medical Experts: Americans Should Not Worry About Spread of Ebola

Current outbreak has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa.

National

Jim Brady Turned Bullet Into Gun-Control Law

He was shot while with Ronald Reagan in 1981.
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Environment

Environmentalists, Companies Work Together on Microbead Bans

Tiny bits of plastic end up in Great Lakes fish and birds.
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National

’Fastest Nun in the West’ Could Become a Catholic Saint

Sister Blandina Segale once challenged Billy the Kid.
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Nature

Agave Plant Finally Blooms After 80 Years

It grew so tall workers had to remove part of greenhouse’s roof.
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Arts

Stolen Gauguin Was Hanging on a Kitchen Wall for Years

Man paid about $100 for it at an auction. It could be worth up to $40 million.
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