The concern is not the virus itself but the cluster of brain-damaged babies born to pregnant women who had been infected with the mosquito-borne disease.
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A drop in global oil prices saved U.S. drivers $100 billion last year. Good news, right? Not so, say some economists. The energy industry is now so big that cheap oil may actually hurt the economy.
These millennials and teenagers no longer want to stay silent. They are using what they know best — the Internet — to counter the Islamic State's propaganda.
Take the train to the Queens neighborhood of Flushing, and you'll find newcomers who are reshaping the largest Chinese community of any city outside of Asia.
Two weeks ago, Kenyans finally got access to Netflix. But we still don't know if they'll binge happily every after.
China's claims of territory in the South China Sea are alarming its neighbors. The Filipino mayor of the disputed Spratly Islands is on the front line of the dispute.
The Cavendish banana and other beloved varieties are threatened by a fungus that's spreading around the world. Scientists are trying to find new varieties that will be resistant to the disease.
North Korea says it detonated a powerful hydrogen bomb on Wednesday. But the White House says it doesn't believe the claim.
As part of an anti-corruption crackdown, Nigeria is prosecuting former national security adviser Sambo Dasuki. He allegedly stole billions earmarked for the fight against Boko Haram.
It has been a year since President Obama and Raul Castro set relations on a new course. The U.S. and Cuba now have reopened embassies, but they're still testing each other on key disputes.