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WHO to review Ebola response amid criticism

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 4:52am
The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.
Categories: International News

Do Oslo's Olympic cold feet signal a shift in international sport?

CNN World - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 1:54am
The procedure, now, is commonplace. A glitzy stage, manned by executives in suits, an envelope dramatically opened. Then, cheers from representatives of the successful bid.
Categories: International News

Cash, Lakat Move Into Semifinals At USTA/ITA Southern Regionals

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:56pm
AUBURN, Ala. – Knocking off two more opponents, the Mississippi State men's tennis duo of Julian Cash and Florian Lakat advanced to the semifinals of doubles play on Saturday at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships.

MSU Volleyball Closes Weekend Hosting Missouri On SEC Network

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:52pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – After an exhilarating five-set victory against Tennessee on Friday night, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (6-16, 1-6 SEC) return to action on Sunday, hosting the Missouri Tigers (12-9, 3-3 SEC) on the SEC Network.

Humphreys And Rea Combine For Nine RBIs Saturday

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:36pm
JACKSON, Miss. – Reid Humphreys and senior first baseman Wes Rea combined for nine RBIs as White pummeled Maroon by a score of 15-3 Saturday afternoon at historic Smith-Wills Stadium.

Why an Ebola travel ban won't work

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 7:06pm
There have been calls for a travel ban on people coming to the United States from African countries most affected by Ebola. Here's why some say that is a bad idea.
Categories: National News

Soccer To "Kick For A Cure" Sunday Against No. 8 Texas A&M

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 6:56pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State will "Kick For A Cure" when it faces No. 8 Texas A&M Sunday afternoon at the MSU Soccer Field.

Hurricane passes over Bermuda

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:14pm
Two island paradises may be spared heavy damage this weekend, as hurricanes roar through the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Categories: International News

Despite ceasefire announcement, new Boko Haram attacks reported

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:32pm
Despite government claims of a ceasefire, gunmen believed to be Boko Haram fighters attacked two villages and a town near the border with Niger, killing at least 8 and kidnapping others, residents told CNN Saturday.
Categories: International News

GOP slams Obama's choice for Ebola czar

Health - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:32pm
Republicans who pressed President Barack Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain, a veteran Democratic political aide, as the "Ebola czar."
Categories: Health

Actress' body found near Seattle-area river

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 10:58am
A body found along a river in suburban Seattle is that of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham, a Washington coroner said late Friday.
Categories: National News

Body might be missing actress

CNN Entertainment - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 10:58am
The body of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham is believed to have been found along a river in suburban Seattle, according to a news report from a Seattle television station.
Categories: Entertainment News

Supreme Court allows Texas voter ID law for now

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:03am
The U.S. Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas' controversial voter identification law can go into effect for now -- a decision that comes two days before early voting in the state.
Categories: National News

Calif. student dies from meningitis

CNN - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:46am
An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.
Categories: National News

Boko Haram deal would free girls

CNN World - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:44am
Nigeria has reached a ceasefire agreement with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram that includes the release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls, Nigerian officials said Friday.
Categories: International News

Bulldogs Fight Off Lady Vols For Thrilling Five-Set Victory

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:40am
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Driven by tremendous heart, grit and determination, the Mississippi State volleyball Bulldogs (6-16, 1-6 SEC) fought off a furious rally from the Tennessee Lady Volunteers (7-14, 0-7 SEC) to wrap a five-set match in Maroon and White on Friday night.

Bulldog Doubles Perfect In Day Two At USTA/ITA Southern Regionals

Bulldog Beat - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 2:28am
AUBURN, Ala. – Another flawless showing on the doubles court highlighted the second day of action at the USTA/ITA Southern Regional Championships for the Mississippi State men's tennis squad, as the Bulldogs advanced all three squads to the round of 16 on Friday.

Ebola in U.S.: Who has it, who doesn't

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:20pm
As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States. Dozens of others are being monitored.
Categories: National News

7 reasons why Kansas City's a winner

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:18pm
For much of the next 10 days, the center of the baseball universe will not be Boston or L.A. but Kansas City, where the scrappy, longshot Royals will be playing in the World Series for the first time in 29 years.
Categories: National News

Same-sex marriage in Alaska, Wyoming can proceed

CNN - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:18pm
Same-sex marriage in Alaska can move forward after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected the state's request to delay enforcement. The one-sentence order from the justices denying a stay means gays and lesbians could soon legally wed.
Categories: National News
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