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Beatrice Yardolo, 58, celebrates Thursday as she leaves the Ebola treatment center where she was treated in Monrovia.Associated Press

Liberia's last Ebola patient released

MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia released its last Ebola patient, a 58-year-old teacher, from a treatment center on Thursday, beginning its countdown to being declared Ebola free. "I am one of the happiest human beings today on Earth because it was not easy going through this situation and coming out alive," Beatrice Ya …


  1. Updated: Harrison Ford recovering after crash landing plane on golf course (w/video)


    LOS ANGELES — Harrison Ford was recovering Friday after his vintage plane crashed on a golf course not far from Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

    A small plane lies where it crash-landed on Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The course is near the Santa Monica, Calif. Municipal Airport, just west of a runway, but there was no immediate confirmation on whether the plane had taken off or was trying to land. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) LA113
  2. U.S. adds a robust 295,000 jobs — but unemployment rate, wages data a mixed bag


    WASHINGTON — U.S. employers extended a healthy streak of hiring in February by adding 295,000 jobs, the 12th straight monthly gain above 200,000. It was the latest sign that the U.S. economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world.

  3. Millennials like to spank their kids just as much as their parents did


    WASHINGTON — NFL star Adrian Peterson's indictment last September over hitting his son with a switch renewed a long-running debate over whether parents should give up spanking their children. But as some anti-spanking activists acknowledge, the fight is a tough slog as Americans see spanking as largely acceptable. …

  4. Study shows men are more narcissistic than women


    Depressing news from the world of psychology: Nearly every stereotype about the gender gap with regards to narcissism, ambition and leadership is right.

  5. Islamic State is skilled on Twitter, study says


    The Islamic State, the violent extremist group that espouses a return to a 7th century caliphate, has been astonishingly successful at spreading its message using 21st century social media, according to a study released Thursday.