Protest leaders responded with defiance Tuesday to the demand by Hong Kong’s top official, threatening to occupy government buildings.
Comments by the deputy prime minister marked a hardening of tone from the British government, which normally adopts diplomatic language with China when speaking about its former colony.
Beijing’s effort to limit information on the Hong Kong protests has been met by clever ways of expressing dissent.
Federal health officials say that hospitals in the United States have expected and prepared for the Ebola virus, for which a man is being treated in Dallas.
Every known Ebola patient in the country has now died or recovered, and the cure rate was unusually high for an African outbreak.
Questions and answers on the scale of the outbreak and the science of the Ebola virus.