Meantime, scientists and public health officials around the world are scrambling to not only contain the deadly outbreak, but also solve the enduring mystery of where it came from in the first place. Past outbreaks provide hints.
Few people sound more excited about the prospect of Sen. Bernie Sanders winning the Democratic nomination than South Carolina Republicans.
"Really, it's the best-case scenario for any Republican on the ballot," said Republican state Rep. Nancy Mace, who is running for her party's nomination to challenge freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham.
Sanders' rise has many Democrats in South Carolina worried that Cunningham's seat — the object of one of the most competitive House races in the country — would be even more vulnerable if a democratic socialist were at the top of the party's ticket in November.
After 40 years of war, few people in Afghanistan remember what peace is like and its prospect is treated with a heavy dose of skepticism even as the United States and the Taliban head toward a possible deal that could see American troops withdraw from the country.
"If the USA leaves Afghanistan, the Afghan army is not in a position to stand on its own feet," Najeeb Hayat, 61, a tailor from Kabul. "Anyone with weapons in Afghanistan will have power, it will be very difficult to stop them and will result in a civil war again."
The show's premise turns the dynamic of modern romance on its head: While most people use dating apps to select potential partners based on looks, contestants on "Love Is Blind" are meant to fall in love based on personality, before ever seeing each other.
The catch? Contestants who partner up after meeting in the show's "dating pods," where the hopefuls can hear but not see each other, will have to become engaged and agree to marry in a matter of weeks in order to actually meet.
"No wonder this works. It's got everything," said one pop culture expert.
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