Rodney Muhumuza and Al-hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press Updated 5:46 am CDT, Friday, August 30, 2019 FILE - In this Friday, June 14, 2019 file photo, people coming from Congo have their temperature measured to screen for symptoms of Ebola, at the Mpondwe border crossing with Congo, in western Uganda. Ugandan health authorities on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019 said a 9-year-old Congolese child has tested positive for Ebola in Uganda, after being identified and screened at the official Mpondwe border crossing, and was then taken to an isolation unit in the Ugandan border town of Bwera in Kasese district. less FILE - In this Friday, June 14, 2019 file photo, people coming from Congo have their temperature measured to screen for symptoms of Ebola, at the Mpondwe border crossing with Congo, in western Uganda. Ugandan ... more Photo: Ronald Kabuubi, AP … [Read more...] about Uganda: Traveling girl from Congo dies of Ebola
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Janelle Nanos Globe Staff January 16, 2019 The black Mustang convertible gunned its engine. As the vehicle sped past me on Route 121, cruising through the butterscotch hillsides of the Sonoma Land Trust, I briefly got a glimpse of its passengers. A brunette sat shotgun, laughing as she wrestled her hair from her face, as the driver — her boyfriend? new husband? — guffawed from behind the steering wheel before pounding the gas. It was the laughter of spontaneity, the kind that makes you giddy at the outset of an adventure.I remember that laughter. I know what it feels like to be drunk with excitement. But me now? I was in the back seat of a white minivan, in between two car seats, listening to Raffi radio. Advertisement On my left was my 3-year-old son, whose eyelids were heavy and whose face was covered in jam. To my right was my … [Read more...] about Wine country with kids is still a bunch of fun (and even relaxing)
IF staying at a holiday park in Yorkshire, exploring the historic city of York is a must. Isango.com has a one-day York Pass that gives access to the City Sightseeing hop-on, hop-off bus tour and free entry to more than 28 attractions including the Jorvik Viking Centre, York Dungeon, York Gallery and York Minster cathedral. There are also discount vouchers for restaurants, shops and entertainment venues, from £40 per adult and £26 per child. See isango.com. Or try the National Emergency Services Museum in Sheffield. Housed in one of Yorkshire’s first combined police, fire and ambulance stations, dating back to 1898, there are more than 50 vehicles to explore, from horse-drawn fire engines, to old ambulances and police cars, and you can even visit the old police cells. See emergencymuseum.org.uk. How to book holidays for £9.50All you need to do is collecting TEN Sun Savers codes or TEN tokens or codewords printed in The Sun. The next round starts in … [Read more...] about Yorkshire offers history and hikes plus Hols From £9.50 deals for British holidays
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Matt Stout Globe Staff January 07, 2019 In 2017, a question gnawed at Lori Trahan. A business consultant, she remembers often being the only woman in a boardroom. She was hired by Uber to help gauge how it could get female drivers involved. (She ended up driving an Uber herself for months as research.) And with President Trump’s 2016 election — and Congress’s dismal share of female representation — it again came into focus.“Why,” she asked herself, “aren’t there more women running?” Advertisement Then an answer hit her — an aha moment plucked from a movie script — when a congresswoman, her congresswoman, announced she would retire. Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Thank you for signing up! Sign up … [Read more...] about Lori Trahan helped set the record for women elected to Congress. Here’s what makes her tick.
LOUNGING on a sunbed is no longer top of the list when it comes to enjoying a getaway. Instead, holidaymakers are demanding a more energising escape from life’s daily grind. And the choice of wellness and fitness breaks for mind, body and soul has never been greater. Whether it’s a fitness bootcamp, sporting break, yoga retreat, spa awayday, or even just fun on a family farm – we’ve got the vacation for you. Here, TRISHA HARBORD picks ten of the best from home and abroad. FLEUR’S GYM IN A BOX Millions of TV fans saw I’m A Celebrity star Fleur East looking in great shape in the jungle – and she says it’s all down to her “gym in a box”. The singer has been working out using her portable W8 GYM, which is being launched in a number of Caribbean hotels from May. It can be used for more than 200 exercises, and Elite Island Resorts’ guests can keep fit at workout classes on the beach or even in their rooms to a video filmed by … [Read more...] about Scrap the sunbeds for a more energising escape on these great getaways for the body and mind