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5 things you should know about the Zika virus

By Rianne Coale, RedEye, Chicago

February 2, 2016

Filed under News

The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika--pronounced ZEE-kah--virus has been declared a global emergency by the U.N.'s World Health Organization.Prior to 2015, major outbreaks of Zika occurred in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Isl...

Iran, world powers reach landmark nuclear agreement

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau

July 14, 2015

Filed under News

Negotiators from Iran, the U.S. and five other world powers have reached agreement on a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, diplomats here announced Tuesday.The agreement, one of the most consequential and controversial int...

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