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Noah Hawley (left) and Warren Littlefield, executive producers of the FX series <em>Farg</em>o, speak at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour.

5 Things I Learned About TV's Future From The Critics Press Tour

The voice came from over my shoulder, a shouted greeting in a room crowded with journalists, publicists, network executives, producers and stars.

I tuned to see David Boreanaz, star of the Fox TV show Bones, calling out to me like a long-lost friend. I knew he had mistaken me for someone else — in a party held by Fox at the exclusive Soho House club, where everyone from Kelsey Grammer to David Tennant was sipping cocktails and talking shop, it wasn't hard to make that kind of mistake.

The Death Clerk, And Other Details Of Last-Minute Execution Appeals

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Botched Ariz. Execution Renews Unease Over Lethal Injections

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Central American Leaders: Immigrant Children Are A Shared Problem

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Palestinian Authority Faces A Fraught Path To Peace In Gaza

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Attack On U.N. School Kills Over A Dozen Civilians In Gaza

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Missing Air Algerie Flight Appears To Have Crashed In Mali

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When weighing the risk of heart disease, how the numbers are presented to patients can make all the difference.

For Better Treatment, Doctors And Patients Share The Decisions

Many of us get confused by claims of how much the risk of a heart attack, for example, might be reduced by taking medicine for it. And doctors can get confused, too.

Just ask Karen Sepucha. She runs the Health Decisions Sciences Center at Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital. A few years ago she surveyed primary care physicians, and asked how confident they were in their ability to talk about numbers and probabilities with patients.

Bill Simon, head of Wal-Mart's U.S. division, is leaving the retail giant after being passed over for the company's top post.

Four Theories About Why Wal-Mart Changed Its U.S. Chief

Bill Simon, head of Wal-Mart's U.S. division, is leaving the retail giant, the company said Thursday.

Any major shakeup at Wal-Mart is closely watched because the company is so important — it tops the Fortune 500 list with annual sales approaching a half-trillion dollars. So lots of people are speculating about what Simon's departure really means. Here are some theories:

The Simplest Explanation

Protective gear runs from goggles and head covering to gloves and boots. This health worker was photographed leaving the isolation area at the treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone.

This Suit Keeps Ebola Out — So How Can A Health Worker Catch It?

The fight against Ebola in West Africa suffered a setback Wednesday. Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, one of the top doctors treating patients caught the virus, even though he was wearing protective gear.

"Even with the full protective clothing you put on," Khan has said, "You are at risk."

That statement made us wonder about those yellow and white suits you see in photos: Just how good are they at protecting health workers from the bodily fluids that can transmit the virus — vomit, blood, sweat, mucus?

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