Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Midday Roundup: Facebook outage causes near worldwide panic

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/20/14, 01:40 pm

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New virus slams Caribbean, threatens Florida

Health
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/20/14, 10:00 am

A mosquito-borne virus that causes debilitating joint pain has nearly saturated the Caribbean and threatens to spread to Florida. The non-fatal virus, called chikungunya or CHIK-V, has infected people from Venezuela to Cuba. Doctors in Florida have treated more than 40 travelers who contracted the disease in the Caribbean.

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Midday Roundup: Justina Pelletier finally goes home

Newsworthy
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/19/14, 12:52 pm

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