No. 11 Kansas State pitches 23-0 shutout of Texas
US to recognize gay marriage in another six states
The US government announced Saturday it would recognize same
Health care worker criticizes quarantine process
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way her case has been handled.
Harvick has work cut out for him at Martinsville
Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia
LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Police say at least 26 people have died, most of them children, when a ferry capsized in the southern African country of Zambia.
Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer
Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola
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Northampton 34-6 Ospreys
Four tries from Wales wing George North see Saints end Ospreys unbeaten start to the season in the Champions Cup.
Lamont quits after role 'questioned'
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had questioned her role amid the serious challenges faced by Labour in Scotland.
IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq
Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.
Protesters scuffle at N Korea border
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.
Liverpool 0-0 Hull City
Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day.
Russian clocks go back for last time
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
Baffling ballet
Can scientists unlock the secrets of starling murmurations using computer models and citizen science?
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Military tests submersible sea base
Watch the military test out the USNS Montford Point which the military hopes will help respond to natural disasters.
Google exec: A record space jump
Google Vice President Alan Eustace broke the record for highest skydive jumping from approximately 135,000 feet.
The messy truth about Ebola
What happens when you get Ebola? CNNs Miguel Marquez explains (Sources: CDC and WHO).
First show of fall season to get the ax
TV networks swing the ax
Teen finishes race with broken leg
A high school cross country runner is recovering after he was determined to finish a race with a broken leg.
Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, bassist for the legendary 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday at age 71.
Forces claim gains against ISIS
Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check.
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Tech exec breaks sound barrier in 135,890-foot dive
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Iraqi forces press to secure Shiite south ahead of religious festival
BAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces said they cleared booby traps and explosives from a flash-point town south of Baghdad on Saturday after retaking it from Islamic State militants, amid a push to shore up security ahead of a major religious
Ukraine elections highlight nation’s split between east and west
KIEV, Ukraine — Marina Demko wants to build a stronger Ukraine if she wins a seat in her nation’s landmark Sunday parliamentary elections. But she has one big problem: she is campaigning to represent a part of her country that
Iraqi Kurdish fighters expected to leave Turkey soon for defense of Kobane in Syria
Up to 200 Iraqi Kurdish fighters are expected to cross the Turkish border within the next several days, barring new roadblocks, to join Kurdish Syrian forces defending the town of Kobane against the Islamic State. Read full article >>
WorldViews: The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali.
Despite the panic over a doctor with Ebola in New York City, a case half the world away may be more dangerous in the long run. On Thursday, Malis health minister confirmed that the country has its first confirmed Ebola case: A 2-year-old girl
Russia’s Putin blames U.S. for destabilizing world order
MOSCOW — Making clear that the Kremlin has no intention of backing down from the worst Russia-Western crisis since the Cold War, Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of trying to “reshape the whole world” for
Income support wins Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff fans in Bahia ahead of vote
ENTRE RIOS, Brazil — The men loading fresh lobster onto a pickup truck in this far northeastern coastal town joked as they talked politics, but one central issue in the country’s upcoming presidential runoff clearly divided them — the federal
Bomb blast in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula is deadliest attack on army in decades
CAIRO — More than two dozen Egyptian soldiers were killed in a car bomb attack at a military checkpoint in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Friday, marking one of the deadliest insurgent actions in the country in years, even as
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Canada's Parliament Hill reopens following Wednesday shooting
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the countrys military at
On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe course
KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
Ebola medical worker quarantined in New Jersey tests negative for virus
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker in New Jersey quarantined after arriving at an airport after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested negative for the virus, the states health department said on Saturday.
U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq: U.S. Central Command
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.
Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in Chinas far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the worlds biggest coal producing country.
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown
Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected,
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High school cafeteria worker tried to stop gunman
Relative says victims were friends, cousins with gunman.       
As Ebola spreads, states enact stricter quarantines
Ebola has infected more than 10,000 people in eight countries.       
Israeli forces kill U.S. youth in West Bank clashes
State Department calls for speedy and transparent investigation.       
Hillary Clinton: It's not businesses that create jobs
Hillary Clinton makes a comment reminiscent of Obamas You didnt build that.       
NYC police: Hatchet attack was terrorist act
It appears the attacker — who converted to Islam two years ago — became self-radicalized.       
Wash. student gunman may have targeted cousins, friends
Relative says victims were friends, cousins with gunman.       
Google exec sets space jump record
A 57-year-old Google executive is the worlds new space daredevil.       
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Chuck Todd in Wisconsin: Voters Are Really Burned Out
Meet The Voters: Chuck Todd heads to Wisconsin, where the third gubernatorial election in four years has voters feeling fatugied from the partisanship.
Watch MLS Live: LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders
Landon Donovan plays in his final regular MLS game, in a match that will decide who wins the leagues Supporters Shield.
Indiana Boy, 13, Fatally Shot for Laughing: Family
Kobe Jones was reportedly shot nine times after laughing about the home invasion of his neighbor, who created a scene outside the Gary home Friday.
Feds to Recognize Gay Marriage in Six More States
The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples.
Shock, Tears and Anger: Families of Victims Grieve by Bedsides
A student gunman killed himself and another student, and injured four others in a shooting at a Washington school Friday.
Shock, Tears and Anger: Families of Victims Grieve by Bedsides
A student gunman killed himself and another student, and injured four others in a shooting at a Washington school Friday.
Ottawa's Parliament Reopens to Public After Shooting
Police are still seeking the publics help in piecing together gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeaus final days. He fatally shot Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.
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New Ebola Quarantine Protocol Seen as Barrier to Volunteers
Requirements for isolating people who had contact with Ebola patients, like those announced in New York and New Jersey, could dissuade Americans from working at the front lines of the epidemic.
New York Ebola Patient’s Fiancée Shares His Altruism
Morgan Dixon, due to leave the hospital Saturday and continue her quarantine at the home she shares with Craig Spencer, is said to be a private person who helps people behind the scenes.
2 California Officers Are Killed in Rampage
After a manhunt, the authorities arrested a suspect they identified as Marcelo Marquez in four shootings in Sacramento and Placer Counties in Northern California.
Why the Strong Reaction to Renée Zellweger’s Face?
The actress reveals a surgically altered face, and everyone seems to take it personally.
Ottawa Gunman’s Radicalism Deepened as Life Crumbled
A portrait of the gunman shows he was an increasingly troubled, mentally unstable man who initially may have embraced religion not as a political cause, but as an attempt to scaffold a disintegrating life.
News Analysis: Attacks in West Raise New Fears Over ISIS’ Influence
Analysts say the far-flung plots and attacks are a change in the nature of the group and its threat to the West.
Abortion Capital of Bible Belt? Tennessee Vote Tests That Idea
Anti-abortion forces are trying to pass Amendment 1, which states that nothing in the Tennessee Constitution “secures or protects” a right to abortion.
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Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Attempt Beyonce’s ‘Crazy in Love’ Walk
Its elementary, Beyonce
U.S. Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriage in 6 More States
Same-sex couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming will now receive federal benefits
Former Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies of Liver Disease
The 71-year-old former bassist for Cream co-wrote unforgettable hits including Sunshine of Your Love and White Room
The Best Whiskey Bars in America
Toast your next vacation with craft cocktails or a tasting flight at one of these top whiskey bars
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide
Among the affected are 450 healthcare workers
Ukraine’s Parliamentary Vote Won’t Heal the Nation’s Divide
By leaving millions of pro-Russian voters out the electoral process, the ballot will only deepen the rifts that lie beneath the war in eastern Ukraine.
First Ebola Worker Quarantined Under New Policy Tests Negative
The cleared nurse will be held in quarantine for 21 days under a strict new policy formulated by New Jersey and New York officials
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FEMA grants nearly $48 million for LI bridge repairs
Eight bridges in flood-prone areas on Long Island will be repaired and upgraded using nearly $48 million in federal funds, U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced.
Cops: 1 dead, 2 injured in Centereach van crash
An early Saturday morning two-car crash in Centereach left one dead and two others injured, Suffolk police said.
Miller Place homecoming queen soaks teacher to celebrate
Miller Place High School senior Faye Metcalf had an afternoon to remember.
Daum: What's behind Facebook's 'egg-freezing'
Womens needs or corporate greed?
Ukrainian candidate legally changes name to Darth Vader, campaigns in full Star Wars outfit
One candidate in Ukraines parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.
Then and now: Two years after Sandy
Two years after superstorm Sandy, the dramatic images from the aftermath of the storm still resonate with Long Islanders, some of whom continue to struggle to get back to normal.
12 LI picks for small plates
Small plates arent just a nationwide phenomenon: Theyre a local dining trend too.
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