Colleagues: US doctor with Ebola was very careful
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Colleagues of an American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in West Africa say he was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures.
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO
Botswana ruling party shows early lead in election
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades has taken an early lead in the countrys election.
Serena Williams beats Wozniacki to reach WTA final
Ebola death toll tops 4,900 out of more than 10,000 cases - WHO
Mali seeks to contain Ebola fears after girl dies
Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack
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Attacks 'threaten Egypt's existence'
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
Kiwis stun Australia in Four Nations
New Zealand shock Australia in the Four Nations with a resounding victory that ended the hosts 16-match winning run.
Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria
Fourth man from Portsmouth killed in Syria, named by his family as 19-year-old Muhammad Mehdi Hassan
Man 'raped by priest 65 years ago'
A 72-year-old man says he was raped by a priest in a Bedfordshire boys home 65 years ago.
Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says.
Ukraine-Russia 'consensus' over gas
Ukraine and Russia find consensus on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraines state gas firm.
Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labours treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.
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Stopped hearts are transplanted
Pioneering heart transplant surgery announced Friday in Australia may lead to a new option for patients awaiting transplants by boosting the number of donor hearts available.
Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2015
Whether you want a cosmopolitan city, a central spot from which to explore nature or a hidden gem not yet discovered by great hordes of tourists, Lonely Planets top 10 cities for 2015 has a spot for you.
TV legend reveals his fave theme song
Norman Lear, TV producer legend, sings his favorite theme song and stresses the importance of laughter in tough times.
Sinatra's old hangout becomes toxic threat
The Salton Sea in Southern California used to be a hangout for Sinatra. It is now drying up and has become a toxic threat.
N. Korea goes on charm offensive
CNNs Elise Labott looks into the latest tactic North Korea is using on the international community.
ISIS video aims to recruit Canadians
A new propaganda video from ISIS features a Canadian ISIS member who died in combat.
Could quarantine policy backfire?
When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?
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HANNAH GRAHAM Family 'devastated' after body ID'd as daughter
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ISIS INVESTIGATION US probes claims militants used chemical weapons
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ISIS INVESTIGATION US probes claims militants used chemical weapons
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New York, New Jersey order strict Ebola quarantine rules
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STUDENT DISPUTE? Motive unclear in Wash. high school shooting
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Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
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DEEP WEB MYSTERY Brazilian investigation shines light on darknets
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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
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 Family Allowance income support
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
Sweden: Suspected ‘foreign underwater’ intruder likely slipped past massive hunt
Sweden called off a week-long hunt for a suspected underwater intruder Friday, saying the presumed craft had likely slipped past the country’s largest naval mobilization since the Cold War. The sweeps along Sweden’s rocky coast ended with many questions unanswered
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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,
Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Two California sheriffs deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said.
Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said.
Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fannie Mae has reached a $170 million settlement of a lawsuit accusing it of misleading shareholders about its finances, risk management and mortgage exposure before it was seized by the U.S. government during the 2008 financial
Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 million scheme
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Friday for his role in a cybercrime scheme that hacked accounts at banks, brokerage firms and government agencies in an attempt to steal more than
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When parents kill: FBI data reveal disturbing patterns
Kristi Hoopers husband killed their toddler twins, then himself, during a custody battle.       
WHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest outbreak of the disease ever.       
Election countdown: Coakley down, Cruz to rally the base in Ga.
Heres what the buzz is for Saturday, with 10 days to go.       
5 things you need to know this weekend
The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your weekend.       
How cellphones can predict where Ebola strikes next
Text messages, airline bookings and tweets could predict the path of the outbreak.       
Millions volunteer for Make A Difference Day
The nations largest day for volunteerism, Make A Difference Day helps millions in need       
Dallas nurse is Ebola-free: 'I feel fortunate and blessed'
Nina Pham speaks on her treatment outside NIH center.       
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Ebola Worker Tests Negative, Stays in Quarantine in N.J.
A healthcare worker who treated Ebola victims and was placed in isolation in New Jersey has tested negative for the virus but will remain quarantined.
Israeli Forces Kill U.S. Youth in West Bank Clashes
An American minor was killed by Israeli forces during West Bank clashes on Friday, U.S. officials confirmed.
Marysville Comes Together at Vigil After School Shooting
Mourners gathered at a vigil after Fridays deadly school shootings in Marysville, Washington.
Credit or Debit? Hacks Make Shoppers Rethink
Scared holiday shoppers arent swiping smart.
'He Seemed Like A Normal Kid': Rage Behind Washington Gunman's Spree
Jaylen Ray Fryberg was happy and gregarious on the outside. But the gunman in the deadly Washington high school shootings was full of turmoil.
U.S. Women Trounce Mexico to Qualify for Soccer World Cup
The Americans didn’t give Mexico even a sniff at goal, dominating from start to finish on a Friday evening at PPL Park.
Israeli Forces Kill U.S. Minor in West Bank Clashes
An American minor was killed by Israeli forces during West Bank clashes on Friday, U.S. officials confirmed.
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Feeling Ebola Anxiety, From Bellevue to Brooklyn
In any city location Dr. Craig Spencer, who is being treated for the Ebola virus, has traveled, people expressed fear and uncertainty on Friday — with a dash of New York attitude.
City Room: Ebola Live Blog: New York’s First Reported Case
Coverage of the mayor’s press conference on the Ebola case and precautions around the city.
Cuomo’s Gun Law, Popular Downstate, Alienates Upstate
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo presents the package of new gun laws known as the Safe Act as one of his greatest successes, but that is not how it is viewed across stretches outside New York City and its suburbs.
Man Who Attacked Police With Hatchet Ranted About U.S., Officials Say
The activities of Zale H. Thompson, who was shot and killed by the police in Queens after he struck two officers on Thursday, are under investigation.
Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner’s World Record
A helium-filled balloon lifted Alan Eustace, a Google executive, to more than 25 miles above the earth. Fifteen minutes after he cut himself loose, he was on the ground.
At Least 2 Dead in Shooting at Washington State High School
According to local media reports, shots were fired in the cafeteria at the school in Marysville, Wash.
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See How Katy Perry Has Changed Over the Years
The pop star turns 30
Study: Current Aid Promises Won’t Contain Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak
Liberia does not have the resources it needs to end the Ebola outbreak any time soon.
5 Signs Your House is Making You Fat
Transform your home into a slimmer space with these scientifically proven tips
Transparent Creator Jill Soloway on Making the World Safer for Trans People
The Six Feet Under and United States of Tara vet explains how her Amazon instant hit was inspired by her family
The 10 Most Livable Countries in the World
A surprising number one pick
3 Amazing Mind Tricks That Will Help You Remember Small Details
Here are three tricks to remember information, especially at seminars and conferences
Are You Only as Young as You Feel?
In her book Counterclockwise, Harvard professor Ellen Langer recounts a groundbreaking study she did in 1979 that has since become the stuff of legend. She took a group of male research subjects in their 70’s and 80’s on a retreat.
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Cops: Gunman robs Wantagh gas station
Nassau police are searching for a man who robbed a BP gas station in Wantagh on Friday while armed with a handgun.
Cops: One killed, two hurt in Centereach crash
An early Saturday morning two-car crash in Centereach left one dead and two others injured, Suffolk police said.
Top Halloween costumes for kids
Hollywood and the small screen stepped up their game this year with a mix of classic and newbie showtoppers.
Brian Bosworth looks back on being 'The Boz'
Brian Bosworth initially did not plan to give himself a preview of Brian and the Boz, the next ESPN 30 for 30 documentary, before attending a public screening in Manhattan on Thursday night.
Arrest in child's death at NYC homeless shelter
Authorities have arrested the mother of a four-year-old girl in connection to her death at a Queens homeless shelter.
‘Daler Strong’ homecoming follows Farmingdale tragedy
The theme for Friday’s Farmingdale High School homecoming was “Daler Strong,” reflecting the town’s unity after five teens were killed in a head-on auto collision last spring.
'One-man crime spree' kills 2 sheriff's deputies, police say
A suspect described as a one-man crime spree is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriffs deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.
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