CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (October 22, 2014) — More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.
OTTAWA, Ontario (October 22, 2014) - A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said.
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) - A Republican senator criticized faulty missile defenses, unneeded airports and golf course repairs among the projects completed on the taxpayers' tab in his annual collection of billions of dollars of government waste, released Wednesday.
ST. LOUIS (October 22, 2014) - Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 22, 2014) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (October 22, 2014) — While Democrats in Louisiana are largely dodging ties to President Barack Obama this election season, Republicans aren't necessarily embracing Gov. Bobby Jindal.
DALLAS (October 22, 2014) — Five things to know about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient died:
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) - The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7-percent increase in their monthly payments next year.
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
MEXICO CITY (October 22, 2014) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium paste to fuel the U.S. heroin market.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 22, 2014) -- Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) - Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say that's the outcome they'd like to see.
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) - The Homeland Security Department appears to be preparing for an increase in the number of illegals applying for work permits after President Barack Obama announces his long-promised plans for executive actions on immigration reform later this year.
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (October 22, 2014) - An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home.
WASHINGTON (October 22, 2014) - The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (October 22,2014) - A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.