WASHINGTON (October 29, 2014) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.
WASHINGTON (October 29, 2014) — U.S. intelligence analysts are closely watching al-Qaida's overtures to the renegade Islamic State to reunite and fight the West, and while a full reconciliation is not on the horizon, there is evidence the two groups have curtailed their feud and are cooperating on the Syrian battlefield.
WASHINGTON (October 29, 2014) -- Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the afflicted region. "We can't hermetically seal ourselves off," he declared.
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (October 29, 2014) — Jeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race.
WASHINGTON (October 29, 2014) — For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.
MEXICO CITY (October 29, 2014) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 teachers college students Wednesday for the first time since they disappeared over a month ago, when investigators say police detained the students and handed them over to a drug gang.
SALT LAKE CTIY (October 29, 2014) -- A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can.
BISMARCK, N.D. (October 29, 2014) — The director of North Dakota's sole abortion provider says medication abortions have ceased at the Fargo clinic following a North Dakota Supreme Court ruling.
JERUSALEM (October 29, 2014) - Israel's prime minister said Wednesday that recent verbal attacks against him from the United States were merely because he was "defending Israel" and vowed to carry on with his policies despite the vitriolic rhetoric.
DENVER (October 29, 2014) - A man who disappeared during last week's Denver Broncos game told police he had "his fill of football" and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado.
RICHMOND, Va. (October 29, 2014) - A federal appeals court in Virginia Is set to hear arguments over the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors' practice of opening meetings with a prayer.
ATLANTIC, Va. (October 29, 2014) - The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.
FORT KENT, Maine (October 29, 2014) - A nurse from Maine who's in isolation after treating Ebola patients in West Africa says she's prepared to go to court if the state tries to quarantine her.
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (October 29, 2014) - Sierra Leone's president says the country is at war with Ebola and that more treatment centers alone will not defeat the disease: People must also change their behavior.
EL-ARISH, Egypt (October 29, 2014) - Egyptians are evacuating their homes along the border with Gaza following military orders, to make way for a planned buffer zone meant to stop militants and smugglers.
ROCKFORD, Mich. (October 29, 2014) - A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13 and they say they'll be surprised if their all-boy streak is snapped.