WASHINGTON (October 25, 2014) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.
WASHINGTON (October 25, 2014) — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
DAKAR, Senegal (October 25, 2014) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.
BERLIN (October 25, 2014) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency says the number of Islamic extremists in the country is growing rapidly.
WASHINGTON (October 25, 2014) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.
WASHINGTON (October 25, 2014) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,
OKLAHOMA CITY (October 24, 2014) - Authorities took a man into custody Friday after they say he admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces.
WASHINGTON (October 24, 2014) — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.
TRENTON, N.J. (October 24, 2014) — The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever.
MARYSVILLE, Washington (October 24, 2014) — A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 24, 2014) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.
NEW YORK (October 24, 2014) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.
WASHINGTON (October 24, 2014) — Two phone companies — TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. — unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies.
LONDON (October 24, 2014) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.
BOISE, Idaho (October 24, 2014) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says it won't challenge a Coeur d'Alene wedding chapel's refusal to conduct gay marriages because the chapel falls under a religious exemption, but the city may disagree.
NEW YORK (October 24, 2014) - A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.