Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
October 23, 20146:28 am

US President Barack Obama greeted Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and Buddhists across the world on the occasion of Diwali.

October 23, 20145:14 am

The White House has cautioned against making assumptions about Obama's changes to US immigration rules.

October 23, 20144:11 am

All travelers who come into the US from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored.

October 23, 20143:11 am
Financial Markets Wall Street Earns Goldman

Goldman Sachs attacked expert evidence offered by attorneys for ex-female employees in a sex discrimination lawsuit.

October 23, 20142:55 am

US health officials are setting up a network of about 20 go-to hospitals to handle the care of an Ebola patient.

October 23, 20141:56 am
Jeffrey Fowle

The American was arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub.

October 23, 20141:34 am
APTOPIX Canada Shooting

US and Canadian put their air defence on heightened alert following a shooting in Canada's parliament.

October 23, 201412:51 am

Mexico says 19 suspects died in three nearly simultaneous confrontations just across the border from Texas.

October 22, 20146:29 pm

An American man, who was detained by North Korea, had a teary reunion with his family in Ohio, USA.

October 22, 20142:42 pm

Instead of finding the 43, authorities are asking "Who are the 28?"

October 22, 20144:11 pm

A young woman was voting next to Obama when her boyfriend decided to make a wise crack.

October 22, 20145:04 am
Ashoka Mukpo

An Omaha hospital says an American video journalist is free of Ebola and will be released soon. The Nebraska Medical Center said Tuesday afternoon that Ashoka Mukpo’s blood tested negative for the virus. He will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit Wednesday. Mukpo said in a statement that recovering from Ebola “is a truly […]

October 22, 20144:54 am

Eighty-eight former students were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer.

October 22, 20143:54 am

A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon has pleaded not guilty.

October 22, 20143:22 am

FBI is investigating the possibility that three girls were trying to travel to Syria to join ISIS extremists.

October 22, 20142:58 am
Mideast Iraq

Senior US officials are considering an Iraqi request for more American military advisers.

October 22, 20142:37 am

The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta come as 43 people who were […]

October 22, 20141:18 am
Mideast Syria Assad's Pivot

The Pentagon said that US air strikes has helped to keep Islamic State militants from taking Kobani.

October 22, 201412:51 am

On Thursday, most of North America will have prime viewing of a partial solar eclipse.

October 22, 201412:12 am

Everyone coming to US from three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened.

October 21, 201411:12 pm

Indian medical researcher Vikram Patel has been awarded the US-based Sarnat Prize.

October 21, 20142:15 pm

Obama said a few recent events have raised the anxiety level of the people.

October 19, 20145:35 am
John Kerry, Yang Jiechi

The US and China pledged Saturday to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate.

October 19, 20144:58 am
World Trade Center Church

Hundreds of members of New York's Greek Orthodox community attended the blessing ceremony for the new church.

October 19, 20143:55 am
Mideast Libya

This came as fighting raged between Islamist militias and forces loyal to Libya's elected government.

October 19, 20143:37 am
Italy Ebola

Response in monitoring movement of workers who care for Texas patients with Ebola has been inconsistent.

October 19, 20142:56 am
Josephus Weeks

Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man.

October 19, 20142:44 am
FBI Director Beheadings

A video showing James Foley's killing at the hands of Islamic State extremists was posted on the Internet in August.

October 19, 20141:32 am
John Kerry

Congratulating Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was a "very positive step forward".

October 19, 20141:19 am

Hungary has no plans to investigate corruption allegations which have resulted in entry bans.

October 19, 20145:49 am
Tropical Weather-Hawaii

Hurricane Ana was carving a path south of Hawaii early Saturday, producing high waves, strong winds.

October 19, 201412:10 am

Papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.

October 18, 201411:26 pm
Indian Schools

Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness and extreme poverty.

October 18, 201411:54 am

The World Health Organization admitted making mistakes in failing to contain the outbreak still spreading out of control in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

October 17, 20142:36 pm

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki, at the joint conference with Kirby, said the US is working with European leaders on de-legitimising the Islamic State.

October 16, 201412:03 pm

The nurses' cases have brought new scrutiny to national Ebola protocols that had never before been put to the test at a general hospital.


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