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Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to … Full story    

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Another TV fight: CNN, Cartoon Network disappear from Dish Network

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Turner Networks has pulled channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN from Dish’s programming lineup as a deadline passed for renewing … Full story    
Updated 5 hours ago

Iraq bombings kill at least 33

BAGHDAD (AP) – Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq’s majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have … Full story    
Updated 14 hours ago

Pope beatifies Paul VI at conclusion of synod in Vatican City

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Marine accused in Philippine killing tests country’s ties to US

OLONGAPO, Philippines – Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Obama says GOP is peddling fear

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama accused Republicans of peddling fear and cynicism … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Koreas exchange shots along border

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Troops from the rival Koreas exchanged gunfire Sunday along their heavily fortified border in the second such shooting in less … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Southwest looks for spark from expansion in Dallas

DALLAS – When Southwest Airlines recently introduced a new paint job for its planes, a senior executive joked that at 43 years old and being … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Records chronicle how Ebola killed patient

Despite five days of intensive treatment, Thomas Eric Duncan’s condition was deteriorating. By the morning of Oct. 2, nurses noticed blood in the Liberian man’s … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Can all US hospitals treat Ebola?

The idea that all U.S. hospitals may not be able to safely treat Ebola patients seemed to find more acceptance Monday as a second federal … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo approaching Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Hurricane Gonzalo roared toward Bermuda as a powerful Category 3 storm on Friday and the head of the tiny British territory urged … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

WASHINGTON – A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Obama names Ebola ‘czar’ as precautions expand

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response on Friday as efforts to clamp down on any … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

In Hong Kong, no endgame for chaotic protests

HONG KONG (AP) – Three weeks ago, students at a rally stormed a fenced-off courtyard outside Hong Kong’s government headquarters, triggering unprecedented mass protests for … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Islamic State could have warplanes

BAGHDAD (AP) – Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Circus queen is still active at 103

PARIS – Madame Rosa appears at the circus apartment doorway in sparkling diamonds, red lipstick and a walking frame – and sits down beside her … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

Slave’s daughter dies at age 91

RALEIGH, N.C. – When the ashes of Mattie Clyburn Rice, the daughter of a slave, are buried Saturday in her father’s grave in the North … Full story    
Published:  October 18, 2014

General: Slow progress against militants in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) The commander of U.S. military operations against Islamic State militants cautioned Friday against expecting quick progress in Iraq. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin said … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

2 US journalists detained over Russia workshop

MOSCOW (AP) – Two American journalists were briefly detained in Russia and taken to court Thursday for teaching an investigative journalism workshop. Both were found … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

US officials defend Ebola response; nurse moved

WASHINGTON – In the face of skepticism in Congress, health officials tried to assure the nation Thursday that they can head off an Ebola outbreak … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

Feds: Don’t expect winter to be polar vortex redux

WASHINGTON – If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here’s … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014

1st Dallas nurse with Ebola to be sent to Maryland

DALLAS (AP) – The first Dallas nurse to have contracted Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man was transferred Thursday from a Dallas hospital to … Full story    
Published:  October 17, 2014