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Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:05 AM

South Africa Prosecutors to Appeal Pistorius Sentence

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Boko Haram’s Victims Detail Abuse in New Report

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 5:05 AM

South Korea Prosecuters Seek Death Penalty for Captain of Doomed Ferry

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 12:19 PM

Hawaii Lava Flow Gains Speed, Nears Homes

An active lava flow on Hawaii’s Big Island gained speed as it spread toward a residential neighborhood late Sunday, prompting authorities to warn that evacuations could begin within hours. Civil Defense personnel and emergency response teams were starting a door-to-door sweep of homes near the village of Pahoa, officials said, to inform residents of the progress of the molten rock. The lava is moving at a rate of approximately 15 to 20 yards an hour at a temperature of around 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Read »
Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 7:36 AM

Parliament Shooter Made Video Before Attack

Monday, Oct 27, 2014 at 4:27 PM

2nd School Shooting Victim Dies

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 7:11 PM

Feds Urge States Not to Act Rashly on Ebola

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 2:01 PM

In Wake of Attacks, Toronto Police Drill for Disaster

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 1:38 PM

"Confusing": Wash. Gunman's Friends Hunt for Answers

Many people in the small community of Marysville, Washington, are connected to both the attacker and the victims of Friday's deadly shooting at the Marysville high school, NBC News reported. And the young relatives of the boy who opened fire at the school cafeteria — killing one student and seriously injuring four before fatally shooting himself — said they just can't figure out why the shooter decided to do what he did. "It's just confusing, a lot of questions aren't answered, I just don't know why," Austen James, who said he's related to the shooter, Jaylen Ray Fryberg, as well as two of his targets, told NBC's "Today." Read »
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 11:25 AM

Dr. Fauci: Mandatory Ebola Quarantines May Go Too Far

The Director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, warned Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" against "draconian" policies for health care workers returning from Ebola-stricken West Africa, suggesting that mandatory quarantines may go too far. "I don't want to be directly criticizing the decision that was made but we have to be careful that there aren't unintended consequences," Dr. Anthony Fauci said of the 21-day mandatory quarantines instituted at airports in New York and New Jersey. "The best way to stop this epidemic is to help the people in West Africa." Fauci said that direct monitoring of those who may have been exposed to Ebola is a practical way of minimizing risk. Read »
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Poll: Republican Advantage Solidifies

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Wash. School Shooting: What We Know

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 7:05 AM

"We Need Peace": Ukraine Votes for New Parliament

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 1:24 PM

U.S. Marines End Operations in Afghanistan

The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially handed their operations over to the Afghan military, Reuters reported. The American and British flags were lowered for the final time at the regional headquarters of the international military, 13 years after the toppling of the Taliban’s radical Islamist regime launched America's longest war. The American troops' handed over control at Camp Leatherneck and British troops transferred duties at Camp Bastionat -- both at an undisclosed time. The most recent official estimate of combined international troops at the base was 4,500 – and those last few will be gone soon, officials said. Read »
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 at 7:26 AM

Haphazard? U.S. Envoy Questions New Ebola Policies

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations arrived in Guinea Sunday on the first leg of her trip to Ebola-stricken West Africa, aimed at mobilizing more international effort for combating the virus, NBC News reported. Ambassador Samantha Power's trip comes after New York and New Jersey imposed new quarantine rules for medical workers returning from Africa after a doctor in New York who treated Ebola patients in Guinea had tested positive for the virus. Power expressed concern that the new quarantine policies were “haphazard and not well thought out," telling NBC News there is a chance the new regulations could set back the fight against the virus in hard-hit places. Read »

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