Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern
NEW YORK (AP) — The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.
Poor health systems in Asia cause for Ebola alarm
SINGAPORE (AP) — The longer the Ebola outbreak rages in West Africa, the greater chance a traveler infected with the virus touches down in an Asian city.
Suspect in killing of deputies was twice deported
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday.
NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?
CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, returning to Iowa to headline one of the biggest events on the state's political calendar, criticized President Barack Obama in a fiery speech Saturday night that sounded like the early makings of a presidential pitch.
Ukraine votes to overhaul parliament
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
Brazil votes for next leader after bitter campaign
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Dilma Rousseff is counting on Brazilians' gratefulness for a decade of progress to overcome concerns about a sluggish economy as the leftist leader seeks re-election on Sunday after a bitter, unpredictable campaign.
Tunisians vote in historic elections
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians were lining up to vote early in the morning to choose their first five-year parliament since they overthrew their dictator in the 2011 revolution that kicked off the Arab Spring.
Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school.
Extremists launch new attack on Syrian border town
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the area from their positions nearby, activists and a Kurdish official said.
Giants surge past Royals 11-4 to tie Series 2-all
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The World Series was slipping away from the San Francisco Giants.
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