After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
NEW YORK (AP) — 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.
Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of powe.
Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.
With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."
Marine murder case reveals US-Philippine sore spot
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — American forces are guarding Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, yet a ring of Filipino troops surrounds them. The seemingly redundant security effort around the suspect in a Philippine murder case reflects Manila's uneasy ties with Washington, its former colonial master.
Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?
Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.
Cloning whistle-blower: little change in S. Korea
CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.
Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.
Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers, 35-21
DENVER (AP) — With this much speed and acceleration, it's no surprise Emmanuel Sanders is so adept at catching up.
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