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NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday urged residents not to ...

Official: 3 dead, 2 hurt in Maryland midair crash

An airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near an airport in Maryland on Thursday, killing three people and injuring two. A Cirrus SR22 plane was heading to the Frederick Municipal Airport and an R44 helicopter was involved in a training exercise when the collision occurred near the southwest ...

A man is led away by police near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife Laureen were laying flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Thursday Oct. 23, 2014. Michael Zehaf Bibeau fatally shot reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at the National War Memorial before setting his sights on Parliament Hill. Bibeau was killed just feet from where hundreds of MPs were meeting for their weekly caucus meetings. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press Thursday, Susan Bibeau said she ...

FILE - This Feb. 3, 2010 file photo shows a palm tree behind a Toyota sign at Earl Stewart Toyota in North Palm Beach, Fla. Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall covers vehicles in South Florida, along the Gulf Coast, in Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration expands airbag recall

The recall of cars with defective airbags has been expanded. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now points to 10 carmakers that used airbags made by the Takata Company in Tokyo including GM, Honda and Toyota. View the list of recalls here Those airbags can possibly spray passengers with pieces ...

A Royal Canadian Mounted Police intervention team walks past a gate on Parliament hill in Ottawa Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial has been shot by an unknown gunman and there have been reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Emergency responders are still on the scene as paramedics performed CPR on the soldier before he was taken away by ambulance. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

Canadian investigators are trying to determine whether a man's violent gun attack at Canada's Parliament Hill Wednesday was linked to a broader terror group. The sound of gunshots shattered the silence and people's sense of security inside Canada's Parliament Building about 10:00 a.m. Wednesday. Video shows officers rushing down hallways ...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines Monday, Oct. 20, for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports. The move responds to pressure from some Congress members and the public to impose ...

North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained

North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held. There was no immediate explanation for the release of ...

In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, Oscar de la Renta attends the Cinema Society premiere of "The Skin I Live In" in New York. The designer, De la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, File)

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. De la Renta died at home Monday evening in Connecticut surrounded by family and friends and "more than a few dogs," according to a handwritten statement signed by ...

Missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham is seen in an undated photo provided by the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department. Searchers found human remains on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, that could be those of the University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said. Further forensic tests are needed to confirm whether the remains are those of Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Tim Longo told a news conference. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va., Police Department)

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005. The indictment against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was handed up by a Circuit Court grand jury in Fairfax County and includes a charge of ...

A police border, left, dressed in protective gear as he controls Abraham Chaloub, from Guinea, passport after he was tested for Ebola by Moroccan health screening team at the arrivals hall of the Mohammed V airport in Casablanca, Thursday, Oct 9, 2014, Airlines flying directly to and from the West African countries stricken by Ebola could carry infected passengers without knowing, but barring a complete stop to travel, they have few options to reduce risks. Passengers are screened before boarding, but because the disease is hard to catch in the early stages, it’s possible the tests might not catch infected individuals. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)

If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no exit screening in place, researchers estimate that three people with the disease might fly out of the region each month. The hardest-hit West African nations have been checking passengers since ...

Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years. Hammond Police Chief John Doughty said at a news conference ...

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