News

Photo

U.S. diplomat travels to West Africa as Ebola quarantine moves take hold

NEW YORK - As the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations embarked on a trip to West Africa, new rules in three U.S. states mandating quarantine for health workers returning from the Ebola-stricken region drew criticism, even as some U.S. lawmakers called for a travel ban on the three worst-hit countries. | Video

Recent Top News

Brazil votes in tight presidential runoff split along class lines

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilians vote on Sunday in a bitterly-contested election that pits a leftist president with strong support among the poor against a centrist senator who is promising pro-business policies to jumpstart a stagnant economy. | Video

World, Brazil 3:10am EDT

Japanese PM Abe's public support slumps in wake of resignations: Yomiuri poll

TOKYO - Public approval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government slumped after the resignation of two high-profile cabinet ministers last week, according to a poll published on Sunday, adding more pressure on Abe as he struggles to turn around the Japanese economy.

25 Oct 2014

Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

- A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday.

25 Oct 2014

Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

HONG KONG - Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long "Occupy" movement of the financial hub's streets by pro-democracy demonstrators.

25 Oct 2014
Photo

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

BIRMINGHAM Ala. - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement.

Photo

Last U.S. Marines, British combat forces end Afghan operations, prepare withdrawal

CAMP LEATHERNECK Afghanistan - The last U.S. Marines unit and final British combat troops in Afghanistan officially ended their operations on Sunday as they packed up to leave the country and transferred a massive military base to the Afghan military.