Weeks of worry about Ebola infection ended on Monday for several dozen people who came off watch lists in the United States, but more than 260 others were still being monitored for symptoms.
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Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The bodies of seven women were found in northwestern Indiana over the weekend after a man’s confession to one killing led police to the grisly discovery of the other bodies, authorities said Monday.
In Geneva, a top U.N. official warned against anti-African discrimination fueled by fears of Ebola. The disease has ravaged a small part of Africa, but the international image of the whole continent is increasingly under siege, reinforcing some old stereotypes.
The fiercest fighting in days shook the Syrian border town of Kobani overnight as Islamic State fighters attacked Kurdish defenders with mortars and car bombs, sources in the town and a monitoring group said on Sunday.
Human remains were found on Saturday in the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, but the remains have not been identified, police said.
An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million.
The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.
The Canadian government said it will start shipping its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday for possible use in the West African countries hardest hit by the outbreak.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday denied a request to block a Texas law requiring residents to show certain forms of identification before they vote, a measure that supporters say prevents voter fraud but opponents decry as discriminatory.
A 4-year-old child died in an accident involving a motor vehicle at a Kingman, Ariz., home on Friday afternoon.
Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time the militant group had taken to the air.
The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?
Sixteen people were killed at an open-air pop concert in South Korea on Friday when the cover of a ventilation shaft they were standing on gave way, officials and media said.
Same-sex marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state’s conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn’t challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for such unions in the state.
Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white man, was sentenced to life in prison without parole, plus 90 years, for murdering an unarmed black teenager in a dispute over loud rap music, a judge ruled on Friday.
A Florida father shot his three children, killing two, before fatally shooting himself early on Friday following a fight with his wife, law-enforcement officials said.
President Barack Obama appointed a former White House adviser as U.S. Ebola “czar” on Friday and a Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from an Ebola patient was quarantined on a cruise ship.
Rescuers widened their search Friday for trekkers in Nepal’s northern mountains who were stranded since a series of blizzards and avalanches battered the Himalayas early this week leaving at least 29 people killed, officials said.
John Brown, one of the two men convicted in the murders of Grand Ole Opry and “Hee Haw” star David “Stringbean” Akeman and his wife, will be released from prison after serving 41 years, officials said on Wednesday.
A federal court on Wednesday ordered an American Indian casino in California to remain closed over public safety concerns tied to an armed standoff that occurred last week between two tribal factions at the establishment, officials said.
The Florida governor’s race was spinning wildly on Thursday, almost as fast as that electric fan former Gov. Charlie Crist insists on bringing along to campaign appearances.
Guns and bullets seized from Chicago-area crimes will be melted down and turned into jewelry by a company that pledges to give part of the profit to at-risk children, company and government officials said on Wednesday.
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