In U.S. Ebola fight, no two quarantines are quite alike
In the U.S. battle against Ebola, quarantine rules depend on your zip code. For some, like nurse Kaci Hickox, who defiantly left her house and went on...
U.S. ‘Ebola’ nurse defies quarantine and takes a bike ride
A U.S. nurse recently returned from West Africa has defied quarantine by going on a bike ride with her boyfriend.
U.S. Federal Reserve opens a new era with the end of QE stimulus programme
The Federal Reserve decided Wednesday to end its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus programme, after six years of pumping easy money into the U.S.
Refurbished Russian engines early suspects in Antares rocket explosion
A $200 million private resupply mission to the International Space Station went up in flames moments after launch.
NASA’s unmanned supply rocket Antares explodes after liftoff
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just six seconds after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling...
Chilling: Gunman targeted his victims with lunch invitation by text
Investigators have found that it wasn’t a coincidence that the five victims of Jaylen Fryberg’s shooting were sitting together—after searching...
New York’s hottest new trend: clubbing for kids
The music’s thumping, the dance floor’s packed and the bar’s bustling.
Mexico unearths second ‘mass grave’ in the hunt for missing students
Mexican authorities searching for 43 missing college students have found human remains in a new area of southern Guerrero state and are testing to see...
US Army, governors heighten Ebola precautions despite science
Governors of the US states of New York and New Jersey are standing by their intensified Ebola precautions, even after a 5-year-old boy who arrived from...
FBI identifies suspected ‘second leaker’ for Snowden reporters
In a Yahoo News exclusive, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has identified an employee of a federal contracting firm suspected of being the...
5-year-old New York boy under Ebola observation after returning from Guinea
A five-year-old boy is reportedly under observation at a New York hospital for possible Ebola symptoms.
Huge challenges ahead for Rousseff after narrow victory in Brazilian election
Brazil’s newly re-elected President Dilma Rousseff faces huge challenges to govern the sprawling South American country after winning a deeply divisive...
White House pushes states to reverse Ebola quarantine orders
The White House is pressuring the governors of New York and New Jersey to reverse their orders imposing a quarantine on all medical workers returning from...
Brazilians narrowly re-elect leftist Rousseff as president
Brazilian voters re-elected Dilma Rousseff as president on Sunday in one of the country’s closest, most divisive campaigns in decades.
Tribe reels from Washington state school shooting
The Tulalip Indian Reservation sits on the Puget Sound on Washington’s scenic northwest coast, a small community where everyone is “related...
Nurse quarantined under Ebola watch says she was treated like ‘a criminal’
An American nurse wrote a scathing account that was published in a U.S. newspaper of her treatment after being put in isolation in a New Jersey hospital...
Parliament Hill reopens following Wednesday shooting
Parliament Hill reopened to the public Saturday, three days after the fatal shooting of a soldier at the National War Memorial and his gunman in the Commons...
Run-off Sunday: Back to the polls for Brazil’s president
Brazil returns to the polls on Sunday to decide between President Dilma Rousseff’s Workers Party (PT), and Fernando opposition candidate Aecio Neves.
Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii’s Big Island
A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii’s Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating...
'Highway of Heroes' bears slain Canadian soldier home
The body of a Canadian soldier shot dead while guarding the country’s war memorial in Ottawa returned to his hometown on Friday, after thousands...
U.S. nurses are Ebola free as wary calm, determination settles in NYC
Two American nurses who contracted Ebola from a Liberian patient in the U.S. state of Texas were declared cured on Friday, and one was healthy enough to...
Police in Ferguson committed human rights abuses: Amnesty report
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, committed human rights abuses as they sought to quell mostly peaceful protests that erupted after an officer killed an unarmed...
Governor of Mexican state where students disappeared stands down
The governor of a Mexican state roiled by the disappearance of dozens of students that has sparked protests and embarrassed President Enrique Pena Nieto,...
Canada PM pledges tougher security laws after Ottawa attack
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged to boost security forces’ surveillance and detention powers on Thursday, a day after a gunman killed...
I weep for the victims not my son, says mother of Canada shooting suspect
The mother of the man identified as the Ottawa gunman has said she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.
Mexico says mayor linked to deadly attack on students
Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students essentially ran the town, paying Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca...
Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
A 23-year-old Maryland man was in custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and attempted to run towards the building.
Nazi WW II U-boat and ship it sank found off U.S. coast
Lodged beneath sand and silt, scientists have uncovered two vessels off the coast of North Carolina that provide new insight into the events of World War...
Parliament Hill shooting: Soldier killed, gunman dead as violence grips Ottawa
A Canadian honour guard who witnesses said was shot twice “point blank” by a gunman at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has died, while...
4 former Blackwater guards convicted in 2007 shooting of more than 30 Iraqis
Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American...