Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting
25 Oct 2014 | 3:44 pm
U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment
25 Oct 2014 | 3:12 pm
The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said on Saturday, as President Barack Obama said the response to domestic cases of the deadly disease needs to be based on "facts, not fear." Under the new policy, anyone arriving at the two international airports serving New York City after having contact with Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must submit to a mandatory 21-day quarantine. The requirement exceeds current federal ...
U.S. car safety regulators face review over safety lapses
25 Oct 2014 | 2:35 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Transportation Department will conduct an internal review of U.S. auto safety regulators in response to a series of safety lapses, including this week's reports of defective air bags, a senior administration official said on Saturday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the review of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would look at what has occurred and what can be done better to ensure safety. ...
Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting
25 Oct 2014 | 2:01 pm
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities in Washington state were working on Saturday to piece together why a popular high school student opened fire on classmates sitting at a cafeteria table, killing one and wounding four others, some of them apparently cousins, before killing himself. The Friday incident at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle sent students fleeing from the building and sheltering under desks in the latest of a series of school shootings. ...
Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack
25 Oct 2014 | 1:10 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.
US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 more states
25 Oct 2014 | 12:41 pm
U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states
25 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits. Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming were added to the list on Saturday, a week after Holder made a similar announcement concerning seven other states. The move comes after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals of cases that sought to overturn bans on same-sex marriages. ...
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
25 Oct 2014 | 6:42 am
2 dead in Washington state school shooting
24 Oct 2014 | 5:58 pm
Tracking Dr. Spencer's contacts isn't easy
23 Oct 2014 | 10:08 pm
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