Soldier, gunman dead after shooting near Canada's parliament

By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren, Reutesr

OTTAWA — A gunman shot and fatally wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then e ... »

Obama names former adviser to coordinate U.S. Ebola response

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has asked former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate U.S. efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak, ... »

Pakistani teen, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize

By Balazs Koranyi, Alister Doyle and Gwladys Fouche, Reuters

OSLO — Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by t ... »

Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan dies at Dallas hospital

DALLAS — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on Wednesday announced that Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who w ... »

Senator says U.S. to require tougher Ebola screening at airports

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are preparing to require tougher Ebola screening at American airports this week to keep the deadly virus ... »

Up to 100 possibly exposed to U.S. Ebola patient; four isolated

DALLAS — Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, and four ... »

Reports: Armed man with criminal record rode elevator with Obama in Atlanta

WASHINGTON — A security contractor with a gun and three prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President ... »

Case of missing ISU student sees global reach

The suspicious death of a Chinese international student has grabbed a global audience.

It's also something that likely will lead investigat ... »

Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, ... »

U.S. Attorney General Holder to resign, official says

WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation at the White House on Thursday, Justice Department and White Ho ... »

Syria says U.S. informed it of planned attack on Islamists hours before airstrikes

BEIRUT — Syria said on Tuesday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry had told the Damascus government in a letter delivered by Iraq that t ... »

Cheers, tears from winners, losers in Scotland referendum

EDINBURGH — People reacted with relief and joy on one side and disappointment laced with bitterness on the other on Friday after Scotland de ... »

Scots vote in independence referendum to seal the United Kingdom’s fate

EDINBURGH — Scots began voting in an independence referendum on Thursday that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom, after opinion polls ... »

Islamic State campaign tests Obama’s commitment to Mideast allies

WASHINGTON — After about 15 hours of flying and five hours of meetings, sleep finally caught up with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in B ... »

Grassley encourages Obama to ‘be strong’ in response to Islamic State

CEDAR RAPIDS — Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley believes President Barack Obama has the authority to take military action to protect Americans ... »