Wednesday October 22, 2014
By Randall Palmer and David Ljunggren, Reutesr
OTTAWA — A gunman shot and fatally wounded a soldier in Ottawa on Wednesday and then entered the country's parliament buildings chased by police, with at least 30 shots fired in dramatic [...]
Wednesday October 08, 2014
DALLAS — Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas on Wednesday announced that Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who was the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, has died.
The hospital issued [...]
Thursday October 02, 2014
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 people have been quarantined in a Dallas apartment, health officials said on Thursday.
Wednesday October 01, 2014
WASHINGTON — A security contractor with a gun and three prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Barack Obama during a Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to thr [...]
Tuesday September 30, 2014
The suspicious death of a Chinese international student has grabbed a global audience.
It's also something that likely will lead investigators to look to China for answers.
Friends of Iowa State University student Tong Shao, 20, re [...]
Monday September 29, 2014
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times.
The company did not immediat [...]
Thursday September 25, 2014
WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation at the White House on Thursday, Justice Department and White House officials said.
The officials, speaking on background, said Holder will formally announce [...]
Tuesday September 23, 2014
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 the United States and its allies were going to attack Islamic State in Syria, hours before the airstr [...]
Friday September 19, 2014
EDINBURGH — People reacted with relief and joy on one side and disappointment laced with bitterness on the other on Friday after Scotland decided to stay part of the United Kingdom in a referendum on independence.
Many people stayed u [...]
Thursday September 18, 2014
EDINBURGH — Scots began voting in an independence referendum on Thursday that will decide the fate of the United Kingdom, after opinion polls showed hundreds of thousands of them were still agonizing over whether to stay with the 307-year un [...]
Wednesday September 17, 2014
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 Baghdad. It was 6:04 p.m.
After sinking into his seat at the center of the cavernous interior o [...]
Wednesday September 10, 2014
CEDAR RAPIDS — Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley believes President Barack Obama has the authority to take military action to protect Americans from the threat of the Islamic State.
“This is not the time to be cautious,” Gr [...]