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Authorities say they are investigating reports of excessive force after tear gas and riot batons were used to subdue demonstrators.
Amber Vinson, who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital and has tested positive for Ebola, was on a commercial flight from Cleveland to Dallas a day before reporting symptoms.
The Fifth Circuit court had ruled that the laws, requiring admitting privileges and pricy upgrades, could go into effect as it considered the case. The Supreme Court decided otherwise late Tuesday.
The head of the judge’s committee says The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the story of POWs in World War II forced to build the Thailand Burma Railway, is a “magnificent novel of love and war.”
According to the indictment, Khattala was the leader of a militia group that attacked the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, killing four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
Born in 1900, Anna Stoehr has seen dramatic shifts in technology. But when the Minnesota woman tried to create a Facebook account, she hit a snag. The service couldn’t handle her early birthdate.
A survey of people in 148 countries finds that those in Latin America are least likely to say women who live there are treated with respect and dignity, ranking below the Middle East.
There are many theories about what exactly the unmanned X-37B is doing as it circles the Earth on long-duration missions.
The North Korean leader’s disappearance from the public eye led to speculation that he had suffered from a serious medical problem — or even a coup. New photos from state media show him using a cane.
The symbolic, nonbinding vote urges the government of Prime Minister David Cameron to recognize Palestine alongside the state of Israel.