Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies

Edward Gough Whitlam former Aus PM

REUTERS/Will Burgess

Edward Gough Whitlam, the former Australian Prime Minister who strengthened ties abroad, has died, the Australian government said Monday.

At 98 years old, he…

3 Ebola-infected travelers might fly each month

Passengers in cabin in Kenya

REUTERS/Noor Khamis

Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, according to a new study, and potentially spread the deadly…

Obama: Vulnerable Dems 'vote with me'

President Barack Obama says his feelings aren't hurt by Democrats who don't want to campaign side-by-side with him because those candidates are "strong allies…

Ebola monitoring period over for 43 Texans

US soldiers train for Ebola

REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued updated Ebola guidelines Monday, focusing on…

Hannah Graham suspect indicted in 2005 case

Hannah Graham

As investigators are determining whether a skull and bones discovered behind an abandoned Central Virginia home on Saturday are those of Hannah Graham, the…

Authorities ID man held after 7 bodies found

Darren Vann

Lake County Sheriff's Office

An Indiana man told police he "messed up" by killing a woman in Hammond, then came clean, leading them to several more bodies in nearby Gary, Hammond Police…

Officials: ISIS attacks Kurd forces in Iraq


ISIS militants launched about 15 near-simultaneous attacks on Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday in what Kurdish government officials and the news…

Kasich: Obamacare here to stay

A repeal of President Barack Obama's signature health care law is "not gonna happen" even if the GOP takes the Senate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said.


Romance begins online, ends inside chimney

The perils of online dating are well-documented. But the mantle of absurdity in dating folklore might now belong to a Los Angeles-area man, and it's for where…

Expect meteor showers early Tuesday

If you wake up early enough on Tuesday, you might see some shooting stars.

The predawn sky may be full of meteors as the Earth passes through a debris stream…

Higher fees coming for Citibank customers

Watch out Citibank customers: higher fees are on the way.

Beginning in January, monthly fees on Citi rewards checking accounts will increase from $20 to $25,…

URGENT - Ebola CDC Guidelines

(CNN) -- Under fire in the wake of Ebola cases involving two nurses and monitoring for dozens of people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued…

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested

Nicolas Brendon

REUTERS/Chris Pizzello

Actor Nicholas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication,…

U.S. Marine held in Philippines slaying

A U.S. Marine is facing a murder complaint filed by Philippine authorities in the death of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel…

Judge scolds lawyer for having baby in court

When I first heard the story about an Atlanta judge who reportedly reprimanded an immigration attorney for bringing her 4-week-old to court for a hearing -- a…

Police seek suspects in Pumpkin Festival riot

The police department in Keene, New Hampshire, wants to identify and prosecute the people who threw objects at police, overturned a car, set fires and engaged…

Apple profit soars on huge iPhone and Mac sales

iPhone 6

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Even as Apple seeks out growth by delving into payments and watches, Apple's core business continues to boom on the back of its revving iPhone engine.


"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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