Reconstructing the spree that left 2 deputies dead

Police lights file

The California shooting rampage began in a parking lot of a $56-a-night motel outside downtown Sacramento when two sheriff's deputies checked on a suspicious…

Grief over U.S.-Palestinian boy shot by IDF

West Bank, Gaza


The slayings of Israeli and Palestinian teens during the summer was a bloody precursor to the Gaza-Israeli conflict that took more than 2,000 lives.

Now, once…

N.Y. official: Ebola policy 'a real stunner'

Ebola drug ZMapp

Public Health Agency of Canada

A mandatory 21-day quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey on health care workers returning from West Africa after treating Ebola patients caught local…

NYT: ISIS hostages tortured, then beheaded

James Foley ISIS executioner


In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death…

SpaceX ship returns from successful ISS mission

SpaceX Dragon at ISS


SpaceX's Dragon spaceship splashed down Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, returning from a four-week resupply mission to the International Space Station and…

Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola policy

Ebola airports


A nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has blasted more stringent state policies for dealing with…

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

Ebola virus in black and white

Centers for Disease Control

A health care worker worker who just returned from West Africa is under a mandatory quarantine at a New Jersey hospital. New York, New Jersey and Illinois…


(CNN) -- Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol has donated plasma to a doctor being treated for the virus in New York City, according to a spokesman for the charity…

U.S.: Palestinian-American killed by IDF

Israel Gaza West Bank


A Palestinian-American minor has been killed by the Israel Defense Forces, the U.S. State Department said.

According to a press release from the State…

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies

Jack Bruce

Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Jack Bruce, singer, songwriter and bassist for legendary 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday at 71.

Bruce's family confirmed the death of the Scottish…

6 things you should know about Diwali

The Hindu holiday of Diwali is India's biggest and brightest national holiday. But Indians around the world come together to celebrate the festival of…

Clinton decries outside spending in NC race

Hillary Clinton farewell


Negative, expensive campaigns is something Sen. Kay Hagan is getting an education in this year. And something Hillary Clinton knows very well.


Grandfather: Marysville school shooter hit cousins

Grieving after Washington school shooting

REUTERS/Jason Redmond

When a teenage gunman opened fire at students in a high school cafeteria in Washington state, a relative said, he was not shooting at random targets.


Hillary Clinton is returning to Iowa

Hillary Clinton file 4

Michael Gross/State Department

Hillary Clinton is headed back to Iowa, according to Bruce Braley's Senate campaign.

UNC grads likely keep degrees despite fraud

College blurb North Carolina Chapel Hill

What happens to the 3,100 students who enrolled in fake classes and now have a degree stamped with the seal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill --…

Death toll as Lebanese army, militants clash

Police lights file

Lebanese military forces battled militants in Tripoli on Saturday, resulting in the deaths of two militants and two civilians and injuries to 13 troops, the…

Quarantines if you treat Ebola in Africa?

Operating room, hospital

Ferre' Dollar/CNN

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola,…

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