Remains belong to missing Virginia student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:18:57 -0400
Obama meets Ebola survivor Nina Pham at White House
President Barack Obama gives Ebola survivor Nina Pham a bear hug, part of his personal hands-on approach to persuade jittery Americans to trust elite doctors and scientists to keep them safe.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:06:14 -0400
U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors
By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials imposed fresh constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country from three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola epidemic, mandating that they report their temperature daily and stay in touch with health authorities. The move announced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) marked the latest precautions put in place by the U.S. government to stop the spread of the virus, but stopped short of a ban on travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as demanded by some lawmakers. ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:31 -0400
Probe: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina
By Marti Maguire RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday. The investigation by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein is the latest of several attempts to unravel allegations of academic fraud involving student-athletes at a university known for both its academic rigor and athletics. ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:29:44 -0400
US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow
WASHINGTON (AP) North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:44:45 -0400
Deadly violence in the West Bank
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:52 -0400
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