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US cruise ship carrying health care worker returns

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is monitored for signs of Ebola has returned to Galveston, Texas.

Two Japan ministers quit amid scandals

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for...

Storm passing 'dangerously close' to Hawaiian area

A powerful Pacific storm was passing "dangerously close" to Kauai, prompting the forecasters to issue a tropical storm warning for the Hawaiian...

HK leader: 'External forces' involved in protests

Hong Kong's chief executive says "external forces" are involved in pro‑democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial...



EU bebt, Obama on identity theft, Bailey on bonuses: compliance

The European Union should consider suspending euro‑area debt rules for as long as two years so...

Lax health protocol helped spread Ebola in US, Fauci says

The safety protocol used by health- care workers to treat Ebola patients in Dallas wasn’t adequate because it didn’t require that all skin be...

Gold bulls lured back for first time in two months

Speculators added bullish gold bets for the first time in nine weeks as concern that global economic growth is slowing whipsawed equity markets.

Obama works to boost early voting in Maryland, Illinois ballots

President Barack Obama, who’s been mostly confined to raising money in this election season, is...