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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.

'Foreign forces' at work in Hong Kong protests, leader says

Hong Kong's embattled leader on Sunday said "foreign forces" were at work in the pro‑democracy movement that has paralysed parts of...

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...

Church should not fear change, pope says at synod close

Pope Francis has closed an assembly of Catholic bishops that revealed deep divisions on how to respond to homosexuality and divorce, saying on Sunday the...



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...

After violent weekend, Hong Kong protest leaders gird for talks

Hong Kong protest leaders and government officials pledged to move ahead with talks aimed at ending...