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Canada PM vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country's fight against...

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U. S. from...

UN rights body calls for open elections in Hong Kong

The United Nations Human Rights Committee called on China on Thursday to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong, including the right to stand for election...

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being...

Obama cautiously 'optimistic' about Ebola fight in US

President Barack Obama said Wednesday he was cautiously "optimistic" about the fight against Ebola in the United States, and applauded the...

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

CHAPEL HILL, N. C. (AP) — More than 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes — enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up...