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Liberia Opens 1 of Largest Ebola Treatment Centers

Liberia's president opened one of the country's largest Ebola treatment centers in Monrovia on Friday, remembering the days when "the dying, the sick, the dead who could not picked up ...


Trooper Ambush Suspect in Court After Long Manhunt

Eric Frein—the survivalist suspected in the ambush slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper—was led from court Friday, the morning after his capture ended a grueling seven-week manhunt.

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Africans Worst Responders in Ebola Crisis

The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week—months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.


Apple CEO Publicly Acknowledges that He's Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay," makes him the highest-profile business executive in the nation to publicly acknowledge his sexual orientation.


Parents of Mexico Missing Meet with President

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto met with parents of 43 missing teachers college students for the first time since they disappeared, apparently handed over to a drug gang by city ...


Israel Closes Jerusalem Holy Site After Shooting

Israel closed all access to Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site on Thursday, a rare move that ratcheted up already heightened tensions following the attempted assassination of a prominent Jewish religious ...

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Maine in Standoff with Nurse over Ebola Safeguards

Maine health authorities struggled Thursday to reach a compromise with nurse Kaci Hickox that would require her to keep her distance from other people, in the nation's most closely watched ...


Small Iraqi Peshmerga Force Enters Syrian Town

A vanguard force of Iraqi peshmerga troops entered the embattled Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey on Thursday, part of a larger group of 150 fighters that the Kurds ...


Cochran, Childers Speak at Miss. Business Event

Six-term incumbent Thad Cochran is telling Mississippi business leaders that he will be in line for a committee chairmanship if Republicans regain control of the Senate.


Syrian Rebels Enter Kurdish Town from Turkey

For the first time since the Islamic State group launched an offensive on the Syrian border town of Kobani last month, a small group of Syrian rebels on Wednesday entered ...


Russian Deliver Space Station Cargo After US Flop

The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous ...


Japan, North Korea in 2nd Day of Abduction Talks

North Korean and Japanese officials ended two days of talks Wednesday with Japan repeating its request to focus and speed up the investigation over the fates of Japanese citizens abducted ...


Miss. Public Pension System Shows Improved Results

With stock market gains replacing steep losses in the accounting ledger, Mississippi's main public employee pension fund posted stronger results last year.


Unmanned Commercial Supply Rocket Explodes En Route to Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch ...

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Mississippi State, Ole Miss Both Make First Playoff Rankings

Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings.