EU Secures $1.25B To Fight Ebola In West Africa
October 24 2014 10:28 AM
EU members pledged 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) to counter Ebola in West Africa at a summit in Brussels. The U.K.-led funding, pledging 100 million euros.
Ottawa Attack Highlights Government Security Vulnerabilities
October 23 2014 5:29 PM
Ottawa is the latest in a rash of "lone wolf" attacks that reveals weaknesses in government building security and counterterrorism operations.
'Laws And Police Power Need To Be Strengthened'
October 23 2014 12:10 PM
Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave an emotional speech at Thursday's opening of Parliament following Wednesday's shooting spree.
Syrian Airstrikes Have Killed Over 500 Militants
October 23 2014 10:39 AM
U.S. airstrikes have killed 521 ISIS militants and 32 civilians since they began a month ago, according to a Syria watchdog group.
White House Fence Jumper Mentally Ill, Father Says
October 23 2014 9:03 AM
Dominic Adesanya was paranoid and "heard voices," according to his father. He was subdued by K-9 dogs Wednesday on the White House lawn.
Ottawa Police Reach Out To Religious Leaders
October 22 2014 4:22 PM
Following the shootings at the Parliament complex, police have urged leaders to be in contact about suspected illegal activity in communities.
Canadian Capital On Lockdown After Shooting Spree
October 22 2014 1:55 PM
One gunmen and a Canadian honor guard soldier are dead Wednesday after multiple shooting incidents in and around Ottawa.
'Numerous Gunmen' In Multiple Ottawa Shootings
October 22 2014 11:00 AM
Gunshots rang out at Canada's Parliament and other Ottawa locations on Wednesday. A soldier is dead and Parliament Hill is on lockdown.
Here Comes The Ebola Czar
October 22 2014 10:18 AM
It's Ron Klain's first day as the U.S. "Ebola czar." What can the 53-year-old Harvard-educated lawyer actually do to coordinate a response?
China's Social Media Users Voted To Punish Celebrities Who Back Occupy Central
October 22 2014 9:00 AM
A poll conducted by a Communist Party youth league suggests China's youth want punishment, but the poll offered no other choices.
Watch New Trailer For '2001: A Space Odyssey'
October 21 2014 5:23 PM
The digitally remastered film got a new trailer on Tuesday, as a handful of U.K. cinemas rerun one of the greatest sci-fi films of all time.
American Tourist Released By North Korea
October 21 2014 2:34 PM
Jeffrey Fowle was released by North Korean authorities just prior to plans for his trial and sentencing.
Ukraine Accused Of Using Cluster Bombs Against Separatists
October 21 2014 1:14 PM
They're banned by half the world, but both Ukraine and separatists, to a less degree, used the indiscriminately destructive weapons.
Hong Kong Students Dissatisfied With Talks, Vow To Keep Protesting
October 21 2014 10:47 AM
Hong Kong's student leaders said government reps were simply stalling in negotiations to get protesters off the streets.
Hong Kong's Politicians Are Feeling The Heat In Latest Poll, But Pro-Democracy Politician Continues Rise
October 21 2014 9:10 AM
Seven of Hong Kong's most well-known politicians polled low this month, but some Hong Kongers warm to pro-democracy legislator.
Cuba’s Ebola Response Trumps Larger Nations'
October 20 2014 3:39 PM
Cuba once again proves its "medical internationalism" is matched by no other country in the world.
Marijuana Edibles Face Ban, Tight Regulations
October 20 2014 1:31 PM
Marijuana-infused edibles would have to have a clear marking or color so children do not accidentally consume them.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive: 'External Forces' At Work Behind Occupy Central
October 20 2014 8:55 AM
The U.S. consulate in Hong Kong fired back, calling the accusations "an attempt to distract from the issue at hand."
Has The World Failed West Africa?
October 17 2014 4:38 PM
The international community showed up late to fight Ebola with an underfunded and in some ways misplaced effort.
Ron Klain, Veteran DC Operative, Named Ebola 'Czar'
October 17 2014 11:36 AM
Klain has no public health experience, but his managerial skills are respected around Washington, where's he's in politics since 1992.