• First US Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

    Texas Health Presbyterian

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    In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. Now, health officials are searching for people who came in contact with the man.

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    By Holly Yan and Dana Ford CNN
  • New York Stock Exchange floor


    Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

    Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins?

    Here are five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

    1. Weak European data: European markets and U.S. stock futures are slipping lower Wednesday. Weak econ...

  • Airstrikes against ISIS


    Who's next to join campaign against ISIS?

    A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria.

  • Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk


    Ukraine: Shells hit school, bus, killing 10

    A school and a public transit bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk region said.

  • Protestors Hong Kong  Oct. 1

    Tom Booth/CNN

    Hong Kong tense amid National Day ceremonies

    Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as huge crowds of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."

  • Ebola virus pink


    Should U.S. worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

    For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola.

    The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until after four or five days of arriving in the United States from Liberia.


  • Secret Service police car

    Kevin Liptak/CNN

    Can the Secret Service actually change?

    Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after a string of other blunders in recent years.

  • Mt Ontake search


    Searchers look for bodies as volcano erupts

    Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into the air.

  • Barack Obama

    Jim Young/Reuters

    Armed contractor was on elevator with Obama

    Testimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Barack Obama, in violation of protocol, during his trip to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta two weeks ago.

  • Damaged vehicle, Mosul


    Pro-ISIS sympathies simmer in Jordanian city

    The quiet, sandy streets of the southern Jordanian city of Ma'an belie the pro-jihadi sentiments simmering just under the surface.

  • Royals win postseason

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    Royals make playoffs in epic, Wild Card win

    We throw around the word "epic" so casually that we have to dig deep into our thesaurus to accurately convey what happened at Missouri's Kauffman Stadium Tuesday night.

  • People wait for NYC Subway

    REUTERS/Keith Bedford

    The great American freakout

    Late Thursday morning, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told a group of reporters in New York that his country had uncovered a plot by ISIS sympathizers to attack subway systems in Paris and New York..

  • Jesse Matthew

    Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Police

    Parents wait for answers in Virginia murder case

    It was the picture of Jesse Matthew that made the father of slain Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington do a double-take.

  • Computer user with mouse and keyboard

    iStock / DOConnell

    Could computers take over the boardroom?

    It's a common saying that one day all our jobs will be done by robots, but top executives may not have expected their position in the C-suite to be under threat so soon.

  • Bell Gardens Calif Mayor Daniel Crespo


    Officials: California mayor killed by wife

    The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed by his wife during an apparent domestic dispute Tuesday, officials said.

    Daniel Crespo, 45, and his wife, Levette, were arguing Tuesday afternoon when their 19-year-old son intervened, the Lo...

  • Hong Kong deadline approaches

    REUTERS/Carlos Barria

    Hong Kong tense amid National Day ceremonies

    Wednesday is National Day, a day for all Chinese to celebrate the People's Republic of China.

    Yes, dignitaries gathered and ceremonies took place to mark the holiday in Hong Kong. But the national pride mixed with profound dissent as pro-democracy pro...

  • Jesse Matthew

    Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Police

    Virginia authorities check ties in unsolved cases

    The disappearance of a young college student in the fall is haunting Virginia once again.

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    Creator of spying app arrested

    The creator of StealthGenie, a mobile app marketed as a tool for spying on cheating spouses and keeping tabs on children, has been arrested, according to federal authorities.

  • Julia Pierson, Secret Service director


    Secret Service director: WH breach 'unacceptable'

    U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson called an incident in which a man scaled a fence and entered the White House "unacceptable" and told a congressional committee Tuesday that she takes "full responsibility."

    Omar Gonzalez, a 42-year-old knife-...

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    Wikimedia Commons/Beyond My Ken

    House Dems want NY Fed hearings, too

    Three Democratic members of Congress joined their Senate colleagues in calling for a probe of Wall Street regulators.

  • Mitt Romney, stand-alone head shot

    REUTERS/David Manning

    Will Mitt Romney take the plunge again?

    Two sources inside Mitt Romney's inner circle tell CNN that while Romney isn't planning a presidential bid, he's listening to a lot of people who want him to get in the race -- although he remains skeptical himself.

    "A lot of people in Romneyland are...

  • Tracy Morgan HBO

    REUTERS/Phil McCarten

    Morgan: I can't believe Walmart is blaming me

    Walmart's response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian -- and it doesn't sound like he's laughing.

    "I can't believe Wa...

  • Ebola virus


    How Ebola virus spreads

    As the worst Ebola outbreak in history touches the United States with the diagnosis of the first case within America, questions arise about how the infectious virus is spread.

  • ISIS tank

    ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria

    Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border with Syria on Tuesday as its government debated whether to deploy troops to battle the Islamic State terror group, a move that comes as tens of thousands pour into the country to escape ISI...

  • Hannah Graham, Morgan Harrington

    Charlottesville PD/Family Photo

    DNA links man to missing Virginia woman

    DNA evidence links Jesse Matthew, a suspect in this month's disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, to the death of Virginia Tech student Morgan Harrington, who disappeared in 2009, a law enforcement source told CNN Monday. And...


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