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  • Police: Ferguson officer shot; 2 suspects wanted

    2014-09-29 01:45

    A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase.

  • US police officer shot in arm

    2014-09-28 15:41

    A Ferguson Police officer was shot in the arm on Saturday night, local media reported.

  • NIH to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

    2014-09-28 10:45

    The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.

  • Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

    2014-09-28 00:54

    Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

  • Chicago-area air traffic center fire grounds 1,750 flights

    2014-09-27 10:17

    A fire apparently set by an employee at a Chicago-area air traffic control center led to the cancellation of more than 1,700 flights at the city's two major airports.

  • UNAIDS gets new voice of goodwill

    2014-09-26 22:07

    New York — UNAIDS, the United Nations' joint program to fight HIV/AIDS, appointed leading fashion designer Victoria Beckham as its international goodwill ambassador at a special event on Thursday during the 69th United Nations General Assembly in New York.

  • China pledges support for work of UN General Assembly

    2014-09-26 15:11

    In a meeting with Sam Kutesa, president of the current session of the UN General Assembly, Wang Yi said that China will actively support Kutesa's efforts and work for new progress of the United Nations.

  • US considers new offer to Iran at nuke talks

    2014-09-26 14:52

    Diplomats say the US is considering softening demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of letting Tehran keep nearly half of it intact but placing other constraints on its possible use as a path to nuclear weapons.

  • India's Modi faces US damages case over Gujarat riots

    2014-09-26 14:17

    A US court has ordered Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to answer allegations that he failed to stop anti-Muslim rioting when he was chief minister of Gujarat state, overshadowing his first trip to the United States as his country's leader.

  • Ebola epidemic could 'threaten world'

    2014-09-26 11:04

    "Ebola is raging" in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing more than 200 people a day in the worst outbreak ever of the hemorrhagic fever.

  • Victoria Beckham named as UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador

    2014-09-26 09:57

    Victoria Beckham was appointed Thursday as UNAIDS International Goodwill Ambassador.

  • US Attorney General Holder to step down

    2014-09-26 09:27

    Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as US attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.