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Inspector: ‘Serious lapse’ at Secret Service

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Inspector: ‘Serious lapse’ at Secret Service

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Two dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament
Two dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were...

Ex-Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ex-Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

WASHINGTON — Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal and invigorated its newsroom for more than two decades, died Tuesday. He was 93....

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA — The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-...

Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

MOSCOW — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world’s biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver...

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said...

Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security

OSIJEK, Croatia — Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.

The payments,...

Nigeria free of Ebola as WHO declares disease can be stopped

Daniel Magnowski and Yinka Ibukun

Bloomberg News

ABUJA, Nigeria - The World Health Organization has declared Nigeria Ebola-free after the disease killed seven people in Africa’s most populous country.

“The outbreak in...

Obama coalition-building again, this time on Ebola

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — After rallying dozens of nations to join the fight against Islamic State militants, President Barack Obama is back in the coalition-building business — this time to fight the Ebola outbreak in West...

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

That’s because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.

The...

New England raking in millions from leaf peepers
New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY, N.H. — On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re not just gazing at foliage — they’re looking at cold, hard...

Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest
Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

CONCORD, N.H — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend Sunday after violent parties near the city’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.

The parties...

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