Ebola-Infected Doctor Tests New Vaccine

(CNN) — An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus is helping test a new vaccine. The doctor arrived at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland on Sunday. The NIH is testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on human volunteers. The drug reported performed well in earlier trials with chimpanzees. The doctor was exposed … Continue reading »

Americans Back Airstrikes on ISIS

(CNN) — In the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Americans support U.S. lead airstrikes, but oppose sending troops on the ground. That’s according to a new CNN/ORC International Poll. The majority, 73 percent of those surveyed, favor the military airstrikes. However, 24 percent oppose an air campaign, and 60 percent are against sending … Continue reading »

Ferguson Officer Shot

(CNN) — A Ferguson, Missouri, police officer was shot Saturday evening. The state emergency agency communications director says the officer’s injury is not life threatening and the shooter is still being sought. Police say the officer was shot in the arm while checking the Ferguson community center. Tensions heated up in the town Thursday after … Continue reading »

Student Protests in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (CNN) — After a day of tense protests in Hong Kong in which at least 34 people were injured, organizers called on tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators in the Chinese territory to head home late Sunday. But as Sunday became early Monday, it appeared many of the protesters were set to continue … Continue reading »

600 Flights Cancelled Saturday

(CNN) — More flight delays and cancellations for thousands of travelers. A fire at a major air traffic control center outside Chicago on Friday triggered a ripple effect of flight cancellations across the country. The FAA is still working to get all planes back in the air. Chicago’s O’Hare Airport canceled more than 600 flights … Continue reading »

Man Beheads Co-Worker in Oklahoma

By Martin Savidge (CNN) — An Oklahoma employee who was just fired storms back into the office and beheads a co-worker. Police say a knife wielding man stormed the offices of Vaughan Foods in Moore on Friday, killing the first person he saw, 54 year old Colleen Hufford, and cutting off her head. According to … Continue reading »

Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong

(CNN) — Pro-democracy activists who forced their way into the east wing forecourt of the central government offices in Hong Kong on Friday. Ignored appeal by authorities to leave the premises, Hong Kong police acted mid-day Saturday and arrested 61 people. According to a police statement: “Police respect the public’s freedoms of expression, speech and … Continue reading »

Golden Gate Ferry Strike Delays Travel

(CNN) — It was a tough commute Friday morning for some 9,000 travelers and Giants fans in Northern California, due to a ferry strike. Golden Gate Ferry workers picked up signs and joined the picket lines Friday following failed contract negotiations. They’re being offered a three percent raise over three years, but they’d have to … Continue reading »

Flights Grounded in Chicago After Fire

(CNN) — A fire at an air traffic control facility has grounded all flights in and out of Chicago. Both O’Hare and Midway Airports were affected. One employee was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. Authorities think the fire is related to a suicide attempt by an airport employee, but aren’t revealing many details. … Continue reading »

Attorney General Eric Holder Resigning

(CNN) — Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday he is stepping down after six years as head of the Justice Department. Holder is the nation’s 82nd Attorney General and first African-American to hold the office. He will stay in the position until his successor is confirmed by the senate. President Obama will hold a White … Continue reading »

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