National & International News

  • Tim Cook

    2 hours ago

    Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

    Apple CEO Tim Cook:

    Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for Bloomberg Businessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay" and that he hoped to inspire others. "While I have never denied my sexuality, I...

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  • Kaci Hickox

    2 minutes ago

    Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

    Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

    A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has followed through on her vow. Kaci Hickox left her Fort Kent home with her boyfriend on Thursday and went...

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  • mission shooting

    2 hours ago

    2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

    2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

    Two people were shot and one person stabbed in San Francisco amid raucous celebrations following the Giants’ World Series victory, police said. The rowdiness included people setting bonfires in the streets...

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  • suicide gun

    17 minutes ago

    Pa. Coroner Auctioning Off Guns Used in Suicides

    Pa. Coroner Auctioning Off Guns Used in Suicides

    A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths, The Associated Press reported. Corner Ken Bacha said the Nov. 8 sale is Westmoreland County...

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  • obama

    3 hours ago

    Man Frames Ex-Roommate in Fake Threat to Obama

    Man Frames Ex-Roommate in Fake Threat to Obama

    A 30-year-old New York man accused of calling in a fake threat on the life of President Barack Obama told investigators he framed his former roommate, a New Haven resident, because he didn’t approve of the man’s...

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  • arlington

    16 minutes ago

    Texas School Bans "Just Let It Happen" Football T-Shirt

    Texas School Bans

    The Arlington Independent School District has banned a high school football team T-shirt with the slogan "Shhhhhhh just let it happen" after the school newspaper's editorial staff questioned whether the message...

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  • Ebola

    Oct 29, 2014

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    As some states enact strict new quarantine protocols, and other groups including schools respond with great caution if not fear about Ebola, aid organizations are concerned that these measures will be a...

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