Skip navigation

8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Father and son turn dream into homemade dark ride

Countless kids and plenty of adults have dreamed of building their own theme-park ride.

8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world USC football morning report

Fact of the day: Utah is two points away from being undefeated this season. The Utes' lone defeat was to Washington State, 28-27, on Sept. 27.

9 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world New York Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola

A physician who had returned to New York City recently after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the disease.

11 minutes ago // BBC

world Farmer jailed over 1m will fraud

A County Armagh farmer who tried to use a forged will to inherit most of a 1m estate from an elderly woman has been sentenced to three years in prison.

13 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Will payroll shackle Andrew Friedman's impact on 2015 Dodgers?

The Dodgers have been having organizational meetings this week in Phoenix and there is certainly plenty to do.

13 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world WHO hopes for Ebola vaccinations this year

UN agency says it is testing two candidate vaccines, and predicts they could be rolled out to West Africa by December.

14 minutes ago // CBS

world "Honey, this is not my favorite case of Ebola"

American missionary who survived disease opens up about the strain of isolation, but offers a message of hope to doctor diagnosed in New York

15 minutes ago // BBC

world Plaid 'could hold balance of power'

Plaid Cymru MPs could hold the balance of power after next year's general election, party leader Leanne Wood tells its conference.

15 minutes ago // NPR

world Boko Haram Reportedly Abducts More Girls Despite Cease-Fire Deal

Within hours of a government announcement last week that a truce had been signed and the release of more than 200 schoolgirls secured, another 25 were kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Axeman captured on CCTV moments before he attacked New York police officers video

A CCTV video shows a 32-year-old assailant running with a metal hatchet before he attacked four New York City police officers. Two of the police officers were injured in the attack and the assailant was shot dead. One officer remains in critical condition. The axeman's identity or motives have not been confirmed by police Continue reading...

20 minutes ago // UPI

world Canada: no connection between Ottawa shooter, jihadists

Ed AdamczykOTTAWA, Oct. 24 UPI -- There is no link between a gunman who attacked the Ottawa, Canada, Parliament and Islamist groups in the Middle East, Canada's Foreign Minister said.

25 minutes ago // Reuters

world Frelimo candidate Nyusi wins Mozambique elections

MAPUTO Reuters - Mozambique's ruling Frelimo party and its candidate Filipe Nyusi won this month's presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results announced on Friday, with votes counted from all provinces.

28 minutes ago // CBS

world Alleged hazing ends another school football season

Officials call the alleged acts at a suburban Philadelphia high school "humiliating and inappropriate"

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bystanders recount desperate rush to save soldier's life after Ottawa attack

Impromptu team who tried to help soldier recount running toward shots and telling Cpl Nathan Cirillo: Everybody loves you Continue reading...

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bystanders recount desperate moments of rush to save Canadian soldier's life

Impromptu team who tried to help soldier recount running toward shots and telling Cpl Nathan Cirillo: Everybody loves you Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Murray fights back to reach semis

Andy Murray boosts his hopes of qualifying for the ATP Finals with a hard-fought win over Kevin Anderson at the Valencia Open.

30 minutes ago // ABC

world Putin Accuses US of Undermining Global Stability

Putin accuses US of trying to dictate its will, calls for a balance of interests

30 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Ashya King 'has really come along'

Ashya King's father said his son "has really come along" while under going proton beam therapy in Prague.

31 minutes ago // ABC

world What We Know About the 43 Missing Mexican Students

A Mexican mayor and his wife have been implicated in the controversy surrounding the disappearance of 43 students last month as authorities have revealed more details about the mystery.

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world How much do you know about the flags of the world?

To celebrate United Nations Day, we've put together a quiz to test your knowledge of flags. Continue reading...

35 minutes ago // ABC

world Macedonia: Gay Activists Hurt in Cafe Attack

Macedonia: 2 gay rights activists are hurt in attack by 30 people throwing rocks, bottles

35 minutes ago // ABC

world Suicide Bomber Kills 10 Soldiers in Egypt

Suicide bomber rams vehicle into Egyptian army checkpoint in Sinai, killing 10 troops

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world Sweden's far-right tells mainstream to negotiate or risk new election

STOCKHOLM Reuters - The leader of the far-right Sweden Democrats, who hold the balance of power in parliament, said on Friday that mainstream parties should negotiate with them before the government's centerpiece budget vote or risk a new election.

37 minutes ago // ABC

world Spain Challenges Canary Island Poll on Oil Plans

Spain to challenge to Canary Island plan to hold referendum on oil exploration plans

37 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Window of opportunity' for Wales

Wales now has a "window of opportunity" to rebalance wealth and power in the UK, Plaid Cymru's leader is expected to tell her party's conference.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Macedonia: 2 gay rights activists are hurt in attack by 30 people throwing rocks, bottles

Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group in Macedonia, wounding two of them.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Spain to challenge to Canary Island plan to hold referendum on oil exploration plans

The Spanish government says it will ask the Constitutional Court to block proposals by the Canary Islands regional government to stage a referendum on oil exploration in waters off the popular tourist archipelago.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Constantine' haunted by the ghost of a story

Even though John Constantine may not look like most heroes in the DC Universe his costume is nothing more than a yellow trenchcoat and his constant smoking at least in the comics is something Superman would tsk-tsk he's still one of the most popular. Unfortunately, while...

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Keanu Reeves is on fire in 'John Wick,' reviews say

Don't go messing with a man's dog -- especially when the man in question is a hyper-lethal ex-assassin trying to enjoy a quiet retirement. Such is the moral of "John Wick," the new revenge thriller starring Keanu Reeves and directed by Chad Stahelski, a veteran stuntman making his directing...

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Some Las Vegas wedding chapels are turning away same-sex couples

Although same-sex marriage became legal on Oct. 9 in Nevada, some Las Vegas wedding chapels are refusing to perform the marriages.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world What we learned from the Kings' 2-0 victory over the Sabres

There were multiple storylines heading into the Kings game against Buffalo on Thursday night but the usual themes emerged by the time they left with their fifth straight victory. Starting and finishing with the performance of goalie Jonathan Quick.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Edward Carey discusses his gothic adventure, 'Heap House'

It's 1875, and all of London's trash is banished to a wasteland known as "the heaps." The Iremonger family presides over this grim realm from Heap House, a mansion itself made up of parts of other buildings. Cut off and inter-marrying for generations, they have developed their own versions of...

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Endorsement video: Vote yes on Prop. 48 and let the North Fork tribe build a casino

There's a temptation to view Proposition 48 as a larger statement on Indian gambling in California. But the ballot measure isn't a policy question on off-reservation casinos, it's a referendum on a specific gambling agreement.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Interstellar' makes some noise at Hollywood coming-out party

Taylor Swift shut down Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday night, shaking it off in a brief concert for Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show.

40 minutes ago // BBC

world Millions of Ebola vaccines for 2015

Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.

40 minutes ago // BBC

world Millions of Ebola vaccine doses for 2015

Millions of doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced.