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Man attacks police with hatchet

NYPD

NYC police attack; fears of Islamist attacks

A bloodied steel hatchet lay on a rainy Queens sidewalk on Thursday like an portentous question mark. Was the bearded man who used it to wound two New York City police officers motivated by radical Islam?

Yemen turmoil

REUTERS/al-Houthi Rebel Group

Surge in fighting threatens Yemen's survival

Yemen is going through its greatest upheaval since protests erupted during the Arab Spring more than three years ago.

Mayor de Blasio Ebola news conference

NYC doctor tests positive for Ebola

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York from West Africa has tested positive for the Ebola virus, becoming the first diagnosed case in the city, authorities said late Thursday.

New White House fence jumper

David Catrett/CNN

White House fence jumper quickly detained

A man who jumped the White House fence Wednesday night suffers from mental health problems, and has been arrested in a previous security breach there, according to his father.

Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, barely made it onto the lawn be...

Stephen Harper, Laureen Harper, Canada War Memorial

Chris Wattie/Reuters

Sources: Ottawa gunman had ties to jihadists

The Ottawa gunman had "connections" to jihadists in Canada who shared a radical Islamist ideology, including at least one who went overseas to fight in Syria, multiple U.S. sources told CNN on Thursday.

However, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird to...

Canada shootings police dog

Blair Gable/Reuters

Who is Canada shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau?

What would spur someone to walk up to a war memorial, fatally shoot a soldier guarding it, then rush into Canada's Parliament and open fire?

The attacker, identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, may have taken the answer to his grave when he himself was s...

Poorly written paper earns UNC Chapel Hill student A-minus

ESPN.com

UNC report finds 18 years of rampant fraud

For 18 years, thousands of students at the prestigious University of North Carolina took fake "paper classes," and advisers funneled athletes into the program to keep them eligible, according to a scathing independent report released Wednesday.

"These...

Comcast

Courtesy Comcast

FCC calls timeout on Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger

Those waiting for a Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger -- and possibly improved cable service in cities like New York City and Los Angeles -- are going to have to hold out a bit longer.

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WBAL

3 dead in Maryland aircraft collision

Three people died and two were injured when a small aircraft and a helicopter collided Thursday afternoon at a municipal airport in Frederick, Maryland, according to Frederick County Fire Chief Denise Pouget.

Maryland State Police told CNN it "appear...

Partial solar eclipse

REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

Partial solar eclipse happened Thursday

Maybe your mother told you it's not polite to stare.

It wasn't safe either, NASA said, for those who looked at Thursday's partial solar eclipse.

"Don't stare," NASA said. "Even at maximum eclipse, a sliver of sun peeking out from behind the Moon can s...

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