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  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
  • NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only'

    NATO: Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only'
    Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only," NATO's top military commander said on Saturday. "The situation in Ukraine is not good right now," U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters in Vilnius....
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo Join Climate Change March in New York

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, Evangeline Lilly and Edward Norton were among the famous faces at Sunday's large march in New York City calling for world leaders to take action against global climate change. Thousands of people gathered for the People's...
  • Afghan rivals sign deal on unity government ending standoff

    Afghanistan’s election rivals signed an agreement Sunday forming a unity government with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as president, ending a months-long standoff over a disputed runoff vote. The brief signing ceremony at the presidential...
  • Ebola death toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria: WHO

    Ebola death toll passes 2,800 but 'contained' in Senegal, Nigeria: WHO
    An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been largely contained in Senegal and Nigeria, the World Health Organization said on Monday, but the disease is still spreading elsewhere and has now killed over 2,811 people in the region. Senegal and Nigeria,...
  • U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit

    U.S. joins other nations in deforestation accord at UN summit
    Moving to halt a powerful contributor to climate change, the United States has joined more than 110 corporations, civil society groups and governments to launch a global initiative to reduce deforestation sharply over the next 15 years, with the goal of...
  • Ebola virus in humans may be here to stay; fatality rate is 71%

    In a grim assessment of the Ebola epidemic, researchers say the deadly virus threatens to become endemic to West Africa instead of eventually disappearing from humans. "The current epidemiologic outlook is bleak," wrote a panel of more than 60 World...
  • Sierra Leone identifies scores of Ebola cases during three-day curfew

    At least 130 Ebola cases were identified and scores of bodies buried during a three-day curfew in Sierra Leone, the country’s health authorities said Monday, calling the controversial effort largely successful. In one of the most aggressive...
  • Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says

    Ebola epidemic more deadly than all previous combined, report says
    The Ebola epidemic has already killed more people than all previous outbreaks combined, and an alarming new analysis by the World Health Organization suggests it already may be too late to prevent the virus from taking up permanent residence among...
  • Michelle Obama urges leaders to show courage in fight for girls' education

    Michelle Obama urges leaders to show courage in fight for girls' education
    NEW YORK - First lady Michelle Obama urged international leaders to show the courage and commitment of girls who make sacrifices to go to school - like the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls - to provide children around the world the quality education they...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 2,900 as world leaders gather at U.N.

    World leaders were gathering in New York on Thursday to spotlight the Ebola outbreak ravaging parts of West Africa, a meeting that will test whether the international community is prepared to bring to bear the resources needed to halt the swiftly...