International

(Pretoria) -- Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius is back in a South African court today as testimony continues in the sentencing phase of his trial for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp. Yesterday, Pistorius was described in court as a broken man who has lost...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says the international community needs to do more to fight Ebola. He met yesterday with UN Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, and the White House says the two agreed that more had to be done globally to "decisively address the Ebola crisis." The President...
(Princeton, NJ) -- Dr. Nancy Snyderman is apologizing for violating a voluntary isolation agreement she made after being exposed to Ebola while reporting on it in Liberia. NBC's chief medical correspondent issued a statement which was read by Brian William on "NBC Nightly News"...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is taking a short trip to Joint Base Andrews today to get a military update on the campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey will host the briefing for Obama and military leaders from more than 20 other...
(San Francisco, CA) -- A French bank is teaming up with Twitter to allow money transfers via tweets. France's second largest bank, BPCE, will offer person-to-person money transfers through Twitter to French consumers, regardless of what bank they use. Twitter is facing off...
(Undated) -- Scientists say the threat of hazardous tsunami waves has mostly passed after a strong earthquake struck Monday night off the coast of El Salvador. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude seven-point-four earthquake struck 66 miles south-southeast of the city...
(Seoul) -- There's a report of a Kim Jong Un sighting. State media says the North Korean leader visited a residential district and scientific establishment on Tuesday. Kim had not appeared in public since September 3rd and was conspicuously missing from a key political...
(Half Moon Bay, CA) -- A new record is set at the Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay, California. Pumpkin grower John Hawkley's entry in the competition today weighed two-thousand and 58 pounds and he says this more than makes up for what happened in...
(Vatican City) -- The Vatican appears to be softening its tone on homosexuality. A document read in the presence of Pope Francis on Monday said homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer" and asked if Catholics could accept gays and recognize the positive aspects of same-sex...