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(Jamaica, NY) -- A New York police officer is in critical but stable condition after an axe-wielding man attacked him. The man was shot dead by the officer's partners on Thursday. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says the officer was posing for a photo with a few other cops when...
(Ottawa, ON) -- Canadian authorities say the suspected Ottawa gunman had applied for a passport because he planned to go to Syria. Investigators also are looking into how Michael Zehaf-Bibeau obtained a gun since he had a criminal record. A U.S. official revealed he had recently...
(Undated) -- An international organization wants Missouri police officers investigated for alleged human rights abuses. Amnesty International says the use of rubber bullets, tear gas and military equipment during protests over the Michael Brown shooting "violated international...
(New York, NY) -- A doctor who recently returned from West Africa is in isolation at a New York City hospital after testing positive for Ebola. Mayor Bill deBlasio said the city is prepared to deal with the situation and there is no reason for New Yorkers to be alarmed. Dr...
(New York, NY) -- New York City has its first diagnosed case of Ebola. The doctor who was hospitalized today with Ebola-like symptoms has tested positive for the virus. The patient has been identified as Craig Spencer, a physician who works for Doctors Without Borders. Spencer...
(Washington, DC) -- The Department of Homeland Security may not be ready to deal with a pandemic. An audit from the department's inspector general says the DHS doesn't have enough protective gear or drugs for its staff to maintain operations during a large-scale outbreak. The...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- There's a problem with another juror in the sentencing retrial of convicted killer Jodi Arias in Arizona. Thursday's proceedings in Phoenix ended early because of a "juror issue." One juror was released Tuesday because of a family emergency, and then a second...
(New York, NY) -- A doctor who's suffering from Ebola-like symptoms is hospitalized in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio says emergency responders and healthcare officials are handling the situation well. Doctors Without Borders physician Craig Spencer had recently been in...
(Undated) -- It may be possible to combat malaria and dengue by vaccinating mosquitos. A research team from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore has performed experiments by feeding mosquitos a microbe in a sugar solution to fight the viruses in their bodies. Researchers found...