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Ferguson, Missouri rally

CNN

Ferguson on edge as grand jury ruling looms

There is never a day where at least one person isn't outside the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department sitting or standing near an anemic tree, the only place for a bit of shade.

At night, the crowd tends to swell, and the protest grows more intense....

Kevin Vickers CAN Sgt at Arms

Parliament of Canada

Canadian official hailed as a hero

During a long standing ovation by grateful lawmakers Thursday morning, the sergeant-at-arms credited with downing a gunman at Canada's Parliament appeared emotional.

Kevin Vickers, who regularly leads a procession into the House of Commons as session...

Stephen Harper, Laureen Harper, Canada War Memorial

Chris Wattie/Reuters

Ottawa shooting suspect tied to jihadists

The suspect in Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa 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.

The gunman was Queb...

Buckingham Palace

Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Police: UK royal officer stashed ammo

An officer assigned to a unit that protects Britain's royal household was arrested Thursday on suspicion of unlawfully keeping ammunition in personal lockers in a police building on the grounds of London's Buckingham Palace.

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 White House security breach, according to his father.

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

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...

Police officer stands guard, Ottawa, Canada shootings

Blair Gable/Reuters

Canadian shooting: What we know, don't know

A day after a gunman killed an army reservist in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, many questions remain.

Amber Vinson at Emory Hospital

Family of Amber Vinson

Ebola: Nurse to leave isolation

Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.

With multiple developments underway, here's the latest on the Ebola outbreak:

U.S. DEVELOPMENTS

Obama cautiously optimistic

Pr...

Kobani, Syria, explosions

CNN

Turkey: Iraqi Kurds can join fight for Kobani

A deal has been reached for 200 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces to pass through Turkey to help Syrian Kurdish fighters in the besieged town of Kobani, just over the border in Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday.

The Syrian Kurd...

Diamonds

Wikimedia Commons/Mario Sarto

This Halloween costume costs $1.6 million

What does a million-dollar Halloween costume look like? Hint: It gives new meaning to the phrase "dripping with diamonds."

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