The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with the Ebola virus and symptom monitoring for those at lower risk, but some state governors and even the Army are carving their own paths.
A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister.
China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.
The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.
A space station delivery mission was called off Monday, just hours after the orbiting lab had to sidestep a piece of treacherous junk.
An Army two-star general and 11 of his staff are being isolated at the base in Italy upon returning from serving in West Africa to help with the Ebola fight.
Michigan has gone through a wrenching economic upheaval in recent years, but as he runs for governor, Mark Schauer hopes that one thing hasn't been lost: the power of an old-style populist appeal to rev up workers and get them to the polls to vote Democratic.
A man appearing in court on charges that he scaled a White House fence was found incompetent to stand trial Monday and screamed for help as marshals forcibly removed him from the courtroom.
Seattle Times theater critic Misha Berson writes:
LeBron James returned to Cleveland, Kevin Love joined him and suddenly the Cavaliers had the makings of the latest superteam. The defending champion San Antonio Spurs are already one and they brought back virtually their entire team for their quest to repeat.
When Andrea Masterson won the title at the Metro League Championships, she became only the second runner – female or male – to sweep four individual crowns.
The Seahawks defense saved the day on some key third-down stops, and after struggling early, Russell Wilson made the right choice in targeting Luke Willson for the winning touchdown.
Poland is planning a major realignment of its military structure because of the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, the country's defense minister said Monday, a move that could shift thousands of troops to its eastern border.
Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 38 people Monday, authorities said.
Stuck in a seven-game losing streak, the New York Jets will start Michael Vick over Geno Smith this week against Kansas City.
The small Baltic nation welcomed the arrival a huge ship Monday that will be used as a floating factory to convert liquefied natural gas into a burnable fuel.
Three performers at the Florida amusement park lost their jobs after refusing to don their animal costumes. They claimed other workers’ sweaty garments accidentally touched their clean outfits hanging nearby.
The global economy has slumped. Turmoil has gripped financial markets. And the U.S. job market, despite steady gains, still isn't fully healthy.
Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius case said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentence after the Olympic runner was convicted of culpable homicide and given a five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend.