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CONCORD, N.H. - Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend yesterday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.
AUTHORITIES in Allentown say an argument over spitting led to a man being shot in both legs. The victim was listed in stable condition yesterday morning as Allentown police searched for the gunman.
Seated at the defense table in U.S. Immigration Court in Philadelphia, the 10-year-old looked down at his feet, which barely reached the floor. Coal-eyed, he resembled a Latino Dennis the Menace, with a "fauxhawk" instead of a cowlick and clad in a shirt that read:
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council that Paul oversaw and implemented.
WASHINGTON - President Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside - Ebola.
ATLANTA - Revised guidance for health-care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said yesterday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
GALVESTON, Texas - They dubbed the ship the S.S. Ebola, bellied up to the bar to spend $200 vouchers, and shared wild rumors for several days at sea. But when passengers of the Carnival Magic stepped ashore in Galveston on Sunday morning, their vacation smiles soon faded to frowns of wary bemusement at the television cameras there to greet them.
NEW HAMPSHIRE Pumpkin festival parties trigger riots Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties...
New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle.
INDIA Governing party solidifies its rule India's governing Hindu nationalist party was declared the winner Sunday in two state assembly elections, giving...
Clashes between democracy protesters and police continued for a third day in a row Sunday in Hong Kong's Mong Kok neighborhood, and leaders of both the government and the three-week-old civil disobedience movement raised concerns that more casualties might ensue.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Joko Widodo completed a journey from riverside shack to presidential palace on Monday, cheered through the streets following his inauguration by tens of thousands of ordinary Indonesians in a reminder to the opposition-controlled parliament of the strong grass-roots support that swept him to power.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Officials say insurgents have attacked several army checkpoints in eastern and southern Afghanistan, killing at least four troops and wounding several people.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill," noting that Liberia and two other badly hit countries were already weakened by years of war.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's trade and justice ministers resigned Monday after accusations they misused campaign funds in the biggest setback so far for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's conservative administration.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal was wrapping up rescue operations in its northern mountains Monday, saying all the hikers believed to have been stranded on a trekking route by a series of deadly blizzards are now safe.
BERLIN (AP) - A planned strike by pilots at Lufthansa has been expanded to include a one-day walkout Tuesday at the German airline's long-haul fleet.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's Parliament House on Monday lifted a short-lived ban on facial coverings including burqas and niqabs after the prime minister intervened.
BEIJING (AP) - China has donated $6 million to help stave off food shortages in the three African countries worst affected by the Ebola virus, the World Food Program announced Monday, part of Beijing's growing assistance to a continent where its companies have become major investors.
PRATO, Italy (AP) - There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.
PRATO, Italy (AP) - The first thing the firefighters saw was the arm sticking out of the barred window on the second floor of the factory. Flames reached through the partially collapsed roof and a high column of smoke darkened the winter sky. This fire had been burning for some time.
HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's leader has claimed that "external forces" are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests that have occupied parts of this financial capital for more than three weeks, but provided no evidence to back his accusation.
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) - Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation has found.
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) - Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
BEIJING (AP) - The conundrum of bolstering rule of law in Communist Party-run China was on the agenda for the ruling party's top leaders Monday as they opened a four-day conclave to guide policy for the coming year.