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Payrolls grow by 214K; jobless rate hits 6-year low

The U.S. economy created 214,000 jobs in October, the Labor Department reported Friday, pushing the unemployment rate to its lowest level in six …

Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo: A new strain of the virus

While an Ebola epidemic has been raging in West Africa since March 2014, an outbreak of this hemorrhagic fever occurred in the Democratic Republic of …

Protests Over Disappeared Mexican Students Intensify

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Balloons symbolize fall of Berlin Wall

BERLIN (AP) — The citizens of Berlin on Sunday released almost 7,000 balloons into the night sky, many carrying messages of hope to mark the 25th …

Arctic blast this early is like boxer's punch before the opening bell

<b>(CNN) —</b> Northern central states are astute at fighting driving snow and subzero chill, but the early cold snap this week could hit them like a boxer's punch thrown before the opening bell.<p>This blast, reminiscent of last January's deep freeze, comes too early for comfort. Leaves are still on the …

South Korea fires warning shots at North Korean patrol near border

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a patrol from North Korea to turn it back from the two sides' border, a South Korean Defense Ministry official said Monday.<p>About 10 North Korean soldiers approached the Military Demarcation Line around 9:40 a.m. Monday, said …

Earthquake rattles southern Iran

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake has been recorded near the city of Fin in southern Iran, according to the semi-official Mehr News Agency.<p>No damage or injuries were immediately reported.<p>The Monday evening quake was centered about 89 kilometers (55 miles) northwest of the Persian Gulf port city of Bandar …

Obama: 'I've got to take responsibility" for Democratic loss in midterms

Days after the Democrats' brutal defeat in the midterm elections, President Obama said Sunday that he takes responsibility for his party's poor performance at the polls.<p>"The buck stops right here at my desk," the President said in an interview on CBS' Face the Nation. "And so whenever -- as the …