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FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.<p>Privacy …

State Department warns US businesses in North Africa of ISIS retaliation

The State Department is warning American businesses operating in North Africa of an increased risk of retaliation by militants over the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State.<p>The warning, which is specific to Morocco, is contained in an Oct. 7 dispatch -- obtained by Fox News -- from the …

BOBBY JINDAL: Obama Administration Has 'Told Us Things That Turned Out Not To Be True' About Ebola

"Time and time again, the CDC and the administration in general have told us things that turned out not to be true," Jindal said. "They first said - the president said it was unlikely the virus was going to get here. It did get here, it turns out it did get here. Then he said it was unlikely it was …

Disease

Ebola: Rising call for ban on travel from W Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that Americans are losing faith in their government's ability to stop Ebola, Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed for a ban on travel to the U.S. from the West African outbreak zone. The White House said other measures are more effective.<p>The administration spent the …

In U.S. Congress, Republicans step up demands for Ebola travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers dragged the Ebola crisis into the political arena on Thursday, ramping up their demands that President Barack Obama impose new restrictions on travel from countries ravaged by the deadly virus.<p>Returning to Washington from the campaign trail three weeks …

Top GOP lawmakers say docs show another gun linked to Fast and Furious found at crime scene

Two top Republican lawmakers said Thursday that newly-released documents show yet another gun connected to the botched Operation Fast and Furious emerged at a crime scene --- this time at a shooting in Arizona.<p>Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman …

Krauthammer: Obama administration 'days behind in coming to obvious conclusions' about Ebola

Charles Krauthammer said Thursday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" the Obama administration is "days behind" in coming to "obvious" conclusions on how they should handle Ebola.<p>Krauthammer, a syndicated columnist and a Fox News contributor, said that for example, the administration was late on …

Accused White House intruder faces a new weapons charge

The man accused of jumping a White House fence and running into the presidential mansion while carrying a knife now faces a new weapons charge.<p>A federal grand jury on Thursday returned the charge of possession of illegal ammunition magazines against Omar Gonzalez in an updated indictment. Gun …

Report: Joe Biden’s Son Was Discharged From Military After Testing Positive for Cocaine

Hunter Biden attends the T&C Philanthropy Summit with screening of ‘Generosity Of Eye’ at Lincoln Center with Town & Country on May 28, 2014 in New York City. (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Town & Country)<p>Vice President Joe Biden’s son was discharged from the Navy Reserve earlier this year after …

Hillary Clinton subtly swipes at Mitt Romney over auto bailout

Hillary Clinton cribbed a page from President Barack Obama's playbook on Thursday by taking a swipe at Mitt Romney's 2008 oped, "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt."<p>At an event outside Detroit, where the former secretary of state endorsed Democrats Mark Schauer and Gary Peters, Clinton spoke glowingly of …

The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is on its way, and everyone’s starting to get into the festive spirit. Even the sun, it seems, wants to get in on the fun.<p>On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing …

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Meet the Empanadas of Latin America

"Live rabbits hopped out of some of the large empanadas; birds fluttered from others." That's how food historian Rachel Laudan, in her book <i>Cuisine and Empire</i>, describes a feast eaten by Hernán Cortés and the Spanish Viceroy in Mexico City in 1538. Among the myriad dishes at the three-day feast were …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

The Week in Review: Ferguson Aftermath

Unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer on August 9 in Ferguson, MO. His death transformed the small city into an …

On the Red Couch with Author James Patterson

<i>When James Patterson set out to be a writer as a graduate student at Vanderbilt, he says he just wanted to write books that “were as good as they</i> …

How to Photograph Lightning - the Ultimate Guide

If someone told me I could only take pictures of one thing for the rest of my life – I’d think about it for awhile, and then choose lightning. …

Lightning

Britain warns of 'exceptionally high' level of anti-terrorism activity

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are carrying out security investigations at an “exceptionally high” pace not seen in years to disrupt potentially deadly plots directed from abroad, notably Syria, the country’s top counter-terrorism officer said on Friday.<p>Mark Rowley, Britain’s national policing …

Fighter War Machine attempts suicide in jail, put in medical isolation

Former MMA fighter War Machine is being kept in medical isolation after he attempted suicide in a Las Vegas jail, according to police.<p>Born Jonathan Koppenhaver, the 32-year-old tried to hang himself Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. in his Clark County Jail cell, when he was discovered by a guard doing a …

Crime

Bedouins eke out a meagre existence in the Negev desert

Snorkeling

Abu Sayyaf hostage killing deadline passes

A deadline set by the Philippine rebel group Abu Sayyaf has passed without any word on the fate of a German hostage held for ransom, who they had threatened to behead.<p>The Friday deadline was set by the rebel group, which recently expressed allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant …

Actress Misty Upham's body found near river, family says

A spokesperson for Misty Upham's family said the actress' body was found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn on Thursday. The Native American star, best known for her roles in "August: Osage County," ''Frozen River" and "Django Unchained," was 32.<p>Police spokesman Steve Stocker said items …