Shannon Koepke

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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 …

Economy

47 people killed in bombing outside Nigerian school; Boko Haram suspected

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> At least 47 people were killed and 79 were wounded Monday by a suicide bombing outside a school in northern Nigeria, police said.<p>The attacker was disguised as a student when he set off the explosion in a government boarding school in the town of Potiskum, police spokesman …

After airstrikes, questions abound over fate of ISIS leader

<b>(CNN) —</b> He's enemy No. 1 in the fight against ISIS. But after waves of airstrikes by both Iraq and U.S.-led coalition forces, questions abound over whether the terror group's leader was hit.<p>Iraq's Ministry of Interior said the Iraqi air force wounded ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and killed a …

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 …

Jet crash in Bahamas kills 9; prominent pastor Myles Munroe among the dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> A jet crashed Sunday near Freeport, on the island of Grand Bahama, killing all nine people on board, authorities said.<p>The aircraft hit a crane at the Freeport Ship Yard and crashed into a nearby "junk site," police said.<p>No U.S. agencies are involved, and the Royal Bahamas Police Force is …