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Woman in street harassment video: 'I do not feel safe right now'

Actress Shoshana Roberts says she has received several violent threats because of her role in a widely-watched anti-street harassment PSA.

Daylight Saving Time no more: Clocks 'fall back' Saturday night

Get ready for some early sunsets. At 2 a.m. Saturday night, U.S. clocks will move one hour backward, as Daylight Saving Time officially ends.

Boko Haram says kidnapped girls are now 'married'

The Nigerian extremist group says more than 200 girls it kidnapped from a school in April have been married to fighters. The group also denies that it's reached a cease fire.

After mass protests, Hungary gives up on Internet tax

The government had proposed taxing Internet usage, but opponents claimed it the government was trying to impose a digital iron curtain on Hungary.

Burkina Faso army general takes power

President Blaise Compaore was forced out of office by a burst of violent protests in which parliament was set ablaze.

How did miners survive 69 days underground? New book shares true story

The detailed accounts of 33 Chilean miners and their families are the basis of a new book called, "Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle that Set them Free."

Kansas airport crash leaves at least 4 dead (updated)

Wichita fire officials say at least four other people were taken to a hospital and five more are unaccounted for after the Thursday morning crash at Mid-Continent Airport.

Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71

Menino, who served for 20 years, helped lead his shaken city through crisis following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

Hagel approves 21-day Ebola quarantine for troops

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has approved a recommendation by military leaders that all U.S. troops returning from Ebola response missions in West Africa be kept in supervised isolation for 21 days.

Nurse who had Ebola will be released from hospital

A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed she's virus-free, a hospital spokeswoman said.

UN ambassador in Sierra Leone for closer look at Ebola crisis

Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the U.N., is on a multi-nation swing through West Africa to see how the global response to the deadly virus is faring.

Attacker made video of himself before shooting, Canadian police say

Police say they have "persuasive evidence" the shooting at a war memorial and Parliament building was ideologically and politically driven. The video, under analysis, will not be released for now.

New Jersey releasing quarantined nurse

The New Jersey Health Department said in a statement Monday that Kaci Hickox, a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa, had been symptom-free for 24 hours and would be taken on a private carrier to Maine.

Instagram artist under investigation for 'artistic' vandalism in national parks

Artist Casey Nocket recently traveled to several national parks on the west coast. But while taking in the natural sights, she created her own: Nocket allegedly scrawled her own drawings and artwork onto the landscape.

Many Tunisians vote in key test of Arab Spring's legacy

Voter turnout has been reported at around 60 percent of the electorate, as Tunisians cast votes in their country's first full parliamentary election Sunday.

Nicaragua follows its own path in dealing with drug traffickers

Unlike its Central American neighbors, Nicaragua hasn't waged a head-on military battle with the cartels. The country suffers less violence, but critics says it effectively tolerates trafficking.