Recent World Headlines
Ferguson begins cleanup after 2 nights of unrest, hopes for continued calm, return to normal
FERGUSON, Mo. - Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
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Obama defends his legal authority - to pardon Thanksgiving turkeys
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is defending his legal authority to take executive actions — to spare a pair of Thanksgiving turkeys.
Video shows cop shooting boy within seconds of encountering him; 12-year-old had pellet gun
CLEVELAND - The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1 1/2 to 2 seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. During those few moments, he ordered the youngster three times to put up his hands, they said.
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Recent National Headlines
Tory MP retracts advice to wear recording devices to guard against harassment allegations
OTTAWA - A Conservative backbencher who issued a bizarre warning to colleagues against "consorting without protection" in the wake of Parliament Hill misconduct revelations retracted his statement late Wednesday.
New Brunswick government to ease access to abortion as of January
FREDERICTON - The New Brunswick government is scrapping a section of a contentious regulation that restricted access to abortion for decades and set the province apart for its unique policies on the procedure.
Recent Business Headlines
U.S. Ebola vaccine looks protective but may require high dose: study
TORONTO - A single dose of a U.S.-designed Ebola vaccine may be protective against the disease, a new study suggests. But the research also appears to indicate that dose will have to be relatively large, which may present problems for the vaccine.
Alberta rolls back oil forecasts, expects price to remain mired in trough
EDMONTON - Alberta is slashing its oil forecasts for this budget year as the world price remains mired in a trough around $75 a barrel, Finance Minister Robin Campbell announced Wednesday.
Recent Entertainment Headlines
Keillor to step aside for a couple 'Prairie Home' shows; musician Chris Thile to guest host
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Host Garrison Keillor plans to stay home and listen to "A Prairie Home Companion" on the radio for a couple of shows this winter.
Recent Health Headlines
NIH study: Ebola vaccine safe in first 20 people studied, triggers promising immune response
WASHINGTON - An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.