Late Friday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie imposed automatic, 21-day quarantines on anyone who has had contact or possible contact with infected people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa. And federal officials might issue formal quarantine guidelines for medical workers who treat Ebola patients in West Africa.
North Korea now has the capability to manufacture a nuclear warhead that can be placed on a rocket, a significant step forward in Kim Jong Un's efforts to develop nuclear missiles, a top U.S. commander told reporters on Friday.
After twin terror attacks in Canada, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) plans to renew a push to pass his broad intelligence review act that many lawmakers believe is necessary to collect intelligence to keep the country safe from terrorism.
North Korea has long used ballistic missile tests and underground nuclear explosions to proclaim its intentions to the world.
But fearing that the West wants to prosecute their leader, Kim Jong Un, for human rights abuses, North Korean officials are beginning to rely on soft words instead of hard power. In an appropriately bizarre new tact for the Hermit Kingdom, North Korean officials are engaging in an intensive charm offensive designed to persuade world powers to leave their "dear leader" alone.
This story has been updated.
A day after a federal jury convicted four former Blackwater private security contractors on murder and manslaughter charges, Blackwater founder Erik Prince backed away from his previous insistence that the men had done nothing wrong during a Sept. 16, 2007, rampage in Baghdad in which 14 Iraqi civilians died.