Queen Elizabeth II sends her 1st tweet ITV News: UK’s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first-ever tweet on Friday, a message welcoming people to London’s Science Museum, from the UK monarchy’s account.
New York City doctor positive for Ebola in initial tests The New York Times: A doctor in New York City who recently returned from Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the first city’s first diagnosed case.
Partial solar eclipse visible over North America NASA: NASA is live streaming a partial solar eclipse that visible over North America. The eclipse, which began around 2 p.m.
Survey: GOP leads on issues, Democrats have more positive image A national survey by the Pew Research Center shows neither Republicans or Democrats are especially popular with voters as they head into the midterms.
Ottawa attempts return to normalcy day after shootings Globe and Mail: Canadian police on Thursday confirmed that only one gunman was involved in shootings in Ottawa yesterday. Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Members of Parliament paid respects in the morning to the soldier who was killed, calling for unity amid the tragedy.
Police in Ottawa confirmed shots were fired inside Canada’s Parliament, at the National War Memorial and near the Rideau Centre shopping mall.
CNN: A plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle, released by North Korea after five months in detention, has landed at Ohio’s Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.
NBC News freelance cameraman declared free of Ebola NBC News: An NBC News freelance cameraman was declared free of Ebola on Tuesday and will be allowed to leave a biocontainment unit at the Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital announced. Ashoka Mukpo was diagnosed with Ebola while working in Liberia for NBC.
Denver Post: The FBI in Denver confirmed that three Colorado teenagers were stopped on their way to apparently join Islamic State fighters in the Middle East.
USA TODAY: The Department of Homeland Security has announced that all travelers from Ebola outbreak countries in West Africa will be funneled through one of five U.S.
1 of 2 soldiers hit by suspected radical in Canada dies Globe and Mail: One of the two soldiers struck by a Quebec motorist with suspected jihadi sympathies has died. The soldiers were hit while they were walking late Monday morning in a shopping mall parking lot.
Family: Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies at 82 ABC News: Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at age 82, family members confirmed Monday.
US lawmaker demands probe of Nazi benefit payments: The Associated Press: Following a report that millions of dollars in Social Security benefits were paid to suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards, a senior House Democrat has asked officials at the Justice Department and Social Security Administration to launch an investigation.
Washington Post: Record temperatures in September suggest 2014 is on track to become warmest year on record, says NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center.
Comet makes rare, close pass by Mars NBC News: A comet made a rare pass by Mars on Sunday, passing just 87,000 miles from the planet, less than half the distance between Earth and the moon.
Reuters: US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-person expeditionary medical support team that would respond to domestic Ebola cases.
Human remains discovered during search for missing UVa student: NBC News: Human remains, thought to those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, have been discovered, Charlottesville police say.
Canada to start shipping experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO Toronto Star: Canada’s government announced on Saturday that it will start shipping an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday.
At least 14 dead after ventilation collapse at South Korean concert Yonhap News: Fourteen concert watchers were assumed dead and 11 others critically injured as a facility covering a ventilation window at an outdoor theater crashed, officials said.
Reuters: Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.