Japan volcano death toll hits 43 as new bodies found

Seven more bodies have been found by rescuers combing the peak of a Japanese volcano that erupted at the weekend, officials said Wednesday, taking the death toll to at least 43.The seven are in addition to the 36 already known to ...

US Ebola case is first diagnosed outside Africa

The United States has diagnosed its first case of Ebola in a man who was infected in Liberia and traveled to Texas, US health officials said Tuesday, pledging to contain the virus that has killed more than 3,000.The man is also th...

Hong Kong protesters renew fight on China's National Day

Hong Kong protesters who braved thunderstorms to stage their third night of pro-democracy rallies began massing Wednesday at the city's Golden Bauhinia Square as China's National Day holiday lent their campaign for free elections ...

Government confirms first case of Ebola in US

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. was confirmed Tuesday in a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas - a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa. The unidentified pat...