World

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Amazon has a place in many Americans' lives because of its low prices and seemingly endless array of goods. But Amazon — which commands about 20 per cent of all U.S.

WICHITA, Kan. - Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport.

Wichita Fire Chief Ronald D.

BOSTON - Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday.

WICHITA, Kan.

CHICAGO - A judge ordered the immediate release Thursday of a prisoner whose confession had helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing — a case that was instrumental in the campaign to en

RIGA, Latvia - A famous Latvian aviator who joined a Nazi killing squad during World War II is being brought to life in a musical that has outraged Jews in the Baltic country and beyond.

Critics say

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus.

An announcement distributed to foreign diplomat

FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride.

SURUC, Turkey - Activists say 10 Iraqi peshmerga fighters have entered a northern Syrian border town, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani.

Kobani

STOCKHOLM - Sweden's new government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state at a time of increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jer