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Hong Kong Protesters Vow To Step Up Pro-Democracy Campaign

With the territory's leader, Leung Chun-ying, refusing to step down, some demonstrators say they will move next to occupy key government buildings.

Death Toll From Japanese Volcano Rises

Nearly 50 people are listed as dead from an eruption of Mount Ontake, located about 125 miles west of Tokyo.

Watch Live: Gov. Rick Perry Holds Press Conference On Texas Ebola Patient

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will hold a press conference today at 1 p.m. He is expected to provide an update on the man diagnosed with the Ebola virus being treated at a Dallas hospital.

ISIS Militants Reportedly Behead Kurds In Northern Syria

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Islamic State militants killed the seven men and three women near the besieged Kurdish town of Kobani.

'Ello' Aims For A Return To Ad-Free Social Networking

Ello is the viral social network of the moment. Ad-free, invitation-only and with the option of anonymity, it's generating tons of chatter as the latest alternative to Facebook.

Where Activists See Gray, Albuquerque Police See Black And White

If a suspect threatens officers, police say, they have a right to defend themselves. But a Justice Department report said police in Albuquerque have used force unnecessarily; two ex-officers agree.

Transcript: Sen. Warren's Full NPR Interview On Financial Regulation

Elizabeth Warren tells Morning Edition that audio tapes made by an investigator working for the New York Fed re-enforce the perception of a disturbingly cozy relationship between regulators and banks.

First U.S. Case Of Ebola Confirmed In Dallas

A man who flew to the U.S. from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. He was not sick on the plane, but developed symptoms later. He is currently in isolation at a hospital in Dallas.

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