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Gunman, Soldier Dead In Canadian Parliament Shooting

A Canadian soldier was shot and killed as he and another soldier stood guard at Canada's Parliament war memorial Wednesday. Read More »

New Restrictions On Travelers From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The Obama administration announced Tuesday that all U.S.-bound travelers from three Ebola-stricken African countries will be required to fly into one of five airports that are conducting additional screening. Read More »

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola Outbreak Is Officially Over

Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. Read More »

Fight Against Ebola Intensifying in U.S.

Officials say 334 U.S. troops are currently deployed in Liberia to help in the fight. And employees at five major U.S. airports are being trained to clean and sanitize anything exposed to the virus.

FBI Director Warns Lone 'Rat' Attacks to Increase

James Comey says North Carolina's law enforcement community is "uniquely knit together" and equipped to battle not only local crime but international terrorism.

FBI Needs Help Identifying ISIS Jihadist

The FBI is asking for help identifying a man seen in a propaganda video released by ISIS. Read More »

Ebola Patient's Family: They're Terrified. They're Terrified.

The mother, sister and nephew of the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. sat down for the first time together with WCCB's Courtney Francisco.

ISIS Threatens to Kill Former U.S. Soldier

The terror group ISIS says it has beheaded a British aid worker, and is threatening to kill an American.

President Obama: Intelligence Community Underestimated ISIS Threat

President Obama is taking some heat after admitting the terror group ISIS is proving more powerful than the U.S. first thought.

More Countries Join U.S.-Led Coalition Against ISIS

New airtrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. It comes as some lawmakers suggest there need to be U.S. boots on the ground.

UK Police Arrest 2 More Men In Counter-Terrorism Investigation

UK police arrested two more men Friday in connection with an investigation into suspected membership of a banned organization. Read More »

Nancy Writebol Wants to Return to West Africa

For many, Charlotte missionary Nancy Writebol became the face of the Ebola outbreak. WCCB spoke one on one with her and her husband David Wednesday.

Third American Ebola Patient Released from Hospital

Dr. Rick Sacra was released from Nebraska Medical Center Thursday after being declared Ebola free. He contracted the virus while delivering babies in Liberia.

Kidnapped Frenchman Beheaded, Video Posted Online

French hostage Herve Gourdel was abducted and beheaded, a killing shown on video, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Read More »

Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In Prison

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday, said Jerika Richardson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan. Read More »

US: Ebola Cases Could Hit 1.4 Million By Mid-January

New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically. Read More »

U.S. Actively Bombing Terrorist Targets In Syria

U.S. jets have begun airstrikes against two separate terror groups in Syria Read More »

'A peaceful, selfless man': Wife Of Captive Alan Henning Begs ISIS To Let Him Go

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning pleaded Saturday with ISIS to release him, describing her husband as a "peaceful, selfless man" who was only in Syria to help people in need. Read More »

France Strikes Islamic State Group's Depot In Iraq

France says it has conducted its first airstrike in Iraq and has destroyed a logistics depot held by the Islamic State group. Read More »

Congress Approves President's ISIS Plan

Congress has signed off on President Obama's plan, and he's reiterating Thursday night that U.S. troops will not have a combat role on the ground.

More than Four Million Scottish Vote on Independence

More than four million voters flocked to polls Thursday to decide whether the country should sever its ties with England after 307 years. Read More »

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Drops Re-Election Bid, Starts Chemotherapy

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dropped a re-election bid on Friday after doctors found an abdominal tumor that they say is malignant. Read More »

Military Commander Open to U.S. Troops on Ground to Fight ISIS

The White House quickly responded saying the U.S. will not deploy ground troops in a combat role.

3,000 U.S. Troops to Fight Ebola in West Africa

The troops will build clinics, train health workers and deliver medical supplies.

U.S. Gaining Support to Fight ISIS

About 40 nations have agreed to join the coalition against the terror group. Several countries have even pledged ground troops to fight ISIS.

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