North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.
Analysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US case
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even temper growing international criticism of its human-rights record.
US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work
WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease.
Syria claims it destroyed jets seized by IS
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister.
Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants
DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.