The election outcome in Colorado could determine if Democrats or Republicans control the Senate. The Democrats style of governing, as well as abortion rights are under fire, political scientist Seth Masket tells DW.
Disappearing students, mass murder, a drug war - the stories of violence from Mexico do not seem to stop. This hasn't discouraged foreigners from traveling to Mexico for work or pleasure - but should it?
After last week's shooting in Ottawa, a Canadian teenager decided to see how people would react to anti-Muslim prejudice. His video has gone viral, but how has Canada really reacted to the attack?
A judge in the northeastern US state of Maine has ordered a nurse returning from Sierra Leone to stay away from public places and maintain a three-foot distance from others. Kaci Hickox insists she is perfectly healthy.
A man wanted for the murder of a US police officer has been caught after a seven-week man hunt in Pennsylvania. One of the FBI's most wanted fugitives could face the death penalty.
Maine’s governor says he could exercise the "full extent" of his authority to isolate a nurse who has defied a voluntary Ebola quarantine. Police followed Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend on their bike ride Thursday.
The US economy has grown further in the past few months, beating analysts' expectations. Third-quarter figures showed expansion was based on a smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending.
The US is often criticized, particularly in Germany. But the country's commitment in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa should be supported, says DW's Miodrag Soric in Washington.
NASA's Antares rocket that was headed for the International Space Station (ISS) has exploded on launch. There were no initial reports that anyone had been hurt, with damage limited to the launch facility.
Thousands of people have lined the streets of an Ontario city to pay their respects to one of two Canadian soldiers killed in attacks last week. The authorities have described both killings as acts of terror.
A jury has found that Robel Phillipos lied during the investigation into the Boston bombing. Phililipos told investigators that he had not been in the dorm room of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev shortly after the attack.
Authorities have found another set of clandestine graves in a new area of Guerrero state in southern Mexico. They are testing the remains to see if they belong to missing students who were last seen in police custody.
US public health officials have advised against routine quarantining of health workers who return home from affected parts of West Africa. However, some states have already exercised a right to impose isolation measures.
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