By TIME Staff
October 24, 2014

How Ready Is NYC for Ebola?

A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in one of the hardest-hit countries in the West Africa outbreak tested positive on Thursday for the virus. Can the Big Apple handle its first case better than Dallas? Its leaders certainly think so

Amazon’s 3rd Quarter Slouch

Big spending and a lower-than-expected forecast for the holiday season put a cloud over the tech giant’s share price, which was down 10% after hours

Ottawa Gunman Wanted Passport for Mideast

A portrait of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old who police said launched a deadly attack on Canada’s seat of government, is beginning to emerge

Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her First Tweet

While opening the Information Age exhibit at London’s Science Museum, Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet from the official account of Buckingham Palace. She was invited to mark the occasion with a tweet by the museum’s director

NYPD Officers Shoot, Kill Man Who Attacked With a Hatchet

An unidentified man was shot and killed in Queens on Thursday after he attacked four NYPD officers with a hatchet. The assailant was seen taking the weapon out of a backpack before assaulting the rookie officers at around 2 p.m.

Boko Haram Said to Abduct More Women, Girls in Nigeria

The militant Islamist group is accused of abducting dozens more women and girls from two villages in Nigeria’s northeastern Adamawa state. Residents said the alleged kidnappings took place a day after a reported truce between the militants and Nigerian government

Football Player Accused of Rape Texted Alleged Victim

Accused quarterback at University of Florida Treon Harris reportedly texted his accuser “don’t tell nobody ’bout nothing” shortly after the encounter. Harris was suspended from the team on Oct. 6, but was reinstated after the accuser withdrew her complaint on Oct. 9

Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Stops Chemo

Menino’s announcement saddened Bostonians who knew him as their leader for five terms over two decades. “While I continue to fight this terrible disease, I feel it is time for me to spend more time with my family, grandkids and friends,” he said in a statement

Leaks Reveal New Details About Ferguson Shooting

As a grand jury weighs whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown, a sequence of leaks in recent days have fanned the flames in Ferguson and raised questions about the investigation

Sweden Calls Off Search for Suspected Submarine

Swedish authorities said they called off their search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago. Officials haven’t blamed any country for the supposed intrusion, though most Swedish defense analysts said Russia would be a likely culprit

Filipina Transgender’s Murder Sparks LGBT Outrage

The burial of Jennifer Laude has sparked a “National Day of Outrage” in the Philippines, with LGBT groups staging vigils on Friday. The groups say her killing — for which a U.S. Marine has been accused — highlights the vulnerable position of trans people in the Philippines

Halle Berry to Relaunch French Lingerie Line at Target

The Academy Award-winning actress is relaunching French lingerie line Scandale and teaming up with Target to sell in the states. Berry discovered the 80-year-old luxury lingerie label while shopping in Paris and wanted to revive the brand globally

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