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New York Ebola Patient Took Uber Ride

The New York City doctor who has tested positive for Ebola took an Uber ride Wednesday evening, the ride-share company announced on its blog. Public health officials have said neither the Uber driver, nor the subsequent passengers are at risk, according to the blog post See also: Ebola Arrives in New York. Show More Summary

'Radicalized' Ottawa Shooter Hoped to Travel to Syria

Canadian citizen Michael Zehaf-Bibeau has been identified by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) as the shooter who killed Canadian reservist Cpl. Nathan Cirillo before storming Parliament on Wednesday. Zehaf-Bibeau, a CanadianShow More Summary

Video Shows Hatchet-Wielding Man Charge at NYPD Officers

A video featuring a hatchet-wielding man, who attacked four New York Police Department officers before he was gunned down in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, has surfaced The now deceased man can be seen in the security camera footage above running while swinging an axe. Show More Summary

Doused: Amazon Takes $170 Million Hit on Fire Phone

Jeff Bezos likes to take big shots. That means big hits and big misses. The Fire Phone, at least so far, is a big, big miss See also: Amazon Fire: The Phone That Makes You a Star Amazon announced that it has taken a $170 million write down on its Fire phone. Show More Summary

White House Guard Dogs Cleared For Duty After Fence Jumper Assault

The two Secret Service dogs that were injured in the line of duty while taking down a man who jumped the White House fence on Wednesday suffered only minor bruises and have been cleared to return to their posts. See also: White House...Show More Summary

Cat Stevens Returns as Yusuf for Bluesy Album About Breaking Free

Just beyond some palm trees in Dubai, the man many know as Cat Stevens watches the sun set and reflects on Tell 'Em I'm Gone, his upcoming album that's attached to his not-as-known onstage and offstage moniker, Yusuf. His calming voice...Show More Summary

Hyundai Genesis Is the Safest Car in Australian History

SYDNEY — The Hyundai Genesis is the safest car in Australian history. In 21 years of the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP), no other car has been rated as highly as the South Korean sedan. It seems the folks at Hyundai...Show More Summary

Microsoft Cofounder Paul Allen Pledges $100 Million in Fight Against Ebola

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen is ramping up his commitment in the fight against Ebola. The billionaire philanthropist announced Thursday that he is pledging to donate "at least" $100 million towards medical supplies, healthcare training...Show More Summary

Hey Now, Here Comes a Documentary About the Grateful Dead

LOS ANGELES — If The Grateful Dead told you about all that went down, it would burn off both your ears. And we're about to get a lot of it on the big screen. Just in time for the Dead's 50th anniversary, an officially blessed-by-the-band...Show More Summary

Don't Expect Friends to Crowdfund Your Vacation

Online crowdfunding tools have made possible many amazing opportunities that were previously long shots. For scrappy entrepreneurs, generous donors can provide financing that no bank or venture capitalist would likely offer For those...Show More Summary

Bromantic Soldiers From America's Civil War

During the American Civil War, many soldiers on both sides of the conflict had their photograph taken. For many of these combatants, this might be the first, the only or the very last time their face would ever be recorded. What is very striking today is how many of these men chose to be photographed with a friend or brother. Show More Summary

Collaborating With Influencers: It’s Not as Terrifying as You Think

This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. To appreciate the power of video influencers, one needs to experience the pandemonium at Vidcon. Show More Summary

Authorities Investigating Blogger for Painting on Rocks in National Parks

A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online. National Park Service agents have found the images at five...Show More Summary

Canada Laments 'Loss of Innocence,' Even After a Decade of War

TORONTO — The shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday thrust Canada into the spotlight, leaving some wondering how a country that typically assumes a supporting role on the world's stage could be a target of "terrorist" attacks. One Canadian...Show More Summary

Apple iPad Event: The Live Blog

Part two of Apple’s Fall Product Extravaganza is about to get underway. The fall fusillade of new products started in September with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch and now the proverbial “other shoe” will drop with new Apple...Show More Summary

Bono on Automatic iTunes Download of U2 Album: 'Oops, I'm Sorry About That'

iTunes users: Bono is sorry he forced his surprise album on you. In a video Q&A on the band's Facebook page, the U2 frontman apologized to fans for putting the new album in everyone's iTunes libraries without asking. See also: U2's Manager...Show More Summary

This Is What It's Like to Travel From Liberia to the U.S. Right Now

NPR producer Rebecca Hersher has seen the world's somewhat-heightened Ebola security protocols first hand Hersher, who NPR says reported on Ebola in Liberia for the past two weeks, returned home on Tuesday and was (sort of) screenedShow More Summary

10-Year-Old Meets Hillary Clinton, Freaks Out

Macy Friday, a 10-year-old, met Hillary Clinton at a coffee shop in Denver, Colorado on Monday, and, to put it lightly, she freaked out No word yet if Clinton confirmed her 2016 Presidential run plans to Friday, but at least the kidShow More Summary

Neymar, Messi Continue to Dazzle in International Matches

The World Cup ended three months ago and, without it, that dismal void in our souls lingers on. But while the rest of us wallow in existential purgatory, two of the tournament's biggest stars — Lionel Messi of Argentina and Neymar Jr. Show More Summary

Google Warns of Design Vulnerability in SSL 3.0

Google on Tuesday announced that it has discovered a "vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0" The vulnerability, which Google announced on its security blog and detailed in a security advisory [PDF link], "allows the plaintext...Show More Summary

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