- Australia says missing plane hunt will take months
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean is progressing well but will likely take many months because of the huge area involved, an Australian official said Friday.
- Botswana votes as president seeks second term
GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana voted Friday in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party faces growing opposition to its decades-old dominance in the southern African nation.
- French journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua
JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Two French television journalists were sentenced to two and a half months in jail Friday for illegal reporting in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua.
- Aid group: Ebola contagion risk can't be zero
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola's spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without Borders said Friday after one of its doctors caught the dreaded disease while working in Guinea and went to New York City.
- This Week in the Civil War
This Week in The Civil War for Sunday, Oct. 26: Confederate ironclad sunk, fighting near Richmond, Virginia.
- Police pursuit ends in bar crash, 12 injured
WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say at least a dozen people were injured when a stolen truck crashed into a bar while being pursued by police.
- Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas
BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said on Friday.
- After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
- US to compensate Philippines for coral reef damage
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says the United States will pay 87 million pesos ($1.9 million) for damage caused by a U.S. Navy minesweeper that ran aground on a protected coral reef last year.
- Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles
DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
- WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in Jan
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in January.
- NY governor: Doctor had 100.3 temp, not 103
NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola "obviously felt he wasn't symptomatic" when he went out "in a limited way."
- Chan wants to be better father after son's arrest
BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan has pledged to become a better father after his son Jaycee was arrested on drug charges.
- Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse.
- Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet — and she's signed it "Elizabeth R."