Nation & world

  1. Uganda antigay law struck down by court


    NAIROBI, Kenya — A Ugandan court on Friday struck down a punitive antigay law that has strained Uganda's relations with the West, but the court ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be revived.

  2. Gaza cease-fire collapses; Israeli soldier missing


    JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants sprang from the ground and confronted Israeli soldiers Friday morning, as they have repeatedly in recent days. This time, Israeli officials said, one exploded a suicide belt while another unleashed machine-gun fire. This time, two Israeli soldiers were killed and the militants …

  3. Popular prepaid money card opens path to fraud schemes


    Federal authorities are sounding alarms about a wide range of fraudulent schemes involving a popular prepaid money card product.

    MoneyPak, a type of prepaid debit card, is sold by Green Dot, a California company.
  4. Big drug dosage used in execution



    Big drug dosage used in execution

    Lawyers for an inmate who was executed last month by lethal injection said Friday that his executioners injected him with 15 times the standard dose of a sedative and a painkiller during a procedure that lasted nearly two hours before their client was …

  5. Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment


    NEW YORK — Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.

    INSIDE THE JET: The private jet that will carry Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol is equipped with a sealed isolation tent.