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at 08:42 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

China launches experimental spaceship in preparation for unmanned moon return trip

BEIJING, China - China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

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at 08:42 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Detroit Mass Mob uses social media to draw Roman Catholics to services in struggling churches

DETROIT - Detroit has seen half of its residents skip town over the past 50 years, and the fallout has been felt in every corner of the city, including its religious communities.

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at 08:37 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Governor: NY Ebola doctor sought help with 100.3-degree fever, not higher temperature

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola sought help with a 100.3 (38-Celsius) -degree fever, not a higher temperature.

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at 08:35 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

For $20 or less, smugglers offer foreigners passage from Turkey into IS territory in Syria

ONCUPINAR, Turkey - The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour's drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people waiting to pass into one of the most violent regions in the world. Border guards stand by with machine-guns to prevent Islamic militants from joining the flow, but within their sight smugglers offer to take travellers across for a surprisingly small fee.

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at 08:20 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

Tunisian forces end 24-hour standoff and raid home of suspected militants, killing 6 people

TUNIS, Tunisia - Tunisian authorities stormed the home of suspected militants to end a 24-hour standoff Friday, leaving five women and one man dead in a suburb of Tunis, the capital.

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at 08:18 on October 24, 2014, EDT.

NYC officer remains critical but stable after hatchet attack; second officer stable

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.

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