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South Africa Hosts Second Sensational Murder Trial

INTERNATIONAL | By Christopher Torchia | Oct 10
One month after a verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial, South African justice is again under international scrutiny as prosecutors press a murder case against a British man accused of hiring local men to kill his wife on their 2010 honeymoon.

Kim Absence at Major Event Raises Health Questions

INTERNATIONAL | By Foster Klug | Oct 10
For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party on Friday, further increasing speculation that something is amiss w

Cameroon Frees 7 Accused of Breaking Anti-Gay Law

An official says seven people who were arrested this month on suspicion of violating Cameroon's anti-gay law have been released but will remain under close observation.

FBI Wants Help Identifying ISIS Fighter

The FBI is asking the public for help in identifying Americans going to join or fighting with terrorist groups. David Martin reports.

Top Vatican Cardinal Wants Family Speeches Public

The Vatican's doctrine czar has said the Holy See should publish the speeches by bishops from around the world about family problems, marriage, divorce, gays and sex.

Estonia Approves Same-Sex Partnerships

INTERNATIONAL | By Jari Tanner | Oct 9
Estonia's Parliament on Thursday narrowly passed legislation to legalize gay partnerships, the first such decision by a former Soviet republic.

Eyes on Kim As North Korea Preps for Anniversary

INTERNATIONAL | By Eric Talmadge | Oct 9
As North Korea's ruling party prepares to mark its 69th anniversary on Friday, the world will be watching to see if leader Kim Jong Un will make his first public appearance in more than a month.

US Adds Extra Level of Airport Screening for Ebola

INTERNATIONAL | By Lauran Neergaard | Oct 9
President Barack Obama calls it a "belt and suspenders" approach - an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease.

1st Ebola Patient Diagnosed in the US has Died

INTERNATIONAL | By Nomaan Merchant | Oct 8
The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokesman said.

Update: UK Man Jailed in Morocco for Being Gay Released

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 8
A British man, who was arrested and sentenced in September to four months in jail for being gay, has been released this week.