National News | WRHL National News 2014-10-22T05:23:21Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials unveiled new measures on Wednesday to carry out Ebola monitoring on anyone entering the country from the three nations at the center of a West African epidemic, increasing precautions to stop the spread of the virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that beginning Monday, travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be directed to check in with health officials every day and report their temperatures and any Ebola symptoms for 21 days, the period of incubation for the virus. ... Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot: report By Carey Gillam (Reuters) - A government autopsy of the unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he suffered a gunshot to the hand from close range, according to a copy of the autopsy published by the St. Louis Post Dispatch. The autopsy results could buttress claims by supporters of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson that the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, was justified. ... U.S. jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings By Aruna Viswanatha and Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a sweeping victory for the U.S. government, a federal jury on Wednesday found four former Blackwater guards guilty on nearly every count they faced in connection with the 2007 killing of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle. Jurors found three of the ex-guards guilty of manslaughter and weapons charges, and a fourth guilty of murder. The verdict comes more than seven years after the shooting incident that outraged Iraqis and inflamed anti-American sentiment around the world. ... US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African travelers. Police reaction to dirt bike wild ride in question It was supposed to be a vigil in memory of a slain biker, but on Tuesday afternoon, it quickly turned into a dangerous ride of 100 men. 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said. AccuWeather: Cloudy, Cool and Wet Today Meteorologist David Murphy says showers are still possible Thursday before things get a lot better. Christie announces Ebola response team New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has authorized the creation of a task force to ensure all Garden State residents are protected if Ebola surfaces. Canada attack sparks concern for local tourists The National Park Service says its security is always stringent but the attack in Canada's capital still sparked some concern for locals and tourists. Correction: Air Bag Recall story In a story Oct. 20 about an auto industry air bag recall, The Associated Press reported an incorrect age for Hien Thi Tran, who died after being severely injured in a Florida crash. She was 51 years old, ... Pa. man: I'm being mistaken for suspected cop killer Eric Frein Schools were back open in the Poconos on Wednesday, but the manhunt for accused cop killer Eric Frein continues. 1 dead, 1 injured in Fairmount Park crash Philadelphia police are investigating a two vehicle accident in Fairmount Park that claimed the life of a woman and injured her husband. Malala Yousafzai receives Liberty Medal A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education has been honored with the Liberty Medal. Pregnant 22-Year-Old Found Dead in Ohio, Boyfriend Charged The body of a missing pregnant 22-year-old Ohio woman was found and her boyfriend is under arrest, charged with her murder, authorities told ABC News. Police: Man squeezed woman's toes at supermarket A man suspected of squeezing a woman's toes in the parking lot of a southern New Jersey supermarket earlier this month has been captured. Palin family brawl audio released by police The daughter of the former VP candidate was captured in an emotional state following a supposed drunken brawl on September 6. Wrecks of merchant ship, U-boat found off NC coast RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy. California venture firm does not have to release documents in discrimination suit Police: 1 soldier, 1 suspected gunman dead in Ottawa shootings Police say a Canadian soldier who was shot as he stood guard at a war memorial in the country's capital has died. 4 men plead not guilty in deadly mall carjacking NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four men charged in the fatal carjacking of a young lawyer outside an upscale New Jersey mall last year have pleaded not guilty to felony murder and other charges. PHOTOS: Police respond to shootings in Ottawa Photos captured the chaos as gunfire erupted in and around the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa. APNewsBreak: Child welfare agency settles lawsuits HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Five employees who had their names added to a child abuse registry as a form of discipline by Connecticut's child welfare agency will be taken off the list, union officials told The Associated Press. University defends response to threat to speaker SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The president of Utah State University is responding to accusations that the institution acted irresponsibly after a threat against feminist speaker Anita Sarkeesian. U.S. Secret Service blasted for sending agents to employee's house By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Government investigators faulted the Secret Service on Wednesday for pulling agents from their posts near the White House and sending them to the home of an agency employee involved in a private dispute in 2011. The report by the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security is another embarrassment for the Secret Service, which is responsible for guarding the president and his family. Julia Pierson resigned as director of the agency this month after a series of scandals. ... A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen WASHINGTON (AP) — If Republicans win the Senate, the Pentagon should brace for constant grilling from Sen. John McCain, who has found fault with nearly every aspect of President Barack Obama's national security policies. Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital. Cases of troubling NYC jail deaths deemed medical NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of documents obtained by The Associated Press raise serious questions about the quality and timeliness of care given to least 15 inmates who died over the past five years while being held at New York City's Rikers Island jail. Vermont man guilty of luring, killing teacher BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A part-time snowplow driver who told police he and his wife set out "to get a girl" was convicted Wednesday of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home and then killing her. North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children. Detroit can survive after bankruptcy but large risks loom: expert By Karen Pierog DETROIT (Reuters) - Detroit's relatively fast move through municipal bankruptcy has resulted in costly creditor settlements and too little emphasis on fixing the city's broken operations, a restructuring expert testified in U.S. Bankruptcy Court on Wednesday. Still, Martha Kopacz, who was appointed by Judge Steven Rhodes to assess the viability of Detroit’s plan to restructure $18 billion of debt and obligations, concluded the plan is feasible and that its underlying revenue and other assumptions are reasonable. ... Dallas nurse's dog tests negative for Ebola DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola test for the quarantined King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse hospitalized with the virus has come back negative. NJ man with heroin marked "Ebola" arrested A Toms River man faces drug charges after police say he was in possession of heroin marked as "Ebola." WRHL 2014-10-22T22:23:21Z