A general view of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Brandon Wade

Hospital delay may mean broader Ebola exposure

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - The first U.S. Ebola patient was initially turned away from the hospital, a missed opportunity that could result in others being exposed to the deadly virus.  Full Article | Slideshow 

U.S. factory growth slows but hiring by companies steps up 11:14am EDT

WASHINGTON - Growth in U.S. factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as private sector job growth accelerated, signs of an uneven expansion in the U.S. economy.

Hong Kong protests spread on National Day

Protesters sit under umbrellas at a main street at Mongkok shopping district after thousand of protesters blocked the road in Hong Kong October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

HONG KONG - Thousands of protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city.  Full Article 

A Secret Service Police officer maintains visible watch during tenth anniversary ceremonies at the World Trade Center site in New York, September 11, 2011.REUTERS/Robert Deutsch/Pool

Can the White House really be protected?

The executive mansion is supposedly protected day and night, surrounded by a no-fly zone. Its windows are bulletproof. Its air may be screened to foil biological or chemical attacks. Could more be done to make the building safer?  Commentary 

A Turkish soldier stands guard as Syrian Kurdish refugees wait behind the border fences to cross into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province September 27, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkey vows to fight Islamic State

MURSITPINAR, Turkey/BEIRUT - Turkey signaled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State.  Full Article 

A view of a classroom of school No.57 damaged by recent shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

Shelling kills 10 in Ukraine, ceasefire in doubt

DONETSK Ukraine - At least 10 people were killed when shells hit a school playground and a mini-van in a nearby street in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.  Video | Full Article 

The new Mini is introduced at BMW's plant in Oxford, southern England November 18, 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Revival of the fittest

Though separated only by the narrow English Channel, the auto industries in Britain and France are moving in different directions.   Full Article 

Rough Cut
Hong Kong protest leaders repeat calls for electoral reform

Hong Kong protest leaders Chan Kin-man and Agnes Chow Ting say pro-democracy demonstrators will not leave the city's business district until Chief Executive C.Y Yeung steps down and electoral reform discussions begin. Rough Cut (not reporter narration)