NEW YORK - The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said, as President Barack Obama said the response to the deadly disease needed to be based on "facts, not fear". Full Article | Full Coverage
WASHINGTON - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.
PRETORIA - As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa. Full Article
Iraq and Syria were both born of an infamous (in Arab eyes) post-World War One accord. That agreement, now almost a century old, appears in tatters, as both countries are broken, exhausted by years of war and sectarian division for which there is no easy repair. Commentary
U.S. military personnel in Texas train for a new Ebola rapid-response team that could be deployed to hospitals the next time an outbreak occurs. Vanessa Johnston reports.