WASHINGTON - U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned under fire after a series of security lapses that showed gaping holes in the protective cocoon around President Barack Obama. Full Article
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks dropped more than 1 percent on Wednesday as the first diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in the United States spooked investors, economic data pointed to uneven growth, and the Russell 2000 index entered correction territory. | Video
Fierce fighting continues on the outskirts of the predominantly Kurdish border town of Kobani in Syria, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for more than two weeks. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.