NEW YORK - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse back from Sierra Leone, criticized her treatment. 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
The private space vehicle, SpaceX Dragon, concludes its mission to the International Space Station and begins its journey back to Earth. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).