A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas October 1, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Stone

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 

Ebola concerns lift Lakeland and Alpha in heavy trading 2:08pm EDT

NEW YORK - Shares of Lakeland Industries and Alpha Pro Tech rallied on Wednesday in heavy trading, following news a day earlier of the first diagnosis of a patient in the United States with Ebola. | Video

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

Leader says protests could last weeks

HONG KONG - Hong Kong authorities will not immediately move to clear tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupying large areas of the city, and will let them stay for weeks if need be, a source with ties to leader Leung Chun-ying said.  Full Article | Commentary 

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