The 101st Airborne leaves for Liberia over the next few weeks to help battle the Ebola outbreak. Soldiers say in some ways, the Ebola virus is a more intimidating enemy than insurgents.
With the midterm elections just 25 days away, and early voting already underway in some states, the final push has begun to get the party faithful to turn out. The GOP expects to do well in November.
Garment-making once thrived in the South. Two acclaimed designers are trying to bring it back with a field-to-garment concept, creating a clothing line from their own organic cotton grown in Alabama.
Republicans are expecting to do well in November, and one thing they're not doing this election is emphasizing social issues. That choice is causing some frustration among core supporters.
Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls, will share the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.
Jan Hooks, best known for her performances on Saturday Night Live died on Thursday. She joined SNL in 1986 and stayed until 1991. Hooks was 57.
An 18-year-old black male was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer in St. Louis. The incident comes 2 months after the shooting death of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb.
The new female Thor has picked up her hammer, but the mainstream comics industry is still experiencing some growing pains as it figures out where women fit in as characters, creators, and fans.
On her way up, Adm. Michelle Howard found herself becoming a spokesperson for women in the military. Complaining to her mom, she got this reply: "As long as you stay in the Navy, this will not stop."
Anne Purfield and Michelle Dynes, epidemiologists at the CDC, recently spent several weeks in Sierra Leone. The Ebola epidemic, they explain, has taken a heavy toll on local health care workers.