One American health-care worker who was diagnosed with the disease in Africa is being transported to a special isolation facility in Atlanta. The US destination for the other Ebola patient has not been confirmed.
After a federal appeals court on Monday ruled against state gay marriage bans, North Carolina's attorney general said 'there are no more arguments to be made' against same-sex marriage. Not all in the Bible Belt agree.
Governors are learning secondhand that some of the unaccompanied child border crossers are being sent to their states to live during deportation proceedings. Some are not happy at the lack of communication or coordination.
Psychiatrist Lee Silverman worked in a gun-free hospital, but pulled out a gun in his desk to subdue an armed patient, who had just shot his caseworker. The case renews the issue: Should doctors and teachers be armed?
While Sen. John McCain called the prolonged Arizona execution 'torture,' a US judge who had granted a stay, later overruled, said if Americans cannot stomach a firing squad, 'then we shouldn't be carrying out executions at all.'
Businessman David Perdue won Tuesday's GOP Senate primary in Georgia, defeating US Rep. John Kingston. Georgia is a red state, but rise of minorities, who tend to vote Democratic, gives Michelle Nunn a better-than-usual chance.
New York police officers questioning Eric Garner about an alleged minor crime – selling cigarettes on the street – subdued Mr. Garner using a chokehold banned more than 20 years ago. Soon after, he was dead.
Along the US-Mexico border, protesters on both sides of the immigration issue continue to face off as busloads of Central American migrants who have entered the US illegally are taken to crowded detention centers.