Federal agents checked medical staff of the San Francisco 49ers, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the Seattle Seahawks. The DEA checks were part of an investigation into former players' claims that NFL teams often gave painkillers. No arrests were made.
James Clapper regaled CBS with a suspenseful tale of rescuing two American hostages from Pyongyang last week. With Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller now home safe with their families, no American hostages remain in North Korea.
As the country awaits news of whether Missouri police officer Darren Wilson will be charged with a crime for shooting unarmed black teen Michael Brown in August, a logo dreamed up by the city's former mayor aims to boost business and morale.
An Aurora police office was shot when he and another officer stopped the driver of a stolen car. Police say he is in serious but stable condition. Investigators found the stolen car, but are searching for the suspect.
Pennsylvania State Police and other state and federal agencies spent about $10.5 million on personnel, including $6.9 million for overtime and $2.8 million for benefits, during the 48-day search for Eric Frein, charged with slaying a trooper.
Doctor Martin Salia, a US resident, was working as a general surgeon at a hospital in Sierra Leone that was not an Ebola treatment location when he tested positive for the disease. Salia will be the third Ebola patient treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Islamic State troops withdrew from Iraq's biggest oil refinery Saturday, after months of fighting there. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey made a surprise visit to Iraq Saturday, his first since the current campaign began.
Lack of training, poor staffing decisions, and communication problems contributed to a botched response to an armed intrusion of the White House by a disturbed Army vet on Sept. 19, says the official investigation.
Nearly half the US-Mexico border is now patroled by surveillance drones. Since March 2013, about 10,000 Predator B drone flights have occurred over the US border. The program is expected to expand to the US-Canada border.
Newly released court documents reveal that it took about a week for New Hampshire teen, Abigail Hernandez, to reveal her alleged captor's name. Nathaniel Kibby has been charged with kidnapping the then 14-year-old in October 2013.