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.
Dr. Craig Spencer, the New York City doctor who tested positive for Ebola after treating patients in Guinea, has recovered and been declared free of the virus. Health officials say he will be released from his Manhattan treatment center on Tuesday.
Workers scattered across more than a dozen agencies, from the Defense and Education departments to the National Weather Service, are responsible for at least half of the federal cyberincidents reported each year since 2010, according to an Associated Press analysis of records.
Winter storm warnings were in effect Sunday for parts of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota, with 4 to 5 inches of snow across the plains of Montana. Many states could see temperatures between 20 and 40 degrees below average.