In Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan remains in critical condition. A cameraman working for NBC in West Africa was also admitted to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
Relatives are gathering to demand information and government action after the discovery of mass graves in southern Mexico, possibly containing the bodies of 43 missing Mexican college activists.
The stakes are higher than usual for the Obama administration, which has been relentlessly buffeted events it can't seem to take charge of.
Dan Duquette is largely credited with rebuilding the Baltimore Orioles, but spent many years in the baseball wilderness after being fired by the Red Sox. Robert Siegel talks to Keith Law of ESPN.
The $1.1 million prize will be split between John O'Keefe of University College in London and a husband-and-wife team, May-Britt and Edvard Moser of the Norwegian University in Trondheim.
In his new book, The End of Greatness, historian Aaron David Miller argues the nation might be better off without any more truly great presidents — or the national crises that produce them.
In a surprise move, the Supreme Court rejected appeals of same-sex marriage cases from five states, making gay and lesbian unions legal in Utah, Indiana, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.
The prime minister and foreign minister of Lithuania are in the U.S. this week, seeking support for their fellow Baltic states as well. Robert Siegel talks to Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius.
Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.
There's a company town in Liberia with 80,000 residents. Ebola was first detected in March. Firestone's resourceful response has kept the virus from spreading.
The singer and songwriter wrote "The Birds Of St. Marks" about the singer Nico in the '60s. In revisiting it, he remembers a particular New York scene — and a younger version of himself.
Over the weekend, police found the mass graves that are thought to contain the bodies of some of the students.
Brian Morton's novel features a 75-year-old woman — an icon of the Second Wave Women's Movement — who's a self-described "difficult woman." It's a witty, nuanced and ultimately moving novel.
In The Innovators, Walter Isaacson explains that Pentagon officials wanted a system the Russians couldn't attack, and 1984 made the public wary of new technology's Big Brother potential.
On the first single from its new album, the band has lost none of its sleekly soaring charm.
The duo contributes an exclusive mix. Plus, hear music by Caribou, Les Sins, The 2 Bears and more.