15 October 2014
President Obama once said the risk of an outbreak in the US was small, but mistakes at one Texas hospital have raised questions about how well the US will contain the virus.
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
Authorities in two US states are reviewing unsolved cases for links to an Indiana man being held on suspicion of killing seven women.
A judge orders a mental health evaluation for the man accused of scaling the White House fence and running into the building with a knife last month.
Jeffrey Fowle, one of three US citizens held in North Korea, has been released and is on his way home, US officials say.
21 October 2014
Louisiana is one the key Senate races in November's mid-term elections. The BBC's Katty Kay went to see why southern Democrats are distancing themselves from President Obama.
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