To put Ebola in context, we tried to find a list of the deadliest contagious diseases. We couldn't. So with the help of scientists and health agencies, we came up with a rundown of the world's worst.
Some economists say Thursday's vote on Scotland's independence could have wide-ranging economic impacts. They fear that a breakaway from the U.K. could trigger another global financial upheaval.
Monroe County is mourning the death of Deputy Michael Norris, killed in the line of duty.
The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded nearly 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.
The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
Frank Van Den Bleeken says he wants to die because he hasn't seen any change in himself. A court agreed and now his case is raising prickly questions in a country that has no death penalty.
Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, but a summer of multiplying crises has world capitals distracted as the talks hit a crucial stage.
Most Americans are far from clear as to what this "ISIL" monster is, other than a few shadowy, portentous figures on disturbing videotapes.