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A Doctor Leading The Fight Against Ebola Has Caught The Virus

Hailed as a "national hero," Dr. Sheik Umar Khan has treated more than 100 Ebola patients in Sierra Leone. Now the 39-year-old is fighting for his life in an isolation ward.

Historic Cyclorama Moving From Grant Park To Buckhead

Atlanta’s Cyclorama is getting a new home. The 128- year- old oil painting of the Civil War’s Battle of Atlanta is moving from Grant Park to the Atlanta History Center in Buckhead. Sheffield Hale, president and CEO of the History Center, says they will be able to restore the painting and add 3,268 square feet.

Faced With Undocumented Minors, Iowa Is Wrenched By Stark Divide

The governor of Iowa says that unaccompanied minors from Central America should not find shelter in his state. But the mayor of Des Moines and many religious leaders are at odds with the governor.

N.Y. Man's Death Prompts Police Introspection On Use Of Force

Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.

Finding The Anthropology In Latin Dance Music

The Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler, a former doctor, is known as a literate and introspective musician. But then he wondered how his brainy musings would translate to music for the body.

The End Of Film Projection? Shift To Digital Puts A Squeeze On Arthouse Theaters

It’s show time in the projection booth of the Parkway Discount Theater in Warner Robins. Second run blockbusters, sometimes only weeks past their top grossing prime, snake around the room on 35 mm film. Superheroes and giant robots flicker and bounce on the screens below. Alicia Bowers manages this theater. With 10 years in the business, she’s worked with both digital and film. "When we first got rid of film it was kind of nostalgic to come back to it, but now it’s like ‘This is a lot of work’," Bowers said.

The Epic 2,200-Mile Tour De France Is Also A Test Of Epic Eating

Tour de France cyclists need to eat up to 9,000 calories a day to maintain their health and weight during the race. But many teams hire chefs to elevate the meals to gourmet status.

Palestinian's Death Provokes Israeli Debate On Defining Terrorism

Israel says the recent killing of a Palestinian teenager was an act of terror and his family is eligible for state benefits. This doesn't sit well with one group that assists Jewish victims of terror.

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For 'Varying Safety Issues'

GM says no deaths and only two crashes have been linked to the recalls. While many of the vehicles have relatively minor issues, thousands of others have potential problems with their steering.

Nevada Judge Denies Former Medient CEO’s Request For Restraining Order, Sets Trial Date

The film company near Savannah has faced lawsuits from several former employees since a shakeup in early June.

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