|Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains|
|EU leaders pick Italian as bloc's new top diplomat|
|Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care|
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone to coordinate with the Ministry of Health, to deal with personnel issues and tend to hospital business.
|Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut|
By Richard and Weizel HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked state police for help in locating the car in connection with a possible threat to the president, State Police Lieutenant J. Paul Vance said. Both the state police and the Secret Service declined to specify the nature of the threat. The Secret Service, in a statement on Saturday, said that it had investigated information about a suspicious person and vehicle and was working to determine its validity.
|Sam's quest to become first openly gay player in NFL on hold|
(Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's dream of becoming the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) was put on hold on Saturday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster for the 2014 regular season. The 24-year-old, a standout with the University of Missouri who had announced he was gay in February, was one of 22 players waived in a final cut by the Rams to reach the roster limit before Saturday's 4 p.m. ET deadline. (Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Gene Cherry)
|Florida schools make play for scholastic chess curriculum|
|Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says|
|20 miners rescued, 5 still missing in Nicaragua collapse|
|EU inches toward new sanctions on Russia|
|Minister: Lesotho military seize police HQ, jam radio stations|
|Palestinian president: Hamas caused prolonged war|
|Putin: 'Best not to mess with us'|