Comet makes rare, close pass by Mars NBC News: A comet made a rare pass by Mars on Sunday, passing just 87,000 miles from the planet, less than half the distance between Earth and the moon.
Reuters: US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-person expeditionary medical support team that would respond to domestic Ebola cases.
Human remains discovered during search for missing UVa student: NBC News: Human remains, thought to those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, have been discovered, Charlottesville police say.
Canada to start shipping experimental Ebola vaccine to WHO Toronto Star: Canada’s government announced on Saturday that it will start shipping an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization on Monday.
At least 14 dead after ventilation collapse at South Korean concert Yonhap News: Fourteen concert watchers were assumed dead and 11 others critically injured as a facility covering a ventilation window at an outdoor theater crashed, officials said.
Reuters: Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured fighter jets, a group monitoring the war said on Friday, saying it was the first time that the militant group had taken to the air.
Tropical Storm Ana may briefly become a hurricane USA TODAY: Tropical Storm Ana is forecast to briefly become a Category 1 hurricane as it passes south of Hawaii on Friday.
USA Today: A winter weather forecast released Thursday from meteorologists at the Climate Prediction Center said the western part of the US should stay warm, while a cooler and wetter-than-average winter is likely across the southern tier of the nation.
Report: Airbnb rentals illegal in New York NYT: Nearly three quarters of New York’s Airbnb home rentals are illegal as they violate zoning and other laws, a report by the state’s attorney general says, threatening the burgeoning market Photo: Eric T.
4 charged in Arizona dog-boarding deaths Arizona Republic: Four people were indicted in the deaths of more than 20 dogs at a Gilbert, Ariz., area kennel in June, according to County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s office.
The CDC and Frontier Airlines announced Wednesday that the second healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola overnight traveled by air on Oct.
U.S. court rules Texas should use voter identification in election The Texas Tribune: A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Texas should require photo voter identification in this year’s general election, overturning an earlier ruling.
St. Louis Post Dispatch: The St. Louis Police department said Wednesday that Vonderrit Myers, the teen fatally shot by a police officer last week, had gun powder residue on his hands, T-shirt and jeans.
Reuters: Gunmen attacked two American citizens on Tuesday in eastern Riyadh, Saudia Arabia. One of the Americans was killed and the other injured, according to a police statement.
NBC News: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern coast of El Salvador late Sunday, USGS said.
Ebola survivor donates blood to Dallas patient NBC News: Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly donated blood to help treat Nina Phram, the Dallas nurse who is the first person to contract the disease in the United States, a spokesperson for Samaritan’s Purse said Monday night.
Kim Jong Un makes 1st public appearance since Sept. 3 AFP: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in more than 40 days, according to state media.
Vatican signaling more lenient stance toward gays, divorce New York Times: A Vatican report released Monday indicates the Vatican is moving toward more tolerance regarding gays and divorce in the Catholic Church.
Hong Kong police begin removing barricades set up by protesters NBC News: Hong Kong police began removing barricades set up by pro-democracy protesters who have been occupying roads for more than two weeks.
Cyclone Hudhud kills at least 5 in India Mashable: Cyclone Hudhud blasted India’s east coast after making landfall early Sunday morning and has left at least five dead.