The lobby of New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel, Oct. 6, 2014.
CDC announcement comes as pharmaceutical company in China announces application for market approval for possible Ebola cure
She is the third patient to receive transfusion of blood from Dr. Kent Brantly, who has recovered from Ebola
President to meet with military leaders from 20 countries including Turkey, Saudi Arabia amid growing pressure for US-led coalition to do more to stop militants' advance
US president, French President Francois Hollande discuss coordinated actions to contain epidemic, including treatment facilities in West Africa and passenger screening
US says its aerial bombardment of Islamic State militants is slowing their advance in fight to help Kurdish forces keep control of Kobani, Syria
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egyptian leaders Monday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the fight against Islamic State militants. But, as VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from Cairo, they also revisited the Obama administration's continuing concerns about restrictions on Egyptian civil society.
In Cairo, Secretary of State John Kerry calls for due process, free press to speed transition to democracy
‘We’re doing everything we can to secure his release,’ says family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, 26
America’s top disease control official says the first known transmission of Ebola in the United States dictates a rethinking and a redoubling of protocols to protect health care workers and the public from the deadly virus. A nurse in Dallas, Texas has tested positive for Ebola after caring for Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan, who died last week. VOA's Michael Bowman reports, the new case prompted President Barack Obama to adjust his schedule to get an update on Ebola-containment efforts.
A new study by Accenture says increased optimism and job security mean a quarter of consumers plan to spend more on holiday gifts this year
US, French top diplomats meet in Paris for talks on Islamic State threat, Iran’s nuclear program, Gaza reconstruction efforts and Ebola crisis
Turkish media cite sources in the prime minister's office as saying there is no agreement for the use of Turkey's military bases by the US-led coalition, although negotiations are ongoing
Iraqi security forces have also withdrawn from two prisons, including Ramadi's central prison, moving prisoners to other facilities in Baghdad
America’s medical community is reviewing and tightening protocols to avoid further breeches and to bolster detection and containment
U.S. health officials are scrambling to respond to a new Ebola case - that of a nurse in Dallas, Texas, who cared for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died last week. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, America’s medical community is reviewing and tightening protocols to detect and contain the virus, as officials around the world express growing alarm about the deadly disease.
Healthcare experts say case shows how far nation's hospitals are from adequately training staff to deal with deadly virus
Some analysts say Kim’s absence may be the latest attempt to gain attention as the global community is distracted by other events
President's call follows infection with the virus of Texas hospital nurse who was part of team treating first US Ebola patient
At world championship final in Milan, US team beats China in four sets; top-ranked Brazil goes home with bronze medal