Pope Benedict: 'I resign'
At only one other instance in history in the last 500 years has a reigning pontiff resigned from the see of St Peter. Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will leave his role as pontiff as of February 28. A conclave will decide on a new Pope.
A dismissive tone can be discerned in on-the-record statements made by Austrian Cardinal Kasper's remarks about the insistence of African prelates on the traditional definition of Chritian marriage and sexuality.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pens letter to the world: This disease respects no borders.
US health officials contradict President Obama's assurances that Ebola cannot be contracted by sitting adjacent to another person on a bus.
Marine Corp Gen. John Kelly expressed fears that human traffickers bringing illegal immigrants to the U.S. will also bring Ebola.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, doing the rounds to tout his new memoir, suggested that President Obama approaches problems like a law professor.