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The Dread Factor: Why Ebola And 'Contagion' Scare Us So Much  |   

Even just the word Ebola is kind of terrifying. Why? Hollywood has a lot to do with it. But Ebola outbreaks also have all the ingredients for what one psychologist calls the "dread factor."

Islamic State 'Beyond Anything We've Seen,' Hagel Says  |   

The secretary of defense says the extremists are well-funded and organized and that he expects them to "regroup and stage an offensive" despite U.S. airstrikes.

The 10-Year-Old Boy Has Died, Probably Of Ebola  |   

The photo showed a little boy. He was found naked on a beach in Liberia and was very sick, most likely with Ebola. The world was deeply touched. And hoped for a miracle. But his story has a sad end.

Who Are The Protesters Getting Arrested In Ferguson?   |   

The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.

A Year Later, Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Gone, But Siege Remains  |   

The Damascus suburb hit by a deadly chemical weapons attack a year ago remains surrounded by Syrian government forces who are still trying to squeeze the rebels out.

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