|Plans underway to get American sick with Ebola
Plans are underway to bring back one of the two American aid workers sick with Ebola in Africa.
|US stocks stabilize, helped by a pickup in hiring
U.S. stocks are stabilizing a day after a steep drop as investors were encouraged by the latest wave of hiring.
|In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation
Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck.
|Investigators set up base near wreckage of Malaysia Airlines plane
Dozens of international investigators are setting up a base of operations at a chicken farm in eastern Ukraine. From there, they will carry out a search of the surrounding area for debris from the Malaysia Airlines crash, and the remains of as many as 80 of the people on board.
|2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
Two Americans charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea say in a video that they expect to be tried soon and possibly receive long prison terms, and appeal for help from the U.S. government.
|US auto sales sizzle in July, helped by discounts
Big discounts are putting some sizzle in summer auto sales.
|Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles
Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems.
|UN: Iraq deaths drop to 1,700 in July
The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large parts of the country, capturing the second largest city Mosul.
|Pope slips out of Vatican, joins Jesuits for lunch
Maybe Pope Francis is getting tired of the food in the Vatican hotel.
|Senate kills spending bill for border crisis
A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote.