WASHINGTON (AP) — An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone is expected to be admitted for observation as early as today at a special isolation unit at the NIH's hospital near the nation's capital. The agency calls it an abundance of caution. Statistics reviewed by The Associated Press and interviews with experts and volunteers at one of the worst health disasters in modern history show how great the needs are and how little the world has done. Experts warn needs may become insurmountable without more help.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in Ferguson, Missouri say there's no indication whether a wounded officer who returned fire hit either of the two suspects. The police officer was shot in the arm last night after encountering two men at a community center which was closed. The men ran but one opened fire. The suspects are being sought. Ferguson has been the scene of racial unrest in the wake of the August shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect in the campus shooting of a student at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. Campus police say the two knew one another and the victim was the target. The wounded student is expected to recover.
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) — Police say and older son along with his grandparents found the bodies of five other family members in a Utah home. Two parents and three of their children were found dead near Provo. Authorities in Springville say it doesn't look like foul play and they're trying to determine the cause of death.
HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong are warning that they'll crack down on a mass pro-democracy sit-in outside government headquarters in Hong Kong. Hundreds of students and activists are demanding that Beijing grant genuine democratic reforms to the former British colony.