The Ebola virus that has spread across West Africa has been classified by the World Health Organization as of the highest risk level, much more dangerous than HIV/AIDS or SARS. Most people are doing all they can to stay as far away as possible. But some have made different decisions.
Several hundred people gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing there that killed 168 people and injured many others.
South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.
Suspected FARC guerrillas killed 10 soldiers and injured 20 others in a pre-dawn attack in western Colombia on Wednesday prompting President Juan Manuel Santos to order a resumption of air strikes against the rebels.