A patient with Ebola-like symptoms is being treated at a hospital in Washington, D.C. The patient had recently been to Nigeria. An NBC News freelance cameraman who has been diagnosed with Ebola is being flown back to the United States for treatment. More U.S. troops are heading to West Africa to shoot Ebola in the face.
- Violent scuffles have broken out in the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. Residents are attempting to forcefully dislodge protesters from the streets.
- A federal judge has ordered the release of videotapes showing a Syrian detainee at Guantanamo Bay being force-fed.
- Police have arrested more protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, prompting more complaints and concerns. Guess that public relations seminar didn't help much.
- Vice President Joe Biden is being thin-skinned on President Barack Obama's behalf, complaining about books by former officials like Hillary Clinton, Leon Panetta and Robert Gates that offer critiques of the administration's decisions.
- Oh, hey, we're still doing stuff in Syria. Moderate rebels (who are the people we are supposedly helping) are complaining that U.S.-led air strikes are helping President Bashar al-Assad stay entrenched. Welcome to world politics, guys.
- This afternoon, ISIS released a video that appears to show the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning.
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