The U.S. has recorded no new Ebola cases in the last five days. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a new set of protocols for doctors, nurses, and other hospital workers dealing with future Ebola patients.
- Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta has died at age 82.
- South African athlete Oscar Pistorious has been sentenced to a maximum five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
- Hong Kong leaders and student protesters will hold talks "though chances of success are slim given vast differences between the two sides."
- The British military will step up its campaign against ISIS by conducting surveillance flights in Syria.
- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has suspended one of its own justices over his involvement in a pornographic email scandal.