US photojournalist Ashoka Mukpo has been pronounced free of Ebola at a hospital in Nebraska where he was admitted three weeks ago. The 33-year-old caught the deadly virus while on assignment in Monrovia, Liberia.
Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who led the paper's coverage of the Watergate scandal, has died at the age of 93. Bradlee oversaw the journalistic investigation that brought down US president Richard Nixon.
The US economy is failing to improve the lives of ordinary Americans, says political scientist William Galston. What are the implications for the midterm elections and beyond - and does anyone have the solution?
A man involved in an attack on the Canadian military this week had been a radicalized Muslim, according to Canadian officials. The 25-year-old was involved in a deadly hit-and-run on two soldiers.
More than 40 people in the US have been released from quarantine after showing no signs of Ebola. Authorities and experts are cautiously optimistic that the virus is being contained.
A former mayor and retired military official has been arrested in connection with human rights abuses committed under Pinochet's dictatorship. Cristian Labbe has denied any involvement in the crimes.
US President Barack Obama has called for patience and perspective in the face of the current Ebola outbreak. On Friday, the president appointed a "czar" responsible for coordinating the US response to the deadly virus.
The US government has announced that it will recognize gay unions in seven new states after the Supreme Court rejected appeals against its ban. The number of states legalizing same-sex marriages is likely to grow.
The disappearance of 43 college students in Mexico has led to mass protests against the government. Corruption expert Edgardo Buscaglia is calling for support from the international community.
The global stock market slump increases South America’s reliance on Chinese investment. But friendship has its limits, writes DW columnist Frank Sieren.
There is no more pressing issue in the United States currently than Ebola. Many are skeptical of assurances from President Obama and health authorities that they can manage the deadly disease.
Facebook and Apple want to give women the option of freezing their eggs at the companies' expense in order to pursue a career while they're still young. DW's Naomi Conrad is critical of the idea.
A probe of a mass grave near the Mexican city of Iguala has proven fruitless in the search for 43 missing students. Mexican officials say they will continue working to identify human remains in other nearby graves.
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