1. The Horror Before the Beheadings

    6:54 PM ETThe death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners.

  2. As Ebola Spread in Dallas, New York Honed Protocol

    Learning from missteps in the Dallas cases of Ebola, health workers and officials took a different approach in the case of a doctor who fell ill in New York.

  3. Tested Negative for Ebola, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine

    Kaci Hickox, who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, criticized a “frenzy of disorganization” in an essay posted online.

  4. New York Ebola Patient Enters Next, More Serious Phase of Illness, Officials Say

    6:39 PM ETThe condition of Dr. Craig Spencer worsened on Saturday, as can happen with those undergoing treatment for the virus, health officials said, even those who recover.

  5. Parliamentary Elections Show Political Turmoil Is Continuing in Ukraine

    The vote on Sunday was envisioned as a final step in transforming government from a kleptocracy to a reform-minded administration, but infighting and charges of corruption suggest the transformation may take longer.

  6. Afghan Mullah Who Raped Girl in His Mosque Receives 20-Year Prison Sentence
  7. Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for Black Mexicans
  8. As Brazil’s Presidential Race Draws to Close, Voters Lament Its Ugliness
  9. Night Out: Mindy Kaling Hasn’t Won a Nobel Prize. Yet.
  10. Your Money: Combating a Flood of Early 401(k) Withdrawals
  11. Coalition Seeks to Send North Korea to International Court Over Rights Abuses
  12. Jack Bruce, Former Cream Frontman, Dies at 71
  13. Rights Groups Condemn Execution of Iranian Woman
  14. Strategies: When iPhones Ring, the Economy Listens
  15. Horror Novels: Be Very Afraid
  16. Photos: A Race Against Time
  17. City Kitchen: A Velvet Touch With Chicken


  1. Opinion: Can Video Games Survive?
  2. Editorial: The Shifting Politics of Cuba Policy
  3. Nicholas Kristof: The American Dream Is Leaving America
  4. Frank Bruni: Fathers, Sons and the Presidency

PoliticsU.S. Politics

  1. Toxic Partisanship? Bill Clinton Says He Had It Worse, Yet Got Things Done
  2. With Praise, Hillary Clinton Keeps an Adversary Close