The 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.
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.
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.
The 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.
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.