25 October 2014 Last updated at 00:17

Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.


Hannah GrahamBody of UK-born student identified

Authorities in Virginia identify the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared last month after a night out with friends.

The attacker approaches the officers in Queens, in a photo released by New York police, 24 OctNY axe attack: Islamist link probed

Police in New York investigate whether a man who attacked two officers with an axe before being shot dead was linked to Islamist extremism.

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The Ebola fumble in Dallas

President Obama once said the risk of an outbreak in the US was small, but mistakes at one Texas hospital have raised questions about how well the US will contain the virus.

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US mid-terms: Southern Democrats run from Obama to survive

Louisiana is one of the key Senate races in November's mid-term elections. The BBC's Katty Kay went to see why southern Democrats are distancing themselves from President Obama.

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