Making headlines this week

Making headlines this week

EBOLA IN AMERICA: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas staff line the drive that exits the emergency room as they wait for an ambulance carrying Nina Pham to depart, Thursday, Oct. 16, in Dallas. Pham, a nurse at the hospital was diagnosed with the Ebola virus after caring for Thomas Eric Duncan who died of the same virus. Photo: Associated Press/Tony Gutierrez

U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Oct. 12, during the Gaza Donor Conference. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Angie Lamance-Soccorso receives her medal after finishing the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 12, in Chicago. Chicago’s 37th annual race included a field of 108 elite men, women and wheelchair athletes. There were also 45,000 amateur runners registered and more than 1 million people were expected to watch along the way. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Daniel Varga answers questions about a health care worker who provided hospital care for Thomas Eric Duncan who contracted Ebola, during a press conference at the hospital, Sunday, Oct. 12, in Dallas. Varga says the worker was in full protective gear when they provided care to Duncan during his second visit to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
People remove the metal barricades that protesters set up to block off main roads near the heart of the city’s financial district, Hong Kong Monday, Oct. 13. An angry crowd tried to charge barricades used by pro-democracy protesters to occupy part of downtown Hong Kong as a standoff with authorities dragged into a third week. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Oscar Pistorius gestures as he leaves the high court, in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Oct. 13. Pistorius faces sentencing this week in a South African court after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius not guilty of both premeditated murder and murder in his killing of Steenkamp in the predawn hours of Valentine’s Day at his home last year. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition in Kobani, Syria as fighting continued between Syrian Kurds and the militants of Islamic State group, as seen from Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, Monday, Oct. 13. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkish Lt. Gen. Erdal Ozturk, second from left, and others, listen as President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with more than 20 foreign defense ministers on the ongoing operations against the Islamic State group, Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Obama and military chiefs from more than 20 nations gathered Tuesday in a show of strength against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
First lady Michelle Obama is joined by school children as they harvest peanuts in the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. In celebration of Farm to School Month, Obama invited students from Arizona, California, and Ohio to participate in the fall harvest. These schools were selected because they are participating in farm to school programs that incorporate fresh, local food into their school meals, and they teach students about healthy eating through school gardens and nutrition education.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
A man watches a TV news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 14, showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a cane, reportedly during his first public appearance in five weeks in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim has made his first public appearance in five weeks, smiling broadly and supporting himself with a cane while touring the newly built Wisong Scientists Residential District and another new institute in Pyongyang, state media reported Tuesday, ending an absence that drove a frenzy of global speculation that something was amiss with the country’s most powerful person. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Hartford firefighters prepare to take the casket from the hose bed of Engine 16, during the funeral for Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell, Monday, Oct. 13, at the First Cathedral, in Bloomfield, Conn. Bell was killed in a house fire on on Oct. 7 in Hartford. (AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jim Michaud)
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton holds up a shoe during the UNLV Foundation annual dinner Monday, Oct. 13, in Las Vegas. The shoe was given to her by Las Vegas Sun CEO, Publisher and Editor Brian Greenspun. A woman threw a shoe at Clinton during an appearance in Las Vegas in April. (AP Photo/John Locher)
A surfer carries his surfboard as he walks along La Pared Beach in Luquillo, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Oct. 14. Hurricane Gonzalo moved away from the area, but churned up heavy surf across much of the Caribbean, Tuesday. Forecasters said it could pick up strength and become a major storm as it approaches Bermuda. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)
Ann Romney, left, and her husband Mitt Romney, center, walk past members of the media as they arrive at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre before an event held to announce the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases, Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Boston. Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital is to announce the launch of the center Tuesday that will assemble doctors and scientists to collaborate against neurological diseases that have no cure. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Dark storm clouds are seen over the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 15. A tornado warning has been issued for the greater Washington area. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Rachael Beierle, left, and Boise City Council President Maryanne Jordan, center, laugh at a joke in Amber Beierle’s wedding vows at City Hall in Boise, Idaho, on Wednesday, Oct. 15. With Mayor Dave Bieter out of town, Jordan officiated the wedding ceremony as acting mayor. Ada County clerks began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Wednesday morning. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
Specialists Robert Tuccillo, left, and Frank Masiello work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted as much as 460 points in afternoon trading, then clawed back much of the ground it lost. It ended down 173 points, or 1.1 percent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
David McCallum, center, is embraced by his immediate family after his exoneration Wednesday, Oct. 15, in New York. McCallum and Willie Stuckey, who died in prison, were 16 years old when they were convicted of murder. A judge exonerated both men for wrongful conviction after nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
An ambulance carrying Amber Joy Vinson, the second health care worker to be diagnosed with Ebola in Texas, arrives at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Atlanta. Vinson was one of the nurses who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died at the Dallas hospital last week of the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
FBI Director James Comey speaks about the impact of technology on law enforcement, Thursday, Oct. 16, at Brookings Institution in Washington. Comey gave a stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption, saying homicide cases could be stalled, suspects could go free and “justice may be denied because of a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive.” (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new Apple iPad Air 2 during an event at Apple headquarters on Thursday, Oct. 16, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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