Ebola patient told hospital he had been to Liberia

Patients with recent travel to West Africa and any symptoms are supposed to be tested for the virus.

Texas girl taken by mom 12 years ago rescued in Mexico

Sabrina was rescued in a secret mission near Mexico City and returned to the U.S.

In China, Hong Kong protests out of sight, out of mind

The communist regime showed it has no interest in democracy on its 65th anniversary.

Standoff in Hong Kong on China's National Day

Neither officials nor the pro-democracy protesters appear ready to compromise.

Ebola outbreak: 5 things you need to know now

The patient did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but developed symptoms days after arriving in the U.S. on Sept. 20.

Doctors remove 9-pound hairball from teen's stomach

Kyrgyzstan girl, 18, needed emergency surgery for habitual hair-chewing.

Online fund drive for U.Va. abduction suspect disabled

The website says the drive was disabled due to "threats and menacing behavior."

Poll: For the GOP — What's the matter with Kansas?

Poll shows Sen. Roberts, Gov. Brownback trailing their Democratic challengers.

Health officials see low risk of Ebola on flights

It's not contagious if an infected person has no symptoms.

Congressional balance of power: Why it matters

USA TODAY's Susan Page explains the Congressional balance of power and why it's important.

Man accused of sex with dog held on sex assault charge

Man spared conviction on accusations he had sex with a dog accused of sexually battering a friend.

Local Ebola infection rocks North Texas Liberians

Some worry that a stigma will lead to discrimination.

Court to prolific litigant: Enough's enough

Gersh Zavodnik has filed more than 120 lawsuits in Indiana courts.