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Wealthy donors tapped to fight Ebola

The U.S. emergency response team working on Ebola in Kemena, Sierra Leone, was stuck. The vehicle it had been using to transport patients, deliver oral rehydration packets and do other critical work had two flat tires. It was early October, a time when things seemed to be spiraling out of control in the epicenter of the crisis, and there wasn’t a moment to waste.

Dominican veterans of the Iraq War are largely forgotten

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic— Wilkin Cuello Gonzalez sits in a wheelchair in the small living room of a humble home that he can barely afford to rent. The Army lieutenant digs into his memories and remembers the first time he ran his fingers through the cold white sand in which the war took place.