Ebola in Congo: Goma is home to more than two million people, and it's the largest city to confirm a case of Ebola since the epidemic began last year.
A woman contracted necrotizing fasciitis, also known as flesh-eating bacteria, while at Coquina Beach two weeks ago and died on Thursday.
Another person has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, making him the ninth American tourist to die there since April.
10 people on board a small plane were killed in a fiery crash when the aircraft struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a suburban Dallas airport.
Disaster City clearly deserves its name with its smashed cars, derailed train cars and piles of rubble – all just west of the Texas A&M University campus.
At the current rate of upgrading our bridges, it would take 80 years to repair them all. Major structural damage requires special maintenance.