The Brief

Ebola Family

48 Come Off Ebola Watch List

The first wave of people who had contact with the original Ebola patient in Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan, were taken off a watch list early Monday

Slava Voynov of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles.

NHL Suspends Kings Player

The league said Monday that L.A. Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after an arrest on domestic violence charges


Turkey to Help Iraqi Kurds Join Fight Against ISIS in Syria

Turkey, which has come under pressure to increase its support for the coalition battling fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, said Monday that it will help Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross its border to fight the militants who have besieged a Syrian city

Rapper Pitbull performs at Staples Center on Oct. 10, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Pitbull to Host American Music Awards on Nov. 23

The platinum-selling rapper will perform at the event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC, Dick Clark Productions announced Monday. Later that week, he'll perform during the halftime show on Thanksgiving Day when the Dallas Cowboys play the Philadelphia Eagles

APTOPIX Pumpkin Fest Crowds

Rioting Keene State Students May Be Expelled

The New Hampshire school will take serious action against students who participated in recent riots at an annual pumpkin festival. College President Anne Huot said authorities were “actively working to identify the individuals who participated in unlawful behavior"

Football Team Investigation

Football Players Recall Abusive Hazing at N.J. High School

Older players on the Sayreville War Memorial High School team, which has drawn national headlines for a hazing scandal, allegedly pinned younger players to the floor and punched, kicked and sexually groped their bodies, according to a new report

Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge And Prince Harry Visit Tower Of London's Ceramic Poppy Field

Will and Kate Announce Due Date for Royal Baby No. 2

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge confirmed Monday that their second baby is due in April — the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. The couple's second baby will join older sibling, Prince George, who was born in July 2013

Views Of The U.S. Capitol As Congress Plans To Return Nov. 12

Voters Say Events in U.S. 'Out of Control'

Call it the Freakout Election. Two-thirds of likely voters in the most competitive states and congressional districts in the midterm election fight think events in the U.S. are "out of control," according to a new poll

"St. Vincent" New York Premiere

Robin May Be a Woman in Batman v Superman

An extra reportedly said Hunger Games: Catching Fire actress Jena Malone is filming scenes this week with Ben Affleck, who plays Batman, and Jesse Eisenberg, who plays Lex Luther. This could explain why Malone has lately been sporting red hair

Handout of 18-year old University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham

Possible Break in University of Virginia Case

Police may have found the body of Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who has been missing for several weeks. Charlottesville police announced on Saturday that a body had been discovered at an abandoned property, but an official identification is pending


'External Forces' Aiding Protest, Says Hong Kong Chief

Hong Kong’s embattled leader Leung Chun-ying has accused the city’s pro-democracy Occupy Hong Kong movement of being aided by foreign elements, echoing the Chinese government’s attitude toward the demonstrations that are now entering their fourth week