The Brief

A burial team in protective clothing retrieves the body of an Ebola victim from an isolation ward in the West Point neighborhood of Monrovia, the capital of Liberia on Aug. 28, 2014.

CDC: Time Running Out on Ebola

The window of opportunity to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "closing quickly," a top health official said Tuesday

2013 Summer TCA Tour - Day 2

Larry David’s New Broadway Show to Kick Off in February

The Seinfeld co-creator wrote and will star in Fish in the Dark, co-starring Rosie Perez and directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro, who helmed both the Steppenwolf and the Broadway productions of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer winning August: Osage County

Michael Sam

Dallas Cowboys Sign Michael Sam, Save NFL From Stupidity

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, never afraid of attention, signs the NFL's first openly gay player to practice squad, giving Sam the chance that his strong pre-season performance warrants--and bailing the League out of a regrettable move, writes TIME's Sean Gregory

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1' Photocall, Cannes Film Festival 2014

Cancer Foundation Returns Redditors' Bad Taste Donations

The Prostate Cancer Foundation returned all money donated via a post on the website Reddit that was designed to make a joke about leaked naked images of Jennifer Lawrence and a slew of other famous women hacked from the women's Apple iCloud accounts

FILE - Wes Welker Suspended Four Games

Reports: Wes Welker Suspended After Amphetamines Positive

The wide receiver for the Denver Broncos has reportedly been suspended for four games after testing positive for amphetamine, a banned performance enhancing drug, in May. The Broncos open the NFL season Sunday with a matchup against the Indianapolis Colts

Tracey Lynn Garner

Woman Gets Life Sentence for Deadly Silicone Injection

Tracey Lynn Garner, of Jackson, Mississippi, was convicted last week of depraved-heart murder, a legal designation that signifies disregard for human life, for the deadly 2012 silicone injection she gave to Karima Gordon, 37

Vladimir Putin

Putin Boasts of Being Able to Take Kiev in 2 Weeks

The Kremlin doesn’t deny reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin said he could take control of Ukraine's capital city in as little as two weeks, a remark that escalates tensions between Russia and the West, but says that it was taken out of context

President Barack Obama speaks at Laborfest 2014 in Milwaukee, Sept. 1, 2014.

Obama's Immigration Gamble

President Barack Obama is weighing whether to postpone a self-imposed deadline to make unilateral changes to U.S. immigration laws, with the midterm elections drawing near and control of the Senate hanging in the balance

Still commited and in love

Hooray for the Mundane! Ordinary Memories Are the Best

Life's peak experiences sometimes pale in comparison to the routine business of living, a new study shows. That "what is ordinary now becomes more extraordinary in the future" can have some positive implications for our state of mind