- As Ebola continues to race through communities in three nations in West Africa, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donate $25 million to help fight the spread of the deadly disease. Chan tells Marketplace why they gave.
- Schools in Ohio and Texas close down amid spreading concern about a nurse who flew from Dallas to Cleveland before she realized she was infected with Ebola. (Washington Post)
- What the disease looks like in Liberia: Heart-rending Test in Ebola Zone: A Baby (New York Times)
- Ebola in California: The disease is now an issue in nurses' contract talks with Kaiser Permanente. (April Dembosky, KQED State of Health)
And in non-Ebola-related reading:
- The PBS NewsHour interviews a member of The New York Times team that uncovered the secret chemical weapons victims of the Iraq War.
- Neel Kashkari's drowning kid and four other over-the-top California political ads. (Jon Brooks, KQED News Fix)
- One factor in California real-estate boom: Chinese millionaires buying in at astronomical prices. (Bloomberg BusinessWeek)
- An unadvertised hazard of winning the Nobel Prize: arousing the suspicions of security screeners at the Fargo, North Dakota, airport. (Scientific American)