It's the East Coasts first case of Ebola. A doctor who lives in Harlem recently got back from Liberia where he treated Ebola patients is being treated under quarantine at Bellevue Hospital. His fiancé also under quarantine at this hour despite having no symptoms. Mayor Bill de Blasio says New Yorkers are not at risk though other folks Dr Craig Spencer had contact with are being quarantined and folks who live near him are being given information. One note, Dr Spencer had a temp of 100.3 not 103 as previously reported.
Rick Leventhal and Jonathan Serrie reporting. We'll also talk with Dr David Samadi about this most recent case.
There is a House Oversight Committee hearing today into the Ebola response here in the U.S. at 9:30am. We'll monitor and turn sound.
0930EDT -- House Oversight & Govt Reform Cmte holds hearing on "The Ebola Crisis: Coordination of a Multi-Agency Response". HHS Asst Secy for Preparedness & Response Dr. Nicole Lurie, Asst Secy of Defense for Special Ops/Low-Intensity Conflict Michael Lumpkin, DOD Deputy Dir of Political-Military Affairs (Africa) Maj Gen James Lariviere, DHS Inspector Gen John Roth, Natl Nurses United co-pres Deborah Burger, and Intl Medical Corps Sr VP of Intl Ops Rabih Torbay testify. LIVE / LIVE STAKEOUT via LiveU
The African country of Mali reported its first case of Ebola today.
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper is promising more security and detention powers for security forces after a gunman shot and killed a guard at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ottawa, and then was able to get inside Parliament with a gun. He was killed after shooting up the building by an armed sergeant at arms. The gunman had an extensive criminal record, and was known to have extremist views, but wasn't apparently on anyone's radar.
David Lee Miller reporting on two recent terror attacks that have sent shockwaves through Canada. Catherine Herridge is reporting on security at the Canada/U.S. border.
Fighting continues to rage in and around Kobani in Syria as Kurdish fighters battle ISIS terrorists. Two French bombers destroyed an arms depot used by ISIS. There's also a new report that ISIS used chlorine gas. John Huddy reporting.
A hatchet wielding man in Queens, NY was shot and killed by police yesterday. The NYPD hasn't ruled out terror motives. Jonathan Hunt reports.
23-year-old Dominic Adesanya of Maryland is being held without bond. He allegedly jumped the White House fence, and attacked two K-9 Secret Service dogs who were able to stop him from getting too far into the White House grounds. He reportedly has psychiatric problems, and had tried to breach security at Federal installations before.
Big rally yesterday on Wall Street on better-than-expected earnings news from big companies like Caterpillar and U.S. airlines. Russia could get a giant debt rating downgrade today. The Russian economy is already teetering. We get earnings today from Ford, Colgate Palmolive and UPS. Stock futures are down today in part based on the new case of Ebola in the U.S..
The EU announced a preliminary deal to fight climate change including a 40% reduction in emissions by 2030 and a mandate to make 27% of energy from renewables by then as well.
China launched an experimental rocket today that will try to fly around the moon and back to Earth. China is planning a manned flight to the Moon in 2017.
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