President Obama has said he will veto the Keystone XL pipeline project, which passed in the Senate on Wednesday. Historically, political scientists say 90 percent of veto threats are issued behind the scenes but Obama has issued nine veto threats so far — in public.
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Augustine Goba (right) heads the laboratory at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone. He and colleagues analyzed the viral genetics in blood samples from 78 Ebola patients early in the epidemic.
The Vatican Bank is "essentially an offshore bank in the middle of a foreign country," says Gerald Posner. His new book God's Bankers explores the history of money and power in the Vatican. Above, an aerial view of St. Peter's basilica in Vatican City.
Frank Scott (left) with Warrick Scott (right) at StoryCorps in Danville, Va. Frank's father, Wendell Scott, was one of the first African-American NASCAR drivers to win a race at the elite level.