Former Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver (foreground left) stands next to defense attorney Miles Brissette (right) after being sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in prison for the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.
Mourners raise their fists during a night rally in honor of Alton Sterling outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., on July 11. Sterling was one of several men killed in police shootings this year.
Brad Miller was fired from the police force in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday, after the department's chief said he was troubled with how Miller acted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man Friday.
The monitoring for potential cases of the deadly Ebola virus ends Friday in Dallas. Former President George W. Bush poses with staff at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, celebrating the milestone.
The entrance to the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where Thomas Eric Duncan was treated before he died from Ebola a week ago. Two health care workers who treated Duncan have tested positive for the disease.