President Obama’s choice to lead the government’s Ebola response will begin work Wednesday, more than a month after Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian traveler infected with the disease, arrived in Dallas and subsequently transmitted the virus to two of nurses before his death.
Russian President Vladimir Putin may have the upper hand in the Ukraine conflict now, but he’ll pay a price for his actions in time, “destroying his own personal reputation and Russia’s,” Poland’s ambassador to Washington said.
Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the only person to be charged in connection with deadly 2012 attacks on U.S. diplomatic facilities in Benghazi, Libya, pleaded not guilty Monday to 17 new charges, including some that could result in the death penalty.
Republicans are tapping into Americans' fears about Ebola in their latest attacks on the competence of the Obama administration, adding a darker and more emotional edge to their main argument of the 2014 elections.
Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of "Washington Week" and co-anchor and managing editor of the "PBS NewsHour." The best-selling author of "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," Gwen has covered seven presidential campaigns and moderated two vice presidential debates.