The Royals added some outfield depth before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. They acquired 29-year-old outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Astros for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith. Injuries have limited Maxwell to 40 games this season, but he slugged 18 home runs in 315 at-bats for the Astros in 2012.
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.
A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.
Nebraska State Corrections Director Mike Kenney defends his controversial program to allow prison inmates released prematurely to serve out the rest of their sentences at home.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is becoming a world leader in treatment of Ebola.
The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.