World Bank funding for Ebola fight hits $500 million
The World Bank pledged $100 million on Thursday to help recruit more foreign health workers in the fight against Ebola, taking its funding for the three worst-hit countries to more than half a billion dollars over the past three months.
Apple's Tim Cook says "proud to be gay"
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek, saying he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.
First Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria's Kobani -monitoring group
About 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey on Thursday.