The New York Times: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation of governors and Defense Department officials to visit troops and receive briefings on counterterrorism.
This is the second trip abroad for Mr. Cuomo in recent weeks. He traveled to Israel in August in what his office called an effort to show support for the country in its conflict with Hamas.
Chelsea Clinton welcomes baby girl
USA Today: Bill and Hillary Clinton have become grandparents for the first time with the arrival of Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, born Friday to daughter Chelsea and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky.
Photo: Chelsea Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Sept. 23, 2014 (Credit: AP /Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Reuters: The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to at least 3,091 out of 6,574 probable, suspected and confirmed cases, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Liberia has recorded 1,830 deaths, around three times as many as in either Guinea or Sierra Leone, the two other most affected countries, according to WHO data received up to Sept. 23.
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Associated Press: The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says.
FBI Director James Comey told reporters at the bureau’s headquarters he would not reveal the man’s name or nationality.
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