October 2, 2014 -- Updated 0259 GMT (1059 HKT)
The remarkable display of civil disobedience by hundreds of thousands of Hong Kong citizens reflects a profound sense of desperation that has grown as China has closed off all political options and made it increasingly clear that it intends to call the shots.
Ford Vox says mistakes and missed opportunities along the line to a diagnosis of Ebola in a Liberian man have put Dallas residents at risk of fatal infection
Pepper Schwartz says California is trying, but its law requiring step-by-step consent is just not the way hot and heavy sex proceeds on college campuses.
Stanley McChrystal and Kristina Talbert-Slagle say Ebola and ISIS are serious global security challenges that mask deeper, more complex problems.
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