US president Barack Obama at a meeting on the ebola outbreak in West Africa with  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr Tom Frieden (left) and members of his national security team. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

President Barack Obama has announced the US government would consider increased screening for the Ebola virus at airports both in the US and in Wes(...)

 In a moving speech at Dealey Plaza, Dallas, yesterday, Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings spoke of John F Kennedy’s legacy. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

Thousands of people braved a wet, bitterly cold day to remember US president John F Kennedy and mark the moment 50 years ago when he was assassinat(...)