Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, October 20, 2014
Thomas Eric Duncan's fiancee, her son and two nephews will be done with quarantine Monday.
October 20th, 2014
12:34 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, October 20, 2014

Finally, some good news on the Ebola front. Human remains turn up in the search for Hannah Graham. And federal officials leak FBI forensics in the Michael Brown shooting case.

It's Monday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."

1. EBOLA

Turning a corner: For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh endured fear, grief and isolation. When told of the death of her fiance, Thomas Eric Duncan - the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States - she fell to the ground. The man giving her the news couldn't even console her with a hug. But today is day 21: the day the quarantine period is expected to come to an end for Troh, her son and two nephews. Also, some of the Ebola patients in treatment are steadily improving.

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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, October 6, 2014
A Nigerian sea port health official uses a thermometer to screen a Ukrainian crew member for Ebola.
October 6th, 2014
12:10 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, October 6, 2014

Airport screenings for Ebola cases may pick up. Democracy protesters in Hong Kong ignore a police clear-out deadline. And ISIS is on the verge of a big gain.

It's Monday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."

1. EBOLA SCREENING

Not so easy: As Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Duncan slid into critical condition over the weekend, word spread that U.S. airports may beef up screenings to catch new cases, as they arrive in the country. "All options are on the table,” a federal official said. But it may not be that simple. Not too many flights come here directly from Ebola-affected countries, so many passengers take roundabout routes. That makes it harder to track them down.

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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, September 29, 2014
An ISIS defector talks exclusively to CNN, says the militia is full of foreign fighters
September 29th, 2014
03:04 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, September 29, 2014

An ISIS deserter talks about life in the terror militia, the man accused of a beheading in Oklahoma faces charges today, and what were 11-year-olds doing in a Miami nightclub caught in gunfire?

It's Monday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day.

1. ISIS DEFECTOR
I quit: When airstrikes slammed ISIS in Syria, a window of opportunity opened for one of their fighters, who’d had enough. Abu Omar slipped across the border into Turkey. He’s hunkering down, because, now, he’s got a target on his back. He tells CNN in an exclusive interview with Arwa Damon that ISIS leans heavily on foreign fighters; he met lots of guys from France in the militia. He says they’ve got major pull in the group, and they’re even more heinously cruel than Syrian ISIS militants.

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Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, September 22
NASA's MAVEN spacecraft arrives at Mars to study the Red Planet's drastic climate change.
September 22nd, 2014
02:13 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, September 22

International tensions take to the U.N. General Assembly stage, a NASA spacecraft arrives at Mars, and a loved one begs ISIS to spare a hostage's life.

It's Monday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."

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