New rules on Ebola stun federal and local officials in New York and New Jersey. The teen gunman behind the latest school shooting may have been targeting his cousins. And Iran executes a woman convicted of murder - in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist.
It's Monday, and here are the "5 things to know for your New Day."
Abundance of caution: A mandatory 21-day quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey on health care workers returning from West Africa after treating Ebola patients caught local and federal officials by surprise and spurred a heated debate on handling the spread of the virus. The announcement came one day after a New York doctor who treated patients in Guinea became the first Ebola case diagnosed in the city and the fourth in the United States.
The crisis surrounding a passenger jet shot down over Ukraine intensifies, Israelis and Palestinians get further tangled in violence, and the Queen's royal guards prove they do actually have a sense of humor.
Welcome to the Monday edition of “5 Things to Know for Your New Day."
Every weekday morning around 6, we’ll hit the top five stories of the day and clue you in on a few other buzzy items.