Move over Lassie, the new hero in town is Sally the cat who saved her owner from his burning home.
Many are convinced there was no justification for a police officer to kill Michael Brown. Many others are certain it was justifiable.
Russian troops are strengthening their positions in eastern Ukraine and smuggling in arms to separatist forces, Kiev's military says.
Israeli appropriation of nearly 1000 acres of land prompts criticism from the US and protests from Palestinians.
Pakistan anti-government protesters storm the state TV building, taking station briefly off air.
The death toll from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in northern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 31.
PNG's volcano is spewing fragments from its crater and rumbling loudly, but its activity appears to be subsiding.