Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord?

For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.

Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola

Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a riveting and revealing tale in this month’s “Vanity Fair.”

GM Ignition-Switch Defect Now Linked To 19 Deaths

A special compensation fund for victims of the faulty ignition switch has issued its first report, which makes clear GM will pay claims for more than the 13 deaths it says were linked to the defect.