President Obama, pressured by Democrats and Republican over the shaky federal response to the Ebola virus, today named Ron Klain, former chief of staff to Vice President Biden and ex-VP Gore, as Ebola czar.
A contrite National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized today amid the league's simmering conduct scandal, but said he has not considered resigning. The press conference was Goodell's first appearance in nine days.
There could be a benefit of social redemption for the NFL in the Ray Rice case -- more as a teaching tool for prevention of domestic violence and abuse rather than a meat cleaver-like warning to its players and staff.
The City of Ferguson, Mo., under control of the Missouri National Guard after days of protests and unrest following a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, has brought in an outside PR firm to keep up with the crush of media inquiries and coverage.
A Malaysian Airlines 777 crashed in eastern Ukraine today, killing all 295 passengers and crew. Ketchum, which was called in by Malaysia Air after the loss of Flight 370 in March, also represents Russia.
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