A Scottish nurse who recovered from Ebola in January has been medevaced from Glasgow to London in a Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules transport plane specially equipped for infection control.

Doctors say Pauline Cafferkey is suffering "an unusual late complication" from her previous Ebola infection. They note that "Pauline previously had the Ebola virus and this is therefore not a new infection."

Over the summer, the Texas Forensic Science Commission, which sets standards for physical evidence in state courts, came to an unsettling conclusion: There was something wrong with how state labs were analyzing DNA evidence.

It seemed the labs were using an outdated protocol for calculating the probability of DNA matches in "mixtures"; that is, crime scene samples that contain genetic material from several people. It may have affected thousands of cases going back to 1999.

Chaos ensued in the halls of Congress Thursday when Rep. Kevin McCarthy unexpectedly took himself out of the running to replace John Boehner as speaker of the House.

The reason for the pandemonium and, yes, even tears: No one knows where this goes from here.

Here are the four likely ways it gets resolved:

Michigan wraps up trade trip to India, seeks investment

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Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is wrapping up a weeklong trade trip to India, where he's highlighting investment and partnership opportunities. Calley's office says in a statement Friday that he's emphasizing Michigan's global role in automotive manufacturing and technology. He's been meeting with representatives of companies and is stressing the "competitive operating environment" in Michigan. Calley earlier this week toured a General Motors Co. plant and met with Indian suppliers for the automaker to highlight Michigan as a place for their North American operations.

West Michigan economy continues to grow but there are signs that the growth is beginning to slow. That’s what the data from September’s Supply Management Research survey suggests.

The Seidman College of Business Supply Management Research index is a survey of 70 purchasing managers from Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. What are they telling us? The economy may be slowing.

“We continue to have good employment in our area but this is the first month that we’ve shown a negative index in almost six years now.”

2009, the year the Great Recession officially came to an end.

Mexico says that it will allow a team of international experts to revisit the case of 43 students who went missing last year.

NPR's Carrie Kahn reports that the United Nations' top human rights official recommended the move after a visit to the country.

Carrie filed this report for our Newscast unit:

"Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the U.N.'s High Commissioner on Human Rights, recommended the experts re-examine the site where the government says the bodies of the students were burned.


Two Michigan State University researchers are studying whether a high-fat diet interacts with a common chemical found in sunscreen and possible effects on breast cancer risk.  The East Lansing school on Friday announced a five-year, nearly $4.2 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Richard Schwartz, a microbiology and molecular genetics professor and associate dean in the College of Natural Science, is doing the study with Sandra Haslam, a professor of physiology in the College of Human Medicine.

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, we bring you three items.

From Sam Sanders, a reporter on NPR's Washington Desk:

A woman has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 18-month-old daughter who wasn't connected to blood-oxygen monitoring equipment as she slept.

Rebecca Cotes of Grand Rapids was accused of gross negligence in the death of Hannah Hoag, who suffocated in March after a tracheal tube slipped out.

The verdict was announced Friday.

Cotes told jurors that the blood-oxygen device wasn't used because it was malfunctioning and setting off a false alarm.

There was testimony that Cotes stopped an overnight nursing service.

A federal appeals court has blocked an Obama administration rule that attempts to clarify which small streams, wetlands and other waterways the government can shield from pollution and development.

In a 2-1 ruling Friday, a panel of the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati put the regulations on hold until the court decides whether it has jurisdiction to hear challenges to the rules by 18 states.