Oct. 6, 2014 11:41 AM

Group pushing cricket in Cuba; fifth American with Ebola arrives Monday; Nobel prizes and more national and international news for Monday, October 06, 2014.


Group pushing cricket in Cuba; fifth American with Ebola arrives Monday; Nobel prizes and more national and international news for Monday, October 06, 2014.

1. FIFTH AMERICAN WITH EBOLA BACK FROM AFRICA
Ashoka Mukpo, who became ill with the disease in Liberia, is expected to arrive in the U.S. on Monday and will be treated at the Nebraska Medical Center.

2. THREE WIN MEDICINE NOBEL
U.S.-British scientist John O'Keefe and Norwegian husband and wife Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser receive the prize for discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

3. HONG KONG PROTESTS SUBSIDE AFTER TUMULTUOUS WEEK
While schools reopen and civil servants return to work, a few hundred demonstrators remain camped out, vowing to keep up the pressure on the government.

4. WHAT ISSUE SUPREME COURT COULD TACKLE IN NEW TERM
The justices will have several chances in the coming weeks to accept appeals from officials in five states trying to preserve their same-sex marriage bans.

5. OIL SMUGGLING WAS BOOMING BUSINESS STRENGTHENING EXTREMISTS ON BATTLEFIELD
Turkish middlemen sold illicit fuel from oil wells in Iraq or Syria under Islamic State group's control until Turkish authorities cracked down on the trade.

6. NEW MEXICO IMMIGRATION LOCKUP DRAWS FIRE
The Artesia Family Residential Center is seen as a "deportation mill," where bail is set impossibly high and asylum claims are denied at a much higher rate than the rest of the immigrant population.

7. WHY INDONESIA STRUGGLES TO NIX ISLAMIC STATE RECRUITING
The government has a hard time translating its opposition to extremists into stronger legal tools that could stop suspected militants from traveling abroad.

8. SYRIANS, LEBANESE PRODUCE WINE IN FERMENT OF WAR
Local boutique wineries mainly run by Christians have endured despite decades of unrest and the fact that Islam forbids both the production and consumption of alcohol.

9. SCHOLARSHIP FOR PLAYING VIDEO GAMES
Robert Morris, a not-for-profit university, believes League of Legends demands skills similar to those one uses on a football field and recruits students who are good at it.

10. WHO FIGHTS FOR FOOTHOLD IN CUBA
A tiny but passionate group of men is trying to win Cubans over to cricket, baseball's slower-paced, more courtly British relative.