T.I. goes to Africa

Rap tycoon T.I. Harris flew to Tanzania to perform a concert in the Motherland on Friday. Sources tell gossip tabloid TMZ.com that T.I. was not afraid of contracting the deadly Ebola virus because he is as far away from the hot zones as possible.

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Ebola patient

The 2nd American Ebola patient arrived in Atlanta from Liberia today.

Nancy Writebol arrived on a private jet at Dobbins military base near Atlanta just after 12 noon. Writebol was transported to Emory Healthcare by a specially equipped ambulance.

Video from a CNN helicopter showed Writebol being removed from the ambulance on a gurney and wheeled into the hospital by 2 healthcare workers wearing hazmat suits.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta interrogates CDC director

CNN's chief medical reporter Dr. Sanjay Gupta interrogated the director of the CDC for bringing two American health care workers who have been infected with Ebola to Emory Hospital in Atlanta.

Dr. Gupta asked CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden if it was medically reasonable to evacuate the health care workers from Liberia to the U.S., especially in light of the anthrax lab accidents at the CDC last month.

"You're knowingly bringing Ebola into the United States -- a virus that has not been here," said Dr. Gupta.

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Algeria airline

Algerian officials confirmed the crash of a passenger airliner earlier today in the desert near the border of Mali.

Algeria Air Flight 5017 carrying 110 passengers and six crew was en route from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital when it disappeared from radar over northern Mali.

Two Algeria fighter jets spotted the wreckage in the desert.

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