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Greg Orman: A candidate without a party

Greg Orman:  A candidate without a party

Independent candidate Greg Orman, running a surprisingly competitive race for the Senate in Kansas, has based his campaign on his disdain for both major political parties. But the parties have…

Is Wendy Davis ready to accept defeat?

Is Wendy Davis ready to accept defeat?

It’s a sunny afternoon just before the election and Wendy Davis isn’t addressing an arena packed with adoring supporters, speaking on national television or working a hotel ballroom of top…

Ebola restrictions eased on Maine nurse

Ebola restrictions eased on Maine nurse

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone can move about as she pleases after a Maine judge eased state-imposed restrictions on her, handing officials in Maine a defeat…

Another victim dies from Washington school shooting

Another victim dies from Washington school shooting

Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a…

Economy, health care dominate campaign issues

Economy, health care dominate campaign issues

As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional…

Hillary Clinton softpedals comments on rivals

Hillary Clinton softpedals comments on rivals

When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch. Heading into Tuesday’s midterm elections, Clinton has crossed paths with two possible presidential competitors…

For soldiers, the rules on Ebola are different

For soldiers, the rules on Ebola are different

A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the…

A roundup of Ebola quarantine guidelines

A roundup of Ebola quarantine guidelines

States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease…

Massive manhunt ends for cop killer suspect

Massive manhunt ends for cop killer suspect

They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect…

Obama campaigning in Maine in governor’s race

Obama campaigning in Maine in governor’s race

President Barack Obama is heading to Maine to rally votes for the Democratic candidate for governor, the latest in a burst of campaign appearances Obama is making before next week’s…