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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…

Independents could determine control of Senate

Independents could determine control of Senate

After millions of Americans vote next week, it’s possible that one or two men will decide which party controls the Senate. One is Sen. Angus King, a Maine independent who…

Showdown in Maine over an Ebola quarantine

Showdown in Maine over an Ebola quarantine

State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state’s quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot…

Are quarantines effective? Some say ‘no’

Are quarantines effective? Some say ‘no’

The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. Now the Ebola outbreak is raising new questions about whether ordering quarantines is an effective…