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Who makes the call on Ebola quarantines?

Who makes the call on Ebola quarantines?

For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn’t forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk…

Army, governors to their own way on Ebola restrictions

Army, governors to their own way on Ebola restrictions

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday recommended new restrictions for people at highest risk for coming down with the Ebola virus and symptom monitoring for those…

Methodist pastor keeps his job after gay wedding

Methodist pastor keeps his job after gay wedding

A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister. The Judicial Council of the nation’s…

Not much demand for Obama on campaign trail

Not much demand for Obama on campaign trail

President Barack Obama is picking some temperate spots in an otherwise chilly political landscape, avoiding hostile Senate terrain during the final days of the midterm campaign in favor of tight…

Is another Bush ready for a White House run?

Is another Bush ready for a White House run?

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is “moving forward” on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son,…

Governors push home quarantine for Ebola workers

Governors push home quarantine for Ebola workers

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states’ governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while…

Could more have been done for Ebola victim Duncan?

Could more have been done for Ebola victim Duncan?

When Thomas Eric Duncan became the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, his relatives with roots in virus-ravaged Liberia knew what questions to ask. Would his treatment…

Christie claims he’s a good contrast to Obama

Christie claims he’s a good contrast to Obama

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie presented himself in sharp contrast to President Barack Obama in a fiery speech that sounded like the early makings of a presidential pitch. Speaking from…

Six more states now allowing gay marriage: 32 total now

Six more states now allowing gay marriage: 32 total now

The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states and extending federal benefits to those couples, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday. Gay marriage recently became legal in…

Early voting trends bring campaign adjustments

Early voting trends bring campaign adjustments

For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That’s because they’ve already voted. A growing throng of early voters in the nation’s most populous state — perhaps…