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More training, more airport checks on Ebola

More training, more airport checks on Ebola

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case…

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a…

Did three Denver girls want to join Islamic militants?

Did three Denver girls want to join Islamic militants?

Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions. A…

God, underwear and Mormons

God, underwear and Mormons

The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about…

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

Obama’s bittersweet visit home

A lesson from President Barack Obama’s brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What’s past is prologue. While his trip to Chicago offered a sweet taste of nostalgia, it also…

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

Democrats love to see minimum wage on ballots

As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families,…

A Georgia political ruckus over voter registration

A Georgia political ruckus over voter registration

Amid a scramble for political supremacy in rapidly changing Georgia, Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over the handling of as many 50,000 voter registration forms as the Nov. 4…

Competing claims of answers for Medicare

Competing claims of answers for Medicare

An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana’s bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong…

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers…

Hannah Graham suspect charged in 2005 rape

Hannah Graham suspect charged in 2005 rape

Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a…