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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…

Can Democrats regain votes outside of cities?

Can Democrats regain votes outside of cities?

In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous crowd she was “glad to be home.” Her Republican opponent in the…

Ebola-striken doctor known as a ‘do-gooder’

Ebola-striken doctor known as a ‘do-gooder’

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and,…

Remains identified as missing Virginia college student

Remains identified as missing Virginia college student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible…

The pesky seas of campaign signs of the times

The pesky seas of campaign signs of the times

Pesky. Illegal. Effective? Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It’s the sign of the season. And despite…

North Carolina Senate race: A choice of extremes

North Carolina Senate race: A choice of extremes

North Carolina’s Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that’s how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis want voters to see it. Running…