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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 broader population. A returning...

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 governor races where his...

America ramping up response to Ebola crisis

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her...

Obama finds a Democrat willing to campaign with him

Dannel Malloy is one rare Democrat. The Connecticut governor, like many other Democrats in this midterm election, is locked in a dead-heat re-election race. But Malloy is daring to do something few other vulnerable Democrats...

Wartime Obama overshadows his economic efforts

President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the airstrikes against Islamic...

Eric Holder stepping down as U.S. Attorney General

It wasn't difficult for Barack Obama and Eric Holder to be in the same orbit. Both were sons of immigrants, Columbia Ivy Leaguers, basketball fans and prominent African-American political figures. They first met nearly 10...

Obama abandons pledge; delays immigration action

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash...

After vacation, Obama facing many challanges

While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?" Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic...

Islamic extremists release American reporter

As the U.S. mourned an American journalist executed by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years...

Obama getting heat from both sides on immigration

The White House is meeting growing resistance from both the left and the right as it pushes a multibillion-dollar emergency spending bill for the border, raising questions about chances for any action in Congress...