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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola....

Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria....

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas
LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) -- One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy....

House Democrats on defense in Nevada
WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Democrats are buying ad time to protect a suddenly vulnerable, first-term Nevada congressman as a handful of House races turn more competitive within days of midterm elections....

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race
MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) -- Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of the Senate....

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both....

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities
PERRY, Ga. (AP) -- 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."...

Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation - Mali - renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order....

Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,...

Reagan astrologer, Joan Quigley, dies at 87
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87....

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Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

Missouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

AdWatch: Democrats make much of NC toll project

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

Kentucky Senate candidates spar over new ads

Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

Democrat takes on Cianci for Providence mayor

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