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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear....

Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits....

Races for governor carry 2016 implications
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races....

Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist label
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sen. Rand Paul is taking on critics who brand him an isolationist on foreign policy, advocating an approach for America that "recognizes our limits and preserves our might."...

AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have handled the crisis so far....

US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday....

Warren running for president? 'I don't think so'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she doesn't think she's running for president in in 2016, a shift from her usual script....

Party committees spending $3M each day on House
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The political parties' House campaign arms spent almost $51 million in the first two weeks of October - or an average of almost $3.4 million every day - according to campaign finance summaries released Thursday....

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country....

Cassidy has many opponents in Louisiana Senate bid
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Mary Landrieu is the last Democrat to hold statewide office in Louisiana, a state that Mitt Romney won easily in 2012 and where President Barack Obama remains highly unpopular....

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Party committees spending $3M each day on House

Cassidy has many opponents in Louisiana Senate bid

'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing days

Palin backs independent candidate for governor

Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist label

Races for governor carry 2016 implications

TV runner-up Aiken seeks win in NC House race

Texas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visit

GOP candidates in La. not embracing Bobby Jindal

Obama heading to Wisconsin in rare stumping trip