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Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream....

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them....

Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response to the Ebola scare continues to evolve....

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
ATLANTA (AP) -- Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed....

Brief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefits
Since 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced out of the United States collected millions of dollars in American Social Security payments, an Associated Press investigation has found....

Kerry urges Asia to boost anti-Islamic State push
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Monday for Asian nations to step up their efforts to combat Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus....

DCCC raises $17M in September, spends $37M
WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election....

Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- On a desert outpost miles from the closest paved road, Navajo students at the Little Singer Community School gleefully taste traditional fry bread during the school's heritage week....

What to know about federally run Indian schools
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- The federal government finances 183 schools and dormitories for Native American children on or near reservations in 23 states. The schools are some of the nation's lowest performing....

For GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularity
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Let's count the ways Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House....

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