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US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples....

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....

Excitement mounts among Colorado GOP
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) -- Republicans are increasingly optimistic about Colorado's upcoming elections....

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....

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US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states

Marine dies in noncombat incident in IS campaign

Marine death is 1st in campaign against IS

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas for top of ballot

Bios of Latina candidates in Fla., Nevada, Texas

Missouri auditor revels in Hollywood, history

Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

Clinton rallies Democrats to defeat Gov. Walker

Judge may enter Georgia voter registration dispute

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