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AP Investigation: Nazi war crime suspects collected millions of dollars in US Social Security
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream....

Kerry: 'Irresponsible' and 'morally very difficult' not to help Kurds fighting IS extremists
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....

In change of pace, Obama playing it by ear this week as response to Ebola evolves
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 update protocols for treating Ebola patients, Pentagon readies team to aid US doctors
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 appeals to Asian nations to step up fight against Islamic State militants, Ebola
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....

Democrats' campaign arms spends $37M in September, raises record $17M
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....

Federally run Indian schools can't escape tainted legacy; schools among nation's lowest
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 schools for Native American children
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....

House Whip makes Republican Scalise more popular, at home, in Washington and with donors
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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US airdrops weapons, ammunition, supplies to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

What to know about federally run schools for Native American children

Federally run Indian schools can't escape tainted legacy; schools among nation's lowest

Connecticut state senate candidate faces opponent with the iconic Kennedy name

Report: Ferguson police officer tells investigators he feared for his life during struggle

Millions of Social Security recipients to get small cost-of-living bump for 3rd straight year

As Gov. Rick Scott cites Florida's economic recovery, many in Sunshine State feel left behind

LePage's unconventional leadership style at center of race for Maine governor

Brown pursues lasting legacy in California; feels little resistance in re-election campaign


 
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