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  • Obama on Ebola fight: U.S. can't seal itself off

    WASHINGTON – Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that's improving but still isn't fully ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

    INDIANAPOLIS – What a difference a year makes.The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Eric Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Democratic attack ads aim to save Senate majority

    WASHINGTON – Their majority in jeopardy, Senate Democrats unleashed a late-campaign round of attack ads Monday accusing Republicans in key races of ha ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Obama taking action to push manufacturing

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • NSA surveillance limits: The focus turns to courts

    WASHINGTON – While Congress mulls how to curtail the NSA's collection of Americans' telephone records, impatient civil liberties groups are looking to ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 2:33 pm
  • Cuomo outlines N.Y. policy for Ebola quarantine

    NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday night outlined guidelines for the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Af ...
    Oct. 26, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK – A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heighte ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • State Farm seeks to test drones in Illinois

    BLOOMINGTON – State Farm insurance company is seeking federal approval to test drones in evaluating property damage and responding to natural disaster ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Top Israeli minister: 'Crisis' in U.S. relationship

    JERUSALEM – A top Israeli minister said there is a "crisis" in in the country's relations with the United States that must be fixed.
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama says he's cautiously more optimistic about the Ebola situation in the U.S.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • U.S. expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

    WASHINGTON – Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses again ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going away

    WASHINGTON – While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections.Obama voted ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:55 pm
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