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AP: About 70 hospital staffers involved in care of Dallas Ebola patient

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., died Wednesday, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas confirmed. Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images BREAKING: Records given to the AP show about 70 hospital...Show More Summary

Watch Tuesday’s Louisiana Senate debate

Watch Louisiana’s debate for U.S. Senate at 8 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. CDT) on Tuesday, Oct. 14, featuring incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu (D), Bill Cassidy (R), and Robert Maness (R). Live stream courtesy Louisiana Public Broadcasting. RELATED...Show More Summary

Are hospitals and workers prepared to treat Ebola?

If a nurse wearing full protective gear contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, how safe are other hospitals and health workers in the United States? Tonight on the PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff will talk about the risks and precautions hospitals are taking with Dr. Show More Summary

The Vatican signals a more tolerant stance on homosexuality

A new document from a gathering of bishops at the Vatican Monday revealed a possible new direction for the Catholic Church’s approach to homosexuality and same-sex marriage. Photo by Flickr user Tejvan Pettinger The Catholic Church may...Show More Summary

At least 19 ‘Ferguson October’ demonstrators arrested while protests continue

Oct. 13, 2014 in St. Louis, MO — Demonstrators confront police outside the Ferguson police station on October 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Ferguson has been struggling to heal since riots erupted following the August 9 killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in suburban Ferguson. Show More Summary

Police arrest one of 20 clowns terrorizing county in California

An arrested teenager in the San Joaquin Valley claims to have copied the Wasco clown — a husband and wife who have taken posted clown photos onto Instagram as part of a year-long art project. Photo by Instagram user “Wasco Clown.” If...Show More Summary

GOP spends $6M more on North Carolina Senate race

RALEIGH, N.C. — The group dedicated to winning a Republican U.S. Senate majority in November says it’s more than doubling its investment supporting North Carolina GOP nominee Thom Tillis’ campaign to unseat Democrat Kay Hagan. In what’s...Show More Summary

Seattle replaces Columbus Day with ‘Indigenous People’s Day’

Seattle has declared Columbus Day “Indigenous People’s Day.” Photo by Flickr user nicholasbross Just a week after Seattle’s City council unanimously approved replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day — a holiday that will honor...Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Arkansas Senate debate

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What’s at stake for Obama during the midterm elections?

For President Barack Obama, the stark reality of the looming midterm elections is that the best outcome for his party gets him nothing but two more years of the status quo. Two more years of a divided Congress. Two more years battling a Republican-led House that sees little overlap with the president’s priorities. Show More Summary

Typhoon Vongfong batters Japan in strongest storm of year for country

High waves triggered by typhoon Vongfong hits a pier at Haruno Fish Port on October 12, 2014 in Kochi, Japan. The typhoon struck Okinawa on Sunday, followed by the islands of Kyushu and Shikoku Monday. Photo by The Asahi Shimbun viaShow More Summary

CDC to hold news conference on Ebola response in U.S.

The CDC will hold a news conference at noon EDT to update the latest on Ebola response in the U.S. and West Africa The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will hold a news conference today at noon EDT to address the current state of response to Ebola cases in the United States and West Africa. Dr. Show More Summary

Opponents of Hong Kong protests attempt to dismantle barricades

Hundreds of people attempted to break through barricades erected by Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters near the city’s business district, as a third week of rallies tried the patience of truck and cab drivers. Photo by Brent Lewin/Bloomberg...Show More Summary

New report will outline effects of climate change on U.S. military

Service members recite the oath of enlistment during a re-enlistment ceremony at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, Oct. 5, 2011. A new report that will be released Monday will detail climate change’s effects on the military. Photo by Master Sgt. Show More Summary

Turkey to allow coalition use of its bases for fight against Islamic State group

A photograph taken from Suruc district of Sanliurfa, Turkey-Syria border province, shows smoke trails over Ayn al-Arab city during the ongoing clashes between Islamic State militants and Kurdish armed groups in Ayn al-Arab, October 3, 2014. Show More Summary

James Risen: government crackdown on whistleblowers bad for democracy

[Watch Video] Author and journalist James Risen bores into the many costs of the so-called “War on Terror” in his new book “Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War,” out Tuesday. The toll is a heavy one in Risen’s telling — he weaves...Show More Summary

Amid Ebola outbreak, health workers in Liberia call for strike

Thousands of health care workers in Liberia said they would go on strike starting Monday because of a dispute in pay, a move that could be a damaging blow to containing the Ebola virus’ spread in the country. Members of Liberia’s National...Show More Summary

Obama receives update on latest Ebola developments

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has gotten an update about the latest developments on Ebola from his health secretary and his assistant for homeland security. The White House says Obama has asked the Centers for Disease Control and...Show More Summary

Health care worker tests positive for Ebola in Dallas

G.C. Williford, Battalion Chief of the Dallas Fire Department, walks past a barrel containing waste material removed from the home of the health care worker preliminarily diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, Texas. Credit: Mike Stone/Getty...Show More Summary

As midterms near, political shake-ups in Kansas, South Dakota possible

U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, right, greets George Edwards, left, after Cotton addressed a crowd of supporters at a Republican headquarters office April 26, 2014 in Hot Springs, Ark. Sen. Pryor is in a tight reelection campaign with Republican opponent, U.S. Show More Summary

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