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White House goes into crisis mode on Ebola

Rising public anxiety about the virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

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Texas nurse with Ebola traveled to Ohio by plane

A second woman who tested positive for Ebola after caring for an infected patient traveled a day before she reported symptoms.

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Dow plunges as Wall Street shellacked on weak economic data

Each of the major indexes fell more than 2 percent, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into negative territory for the year.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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Obama, military leaders coordinate Islamic State strategy

President Barack Obama told military leaders from more than 20 countries that he is deeply concerned about the radical group's advances.

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America’s biggest pumpkin comes from California

A one-ton pumpkin grown in Northern California has been declared the heaviest ever cultivated in North America.

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Toyota recalls more than 400K vehicles in U.S.

Toyota is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide.

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Facebook founder donates $25M to fighting Ebola

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is lending his efforts and his cash to battling the deadly virus.

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Obama to nominate new attorney general after Nov. 4 election

The President will wait until after congressional elections to nominate a new U.S. attorney general.

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U.S.-led air strikes intensify against Islamic State

President Barack Obama discussed the strategy with military leaders from 20 countries, including Turkey, Arab states and Western allies.

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Chrysler recalls 184K SUVs to fix air bags

Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models are among those being recalled.

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Texas nurse stricken with Ebola described as young, caring

The first person known to have contracted the virus in the U.S. is in an isolation unit at the Dallas hospital where she worked.

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Dozens arrested in St. Louis protests

More than 50 people were arrested in a series of protests staged to draw attention to police violence.

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CDC: U.S. needs to rethink Ebola infection controls

The current Ebola outbreak is the worst outbreak on record and has killed more than 4,000 people.

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Conjoined Texas twins take first step toward separation

Conjoined 6-month-old twin girls will take the first steps toward a separation surgery planned for December.

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Acura recalls 43K sedans to fix faulty seat belt

The RLX sedan and the MDX crossover are among the models being recalled.

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Poll: Many insured struggle with medical bills

A quarter of U.S. adults worry about their ability to pay for a major, unexpected medical expense.

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Attention Kmart shoppers: Store latest victim of data breach

The department store chain says a data breach may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards.

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Alaska ban on same-sex marriage ruled unconstitutional

A U.S. federal judge ruled that the state of Alaska's ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional.

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Obama hangs tough on migrant detention despite slowing influx

The U.S. is aggressively pushing ahead with plans to expand detentions, a little-publicized part of a broader campaign to deter illegal migrants.

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Maine Elver Fishing Quota May be Slightly Reduced

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine's baby eel fishermen might see a slightly reduced quota in 2015.

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Lobsterman Jailed, Fined Over Illegal Lobsters

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A Maine lobsterman who kept undersized and V-notched lobsters has been sentenced to two days in jail and fined $50,000. The Department of Marine Resources is also suspending his license for three years.

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Democrat Cain Skipping 2nd District Debate

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Maine television station has canceled a debate in the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat after Democrat Emily Cain said she wouldn't attend.

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Maine Agency Approves Poland Springs Water Deal

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FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Public Utilities Commission says Fryeburg Water Co. can enter into a long-term contract to sell water to Nestle Waters, bottler of Poland Springs.

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Pot Activist, Maine Police Chief Debate Marijuana

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SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A pro-marijuana activist and a Maine police chief sparred in a debate about referendums that would legalize recreational use of the drug in two cities.