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Hundreds riot during annual pumpkin festival

Dozens of people were arrested over the weekend after violent parties near the New Hampshire city's annual pumpkin festival.

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U.S. to issue new Ebola care guidelines

The U.S. will issue strict new guidelines for health workers when dealing with Ebola patients.

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Ebola czar aims to reverse government mistakes, step up response

U.S. Ebola czar Ron Klain faces a hefty to-do list when he begins his new role today.

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U.S. drops arms to help defenders resist Islamic State

The arms were dropped near Kobani, which came under Islamic State attack and is now besieged to the east, west and south.

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Human remains found in search for missing UVa. student

Searchers looking for Hannah Graham found human remains in a rural area, five weeks after she was last seen.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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VW recalls Jettas, Beetles

Volkswagen is recalling more than 1 million cars worldwide.

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U.S. to recognize gay marriages performed in 7 more states

The Supreme Court paved the way for gays and lesbians to get married in a handful of additional states.

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Obama to appoint Ebola czar to coordinate U.S. response

The administration is facing sharp criticism over its efforts to contain the disease at home.

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Islamic State reportedly training pilots to fly jets

Iraqi pilots who have joined ISIS in Syria are training members to fly in three captured fighter jets.

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Study: Tornadoes coming in swarms

Severe storms are increasingly coming in swarms rather than as isolated twisters, according to a study by government meteorologists.

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WATCH: Nurse stricken with Ebola speaks from isolation

Doctors treating Nina Pham recorded a conversation before she departed for the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center.

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Biden’s son discharged from Navy reserve after drug test

The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine.

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Congress grills CDC on Ebola response

Lawmakers grilled health officials about the response to the outbreak and flaws in efforts to check its spread within the U.S.

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PHOTOS: Ebola in America

A look at the deadly virus in America.

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Unemployment applications fall to 14-year low

The decline suggests the labor market is gaining steam.

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First Lady channels Lil Jon in ‘turnip’ Vine

The FLOTUS advocates for healthy eating in a White House video spoofing the hit song "Turn Down For What."

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Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance

The advance of ISIS fighters stalled after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants.

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Markets on edge after worse turmoil in 4 years

Worries about world growth and the end of years of U.S. stimulus are keeping investors in a fraught mood.

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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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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

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A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

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Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Portland, Gloucester Tie as New England Fish Ports

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A federal report says Portland, Maine and Gloucester, Massachusetts, are now tied for second place in New England in volume of commercial fish landed.

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Canadian Company to Buy Rumford, Maine Paper Mill

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A Canadian company is entering into an agreement to buy the Rumford Paper Co. mill.

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