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  • After brush with Ebola in Dallas, family faces weeks of confinement

    Youngor Jallah hasn't left the cramped, two-bedroom apartment she shares with her husband and four children for the last four days — not since Jallah learned that her mother's boyfriend may have exposed her family to the deadly Ebola virus. The...
  • For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

    For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded
    In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
  • Newest Washington memorial honors wounded veterans

    The story that Lois Pope likes to tell about her first interaction with war-wounded veterans takes place at a rehabilitation center in New York in the mid-1960s. Pope, an actress who had performed on Broadway, had been invited to sing there. Her...
  • Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland

    Somali American fights militant Islamist recruiters in U.S. heartland
    For seven years, youth leader Abdirizak Bihi has waged a personal battle against an elusive foe: religious extremists using sophisticated online tactics to lure young Somali Americans abroad as militant foot soldiers and suicide bombers. Many of these...
  • Islamic State militants advance on Syrian city of Kobani

    Islamic State militants advance on Syrian city of Kobani
    Islamist militants besieging the Syrian border city of Kobani appeared poised late Friday for a direct assault on the predominantly Kurdish enclave after a day of intense shelling. After nightfall, at least three massive explosions, apparently from...
  • New U.S. history curriculum sparks education battle of 2014

    To improve the Advanced Placement class for U.S. history, some of the best and brightest history scholars in the country worked for six years on a new curriculum. The idea was to replace traditional memorization with more emphasis on critical thinking...
  • Alaska gives every resident $1,884 despite declining oil revenue

    An avalanche of free money strikes Alaska on Thursday as the oil-rich state government deposits $1,884 into the bank account of nearly every year-round resident. The $1.1-billion payout is the third-largest since the Alaska government began using...
  • Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria

    Texas Ebola patient aided Liberia woman thought to have malaria
    The Ebola virus that infected Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who fell ill in Texas, has sickened at least six others in the sandy neighborhood near the Liberian capital where he lived in a rented room with a plain wooden door. A chain of confusion...
  • Supreme Court to review independent redistricting commissions

    The U.S. Supreme Court said Thursday that it had voted to hear 11 new cases, including a major challenge to the independent commissions created in California and Arizona that use citizens rather than state legislators to draw election districts for...
  • President has a short list of potential attorney general candidates

    A week after Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced plans to step down, three administration insiders lead the president's short list to replace him, according to sources inside and outside the White House. Solicitor Gen. Donald B. Verrilli Jr., who...
  • On Hawaii Island, watching a disaster flow ever closer

    On Hawaii Island, watching a disaster flow ever closer
    It is 100 yards wide, nine miles long and traveling between 125 yards and 300 yards a day, a slow-moving ribbon of lava that has kept residents of the rural Puna district of Hawaii Island braced for the inevitable as the ongoing eruption of Kilauea...