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  • US Ebola labs, parts for clinic arrive in Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with the dreaded disease....

  • Eurozone inflation falls to near 5-year low

    LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 countries that use the euro dipped further toward zero in September, official figures showed Tuesday, a move that's likely to maintain pressure on the European Central Bank to back further stimulus measures. In its first estimate, the EU's statistics...

  • Tourism exec: Miss. needs to shout its message

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Tourism leaders from across the state are in Biloxi this week and will be joined by Gov. Phil Bryant, who is expected to address a request for an additional $5 million to market Mississippi as a destination. Bryant will close the Governor's Conference on Tourism at the Beau...

  • Nicole Kidman reveals heartbreak at father's death

    SYDNEY (AP) — Nicole Kidman revealed she was heartbroken over the death of her father this month and thanked well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers. "We would just like to thank everyone for their love and prayers over these past couple of weeks," the actress and her singer...

  • Viagra ads target women for 1st time

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. In the new 60-second ad, a middle-aged woman reclining on a bed in a tropical...

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » Lawmakers demand answers from Secret Service chief Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.

  • Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is scheduled to answer lawmakers' questions about an embarrassing White House security breach. Pierson will face critical questions Tuesday from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about how a Texas Army veteran armed with...

  • Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process. That's caused frustration within the administration and raised doubts that President Barack Obama can fulfill his campaign promise to close the U.S. prison in Cuba for...

  • Obama, Modi to put upbeat face on US-India ties

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi are trying to put an optimistic face on the future of relations between India and the United States. The Oval Office meeting Tuesday comes amid lingering concerns that the close ties the two democracies once...

  • Back to the past

    President Obama is going back not only to war, but a bigger and uglier war than the one that Bush had started, and worse than Iraq at its depth.

  • How far can Obama pass the buck?

    Someone had his eye off the ball. It was probably not some "they," but rather the guy with the pen and the phone.

  • $33k-per-month federal anti-waste consultant sues government for $10m

    A consultant who was paid lavishly by the government to identify waste was found to have received contracts improperly and is now suing the government for $10 million.

  • Holder announces program on Chicago crime

    Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder Monday announced a new federal program to target high-crime cities, including Chicago, Ill., where shootings and other violent crime have skyrocketed.

  • New trial will shine light on 2008 bailout of insurance giant AIG

    Mark Calabria, the director of financial regulation studies at the Cato Institute, said, "I suspect the suspicion that AIG was assisted to help its counter-parties will be reinforced. I suspect we will also learn that the regulators were making —Žit all up as they went along."

  • Lawmakers demand answers from Secret Service chief

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.



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