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For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win

The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
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For Hospitals, Doing More On Ebola May Mean Less Elsewhere

The majority of hospitals are training their staff to care for Ebola patients, a survey finds. But infection control specialists say that can mean losing the capacity to handle more common infections.
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Fighting The Stigma Of Ebola With Hugs

When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
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Wanted: Wind Turbine Mechanic — Must Be Daredevil, Skilled With Hands

Wind power is a growing part of the energy mix in the United States. And more wind turbines means there are new jobs for people to install and repair them. The job requires a unique skill set.
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New York Ebola Case Raises Questions About U.S. Readiness

The first case of Ebola in New York City is raising new questions about U.S. readiness and response to the disease.
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Alabama's Darius Foster Wants To Bring Back 'Fight For The People' GOP

In Alabama, the GOP is fielding a record number of black candidates this year, including Foster. It's part of a a Republican effort to make inroads with African-Americans in the Deep South.
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Pennsylvania Manhunt Evokes Memories Of The Search For Eric Rudolph

Robert Siegel talks to former FBI special agent Chris Swecker about the similarities between the hunt for Eric Rudolph and Eric Frein, a survivalist suspected of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper.
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New York City Praised For Response To New Ebola Patient

The first man diagnosed with Ebola in New York City remains in isolation at Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Craig Spencer was rushed to the hospital on Thursday as soon as he began showing symptoms.
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Terrorism Suspect To Be Tried In U.S. Civilian Court

Audie Cornish talks to professor Robert Chesney about the U.S. transfer of a detainee from the Bagram prison in Afghanistan to the States to face charges in a civilian court.
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For Republicans, Midterms About Getting Country 'Out Of The Mud'

Robert Siegel talks with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus ahead of the midterm elections.

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