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    Day one for Ebola czar

    The seasoned Democratic operative President Barack Obama tapped last week to head his administration's Ebola fight got to work on Wednesday, though Ron Klain's new job is expected to unfold out of public sight.

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Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq killings

A jury in Washington convicts four former Blackwater security guards of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis seven years ago.

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Alaska lawmaker's suicide remarks offend students

Alaska Congressman Don Young took students' breath away during a recent visit to a Wasilla high school. But not for good reasons.

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Bradlee had his feet firmly on the ground

Legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee discusses what it was like to report the Watergate scandal.

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American teens stopped on their way to Syria

Three teenage girls from a Denver suburb apparently bound for Syria to join extremists after the trio was stopped in Germany, U.S. officials said.

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Voter tells Obama: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'

Casting his ballot in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama stood at a voting booth next to Aia Cooper, whose fiancé decided to joke around with the president.

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On camera: Obama votes early in Illinois

President Barack Obama went home to Illinois to cast a ballot ahead of Election Day on Nov. 4.

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Bill Clinton stumps for Dems in Hope

Hope's most famous son -- former President Bill Clinton -- made a quick trip back to his home town Saturday to drum up support for Arkansas’ Democratic candidates.

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America's most political states

Now that midterm election season is upon us, find out which state has the most passionate voters.

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America's most conservative states

More Americans are identifying as conservatives, according to a new poll. Find out what states are most likely to lean Republican.

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The women of political sex scandals

From Monica Lewinsky to Sydney Leathers, take a look at the women involved in steamy political sex scandals.

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The reappearance of Kim Jong Un

North Korea tried to end speculation about the health of leader Kim Jong Un by releasing a new batch of photos. But they may have only raised more questions.

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13 top musicians in politics

Check out 13 top musicians who have found themselves in the political spotlight.

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The Nobel Prize: Fast facts

As more of this year's Nobel Prize winners are revealed, find out more about the 103-year-old awards for physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, economics and peace.

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History's steamiest political sex scandals

Politics has been marred by sex scandals throughout American history. Take a look at some of the steamiest.

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Abraham Lincoln

Strange but true campaign slogans

From the wacky to the downright weird, check out these strange but true campaign slogans.

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