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New York City health officials were preparing to release the fiancée of a recently diagnosed Ebola patient to her Manhattan apartment where she will remain under quarantine, people familiar with the matter said.
The federal government will recognize gay marriage in six new states, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Saturday, bringing the total to 32 states where same-sex couples may receive federal benefits.
The weakness of Iraq’s U.S.-trained military is a growing worry as Islamic State fighters threaten Baghdad, with attacks as close as 12 miles west of the capital.
The gap between the more expensive median price of newly built homes and that of resales has exceeded $70,000 for most of the economic recovery, the widest spread since the Commerce Department and the National Association of Realtors started tracking the figures in 1968.
A shooting at a high-school cafeteria in Marysville, Wash., Friday left two students dead, four more injured and this community north of Seattle in shock. The suspected shooter, who was a student and one of the two fatalities, died of an apparent self-inflicted wound at the scene.
The federal and state response to an infected doctor in New York presents a sharp contrast to the response to the nation’s first case in Dallas late last month.
The stock market soared this week, reclaiming ground lost earlier in the month. But many investors worried that, with stock prices high and the world economy unsettled, this year’s succession of sudden dips and sharp recoveries may not be over.
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut imposed 21-day quarantines on health-care workers returning from West Africa, stoking a debate over how to curb Ebola without impeding humanitarian aid.
As voters in this state prepare to decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana, a dispute over taxing the drug is demonstrating the complexity of transforming a black market into a legal one.
A proposed constitutional amendment in Florida that would make it the first state in the South to legalize medical marijuana is among the most expensive ballot fights in the country.
A yawning income gap in Connecticut has come to the fore in a combative governor’s race, with Gov. Dannel Malloy and Republican Tom Foley seeking to tap voters’ unease to tip the balance.
Liberal donors and activists are trumpeting candidates like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to run against Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and Republican challenger Jeff Bell sought to paint each other as extremes of their parties in their only debate.
New York Gov. Cuomo said he planned to ride all of the subway lines used by a 33-year-old physician who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Guinea.
North Korea probably has the capability to produce a nuclear warhead that could be mounted on a rocket, a top U.S. commander said Friday, moving it closer to building a nuclear missile.
Ahead of midterm elections, competition in the capital for party venues with a view is fierce.
Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who fell ill with Ebola after treating a Liberian patient who died in the U.S., is free from the virus and will be discharged from a Maryland facility.
Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has withdrawn her name from consideration as President Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general, a White House official said.
In a warning flag for Democrats, recent polls suggest the party is failing to draw enough support from women in three key Senate races—in Iowa, Arkansas and Colorado—to offset the strong backing that men are giving to Republicans.
Members of a House oversight committee said Friday that a new Ebola case in New York City raises questions about quarantine procedures applied to U.S. troops and aid workers in the region on their return to the U.S.