The New York Times
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Friends and former classmates of Dr. Craig Spencer, who tested positive for Ebola in New York, described him as driven and with an unshakable belief in helping others no matter the place.
Why we are afraid is also why we are safe: News travels quickly.
After a manhunt, the authorities arrested a suspect they identified as Marcelo Marquez in four shootings in Sacramento and Placer Counties in Northern California.
On Thursday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo offered soothing words to worried New Yorkers about the city’s first Ebola case. Less than 19 hours later, Mr. Cuomo struck a starkly different tone.
Anti-abortion forces are trying to pass Amendment 1, which states that nothing in the Tennessee Constitution “secures or protects” a right to abortion.
A modern Orthodox bathing ritual is being scrutinized by other branches of Judaism, where there is an effort to update the tradition.
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia unleashed perhaps his strongest diatribe against the United States yet.
At a rally in Boston, Mrs. Clinton praised Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal Democrat some see as a potential future rival, but did not appear onstage with her.
A state judge declined Friday to block a law requiring doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.
The state Supreme Court on Friday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of the man who admitted shooting the abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death.
A man who admitted driving a car onto the Oklahoma Capitol grounds overnight and into a disputed granite monument of the Ten Commandments, smashing it to pieces, was in custody, the authorities said.
The remains found in a wooded area were identified as Hannah Graham, who has been missing since Sept. 13.
A helium-filled balloon lifted Alan Eustace, a Google executive, to more than 25 miles above the earth. Fifteen minutes after he cut himself loose, he was on the ground.
A new ad from Senator Mitch McConnell in the Kentucky Senate race is getting some attention for its choice of featured women voters.
Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania may be down in most polls by double-digits to his Democratic rival, Tom Wolf, but he can still make a scary ad.
Recent polling shows Democrat Gary Peters continuing to consolidate his standing in Michigan, while new polls in Georgia suggest that David Perdue’s lead over Michelle Nunn has evaporated.
The human rights group said the police violated the rights of protesters and should re-examine their practices, standards and training.
Representative Darrell Issa, during a congressional hearing, said, “Any further fumbles, bumbles or missteps can no longer be tolerated.”
Polls show that the Democratic Senate candidate may be able to clear the 50 percent threshold and avoid a runoff in January.