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Senators plan bill to block benefits for ex-Nazis
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits....

Races for governor carry 2016 implications
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races....

AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country but generally disapprove of the way President Barack Obama and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have handled the crisis so far....

US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday....

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country....

Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national advocacy groups....

3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas, Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made clear that keeping gay and lesbian couples from marrying is unconstitutional....

HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigrants and naturalized U.S. citizens, who represent millions of potential new health insurance customers....

White House fence jumper charged with assault
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday....

Family of abused boy gets GOP to change attack ad
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Republican Party is scrambling to revise an ad accusing Gov. Mark Dayton of incompetence after the grandmother of a 4-year-old boy whose death was highlighted in the spot complained it was inappropriate....

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