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This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows a copy of a passenger health screening form filled out by Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, which was obtained by the Associated Press from the Liberia Airport Authority. Duncan died on Wednesday. | AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato

Airport screening for Ebola: 5 things you should know

In this Sept. 13, 2011 file photo, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, right, and his companion, Cylvia Hayes, react to a welcome from attendees at the awarding ceremony of the Enjoy Oregon Wine Fair in Tokyo. | AP Photo/Hiro Komae, file

Oregon governor's fiancee admits to marrying immigrant for $5,000

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancee admitted Thursday that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States.

Demonstrators with the groups National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Workers United of Washington and the #Not1More Campaign, protest an increase in deportations and President Barack Obama's immigration policies outside the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's Gala Dinner at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, last week. AFP File PHOTO / Saul LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images ORG XMIT: 516270669 US-POLITICS-IMMIGRATION-PROTEST SAUL LOEB

How GOP can appeal to Hispanics

An off-year election is an opportunity for the winning party to learn the wrong lessons. Such an opportunity beckons for Republicans. They are poised to win elections, and may possibly gain control of the Senate, in part because the most loyal Democratic constituencies — single women, blacks and Hispanics — tend not to participate as energetically in non-presidential years.

DATA: How long does it take to vote in each state?

Here's one reason to be happy you live in Illinois: On election day, you'll be in and out of the voting booth before you know it. The same can't be said about Florida, according to data from the Government Accountability Office.

Lawmakers approve $700 million to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON — The Republican chairmen of House panels that oversee the Pentagon signed off Thursday on an additional $700 million to pay for the military mission to help fight Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak.

Georgia Covey, left, embraces her partner Anna Singson while waiting in line for a same sex marriage license at the Marriage License Bureau Wednesday in Las Vegas. | AP Photo/John Locher

Six things to know about this week's gay marriage developments

Weddings, court rulings and confusion are defining a week that started with the U.S. Supreme Court denying appeals from five states seeking to retain their bans on same-sex marriage, followed by a ruling overturning some bans in Western states. Some states affected by the decisions are going ahead with weddings; some are proceeding toward marriage deliberately; and some are putting up a fight. Here's the rundown.

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA.

Factory farms sow superbugs

Imagine a world where a scraped knee on a playground could have deadly complications. A world where chemotherapy and radiation are less effective cancer treatments because of increasingly common post-treatment infections, or where lifesaving drugs we regularly rely on today no longer heal people.

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