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Vice President Joe Biden pressed Illinois voters Wednesday to rally behind Democrats during the approaching election, calling each vote crucial to advancing the party's progress in health care, education and women's rights.
Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.
President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of the ongoing recovery of two nurses who contracted the disease and of others who were declared Ebola free after being exposed to the deadly virus.
The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said Thursday.
Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
Tragedy and terror struck Canada's capital city Wednesday as a gunman shot a soldier standing guard at the country's National War Memorial before storming the Parliament building, putting Ottawa's downtown on lockdown and sending terrified government members and employees scrambling for safety.
A District of Columbia man has been found guilty in the 2012 murder of another man on a crowded block in the city's Southeast.
Registered voters can cast ballots in person before election day in Maryland during 10 days of early voting.
Motorists are being urged to stay focused and alert as deer mating season is creating deadly road hazards in Virginia.
The coach of the Washington Wizards and several players will be volunteering at a local food bank.