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Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

- Associated Press

The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.

A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

- Associated Press

States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus.

Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

- Associated Press

The head of Africa's continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week - months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later.

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., left, and his Republican opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., face off during a televised debate at 9News in Denver. As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

Poll: Economy, health care eclipse social issues

- Associated Press

As a season of campaigning enters its intense final weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds.

Nurse Kaci Hickox, right, and her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur, take delivery of a pizza at their home in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Police are monitoring her, but can't detain her without a court order signed by a judge. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola

- Associated Press

In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.

A state trooper is stationed across from the house of nurse Kaci Hickox in Fort Kent, Maine, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. State officials are going to court to keep Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola that ends on Nov. 10. Police are monitoring her, but can't detain her without a court order signed by a judge.( AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Soldier or civilian, Ebola protocols not the same

- Associated Press

A U.S. soldier returning from an Ebola response mission in West Africa would have to spend 21 days being monitored, isolated in a military facility away from family and the broader population. A returning civilian doctor or nurse who directly treated Ebola patients? Depends.

Marijuana could be spoiler in Fla. governor's race

- Associated Press

Florida's race for governor has focused on the candidates' integrity and their credit or blame for the economy. But an issue seldom mentioned on the campaign trail could play the spoiler in the razor-thin contest.

A Ebola health worker removes rubbish including plastic bottles from the Island Clinic Treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

- Associated Press

Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.

Democrat, U.S. Sen Jeanne Shaheen, left, shakes hands with her Republican opponent former Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Scott Brown before a live televised debate for U.S. Senate hosted by WMUR, the New Hampshire Union Leader, and The New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Manchester, NH (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

Shaheen, Brown take geography quiz in final debate

- Associated Press

Republican Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts senator now running in New Hampshire, appeared to have a bit trouble with geography in his final debate with Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Thursday.

1-year term for ex-Ohio doctor who pushed pills

- Associated Press

A former doctor who pleaded guilty to distributing pain medication without a legitimate medical purpose was sentenced on Thursday to one year and one day in prison.

NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

- Associated Press

The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.

This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said the process of keeping her isolated is "inhumane." (AP Photo/University of Texas at Arlington)

Efforts to compromise with Maine nurse stall

- Associated Press

Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike ride with her boyfriend, and Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise that would limit her contact with others.

Arizona to decide 3 statewide ballot measures

- Associated Press

Voters will decide Tuesday whether Arizona will become the fifth state to make it easier for terminally ill patients to access experimental drugs that haven't been cleared by the federal government.

Ebola fears infect Louisiana medical conference

- Associated Press

Ebola fears have infected a medical conference on the subject. Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact with an Ebola patient in the last 21 days.