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This 2010 photo provided by, the yearbook of Texas Christian University, shows Nina Pham, 26, who became the first person to contract the disease within the United States. Records show that Pham and other health care workers wore protective gear, including gowns, gloves, masks and face shields and sometimes full-body suits when caring for Thomas Eric Duncan. (AP Photo/Courtesy of

1st Dallas nurse with Ebola arrives in Maryland

- Associated Press

The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected Liberian man at a Dallas hospital has arrived in Maryland for treatment at a specialized isolation unit.

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Rabbi Gil Steinlauf leads a group of children in song Friday during a celebration of the first night of Hanukkah at Adas Israel Congregation in Washington, D.C., in 2010. The rabbi has now come out as gay. (Joseph Silverman/The Washington Times)

Rabbi at conservative D.C. synagogue comes out as gay

- The Washington Times

Senior Rabbi Gil Steinlauf informed members of Adas Israel Congregation that after years and with the help of his wife, Batya, he came to understand "that I could walk my path with the greatest strength, with the greatest peace in my heart, with the greatest healing and wholeness, when I finally acknowledged that I am a gay man."

INSIDE JOB: The World Bank, which usually has to defend itself from demonstrators outside during its annual meetings, got an unexpected revolt Tuesday when staff members gathered in the lobby to protest hefty bonuses for top managers and aggressive cost-cutting elsewhere.

World Bank workers turn on bosses, protest pay cuts and executive bonuses

- The Washington Times

The World Bank has been the go-to financier for developing nations for decades. But now its own employees are staging a rich-nation protest reminiscent of Occupy Wall Street, voicing outrage that top managers got hefty bonuses while pushing an aggressive cost-cutting agenda expected to include salary reductions and layoffs for lower-level staff.

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his Republican challenger, Ed Gillespie, agreed on foreign policy and other issues but showed stark differences elsewhere. (Associated Press)

Virginia's Warner, Gillespie trade partisanship accusations in Senate debate

The Washington Times

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner repeatedly called Republican opponent Ed Gillespie a partisan political warrior incapable of seeing issues outside of the lens of party politics, as the two candidates squared off in a prime-time debate Tuesday evening in the battle for U.S. Senate in Virginia.

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Patient at Maryland hospital has malaria, not Ebola

- The Washington Times

A hospital just outside of Washington said late Friday the patient it admitted with Ebola-like symptoms has malaria, and not the deadly virus that has ravaged West Africa and a patient who tested positive in the Dallas area.

Patrons carry guns and eat dinner at The Cajun Experience during Second Amendment Wednesdays where patrons are allowed to open carry their guns, Leesburg, Va., Wednesday, August 20, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Gun owners ask judge to block new D.C. concealed carry law

- The Washington Times

Gun owners who successfully sued the D.C. government to overturn the city's ban on carrying firearms in public are asking a judge to block implementation of new laws regulating concealed carry, saying the measure is unconstitutionally restrictive.

D.C. mayoral candidates Muriel E. Bowser (D), left, David A. Catania (I) and Carol Schwartz (I) wait off stage to be introduced to participate in their first debate together for the general election at American University, Washington, D.C., Thursday, September 18, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Second D.C. mayoral debate: Digs a little deeper, exchanges more personal

- The Washington Times

Independent David A. Catania came out swinging against Democratic front runner Muriel Bowser in the second debate of the D.C. mayoral race Thursday, but his attack was blunted by an extended and unusually personal line of questioning about his involvement in the 2008 council defeat of the third candidate in the race, Carol Schwartz.