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Jim Yong Kim, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next World Bank President, stands in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Friday, March 23, 2012. Kim is currently the president of Dartmouth College. (AP Photo/ Haraz N. Ghanbari)

World Bank chief Kim acknowledges staff dissent over changes

- The Washington Times

The World Bank’s president acknowledged for the first time publicly on Friday internal clashes at the international lending institution, where hundreds of rank-and-file economists and staffers have walked off the jobs in recent weeks to protest what they say is management secrecy over budgets cuts and a massive structural reorganization.

This Dec. 31, 2013, file photo shows the U.S. Capitol in early morning light in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

House lawmakers grapple with Ebola both at home and abroad

- The Washington Times

A House oversight hearing Friday laid bare the sheer complexity of dealing with the global Ebola epidemic, as lawmakers toggled between the desperate plight in West Africa and concern that flawed policies have put Americans’ at risk on their own shores.

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Senate candidates on the issues

- Associated Press

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his GOP challenger Ed Gillespie have finished up their debates and joint appearances and are now in the final spring to the Nov. 4 election.

FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014, AT 9:00 A.M. EDT - In this Oct. 15, 2014 photo, from left, Reginaldo Matias, Amilton Penheiro Da Silva, and Rinaldo Gonzales bid each other farewell after their lunch at Cantinho Do Brasil in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, Dean Hoffmeyer)

Ethnic foods thrive in Henrico restaurants

- Associated Press

If America really is a melting pot, then places like the corner of Quioccasin Road and Blue Jay Lane in western Henrico County are the hot, bubbly center of our national fondue.

Statement from Ted Bishop on his ouster

- Associated Press

Statement from Ted Bishop, who was removed as president of the PGA of America on Friday for sexist comments on social media directed at Ian Poulter:

FILE - In this June 3, 2014 file photo Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season. Many say they are not in a good position to make a judgment about the issue, then voice concern for the environment, the economy or both.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

GOP candidates straddle the climate change issue

- Associated Press

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then shifting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, Jim Sherow answers a question during a debate with U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp at the Atrium Hotel and Conference Center in Hutchinson, Kan.  Sherow has mounted a hard-fought challenge in the sprawling 1st District of Kansas despite seemingly overwhelming odds in a heavily Republican district against a well-funded incumbent.  (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Sandra J. Milburn)

Huelskamp faces aggressive Democratic challenger

- Associated Press

A former Manhattan mayor little known to rural western Kansas voters is giving U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp an aggressive re-election challenge, tapping into voter discontent with a Republican incumbent known for his brusque style and a tax-cutting fervor that have made him a tea party favorite in Washington.

Kentucky lawmaker to appear in court Nov. 5

Associated Press

A Kentucky lawmaker and a former mine reclamation inspector are scheduled to make their first court appearance after being charged with bribery on Nov. 5.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry,  speaks, during a joint press conference in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, July 12, 2014. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says both of Afghanistan's presidential candidates are committed to abiding by the results of the "largest, most comprehensive audit" of the election runoff ballots possible. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

U.S. lets $3.6M TV trucks sit unused in Afghanistan: IG

- The Washington Times

The United States' top watchdog for federal spending in Afghanistan on Friday called for Secretary of State John Kerry to reconsider a contract for three television trucks that have been left to collect dust in Kabul at a cost of $3.6 million to taxpayers.