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Obama hugs Nina Pham

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To hug or not to hug -- never a question

To hug or not to hug? That was not a question for President Barack Obama, who invited previously Ebola-stricken nurse Nina Pham to the White House Friday for a visit and a hug in the Oval Office.

Voting booth Nov 5

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Will last minute strength be enough for Dems?

Democrats in key Senate races are showing some strength in the final stretch of election season -- but it may not be enough to keep the chamber.

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Latino millennials want to end Cuba embargo

Cuban-Americans have had an outsized influence in keeping the U.S. embargo since Fidel Castro seized power. Now a younger generation, with strong familial ties there but far removed from the memories of Castro's revolution, want the embargo to end.

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Clinton praises Warren, not vice versa

When Hillary Clinton joins candidates across the country, there is a standard formula for those introducing her: Rev up the crowd, tout candidates on the ballot, speak positively about Hillary Clinton.

Scott Brown

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Brown: No time for 'political correctness'

New Hampshire Senate Candidate Scott Brown responded to news that a new case of Ebola has been diagnosed in New York City, calling for "common-sense prevention mechanisms" in a statement released by his campaign Friday.

Poll: Coakley trails GOPer in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Democratic governor hopeful Martha Coakley is falling behind her Republican challenger Charlie Baker, a new poll shows.

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Is the U.S. holding too much oil in reserve?

Does America have too much oil in its reserves?

Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon fired off a letter this week asking the Department of Energy to study the "size and make-up" of the U.S.' Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

It comes fresh on the heels of a report o...

Issa, Ebola hearing

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4 issues raised at the Ebola House hearing

One day after the fourth case of Ebola was diagnosed in the United States, lawmakers met with administration and public health officials in an already-scheduled congressional hearing to hash out some concerns about the handling of the deadly virus.

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Obama hugs Nina Pham

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President Obama hugs Ebola-free nurse

Before Nina Pham headed back home to Dallas, Texas, she made one exciting final stop.

The 26 year old nurse, who is now Ebola free, met with President Obama in the Oval Office this afternoon, where the president gave Pham a big hug.

He wasn't the onl...

Moody's upgrades Reading's credit rating on long-term debt

Reading City Hall has reason to celebrate.

Monica Lewinsky

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Government report: Lewinsky mistreated in '98

A government report obtained by CNN on Friday states that government agents and lawyers mistreated Monica Lewinsky when they approached the former White House intern in January 1998 to get her to cooperate with an investigation into President Bill Clinton.

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George

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Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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White House: Ebola scare under control

Obama hugs Nina Pham

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The White House believes Americans shouldn't fear an Ebola outbreak occurring in the U.S. But some are still criticizing the government's response to the situation.

New video of Ottawa gunman released

More details released on Canadian gunman

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New details are emerging about Michael Zehaf Bibeau, the man suspected of gunning down a Canadian soldier before running into the main Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa.

Group seeks support for female immigrant detainees

Group wants support for immigrant detainees

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A group called the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services is raising funds to help immigrant women and children being held in detention south of San Antonio, Texas.

Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq killings

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A jury in Washington convicts four former Blackwater security guards of killing 17 unarmed Iraqis seven years ago.

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

A Facebook interaction may have killed plans to rename the Allentown School District football field after a local NFL Hall of Famer.

Easton police charge shooter with attempted homicide

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EASTON, Pa.

An Allentown man has been charged with attempted murder and the Easton man he shot has been charged with possessing drugs he intended to deliver.

Whitehall man stole from ALS victim in Bethlehem

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BETHLEHEM, Pa.

Thirty-eight-year-old Anyemil "Animal" Rodriguez of Whitehall Township has been charged with the unauthorized use of a bank card that belonged to a Bethlehem man suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Berks attractions on list of top 100 events in North America

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A pair of popular attractions that draw thousands of people to Berks County each year are being recognized for their tourism value.

 
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