Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets record

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.

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Chris Christie stumps for Sam Brownback, picks up barbecue in KCK

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie buzzed into Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday morning to campaign for fellow Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. Christie came into town to attend a noontime Mission Hills fundraiser, but stopped on the way at Oklahoma Joe’s Bar-B-Que. His appearance created a stir in the gas station-turned-restaurant.

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US Senate hopefuls square off in 1st of 4 debates

The four South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson sparred over the nation's new health care law, the Environmental Protection Agency and the handling of an investment-for-visa program that's come under scrutiny in a debate Wednesday.


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