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Ellen Wulfhorst

US states order mandatory quarantine on health workers from Ebola zones

New York and New Jersey have agreed to impose even stricter measures on travelers from Ebola-hit West African countries.

Obama appeals for calm as more arrests made in Ferguson

Missouri police have arrested 31 people after racial unrest rocked Ferguson, following the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer.

Jury acquits George Zimmerman in killing of Trayvon Martin

A Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman on Saturday in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.

‘Friends don’t let friends suck-up’

Whether it's called buttering up the boss, brown-nosing or sucking up, experts say ingratiating behaviour is bound to be on the rise in the workplace.

The dangers of SMSing

A California train engineer who was sending and receiving SMSs was blamed last month for causing one of the worst railroad crashes in US history.

As Clinton’s bid ends, sexism debate will not

Was she or wasn't she? Hillary Clinton's candidacy may soon be a thing of the past.

Clinton defiant in face of loss

Hillary Clinton refused to surrender to Barack Obama in the Democratic race for the United States presidency on Tuesday or to acknowledge she had reached the end of the road in her bid for the White House. Rather than concede the loss to Obama, the New York senator told a cheering crowd she would consult supporters and party leaders to decide the future of her campaign.

Hillary Clinton: It ain’t over ’til it’s over

It's almost over, isn't it? That seems to be all anyone wants to know from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, but the only person who truly knows isn't telling. ''I'm sort of a day-at-a-time person, and we'll see when Tuesday and the day after Tuesday comes,'' Clinton said on board a flight to South Dakota.

Clinton to Obama: Not so fast

Hillary Clinton had a warning on Monday for rival Barack Obama, who is on the verge of claiming the United States Democratic presidential nomination: Not so fast. ''This is nowhere near over,'' Clinton said at a rally in Maysville, Kentucky, pressing ahead with her long-shot bid for the White House.

Obama, Clinton trade barbs over negative tactics

United States Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton accused each other on Saturday of waging negative campaigns as they sped across Pennsylvania before next week's potentially make-or-break primary election. Obama hopes an upset on Tuesday will hand him the nomination and knock Clinton out of the race.

Clinton, Obama assail McCain on economy

Democrats Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama assailed potential White House opponent John McCain on the economy on Tuesday, accusing the Republican of favoring the wealthy and turning his back on struggling workers and middle-class families.

Governor Spitzer resigns but more woes likely

Resigning over reports he paid for a  000-an-hour prostitute, New York Governor Eliot Spitzer leaves behind his political post but could face legal trouble from the stunning sex scandal. Spitzer now faces the possibility of federal criminal charges over how he may have paid for prostitution services.

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