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National & World TSA administrator John Pistole to retire TSA administrator John Pistole to retire
The head of the Transportation Security Administration, John Pistole, said Thursday he will retire from government at the end of this year and expects to be named to a position in academia early next year.
National & World Fan flap delays feisty governor debate in Florida Fan flap delays feisty governor debate in Florida (Video)
The Florida governor's race that was already one of the most negative in the state's history became even nastier- and weirder - as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist fought over everything from self-defense laws and the economy to the use of an electric fan during a debate Wednesday night.
National & World Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air base Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air base
Officials say the year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with Ebola has been given comfortable bedding, toys and other items to entertain him while he stays at a decommissioned naval air base.
National & World Obama: Ebola monitoring must be 'more aggressive' Obama: Ebola monitoring must be 'more aggressive'
President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday that his administration would provide "much more aggressive" monitoring of Ebola cases in the United States and warned that in an age of frequent travel the disease could spread globally if the world doesn't respond to the "raging epidemic in West Africa."
National & World Mexico widens search for 43 missing students
Mexican police sent horse-mounted patrols and officers with trained dogs up into the hills around the city of Iguala on Wednesday in an expanded search for 43 college students missing since a clash with police last month.
National & World Texas abortion clinics reopen after court reprieve Texas abortion clinics reopen after court reprieve
Texas abortion clinics that closed under tough new restrictions began reopening Wednesday after winning a reprieve at the U.S. Supreme Court, but the facilities were scheduling women with uncertainty and skeleton staffs.