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California cities are taking drastic measures and none more so than Santa Cruz, where rationing is enforced through penalties. And if you can't afford to pay your fine, there's always Water School.
The CDC is putting more resources into helping hospitals prepare and handle Ebola patients. This, after a nurse treating Ebola patient Thomas Duncan in Dallas became infected with the virus.
A military resume has long been a big plus for political candidates. Only 5 female veterans have served in Congress, but 11 are running this year — including Republican Wendy Rogers in Arizona.
One month into the job on ABC's The View, Rosie Perez talks about how things are going so far. She says one of the only things about the job that's not fun is the expectations of some critics.
President Obama met with allied defense chiefs to discuss the campaign against militants from the Islamic State. They've been gaining ground in Iraq and Syria, prompting questions about U.S. strategy.
Steve Inskeep talks to Charles King, Georgetown professor and author of --Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul — about how Turkey's geography defines it politically.