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The Ebola fumble in Dallas

President Obama once said the risk of an outbreak in the US was small, but mistakes at one Texas hospital have raised questions about how well the US will contain the virus.

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Louisiana is one of the key Senate races in November's mid-term elections. The BBC's Katty Kay went to see why southern Democrats are distancing themselves from President Obama.

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