Former Republican presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Tampa International Airport on Oct. 31, 2012 in Tampa, Fla.
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Business latest: Romney Redux

A ROMNEY REDUX IN 2016: Another presidential run by Mitt Romney has become more likely and more plausible — though it is very far from a certainty. This week, Romney, the hottest GOP draw in the midterms, is back on the campaign trail, this time with Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who is locked in one of the tightest races in the country. Read more

COLLEGE ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS: WHY THE NUMBERS JUST DON’T ADD UP: Parents spend tens of thousands of dollars on youth league sports to get a shot at an $8,000 scholarship. And those shots are longer than long: One coach calculates that the odds of landing a swimming scholarship are between 2% and 3 % — tougher than the admissions gamut at Stanford or Harvard. And what do you get when you land one? Some students are ecstatic. But others find it hard to contend with 20 or more hours of practice every week, interference with class schedules, weekends away at games, and skimpy attendance at games. Here’s a look at the industry that supports and encourages the drive for scholarships and what students who have lived the “dream” are saying. Read more

DOES EBOLA SCREENING WORK?: After Texas reported its second case of Ebola on Sunday, experts on the killer virus warned CNBC that airport screening is unlikely to prevent another potential victim of the killer disease from entering the U.S. Read more