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Archived Since:February 11, 2011

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Astrologer who helped guide President Reagan’s schedule dies at 87

File photo of Astrologer Joan Quigley. SAN FRANCISCO — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan’s schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87. Quigley died Oct. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: Colorado’s final Gubernatorial debate

Watch the final debate in Colorado’s governor’s race at 8 p.m. EDT (6 p.m. MT) tonight, featuring John Hickenlooper (D) and Bob Beauprez (R). Live stream courtesy Colorado Public Television. The two candidates for Colorado governor will face off for the final time this election cycle at a Denver debate at 8 p.m. Show More Summary

USPS To Test Grocery Delivery Service

U.S. mail truck in the West Loop of Chicago, Ill. Photo courtesy of Flickr user Seth Anderson. The United States Postal Service Regulatory Commission approved a project that would allow postal service trucks to deliver groceries on a...Show More Summary

Record amount of campaign cash overwhelms election commission

Screengrab from the Federal Election Commission website. A record amount of money has been spent in this election, some $4 billion. Today, in a message on its website, the Federal Election Commission, the agency responsible for reporting...Show More Summary

African penguins hand-reared to avoid starvation

Group of African Penguins near Boulders Beach, South Africa. Photo by courtesy of Penguin Posse. Abandoned African penguin chicks are easy to spot. Their flippers are too long for their bodies. Their chest bones are visible through their newborn plumage. Show More Summary

School shooting reported at Seattle high school

Police respond to shooting report at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Washington state http://t.co/Yi8emLmbM6 pic.twitter.com/Wcfx9kiMzG — NBC News (@NBCNews) October 24, 2014 A shooting was reported at Marysville-Pilchuck High School...Show More Summary

Dallas Nurse declared Ebola free, set to be released from hospital

Nina Pham, a 26-year-old Dallas nurse, contracted Ebola while caring for patient Eric Thomas Duncan. Video still by PBS NewsHour The first nurse in the U.S. diagnosed with Ebola, Nina Pham, is now free of the virus and set to be released,...Show More Summary

Frank Mankiewicz, aid to Robert Kennedy, dies at 90

Frank Mankiewicz speaks at the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s Inauguration on Capitol Hill Jan. 20, 2011. Mankiewicz, an aide to Robert Kennedy, died Thursday at the age of 90. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Show More Summary

Rep. Issa: New case raises questions on Ebola

Nurse Barbara Smith Dr. Bryan Christiansen of the CDC Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response demonstrate the proper technique for donning protective gear during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers in New York on Oct. Show More Summary

WATCH LIVE: South Dakota Senate debate

Four candidates in South Dakota’s U.S. Senate race will debate live from Vermillion, S.D., at 9 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. MT) on Thursday, Oct. 23. Mike Rounds (R), Rick Weiland (D), Gordon Howie (I), and Larry Pressler (I) participate. LiveShow More Summary

Will Colorado’s Growing Latino Vote Turn Out For The Midterms?

Photo by Flickr user Erik (HASH) Hersman Editor’s Note: Nearly 25 million Hispanics are eligible to vote on Nov. 4. In states with large Latino populations, they’re a coveted potential voter bloc with the potential to swing elections. Show More Summary

What does Michael Brown’s official autopsy report actually reveal?

Demonstrators gathered in Ferguson, Missouri, after the Aug. 9 shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown by a local police officer. Details within a recent autopsy of Brown, leaked to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, have created controversies over interpretation. Show More Summary

Meet Hurricane and Jordan, the dogs injured in White House jumper incident

Secret Service K-9s Hurricane and Jordan sustained minor injuries in Wednesday’s White House jumping incident, but have since been cleared for duty. Photos by U.S. Secret Service. The U.S. Secret Service Thursday tweeted out photos of...Show More Summary

The real threat Americans face from Ebola is the anxiety that it’s causing

Jeff Hulbert from Annapolis, Maryland, dressed in a protective suit and mask holds a poster demanding for a halt of all flights from West Africa,as he protests outside the White House in Washington, DC on October 16, 2014. Photo by Mladen...Show More Summary

Twitter chat: Is censorship ever justified?

A young protester holds up a sign referring to censorship in schools in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, on Oct. 3. Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters A new production by the Metropolitan Opera in New York, “The Death of Klinghoffer”, tells the story...Show More Summary

Could Anti-Incumbency Decide Kansas Races?

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (L) and Sen. Pat Roberts (R), both Republicans, may be fighting a tide of anti-incumbent sentiment in their reelection bids. Editor’s Note: Deep-red Kansas was supposed to be a lock for incumbent Republicans Gov. Show More Summary

Judge orders latest White House fence jumper held without bond

A federal magistrate judge ordered 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya, who climbed over the White House fence and assaulted two Secret Service dogs Wednesday, held without bond. WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the...Show More Summary

Navajo high court postpones election after language fluency becomes issue

Chris Deschene was running for Navajo Nation president. Photo from candidate’s Facebook page FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The top court on the nation’s largest Indian reservation on Thursday ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo...Show More Summary

Islamic State group earning $1 million per day in black market oil, U.S. says

WASHINGTON — Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday. David Cohen, who leads the department’s effort...Show More Summary

HealthCare.gov’s EZ form not an easy route for legal immigrants

The Healthcare.gov website is displayed on laptop computers arranged for a photograph in Washington, D.C. Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images WASHINGTON — HealthCare.gov’s new EZ application for coverage can’t be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. Show More Summary

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