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Archived Since:February 11, 2011

Blog Post Archive

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

Doctor tests positive for Ebola in New York

A newly-reported Ebola patient, New York’s first, is being treated at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan. Photo by Flickr user Jeffrey Zeldman A doctor tested positive for Ebola in New York City after returning from a trip treating the disease...Show More Summary

What are your midterm election questions?

Election day is fast approaching. What burning questions do you need answered before making your way to the voting booth? Not sure what initiatives are on the ballot in your state? Curious how voter ID laws and early voting could impact...Show More Summary

Despite appellate rulings, 3 states refuse to allow gay unions

Demonstrators march in Columbia, South Carolina, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in celebration after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. Photo by Tim Dominick/The State/MCT via Getty Images WASHINGTON — TheShow More Summary

Only one gunman in Ottawa attack, Canadian police confirm

A man adds a rosary to a memorial at the John Weir Foote V.C. Armouries in Hamilton, Ontario, Oct. 22, 2014 after a soldier believed to be from the base was killed in the attack in Ottawa. A gunman whose name was on a terror watch list...Show More Summary

Full interview with Colo. Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner

[Watch Video] Colorado Congressman Cory Gardner knows he’s not in his small rural hometown anymore. Striding into a large crowd of cheering supporters in a Denver suburb, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate recently marveled, “I’m from...Show More Summary

Full interview with Colo. Sen. Mark Udall

[Watch Video] Walking with PBS NewsHour anchor Gwen Ifill on a hiking trail near his home in the Colorado foothills last weekend, Senator Mark Udall pointed out the beauty of the Rocky Mountain landscape. The Senator, known for his love...Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg to give $25M to fight Ebola

True to his social network, Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg announced on Facebook that the he and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, will give $25 million to help prevent the spread of Ebola. Their donation will go to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation, a private nonprofit that helps fund the CDC’s work. Show More Summary

Twitter chat: When does bullying become a crime?

Over the weekend, seven members of a New Jersey high school football team were charged with sexually assaulting several of their younger teammates after a culture of hazing and locker room bullying spiraled out of control. In recentShow More Summary

New report details Pentagon’s plan for addressing global challenges associated with climate change

While many in the political and scientific arenas continue to debate the impact of climate change, the Pentagon announced Monday they have developed a comprehensive strategy outlining the ways the Department of Defense plans to adapt...Show More Summary

Walter Isaacson on confronting morality, innovation and privacy in the digital age

[Watch Video] In his new book “The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution,” Walter Isaacson outlines the most crucial inventions of the digital age. Judy Woodruff spoke with him recently...Show More Summary

Facebook and Apple will pay for employees to freeze their eggs

Facebook and Apple are now among the first Silicon Valley tech companies to cover the expense of egg freezing procedures for employees, NBC News reported. Both companies already offer benefits for adoption and fertility treatments, but...Show More Summary

UN medical worker dies of Ebola in Germany

A UN medical worker who was infected with Ebola while in Liberia died Monday night in a clinic in Leipzig, Germany. The man, originally from Sudan, was 56 years old and had received intensive treatments and experimental drugs to combat the virus. Show More Summary

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