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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

NC courthouse shooting: One suspect in jail, one pursued

1 hour agoNews : The Newsroom

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — One suspect has been arrested and another is being sought on an assault charges in the shooting at a North Carolina courthouse that wounded two men.

Hawaii's Big Island watches lava slowly reshape community

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean.

Russia's $25 billion plan for North Korea

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Russia is eyeing a 'mammoth' and lucrative project for the hermit state.

Giants win 3rd Series title in 5 years

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Madison Bumgarner comes out of the bullpen to shut down the Royals in a classic Game 7.

Lava 100 feet from Hawaii home, nearing main road

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its first home on its slow advance into a rural Hawaii town.

'I'm proud to be gay,' says Apple CEO Tim Cook

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday made a surprising announcement in an opinion piece on Bloomberg Businessweek, which is very much in line with his many public notes in the recent past about diversity at the workplace. “While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. Show More Summary

U.S. governor races could determine swing states' fiscal health

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Megan Davies NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. voters' readiness to face tough issues such as pension reform rather than simply kick the can further down the road will be put to the test next week as two-thirds of state governor posts go up for election. Show More Summary

School projects onboard exploded Virginia rocket destroyed

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Over a dozen school projects were onboard the U.S. supply rocket that exploded shortly after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, but a group of California students will have another shot at getting their project - containing live worms - into space. Show More Summary

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police monitoring her and state officials seeking to legally enforce her confinement.

Showdown looms over nurse's quarantine

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Kaci Hickox vows to defy Maine's rules for health workers who treat Ebola patients.

Report: Red Cross was totally unprepared for Sandy relief

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Two years after Superstorm Sandy, a former Red Cross official says "as many as 40 percent" of the relief organization's emergency vehicles were used as backdrops for press conferences during the group's response to the storm, a new report by ProPublica and NPR finds.

Obama on Ebola fight: We can’t seal ourselves off

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The president says it is essential that the U.S. and other countries work to stop the outbreak at its source.

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

Elton John's bold words about Pope Francis

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

FBI under fire for 'completely unacceptable' act

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The FBI has come under fire from media organizations following disclosures that it created a fake news website to track down a suspect in a bomb threat case. Documents revealed the FBI created a fake Associated Press news article that appeared to be in the Seattle Times, to trick the suspect to install malware that would reveal his location. Show More Summary

Purdue University accused killer found dead

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year has been found dead from an apparent suicide in his prison cell, state correction officials said Wednesday.

Nation 'unprepared' for Ebola oubreak

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

An independent review gives dire warnings about the U.S. health care system's readiness.

Storied Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee remembered

4 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ben Bradlee, the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, was remembered as a "journalistic warrior" Wednesday during his funeral at Washington National Cathedral.

On Politics: Obama, Christie and Ebola

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Somehow, Chris Christie has again managed to make himself the most talked-about Republican in the country on the eve of an election in which he isn't on the ballot.

Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine

10 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission.

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