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Lawmakers Pushing for Expanded Recall of Defective Airbags

16 hours agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

Some lawmakers in Congress are saying that every defective airbag — which could mean millions more than the 20 million devices already suggested — should be recalled, not just in the South where most of the airbag recalls have been focused. “I want [the National...

Don't Blame CNN for the Ebola Panic

If you crunch he data, the mainstream media has actually been pretty levelheaded.

The Homecoming Prince Tweets His Murders

16 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Last night, hours before he would shoot four of his schoolmates, Jaylen Fryberg Tweeted, “It won't last.... It'll never last....”

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Shot Down By Military Plane, Not Missile, Says Russian TV Film [Video]

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the commercial Boeing 777 shot down over Ukraine on July 17 with 298 people on board, is generally believed to have been downed by at least one surface-to-air missile fired by pro-Russian Ukrainian rebels. Show More Summary

Lone Star Leaders

16 hours agoNews : The Daily Beast

Tina Brown’s signature event traveled to Texas to take on issues as vast as the Lone Star State: Ebola, honor killings, reproductive rights, the strains of military life, and peace through reconciliation in the Middle East.

Vashti Bunyan: It’s hard to imagine making another album

Bunyan on "Heartleap," the democratization of music, and why she writes songs about her family

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi issues order after 27 soldiers were killed in gun and bomb attack in the country's north.

Lena Dunham’s “race problem” is not really her problem at all

Why does Lena Dunham inspire so many young women to wax poetic about our own creative potential?

‘This is just bullsht’: Texas woman says state trooper harassed her over getting voter ID

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. “I’m 62 years old,” Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. “I’ve been voting for a long time, and this is just bullsht.”...

Shaking the campus from the US to Palestine

This weekend, Kristian Davis Bailey will be one of hundreds of Students for Justice in Palestine organizers in Boston for its 2014 national conference. He writes: "Our theme this year is “Beyond Solidarity: Resisting Racism and Colonialism...Show More Summary

Religious Freedom Gone Too Far? District Says Elementary Schooler Can Carry Knife To School Daily

One Washington school district’s move toward multicultural tolerance is drawing heavy criticism after it ruled that an elementary school boy will be able to carry a dagger to school daily due to religious tradition. The Auburn School District in Washington State has had a considerable conundrum on their hands for the last while. Show More Summary

Jaylen Fryberg in social media photos

16 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Alleged Marysville-Pilchuck High School gunman, Jaylen Fryberg, left images of growing up hunting on social media

Permanent Weight Loss Adds Years To Life – Proven Ways To Help Take It Off And Keep It Off!

According to a report released in Mail Online, by the time a woman turns 45-years-old she has tried 61 different diets in an effort to stay slim. Americans currently hold first place worldwide when it comes to morbid obesity, which has risen 350 percent in the last 30 years. Show More Summary

New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

16 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.

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

Amnesty: Iran set to hang woman at dawn

Reyhaneh Jabbari to be hanged early on Saturday for killing a man she says tried to abuse her, rights group reports.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.

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