Story 1 of 20: quarantine, ebola, nurse
Nurse Kaci Hickox Defies Maine’s Ebola Quarantine, Goes for Bike Ride Mediaite Mediaite

Obama to campaign in Maine as state seeks to confine nurse to her home

President Barack Obama -- who has criticized state governments for imposing overly restrictive quarantines on health care workers returning from West Africa -- will travel today to Maine, where Gov.Click to Continue »

10/30/2014 3:40pm · McClatchy DC -- Homepage McClatchy DC -- Homepage
Story 3 of 20: cook, gay, tim
Apple CEO Tim Cook Comes Out in Bloomberg: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’ Mediaite Mediaite

Tim Cook's Coming Out Gives The LGBT Community Confidence And Support

Writing in Businessweek, Apple's Tim Cook has publicly come out. While he has been open in his personal life, this is the first public acknowledgement from the 53-year-old executive. What impact will it have on the wider LGBT community? Writing in Businessweek, Apple's Tim Cook has publicly come out. While he has been open in his personal life, this is the first public acknowledgement from the...

10/30/2014 1:23pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time
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Boston's Longtime Mayor Tom Menino Dies At 71 All TPM News All TPM News

Thomas Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71: spokesman

BOSTON (Reuters) - Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, has died at age 71 from cancer, a former spokesman said on Thursday.

10/30/2014 4:10pm · Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics

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Story 5 of 20: video, funny, die
'Hey, Powerful': What It's Like to Walk on the Street While Being Male The Wire The Wire

'Hey, Powerful': What It's Like to Walk on the Street While Being Male

This week, a video went viral. A young woman, wearing a simple t-shirt and jeans, walked around Manhattan for 10 hours. She didn't interact with anyone as she walked. She didn't say anything as she walked. Yet she got more than 100 comments, catcalls, whistles, and other forms of unasked-for attention during the course of the day. Now, the good people at Funny or Die have produced a...

10/30/2014 2:36pm · The Wire The Wire
Story 6 of 20: christie, chris, jersey
David Axelrod just zeroed in on the most powerful attack against Chris Christie Post Politics Post Politics

David Axelrod just zeroed in on the most powerful attack against Chris Christie

With just one word, former Obama adviser David Axelrod summed up what could be the most potent attack against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) in 2016: "Sopranos." “This has always been the fatal flaw of Chris Christie’s presidential campaign,” Axelrod said Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" after watching a video of Christie in a heated confrontation with a heckler. “I’ve been through a few...

Story 7 of 20: bush, steele, jeb
Jeb Bush: Son ‘didn’t talk to me’ before suggesting 2016 run was likely Post Politics Post Politics

Jeb Bush: Son ‘didn’t talk to me’ before suggesting 2016 run was likely

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) said Thursday that just because his son says he is likely to run for president doesn't mean it's true. "He's got an opinion, he didn't talk to me," Bush told NBC News Wednesday evening. "When you have kids you'll probably have the same frustration, you love them to death […]

10/30/2014 1:39pm · Post Politics Post Politics

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Story 8 of 20: students, forprofit, colleges
Obama Administration Announces Final Gainful Employement Rule DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

Obama Administration Announces Final Gainful Employement Rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government.  Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule being announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose access to federal student-aid programs. To meet these "gainful employment" standards, a...

10/30/2014 1:06pm · DC - The Huffington Post DC - The Huffington Post

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Story 9 of 20: palestinian, jerusalem, state
Swedish Government Recognizes Palestinian State, Angers Israel All TPM News All TPM News

Swedish Government Recognizes Palestinian State, Angers Israel

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem. Read More →

10/30/2014 1:32pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 10 of 20: bumgarner, chevy, madison
Oops: Bumgarner’s MVP Chevy Truck Was Recalled Earlier This Month Mediaite Mediaite

Madison Bumgarner Wins MVP And His Bum Earns An Endorsement

Madison Bumgarner won MVP of the World Series after helping carry the San Francisco Giants to many victories, and was awarded with a brand new endorsement for his 'bum' based on his stellar performances. Madison Bumgarner won MVP of the World Series after helping carry the San Francisco Giants to many victories, and was awarded with a brand new endorsement for his 'bum' based on his stellar...

10/30/2014 1:32pm · Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

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Story 11 of 20: morris, dick, run
Republicans Continue Momentum – Dick Morris TV: Lunch Alert! DickMorris.com DickMorris.com

'Morris the Cat' is back. Make room, 'Grumpy Cat.'

Move over "Grumpy Cat." Morris, the original finicky feline and star of countless TV commercials, is back to take his place among digital "It Cat" contenders online.

10/30/2014 2:59pm · latimes.com - Los Angeles Times latimes.com - Los Angeles Times

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Story 12 of 20: fed, program, policy
Greenback Strengthens As Fed Ends Bond-Buying Scheme Forbes Real Time Forbes Real Time

#QEDone, But Stimulus Remains

With these words, issued yesterday, the Fed ended its controversial "quantitative easing" program:The Committee judges that there has been a substantial improvement in the outlook for the labor market since the inception of its current asset purchase program. Moreover, the Committee continues to see sufficient underlying strength in the broader economy to support ongoing progress toward maximum...

10/30/2014 1:11pm · National Review Online National Review Online

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Story 13 of 20: warming, climate, statement
Weather Channel: Despite What Our Co-Founder Says, Climate Change Is Real All TPM News All TPM News

Weather Channel: Despite What Our Co-Founder Says, Climate Change Is Real

The Weather Channel posted a statement Wednesday clarifying its position on global warming, just a day after its co-founder appeared on Fox News to explain why he thought man-made climate change is "bad science." Read More →

10/30/2014 1:49pm · All TPM News All TPM News

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Story 14 of 20: kobane, city, border
After many delays, first group of Iraqi peshmerga enter Kobane Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7

After many delays, first group of Iraqi peshmerga enter Kobane

At least 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered Kobane Thursday after a much-delayed border crossing from Turkey into Syria, according to reports from the besieged Syrian border city.

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Story 16 of 20: grimm, staten, island
The best sentences from the Staten Island Advance’s endorsement of Michael Grimm The Fix The Fix

The best sentences from the Staten Island Advance’s endorsement of Michael Grimm

In the House race in Staten Island, N.Y., the incumbent has plead not guilty to a 20-count federal indictment. His challenger has not, but has focused his entire campaign on attacking the incumbent — which often involves lots of yelling — and not saying much else. Faced with these options, the Staten Island Advance decided to […]

10/30/2014 1:20pm · The Fix The Fix

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Story 17 of 20: house, white, attack
Only Top Congressional Leaders Were Notified Of The White House Computer Attack Politics - The Huffington Post Politics - The Huffington Post

Only top legislators informed of White House computer attack

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attack by hackers on a White House computer network earlier this month was considered so sensitive that only a small group of senior Congressional leaders were initially notified about it, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

10/30/2014 3:34pm · Reuters: Politics Reuters: Politics

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Story 18 of 20: burkina, faso, protesters
Burkina Faso's "Black Spring" The Wire The Wire

Burkina Faso's "Black Spring"

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, is the scene of mass protests, flames, and tear gas after citizens organized in the capital to show their disdain for President Blaise Compaore. Compaore has been the leader of his country for the last 27 years and despite this lengthy reign, parliament is considering a constitutional amendment in order to lift the term limits that prohibit him from running for office...

10/30/2014 1:29pm · The Wire The Wire

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Story 19 of 20: mail, cover, office
Federal Eye: Snail mail is even slower now with Postal Service changes, report says Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More - The Washington Post

Federal Eye: Snail mail is even slower now with Postal Service changes, report says

First-class mail has been taking longer to reach its destination since the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service relaxed its delivery standards in an attempt to cut costs two years ago, according to a federal study. Read full article >>

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Story 20 of 20: percent, poll, lead
Drama: Dueling Polls Find Hagan with 4 percent lead, Tillis with 5 percent lead Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

Drama: Dueling Polls Find Hagan with 4 percent lead, Tillis with 5 percent lead

While other recent polls have the U.S. Senate race in North Carolina at a virtual tie, Thursday morning brought dueling polls, one showing Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) with a slight lead and another showing her Republican challenger state House Speaker Thom Tillis also with a slight lead.  A Elon University Poll taken Oct. 21-25 and released Thursday has Hagan with a 4 percent leaded and a poll...

10/30/2014 3:14pm · Breitbart Feed Breitbart Feed

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