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Shutdown jeopardizes nutrition program for poor

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In a Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013 photo, Carlos Rodriguez kisses his 2-year-old daughter Diana, who relies on the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children(WIC) while waiting for his wife outside a WIC office, in Los Angeles. WIC aid is now in jeopardy because of the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) [&hellip...

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Calif. man charged in black market drug scheme

October 3, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This frame grab from the Silk Road website shows thumbnails for a product allegedly available through the site. On Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, FBI agents arrested Ross William Ulbricht, who is accused of operating the secret website, which is believed to have...

White House meeting yields no progress on shutdown

October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., left, with Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters following a meeting with President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct....

Authorities: 8 killed in church bus crash in Tenn.

October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image released by WVLT -TV, authorities work at the scene of an interstate accident, near Dandridge, Tenn. on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. A passenger bus has overturned in Jefferson County, completely blocking the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40. (AP...

Obama seeks to strike a balance during shutdown

October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 1, 2013, photo, President Barack Obama gestures during a statement on the government shutdown in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Obama’s strategy during the partial shutdown of the federal government is aimed at keeping up...

Pressure mounts to fix health insurance exchanges

October 2, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this screen grab image, the page asking visitors to stay on during the log in process of the Health Care Marketplace website Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. The pressure is on for the federal government and states running their own health insurance exchanges to...

‘Red October’ novelist Tom Clancy dies at 66

October 2, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image provided by Paramount Studios shows a scene from “The Hunt for Red October” starring, from left, Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin and Scott Glenn. The film is based on the book by Tom Clancy. Clancy, the bestselling...

Strap on your computer, wearable tech taking off c

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, photo, Jenn de la Vega wears a device on her hand as she gives a demonstration on a Technicolor mobile app that measures analytics for emotional response to content that will give feedback to the content creators at the GLAZED...

BP executive defends spill response tactics

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday July 12, 2010 image from video made available by BP PLC, oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing wellhead and will house the new containment cap, at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil...

Your fault! No shutdown end; Dems, GOP trade blame

October 1, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks out of his office to the House Chamber on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 in Washington. Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a protracted dispute over President Barack...