(The Wall Street Journal) – “Now I can take something that’s broken and fix it. It’s a good feeling to solve other people’s problems.”
Daily News Article
(by Christopher Zara and David Sirota, International Business Times) – People who have dumped cable-TV and use a Web-enabled TV to stream shows and movies online thought they were getting the added benefit of escaping all the negative campaign ads that flood states every two years…
(by Ted Siefer, Reuters) – Store owners in a Massachusetts town proposing to bar the sale of all tobacco products objected to the proposal on Tuesday, a day after local officials announced the planned ban.
The outcomes of these gubernatorial races provide a good gauge of how the country feels toward each political party, and that could be somewhat indicative of what happens in future elections. This year, an estimated 21 states could go Democrat or Republican.
Lawmakers from both parties Friday called for clearly defined protocols for military personnel and aid workers returning to the U.S. after working in Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa, with some saying a 21-day quarantine should be required for anyone who could have been exposed to the disease.
(Washington Times) – Monkeys taught how to gamble and play video games. People paid to watch grass grow. Swedish massages given to rabbits…
(by Douglas Ernst, The Washington Times) – The ranking Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee took the Obama administration to task Friday for its “irresponsible” plan to allow as many as 100,000 Haitians to immigrate to the U.S. without a visa.
(from the New York Daily News) DENVER (AP) — Colorado health officials want to ban many edible forms of marijuana, including brownies, cookies and most candies, limiting legal sales of pot-infused food to lozenges and tinctures.
(by Jeffrey Hodgson, Reuters) – The Canadian government was to ship 800 vials of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization in Geneva beginning on Monday, the Public Health Agency of Canada announced on Saturday.
(by Greg Land, Atlanta’s Daily Report) – The parents of a teenager who created a Facebook page purporting to show a classmate making profane and racist comments can be held liable for defamation because they allowed the page to remain online for nearly a year after it was discovered, Georgia appeals judges have ruled.