The Note
Oct 1, 2014 10:22pm

Hillary Clinton Comforts Military Families Who’ve Lost Loved Ones

In her first public appearance since the weekend birth of granddaughter Charlotte, Hillary Clinton spoke at an event this evening in New York for an organization that cares for the families of fallen military members, who greeted her with moving stories of their loved ones…. Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Oct 1, 2014 6:37pm

WATCH: Crash Raises Questions About Need for Seat Belts on Public Buses

New chilling video, which caught a crash involving a transit authority bus and a car in Spokane, Washington, in which passengers were sent flying, is raising questions about whether seat belts should be used in public transportation. Multiple cameras on the bus captured the moment,… Read More »

By ABC News

Companies
Oct 1, 2014 6:16pm

Macy’s Tops List of Retailers Hiring for the Holidays

Today marks 84 days till Christmas and some retailers are handing out early presents for those looking to pick up part-time work (and some much-needed extra cash.) Seven of the US largest retailers are expected to hire a record number of employees this holiday season… Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 3:39pm

White House Fence Jumper Enters Not Guilty Plea

Omar Gonzalez, the man accused of jumping a perimeter fence and running through the first floor of the White House armed with a knife, appeared in federal court today as his lawyer entered a plea of “not guilty” to the charges against him. Gonzalez, wearing… Read More »

By Dina Abou Salem

Nation
Oct 1, 2014 3:08pm

Critics Outraged Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal Named College Speaker

Critics are hammering a decision by students from Vermont’s Goddard College to choose convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal as a fall 2014 commencement speaker. “I am outraged by the decision of the college, and I don’t think he [Abu Jamal] should have the constitutional right… Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 12:55pm

Senators Want Pentagon Probe of Sex Abuse Intimidation Claims

Two senators are asking the Pentagon to investigate claims by female soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, that senior commanders discouraged them from reporting additional sexual assaults. The allegations emerged during the trial of a drill sergeant at the base who was convicted of sexually… Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 10:45am

Senior Congressional Democrat on Secret Service Director: ‘This Lady Has to Go’

  After sleeping on Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s testimony, Rep. Elijah Cummings, the most senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, had a change of heart and is now calling for Pierson’s resignation. “The president is not well served…I think this lady… Read More »

By Freda Kahen-Kashi

Nation
Oct 1, 2014 10:37am

National Nursing Shortage Fueled by Lack of Teachers

They’re often the first people you see at the doctor’s office, and the first line of defense in any ER – but America’s nursing population is shrinking fast. The nursing shortage may not be caused just by lack of interest. In many ways, it’s caused… Read More »

The Note
Oct 1, 2014 9:39am

‘Capital Games’: Behind Congress’ ‘Attack’ on NFL Tax Breaks

A raft of damaging headlines have sparked new efforts on Capitol Hill to hit the NFL where it hurts: in the pocketbook. New bills were introduced in recent weeks to strip the National Football League of its not-for-profit status, which it holds despite the billions… Read More »

Consumer Report
Oct 1, 2014 9:08am

Plastic Bag Makers Fight California’s Ban

Morning Money Memo … Plastic bag makers want voters to throw out California’s new ban on disposable bags. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law, driven to action by pollution and waste on beaches, streets and in parks. “We’re the first to ban these… Read More »