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The Note
Apr 18, 2014 6:47pm

Bill Clinton ‘Surprised’ at Black Hawk Down Raid

Newly released documents from the Bill Clinton library provide a fascinating look at how the administration dealt with Somalia before, during and after the disastrous battle of Mogadishu, also known as Black Hawk Down, which resulted in the deaths of 18 U.S. troops and outraged… Read More »

By ABC News

Made in America
Apr 18, 2014 6:32pm

Umbrella Man Has It Made In the Shade

By Bryan Hacken and Mark Ellwood In a world of manufacturing where machines are taking over, and it seems like everything has been outsourced, one man refuses to give in. His name is Barnett Brickner. Brickner has been spent over 40 years behind a nondescript… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 6:01pm

Bill Clinton Targeted Chelsea’s Future Mother-In-Law in Healthcare Bid

The latest batch of newly released documents from the Clinton administration revealed that President Bill Clinton already had his eye on Chelsea Clinton’s future mother-in-law two decades ago. As the Clintons were readying to make their healthcare push, the documents show the White House listed… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 5:26pm

Great Outdoors: Free Entrance to National Parks

Looking for something fun to do outdoors this holiday weekend? Head to a national park–for free! The president has once again deemed all national parks free and open to the public this weekend in honor of National Parks Week. In addition to free entrance, during… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 3:51pm

Obama Presents Navy Football with Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy

The Naval Academy ended their season 9-4, a solid feat for any team, but their bigger accomplishment: taking home the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy. And today, President Obama presented the team with the trophy for the 2nd time in two years and 9th time in the past… Read More »

By Ali Weinberg

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 3:16pm

US Extends Keystone Review as Pipeline Supporters Cry Foul

The State Department says it needs more time to make a decision about whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline project, citing uncertainty about the route’s direction through Nebraska, which is currently under litigation there. The department is delaying the deadline for eight federal agencies… Read More »

Medical Unit
Apr 18, 2014 2:10pm

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

An outbreak of mumps among New Jersey college students has highlighted the “weak sister” in the MMR vaccine. At least eight students at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken have contracted the contagious virus despite having received two doses of the measles, mumps and… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 1:11pm

Teenager Tearfully Confesses Undocumented Status To Hillary Clinton

A young woman who tearfully and publicly confessed  to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she was an undocumented immigrant was praised by Clinton for being “incredibly brave.” Actress America Ferrera moderated the event Thursday at the Lower East Side Girls Club in New… Read More »

The Note
Apr 18, 2014 11:24am

Will Clinton Baby Affect 2016, and Is It Sexist to Ask?

It’s impossible to talk about the Clintons these days without mentioning 2016 in the same breath. And the announcement of Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy is proving to be no different. People are already speculating about how – or if – the new Clinton grandchild could affect Hillary Clinton’s… Read More »

Consumer Report
Apr 18, 2014 8:12am

Walmart Sends Chills Through Money Transfer Business

  Morning Money Memo: Big changes are coming to the money transfer business. Walmart’s announcement that it’s entering the market has left competitors shaking in their boots. The new service will be introduced next week, and Walmart says it will cut fees for customers by… Read More »