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The Note
Oct 9, 2014 10:04pm

Hillary Clinton Steals the Show at Philly Campaign Rally

PHILADELPHIA– New grandmother Hillary Clinton made her first public campaign appearance of the year Thursday for Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf, giving passionate and personal remarks that if not for the “Wolf for Governor” signs prominently behind her could easily have been mistaken for a… Read More »

By ABC News

Made in America
Oct 9, 2014 7:00pm

Bulb Still Burning After 100-Plus Years as GE Brings Business Back to US

Livermore, California, is home to what residents say is the world’s longest-burning light bulb. Made by the Shelby Electric Co. of Ohio, it’s been shining bright, without a flicker, at the town’s firehouse since 1901. “It just keeps hanging on,” said Dick Jones, a member… Read More »

By Veronica Stracqualursi

The Note
Oct 8, 2014 5:05pm

Why a Beautiful Hawaiian Beach Won’t Be Named After Obama

But for a public outcry, President Obama could have spent some of his retirement soaking up rays and catching waves at a popular beach in Honolulu named in his honor. But a plan to rename one of the president’s favorite beaches came to a screeching halt this… Read More »

The Note
Oct 7, 2014 9:56pm

Georgia Senate Debate: Rowdy Crowd and a Third-Party Spoiler?

Is Barack Obama on the ballot? Who really cares about American jobs? Why choose between Republicans and Democrats anyway? Those were the questions at play in a lively Georgia Senate debate Tuesday night in Perry, where Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue squared off–with… Read More »

Oct 7, 2014 3:20pm

The Amazing Way Some Russians Are Celebrating Putin’s Birthday

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin turned 62 today and, as they do every year, many Russians organized over-the-top tributes in celebration. In St. Petersburg, a children’s choir recorded a highly produced music video, literally singing Putin’s praises. “May you have many more years with… Read More »

The Note
Oct 7, 2014 2:30pm

Bill Clinton Back Home: Watch Master Politician Master the Selfie

CONWAY, Ark.–President Bill Clinton showed off his master campaigning skills in Arkansas this week as he stumped for Democratic candidates in the state and reveled in the new selfie age. The selfie phenomenon wasn’t around when Clinton first campaigned for the White House in 1992,… Read More »

The Note
Oct 7, 2014 12:54pm

GOP Candidate Features Clip of ISIS Execution Video in Controversial Ad

With the Nov. 4 election rapidly approaching, candidates across the country are in the final stretch of campaigns that are increasingly going negative and raising the bar for controversy. Retired Air Force pilot Wendy Rogers, who is challenging Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Arizona’s 9th Congressional… Read More »

Companies Consumer Report
Oct 7, 2014 8:26am

GM Implores Lackadaisical Consumers to Heed Big Recall

Morning Money Memo: Eight months after General Motors began recalling more than 2 million cars because of a deadly ignition-switch defect, less than half the owners have gotten their vehicles fixed. The parts are available, but many drivers may not know how serious this is…. Read More »

Oct 7, 2014 8:02am

Where Is Kim Jong-un? And 6 More Questions About North Korea’s Leader

It has been 34 days since the world last saw North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in public and the rumor mill is working overtime. Bloggers are drooling at every new conspiracy theory but experts aren’t sweating. Yet. “There is nothing serious going on,” University of… Read More »

The Note
Oct 6, 2014 8:03pm

What Bill Clinton Said About Being a Grandfather

CONWAY, Ark. – President Bill Clinton returned to his home state of Arkansas Monday boasting a new title on his accomplished resume – grandfather. While shaking hands here at the University of Central Arkansas, Clinton told ABC News that his new granddaughter Charlotte is doing… Read More »