TODAY  Pitcher Wins It, Sit Down and Shut Up

Dynasty: Pitching ace Madison Bumgarner, who pitched nine innings only three days before, came in as a reliever last night and threw five scoreless innings for San Francisco, winning the Giants’ third World Series championship in five years. San Francisco came off a 10-0 drubbing the night before to take a tight final game 3-2 over Kansas City. Bumgarner was named the Series MVP.

YESTERDAY  Fed to End Easing, Supply Rocket Explodes

Easing Off: The Federal Reserve today is expected to announce the end of “quantitative easing,” the purchasing of bonds that stimulated the economy all through the Great Recession. The Fed has bought $3.5 trillion worth of securities in the last six years. Once panicky at the thought of getting off

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Outbreak: Kaci Hickox, the nurse released from quarantine in New Jersey, is threatening to sue her home state of Maine if she is not allowed out of her house today. The 33-year-old Hickox, who shows no signs of disease and has tested negative for the Ebola virus, says her confinement...

Conflicts over how to deal with the Ebola threat are increasing as more states adopt policies at odds with federal health guidelines. President Obama has said quarantine is no way to treat “heroes” who go to Africa to fight Ebola, but the US military is putting its own returning soldiers...

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Ebola Regs Contagious, Politically Incorrect

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Outbreak: With states establishing what amounts to a patchwork quilt of regulations to deal with the Ebola virus, the federal government has established new guidelines. Medical workers exposed to Ebla, or people who’ve had contact with patients in West Africa, …

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Govs Defend Quarantine, SF Needs One More

Monday, October 27, 2014

Outbreak: Under pressure from the Obama administration the governor of New York is backing off, if only slightly, his quarantine requirement for medical workers returning from West Africa. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that in some cases he will allow home …

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Four States Quarantine, Series Tied

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Outbreak: Four states are now requiring 21-day quarantines for travelers returning from dealing with Ebola-affected countries. Florida has joined New York, New Jersey, and Illinois. Volunteer aid workers say the quarantine will only add a three-week time commitment and may …

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Page Two

Page Two: Stoned on 8th Avenue

Monday, August 4, 2014

Baseball, Futebol, and Football

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gay in the Locker Room

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Absurdity of Everest

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Journalism’s House of Cards

Monday, March 24, 2014

NBC’s Triumph from Tragedy

Monday, February 17, 2014

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

The Senior Global Digital Foreign Correspondent

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

It's Been Said

"The greatest threat to public confidence in elections in this case is the prospect of enforcing a purposefully discriminatory law, one that likely imposes an unconstitutional poll tax and risks denying the right to vote to hundreds of thousands of eligible voters."

 

-Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissenting in the Supreme Court decision to allow Texas to apply its voter ID law.