TODAY  Ebola Hits 10,000, The 25-Mile High Club

Outbreak: The number of Ebola cases has passed 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. All but 10 of the deaths have occurred in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea.

YESTERDAY  Ebola in Manhattan, Ottawa Reopens

Outbreak: A New York City doctor who just returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive last night for the virus in New York City. Dr. Craig Spencer was put in isolation at Bellevue hospital while medical investigators fanned out to find the people he had been in contact

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Here at home, Dallas nurse Nina Pham, the first person infected with Ebola in the US, got a big hug from President Obama in the Oval Office yesterday shortly after she was released from a Bethesda, Md. facility. She told reporters, “I feel fortunate and blessed to be standing here...

World: Citing a lack of evidence,a Pakistani anti-terrorism court has released one of the suspects in the 2005 beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. The suspect, Qari Hashim, was arrested in 2005. The leader of the plot, Omar Sheik, admitted his part in killing Pearl and was sentenced...

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Ottawa Attack, Blackwater Verdict

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Ottawa Shooting: The Canadian capital was under lockdown yesterday after a gunman killed a soldier near the National War Memorial before running inside the Parliament building and firing more shots. The Parliament’s sergeant-at-arms is being hailed as a national hero …

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Ebola Pow Wow, Run Silent, Run Deep

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Outbreak: The World Health Organization emergency committee is meeting today to discuss possible travel restrictions and screening at borders. The Obama Administration announced yesterday that it will funnel all travelers from Ebola-stricken countries into five American airports to be checked …

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Pistorius Gets a Slap, Airbag Recall

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bladerunner: Amputee runner Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. His lawyer said he expected Pistorius to spend only 10 months behind bars with the rest of his time …

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Saturday, October 25, 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.