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.
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
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...Read more
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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, …Read more
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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.