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  • Jack Bruce, Bassist Of 60's Band Cream, Dies At 71

    25 October 2014, 1:09 pm by: ASSOCIATED PRESS

    LONDON (AP) — British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. Read More →
  • Poll Shows Dem With Unexpectedly Huge Lead In Key Senate Race

    25 October 2014, 10:18 am by: Dylan Scott

    An Anchorage polling firm is giving Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) an unexpectedly huge lead in his re-election bid less than two weeks before Election Day and with early voting underway.…
  • McDaniel's Legal Challenge Now Rejected By Mississippi High Court

    25 October 2014, 9:52 am by: Dylan Scott

    Chris McDaniel's months-long quest to overturn the results of the Mississippi Republican Senate primary appeared to reach its end when the state supreme court rejected his legal challenge Friday. Read More →
  • Colleagues: US Doctor With Ebola Was Very Careful Working In Africa

    25 October 2014, 9:31 am by: BOUBACAR DIALLO, Associated Press

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — An American doctor who caught Ebola while treating patients in Guinea was a hard worker who conscientiously followed safety procedures, two colleagues said Saturday. Read More →
  • Suspect In Sheriff Deputy Shootings Captured After Manhunt

    25 October 2014, 9:27 am by: DON THOMPSON, Associated Press

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced…
  • Iran Hangs Woman For Killing Alleged Rapist

    25 October 2014, 9:23 am by: ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported. Read More →
  • House GOP Hasn't Actually Sued Obama Like It Said It Would

    25 October 2014, 9:06 am by: Dylan Scott

    Remember the much ballyhooed House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama for his executive overreach? About that...…
  • Ex-DeMaio Staffer: Official Alleging Harassment Not Fired For Plagiarism

    24 October 2014, 6:16 pm by: Daniel Strauss

    The former deputy campaign manager for Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio (CA) said that, contrary to claims from the DeMaio campaign, former staffer Todd Bosnich was not fired for plagiarism. Read More →
  • Reports: Washington School Shooter ID'd As Freshman Homecoming King

    24 October 2014, 5:55 pm by: Tom Kludt

    The gunman who killed one individual before taking his own life at a high school north of Seattle on Friday has been identified as Jaylen Fryberg, according to multiple media outlets. Read More →
  • State Judge May Take On Dispute In Georgia Over Voter Registration

    24 October 2014, 5:22 pm by: BILL BARROW

    ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia state judge is weighing whether it's appropriate for him to intervene in a dispute over more than 50,000 voter registration records in one of the nation's most politically contested states. Read More →
  • Brownback Camp: Kansas City Royals Skewed Poll Showing Him Down 7

    24 October 2014, 5:02 pm by: Daniel Strauss

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) re-election campaign is arguing that a new Rasmussen Reports poll showing Democratic opponent Paul Davis ahead 52 percent to 45 percent among likely voters is probably wrong, citing the fact that it was conducted during game one…
  • Sarah, Bristol & The Recurrence Of The Eternal Victim

    24 October 2014, 4:52 pm by: Josh Marshall

    As you've likely seen Sarah Palin and her daughter Bristol have now spoken out about their notorious boozy family brawl, recasting Bristol's attack on the event's host as a morality tale about violence against women and media bias. We should note that probably…
  • California Deputy And Carjack Victim Shot

    24 October 2014, 4:49 pm by: AP

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot a Sacramento County, California, sheriff's deputy and a bystander, then carjacked two vehicles Friday morning, prompting a manhunt as the assailant fled through residential areas, sheriff's spokeswoman Sgt. Lisa…
  • Palestinian-American Teenager Killed By Israeli Army In West Bank

    24 October 2014, 4:25 pm by: MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Read More →
  • Kathy Ruemmler Tells Obama Not To Pick Her As Next Attorney General

    24 October 2014, 3:31 pm by: Sahil Kapur

    Former White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler has asked not to be nominated as the next U.S. attorney general, a White House official told TPM on Friday. Read More →
  • Reporters Want Sun-Times Owner To Pledge Not To Meddle In Newsroom

    24 October 2014, 3:05 pm by: Daniel Strauss

    Reporters at The Chicago Sun-Times are asking the newspaper owner's reassurance that it won't to interfere in editorial content in response to the very public resignation of Springfield Bureau Chief Dave McKinney. Read More →
  • Report: Fox News Is Too Negative For Jeb Bush

    24 October 2014, 2:40 pm by: Tom Kludt

    No stranger to taking on his party's most conservative voters, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is now calling out the bastion of conservative media. Read More →
  • Guess They're Really Really Really Sure

    24 October 2014, 2:38 pm by: Josh Marshall

    Obama meets with Dallas nurse cured of Ebola. Photos.
  • 4 Hurt And 2 Dead, Including Gunman, In Seattle-Area School Shooting

    24 October 2014, 2:28 pm by: Ahiza Garcia and Catherine Thompson

    Updated: October 24, 2013, 4:45 PM ET Four people were reportedly injured and two students were dead, including the gunman, in a shooting Friday at Marysville-Pilchuck High School near Seattle. Read More →
  • Obama Meets With Dallas Nurse Cured Of Ebola (PHOTOS)

    24 October 2014, 1:46 pm by: Sahil Kapur

    President Barack Obama met on Friday with Dallas nurse Nina Pham after she was declared cured of the Ebola virus.…

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