Ben Bradlee, Who Led 'Washington Post' To New Heights, Dies At 93 - As editor, Bradlee led the newspaper to national eminence with charm, drive, instinct and, most notably, an epic confrontation with the Nixon White House.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:09:00 -0400
Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died - Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:58:00 -0400
NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital - The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:13:00 -0400
Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission' - The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:19:00 -0400
Ebola Vaccine Could Start Testing In Africa By January - The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:08:41 -0400
In More Cities, That Doggie In The Window Is Not For Sale - Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:30:00 -0400
My Son Is Doctors Without Borders' 1,000th Ebola Survivor - Liberian health worker Alexander Kollie lost his wife, daughters and brother to Ebola. Then his son tested positive for the disease. He survived, and now father and son are building a new life.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:52:00 -0400
For Healthy Liberians, Life Continues â€” With Some Adjustments - The million-plus healthy residents of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, are doing their best to maintain their lives in a city where Ebola has killed more than 1,300.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:51:00 -0400
Duke Energy CEO: 'I Don't Think Of Myself As A Powerful Woman' - Female executives are a rarity in the energy industry. But Lynn Good, CEO of Duke Energy, took the helm of the utility giant just as it was grappling with some very public challenges.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:27:00 -0400
From NFL To 'Scandal,' Whole Foods Buys TV Ads To Boost Its Brand - A pioneer in selling organic, sustainable groceries, Whole Foods now finds itself beset by competitors. So it's launching its first national ad blitz to sell socially conscious consumers on its story.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:09:00 -0400
Hospitals Struggle To Beat Back Serious Infections - About 75,000 patients a year die from infections they caught in the hospital. A Kaiser Health News analysis finds that nearly 700 hospitals across the nation have higher than expected infection rates.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:05:00 -0400
Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn't Dent Afghan Poppy Production - The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction found that despite U.S. counternarcotics efforts, poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2013.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:35:00 -0400
UPDATED: After Controversy, Toys R Us Pulls 'Breaking Bad' Action Figures - One Florida mom started a petition calling on the retailer to stop selling action figures based on drug dealers in its stores. Toys R Us had said the Breaking Bad toys were meant for adults.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:19:00 -0400
Ambushes, Mines And Booby Traps: ISIS Militants Change Tack - In northern Iraq, Kurdish fighters have won back territory from the so-called Islamic State only to lose it again. ISIS is using a range of explosives, inflicting heavy Kurdish casualties.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:16:00 -0400
Who's Catching Your Cellphone Conversations? - The police do it. The FBI does it. Could be, foreign governments do it. With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone calls and texts and listen in.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:39:00 -0400