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U.S. to Send Passengers From Ebola-Stricken Countries Into 5 Airports

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 30 min 17 sec ago
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced new Ebola travel restrictions that included making all travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea fly into one of five airports with enhanced screening.

Louisiana's Mary Landrieu Battles Red Tide

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, crucial to the Democrats’ aim of keeping control of the Senate, is spending the home stretch before November’s vote campaigning more like an anxious challenger than a seasoned lawmaker in her 18th year in office.

For More Teens, Arrests Replace School Discipline

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 11 min ago
A generation ago, students caught fighting at school, sassing a teacher or skipping class might have ended up in detention. Today, there’s a good chance they will end up in police custody. Some communities are trying to reverse the practice.

Global Growth Woes Threaten to Beset U.S. Economy

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 12 min ago
Another bout of weakening global growth is buffeting a U.S. economy that has faced five years of uneven growth, raising a crucial question: Can the U.S. pull the rest of the world through a slow patch or will sluggish global growth hobble the recovery?

Terror Suspect Extradited to U.S.

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 24 min ago
An alleged British terrorist was extradited to the U.S. to face charges that he helped set up a jihadist training camp in Oregon meant to funnel fighters to al Qaeda.

NRC Chairwoman Allison Macfarlane to Leave Agency

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 40 min ago
The chairwoman of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Tuesday that she plans to step down in January, after a two-year run in which she sought to calm the agency amid clashes between her predecessor and the other commissioners.

Military Bases Build Their Own Power Grids

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 1 hour 56 min ago
Fear of hackers, terrorists and natural disasters has the Pentagon pushing construction of independent power grids at military bases across the U.S.

Harry Styles of One Direction Stars in Anna Todd’s Novel

NY Times Books - 2 hours 21 min ago
“After,” a wildly popular web novel based on Harry Styles of the boy band One Direction, is being published as a book.






What We're Reading

New York Times - California News - 2 hours 36 min ago
Recommended reads from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web.

Missouri Governor Announces 'Ferguson Commission'

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 3 hours 39 min ago
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced Tuesday the creation of a regional commission to study and recommend ways to address underlying, systemic inequality in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown.

Revelations of Explicit Emails Inflame Pennsylvania Politics

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 4 hours 7 min ago
Revelations that a trove of sexually explicit emails were shared by members of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office from 2008 to 2012 has roiled the state government.

Bookends: What’s the Most Terrifying Book You’ve Ever Read?

NY Times Books - 4 hours 47 min ago
Francine Prose and Ayana Mathis discuss their scariest reading experiences.






Leon Panetta’s ‘Worthy Fights’

NY Times Books - 4 hours 58 min ago
Leslie H. Gelb reviews Leon Panetta’s memoir, which recounts a career in public service, including stints as White House chief of staff, director of the C.I.A. and defense secretary.






North Korea Frees American Prisoner

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 5 hours 37 sec ago
An American tourist held in North Korea since the spring has been released, U.S. officials said.

New York Fed Faulted in 'London Whale' Case

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 7 hours 29 min ago
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York failed to examine J.P. Morgan’s investment unit ahead of the bank’s 2012 “London Whale” trading debacle, according to a new report.

Three U.S. Agencies Approve Relaxed Mortgage-Lending Rules

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 7 hours 48 min ago
Three federal agencies approved long-delayed U.S. mortgage market standards Tuesday, completing a less onerous rule than regulators originally proposed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

Gridlock Could Prove Costly at Polls

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 8 hours 25 min ago
Capital Journal: This could be the year in which voters actually punish politicians who get in the way of compromise, Washington Bureau Chief Gerald F. Seib writes.

Books of The Times: 4 Decades of Inhaling Deeply: A History of ‘High Times’

NY Times Books - 9 hours 24 min ago
At a time when marijuana laws are loosening in the United States, High Times magazine is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a hefty book.






Fed to Banks: Shape Up or Risk Breakup

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 9 hours 36 min ago
Federal Reserve officials told bank executives they must do more to curb excessive risk-taking and improve behavior at their firms or face stiff repercussions, including being broken into smaller pieces.

SEC Is Steering More Trials to Judges It Appoints

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 10 hours 19 min ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission is increasingly steering cases to hearings in front of the agency’s appointed administrative judges, who found in its favor in every verdict for the 12 months through September, rather than taking them to federal court.
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