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Leaked emails mention possibility of Bloomberg as Clinton’s secretary of state

Former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

By Kurtis Lee | Los Angeles Times

October 15, 2016

Michael Bloomberg opted against running for president this election cycle. But he still may have a political future. In a batch of newly leaked emails, purportedly from the Clinton campaign, that were posted online Saturday by WikiLeaks, an aide to Bloomberg confirmed to Hillary Clinton's aides in...

It’s official: This election is stressing everyone out

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on stage during the second debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

By Deena Shanker | Bloomberg News

October 14, 2016

NEW YORK — There's good news for Americans who find themselves waking up in a cold sweat at 3 a.m. to check the latest polls: You are not alone. More than half of you — on both sides of the aisle — say the 2016 election is a major source of stress, according to a new survey from the American...

San Francisco police to implement reforms after report on violence against minorities

Protester Walter Rice, 75, a life-long Ferguson resident and Vietnam veteran waves, a U.S. flag in front of the Ferguson police department on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

By Los Angeles Times

October 13, 2016

San Francisco police officers use force against African-Americans more often than against other racial groups, according to a 432-page federal report made public Wednesday. The report, issued by the U.S. Department of Justice in response to charges of racial bias by San Francisco police, shows that...

Analysis: For Trump or against Trump, Republicans fear intensifying civil war if he loses

Analysis: For Trump or against Trump, Republicans fear intensifying civil war if he loses

By Sahil Kapur | Bloomberg News

October 12, 2016

WASHINGTON — A long-simmering struggle between presidential nominee Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan erupted this week, but the ultimate winner won't be clear until Nov 8. "I wouldn't want to be in a foxhole with a lot of these people, that I can tell you, including Ryan," Trump told Fox...

‘Stop the Bleed:’ Movement trains bystanders to help during shootings, emergencies

With the help of Hans the manikin, students in the Stop the Bleed program learn how to apply tourniquets at Harborview Medical Center. In emergency situations, severe bleeding is a common cause of death for trauma patients. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times/TNS)

By Jonel Aleccia | The Seattle Times

October 12, 2016

SEATTLE — Dr. Eileen Bulger wants you to know that CPR is not enough. With the way the world is going, the chief of trauma at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center believes that bystanders — ordinary citizens — also need to be able to stop severe bleeding, including the kind caused by acts of...

Obama wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s


By Jim Puzzanghera | Los Angeles Times

October 11, 2016

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he wants private companies to help send humans to Mars by the 2030s. Obama first said in 2010 he wanted to send astronauts "to orbit Mars and return them safely to Earth" by the mid-2030s with "a landing on Mars" to follow. In that speech at...

Trump once fired Illinois native on the ‘Apprentice’ for ‘locker room’ comment

President-elect Donald Trump speaks to supporters aboard the USS Iowa battleship in Los Angeles on Sept. 15. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Ronnie Glassberg The Charlotte Observer

October 11, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, under fire for vulgar remarks he made about women in 2005, has dismissed the comments as "locker room talk." But six years ago, he booted a female contestant off "Celebrity Apprentice 3" for a "locker room" comment. Trump fired professional wrestler...

Hurricane Matthew weakens as it moves to the north

Jose Paseta, of Hallandale, Fla., walks along Hollywood Beach amid the lead elements of Hurricane Matthew on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

By By John Cherwa and Nigel Duara | Los Angeles Times

October 7, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — A slight wobble in the track of Hurricane Matthew early Friday morning may have saved Florida from potentially catastrophic conditions and instead turned the storm into a major — but still dangerous — wind-and-rain machine. The storm's eye has become slightly disorganized as...

Government funding and medical research to dominate lame-duck session

Hours before Tuesday's deadline, Congress and the White House had yet to begin serious negotiations over next year's budget, threatening a government shutdown that could delay Social Security payments, shutter national parks, museums and monuments and furlough hundreds of thousands of employees, Sept. 30, 2013. The Senate flatly rejected a House of Representatives proposal to keep the government funded through Dec. 15 but delay implementation of the contentious federal health care law. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

By Bridget Bowman | CQ-Roll Call

October 7, 2016

WASHINGTON — Last week, lawmakers raced to find a funding deal to avert a government shutdown, and they'll be back in a few weeks to do it all over again. Congress returns from the campaign trail on Nov. 14 for the so-called lame-duck session, which describes the period after the November election...

Morning-after cleanup: Mike Pence made Trump ‘proud,’ campaign manager says

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence speaks at a campaign rally at The Villages, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau

October 5, 2016

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's campaign manager said Wednesday that reports that the Republican presidential candidate was displeased with running mate Mike Pence's failure to defend him at the vice presidential debate are "absolutely not true." Pence repeatedly declined to speak up for Trump during...

Tensions fester in South LA neighborhood after police fatally shoot an armed teen

Monique Morgan, the mother of Carnell Snell, is held by a neighbor as they stand beside a makeshift memorial for Morgan's son Sunday morning, Oct. 2, 2016. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

By Cindy Chang | Los Angeles Times

October 5, 2016

LOS ANGELES — A small group of friends and family members gathered Sunday outside the South Los Angeles house where Carnell Snell Jr. was fatally shot by police Saturday after a vehicle pursuit. "I want my baby ... CJ! CJ! CJ!" Snell's mother, Monique Morgan, moaned between sobs, as one friend propped...

Researchers announce Zika vaccine success with mice

(Jeffrey Arguedas/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS)

By David Templeton | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

October 4, 2016

PITTSBURGH — Amid the growing surge of Zika research, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has announced early success with two experimental vaccines that prevented the pups of immunized female mice from becoming infected with the virus. Both vaccines, with one more effective than the...

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