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Accenture To Replace CGI Federal Running Obamacare Site

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Updated 8:50 p.m.

The main contractor behind the embattled Affordable Care Act enrollment site, which suffered major technological issues after its Oct. 1 debut, will be replaced early this year.

Accenture will replace CGI Federal, the IT contractor that built, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Saturday. ...


Former Reagan White House Spokesman Larry Speakes Dies

Friday, January 10, 2014

Larry Speaks, who became the White House spokesman after President Ronald Reagan and Press Secretary James Brady were shot in a 1981 assassination attempt, died Friday. He was 74.

Speakes, who had Alzheimer's disease, died at his home in Cleveland, Miss.

The New York Times reports:

"A Southerner ...


17-Year-Old Colorado School Shooting Victim Claire Davis Dies

Saturday, December 21, 2013

The teenager shot in the head by a classmate at a high school outside Denver died Saturday after being hospitalized for eight days.

Claire Davis, 17, was shot at point blank range with a shotgun on Dec. 13 and had been hospitalized in critical condition.

"It is with heavy hearts ...


Florida State QB Jameis Winston Wins Heisman Trophy

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, the nation's top-rated passer who led his team to college football's title game in his first season, was named the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner Saturday as the country's best collegiate player.

Winston, 19, became the youngest player and second straight redshirt freshman to win the ...


Fate Of Comet ISON Unclear Hours After Its Encounter With Sun

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Updated 11:30 p.m. ET: 'My Best Guess ... There Is Something Left'

Scientists Thursday said that ISON, a comet formed at the birth of the solar system, apparently did not survive its encounter with the sun. Hours later, they weren't so sure.

At midday, NASA tweeted: "Breaking up is ...


First Satellite Developed By High Schoolers Sent Into Space

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The first satellite ever developed by high school students to make it to space is believed to be orbiting Earth after getting a ride aboard a U.S. military rocket Tuesday night from Wallops Island, Va.

Fittingly, perhaps, you can send it a text message.

The satellite, using a voice synthesizer, ...


'Ferrari Of Space' Crashing Back To Earth — Maybe Tomorrow

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth.

The European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) — so sleek that it was nicknamed "the Ferrari of ...


Red Sox Win World Series In 6-1 Rout Of Cardinals

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

The Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday to win the World Series, using timely hits by outfielder Shane Victorino, a gritty pitching performance by starter John Lackey, and the feared bat of 37-year-old designated hitter David Ortiz to capture its third world championship in a decade.



Cardinals Even World Series With Game 2 Win Over Red Sox

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The St. Louis Cardinals evened the World Series at one game each Thursday night, using a three-run seventh inning to defeat the Boston Red Sox, 4-2.

The Cardinals held a 1-0 lead in the sixth inning, when 37-year-old Red Sox veteran David Ortiz broke up a scoreless outing by the ...


Challenging Obama, Putin Appeals Directly To Americans On Syria

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin made an unusual and direct appeal to the American people Wednesday night to reject President Obama's calls for possible use of force against Syria, using an op-ed in The New York Times to counter many of the arguments Obama made 24 hours earlier in ...


Mayor To Gay Couples: 'I Want To Marry You In Minneapolis'

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Weddings are big business, and the mayor of Minneapolis is targeting a lucrative new market, asking gay couples from across the Midwest to take advantage of Minnesota's month-old same-sex marriage law and hold nuptials in his city.

In an ad campaign he's calling "I Want to Marry You ...


Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Officiates Same-Sex Marriage

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Two months after she joined a landmark Supreme Court decision that the federal government must recognize gay marriages, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was officiating such a wedding.

On Saturday evening, Ginsburg was to preside over the Washington, D.C., wedding of longtime friend Michael Kaiser, who runs the John F. Kennedy ...


Ben Affleck, The New Batman

Thursday, August 22, 2013

To the names Michael Keaton, Val Kilmer, George Clooney and Christian Bale, add Ben Affleck. Warner Bros. says Affleck will be the next big name Hollywood star to play the role of Bat...


NASA Reactivating Spacecraft To Hunt For Near-Earth Asteroids

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

NASA is bringing a retired spacecraft back into service to help search for asteroids that could pose a danger to Earth, the space agency announced on Wednesday.

The spacecraft's three-year mission will begin next month "with the goal of discovering and characterizing near-Earth objects (NEOs), space rocks that can be ...


Obama To Leno: 'There Is No Spying On Americans'

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

President Obama on Tuesday defended the U.S. government's surveillance program, telling NBC's Jay Leno that any tracking of phone numbers or email domestically was "connected to a terrorist attack."


Is Uruguay's Marijuana Legalization Vote A Tipping Point?

Friday, August 02, 2013

Within weeks, Uruguay is expected to become the first nation to legalize the production, distribution and use of marijuana for its citizens.

The South American country's response to incessant drug-related violence in the region signals a quest for alternatives to the U.S.-led war on drugs, and a rethinking of ...


House Votes To Cut Student Loan Rate, Sends Bill To Obama

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The Republican-controlled House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan bill to cut the cost of borrowing for federal student loans, sending the measure to President Obama for his signature.

The bill, which had easily passed the Democratic-controlled Senate last week, would retroactively cut higher rates — which on July 1 ...


Court: 'Baby Veronica' To Live With White Adoptive Parents

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

South Carolina's highest court on Wednesday ruled that "Baby Veronica," the 3-year-old central figure in a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Indian Child Welfare Act, should be returned to the white couple that agreed to adopt her before her birth, and not her Native American father, who later ...


American League Wins All-Star Game In 3-0 Shutout

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

New York Yankees' great Mariano Rivera, pitching in his final All-Star game, was honored by fans at the home of the crosstown Mets, then pitched a perfect eighth inning to help the American League to a 3-0 victory over the National League in Tuesday's All-Star game.

The win means the ...


Jury Acquits Zimmerman Of All Charges

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Updated 10:27 p.m. ET

The jury in the murder trial of George Zimmerman on Saturday acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin during a scuffle in a gated Florida community.

The six-woman jury announced its verdict of not guilty ...