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  1. Liberia: Liberian Embassy in U.S. Receives Used Donated AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The Embassy of Liberia to the United States has received a used ambulance donated by two brothers in the American state of Virginia to assist the Government and people of Liberia in combating the deadly Ebola virus. On Friday, September 26, 2014, Messrs.

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  2. From California’s Central Valley to possibly 'Madam ambassador'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Lifelong high achiever Maria Echaveste, a farmworker’s kid shaped by California’s San Joaquin Valley, has now been tapped for her biggest job yet, as U.S. ambassador to Mexico. If confirmed by the Senate, the 60-year-old Echaveste would be the first woman to hold the high-profile post.

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  3. Experts question two-day delay in admitting Texas Ebola patientRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | AlertNet

    The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in a U.S. hospital was evaluated initially and turned away, a critical missed opportunity that could result in others being exposed to the deadly virus, infectious disease experts said. On the patient's first visit to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas last Friday, he walked into the hospital presenting "non-specific symptoms" and was sent home with a prescription for antibiotics, Dr. Edward Goodman, an infectious disease specialist at the hospital, told a news conference on Tuesday.

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  4. New Michelin Guide praises Brooklyn food scene, but gives Daniel Boulud's Daniel just 2 starsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Canada.com

    Claire Dorland-Clauzel, member of the Michelin Groupe Executive Committee and VP of Communications, holds up a copy of the Michelin Guide to New York City during an interview September 30, 2014 in New York. A record 73 restaurants have won stars in the 2015 New York City edition of the prestigious Michelin guide, 14 of them across the river in Brooklyn and Queens.

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  5. U-M student wins $50k top prize in National Geographic Channel's Expedition Granted contestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | MLive.com

    University of Michigan senior and nature filmmaker Charlie Engelman won the National Geographic Channel's Expedition Granted contest grand prize of $50,000, and will travel across the country embarking on extreme nature experiences that will be documented for educational purposes. Engelman's project, "Get Pumped About Nature," beat out 700 other competitors and was chosen by the public - more than 400,000 votes were cast for the 10 projects - as the best among the 10 finalists.

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  6. Irma Salazar, of Santa Ana, Calif., loads plastic grocery bags into...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways. A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015.

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  7. San Francisco Giants Link Dump, 10/1Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | McCovey Chronicles

    Happy birthday, Matt Cain ! Even though he's injured, I'm sure he's on the team in spirit. And, uh, probably physically too.

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  8. Gretna Heritage Festival is turning 20. Here are 5 things to know about its history.Read the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | NOLA.com

    The Gretna Heritage Festival will mark 20 years when the party starts Friday. Jefferson Parish Councilman Ricky Templet, one of the founders of the festival, talks about its success.

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  9. CA: Metro Breaks Ground on Key Downtown L.A. Subway LinkRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Mass Transit

    Sept. 30--Transportation officials Tuesday cheered the start of construction for a subway project designed to close a frustrating gap in Los Angeles County's growing rail network. During a symbolic groundbreaking in Little Tokyo, local and federal representatives touted the 1.9-mile, $1.4-billion Downtown Regional Connector's potential to help unite a sprawling and congested region.

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  10. What to Expect at Boqueria UES, Opening TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Village Voice

    Small plates have become so ubiquitous in the last few years, it's no longer novel to open up a tapas restaurant. So to cut it in this town with that kind of concept is tough.

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  11. October Headliners Announced for the Nationally Acclaimed Biscuits and BluesRead the original story

    58 min ago | Digital Post Production

    Biscuits and Blues, San Franciscos premier blues club, recently announced their October musical lineup. The Biscuits and Blues stage has become a haven for the most renowned blues artists worldwide to share their rhythm and soul in a close setting with the audience.

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  12. Find Your Smile, Again: Hector's Simon Pegg gets the Mitty treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | River Front Times

    Simon Pegg has always been more like a cartoon than a real boy. He's one part Charlie Brown to two parts Tintin, a round-faced runt who can channel both childlike depression and old-fashioned cowlicked pluck.

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  13. Women of Influence: Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobeSt.com

    This is an HTML version of an article that ran in Real Estate Forum . To see the story in its original format, click here .

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  14. $1 Billion Recreation Spending Boosts Economies of 11 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    According to The Associated Press , the study is the first of its kind to examine the direct and indirect economic impacts of recreation spending tied to U.S. Bureau of Land Management property with habitat for sagebrush-dependent species, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Pew commissioned the study with the Western Values Project, a nonprofit group that advocates a balance between energy development and conservation.

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  15. Attention, impulse shoppers: Nicole Lapin's smartwatch keeps your budget on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Media entrepreneur Nicole Lapin shows off her new Cash Smartwatch, a wearable that helps people track their daily expenses. Click ahead to check it out.

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  16. Affordable talent builds Miami's Silicon Beach OKRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Miami Today

    For startups and established international tech companies, Greater Miami's growing tech industry can offer comparable quality talent at a discount of 2 to 2.5 times. For two international tech companies, establishing a primary US office in Miami made sense because of proximity to their European headquarters, potential access to South American markets and cheaper operating expenses.

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  17. Gibbs & Soell and rbb PR Form Joint Venture Engaging Conscious...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    Gibbs & Soell Business Communications and rbb Public Relations today launched Gibbs-rbb Strategic Communications , a joint venture drawing on the complementary strengths of the two agencies. The new venture will provide integrated communications solutions to food, beverage and consumer packaged goods clients, based on a holistic understanding of supply chains and global issues impacting brand loyalty and purchases among consumers.

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  18. Verizon Wireless Enhances 4G LTE Coverage in Danvers, MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    WHAT: Verizon Wireless recently enhanced fourth generation Long Term Evolution network coverage in Danvers, Massachusetts. 4G LTE empowers Verizon Wireless customers with compatible devices to surf the Web, post status updates and photos, and download files wirelessly at speeds up to 10 times faster than customers on 3G networks.

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  19. Announcing DEAC 'Silver Sponsor' of @CloudExpo Silicon Valley [@DEACdc]Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sys-Con Media

    Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. European data center operator DEAC is the largest in the Baltics.

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  20. Potomac Country House Tour & Festival this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gazette.net

    For 58 years, St. Francis Episcopal Church in Potomac has welcomed guests to its annual Country House Tour the first weekend in October. This year, an expanded Potomac Country House Tour & Festival will be held Friday through Sunday with four homes, plus a guest house bonus, boutiques, family-friendly games and activities, live and silent auctions, and even a petting zoo.

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