Concerns Over Low Black Voter Turnout for Midterm Elections
President Barack Obama has turned to black radio listeners in recent weeks to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.
Teacher Calls Jamaican Students 'N*gger' After They Object to 'African American'
Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur in Classroom (NBC Chicago) The students said the teacher used the slur repeatedly over the 80-minute class period, also referring to them as slaves A substitute teacher in a Chicago suburb is being accused of using a racial slur when speaking to a group of eighth graders.
Security Increased at Federal Buildings in D.C., Other Major Cities
Security will be increased at various federal government buildings in Washington and other major American cities, the Homeland Security Department announced Tuesday evening in what it described as a "precautionary step."
Mayor De Blasio's Halloween Party at Gracie Mansion a Real 'Treat'
It's not Halloween yet, but Mayor Bill de Blasio opened the doors to Gracie Mansion, helping New Yorkers get into the spirit of being spooked. On Tuesday night, the de Blasio family opened their home to the public, turning it into a haunted house for one night.
Ebola-Free Nurse Amber Vinson Celebrates Release from Hospital
Amber Vinson, the second Dallas nurse infected with Ebola, left an Atlanta hospital Tuesday and thanked her care team for treating her back to health. Meanwhile, nurse Kaci Hickox who spent days in an isolation tent in New Jersey with no signs of Ebola, now plans to defy requests by Maine officials to be in quarantine for 21 days.
Ebola in America: Stricter Protocols Get National Support
Most Americans think the U.S. government should quarantine all U.S. citizens returning from West Africa, according to a new CBS News poll. Meanwhile, public officials are facing tough questions about new Ebola guidelines.
CDC Issues New Guidelines for West Africa Travelers
In response to growing criticism, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines for states to deal with people entering the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries. Meanwhile, a 5-year-old boy tested negative for the virus in a New York hospital.