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Long Island High Schooler Dies After Football Collision - TIME
Fox NewsLong Island High Schooler Dies After Football CollisionTIMETom Cutinella is the third high school football player to have died in recent days. A Long Island high school junior died late Wednesday after colliding with an opponent in a varsity football game. Tom Cutinella, a junior at Shore...[read more]

Possible misconduct in Ferguson grand jury - WXII The Triad
WXII The TriadPossible misconduct in Ferguson grand juryWXII The TriadProsecutors in St. Louis County, Missouri, are investigating a Twitter post claiming the grand jury hearing evidence in the Ferguson shooting hasn't heard enough to warrant charging the police officer who shot and killed unarme...[read more]

NYC Council Bill Challenges Detainment Orders - Wall Street Journal
New York Daily NewsNYC Council Bill Challenges Detainment OrdersWall Street JournalNew York City would no longer honor detainment orders from U.S. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement unless a federal judge issues a warrant, under new legislation to be introduced next week in the City Council...[read more]

Waukegan schools close as teachers' strike looms - SFGate
WLS-TVWaukegan schools close as teachers' strike loomsSFGateWAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The school superintendent in Waukegan says there will be no classes after teachers announced they would go forward with plans to strike in the Chicago suburb. Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 said on i...[read more]

Suspect in U.Va. missing student case faces hearing - USA TODAY
USA TODAYSuspect in U.Va. missing student case faces hearingUSA TODAYCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- The hospital technician accused of abducting University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham faces arraignment Thursday on a reckless driving charge tied to his own brief disappearance before his arrest. B...[read more]

Pierson failed to provide fresh start for Secret Service that administration wanted - Washington Post
CBS NewsPierson failed to provide fresh start for Secret Service that administration wantedWashington PostThe resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson and the launch of a top-to-bottom review of the agency Wednesday are an acknowledgment by President Obama of what he has long denied: ...[read more]

Obama's back-to-basics speech: Economy is better than you think - Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science MonitorObama's back-to-basics speech: Economy is better than you thinkChristian Science MonitorPresident Obama aims to highlight the strides the economy has made in a Chicago speech Thursday. It could be a crucial Election 2014 message. By Linda Feldmann, Staff writer October 2,...[read more]

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Pelosi pushes for lame-duck ISIS vote - The Hill
CNNOVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Pelosi pushes for lame-duck ISIS voteThe HillTHE TOPLINE: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that lawmakers should be prepared to vote during the lame-duck session on authorizing military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “Wh...[read more]

Rand Paul campaigns to unite the Republican Party - Telegraph.co.uk
Telegraph.co.ukRand Paul campaigns to unite the Republican PartyTelegraph.co.ukHe stands only 5ft 8in tall in his tattered cowboy boots, but Rand Paul, the charismatic US senator from Kentucky packs a political punch when it comes to motivating the disgruntled grassroots of the Republican party. ...[read more]

California community stunned as mayor shot dead by wife - Washington Times
Washington TimesCalifornia community stunned as mayor shot dead by wifeWashington TimesUnidentified relatives and friends of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, grieve inside the city's police station in Bell Gardens, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. Authorities say the mayor of Bell Gardens died T...[read more]