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Ben Bradlee, renowned Washington Post editor, dead at 93

Ben Bradlee, renowned Washington Post editor, dead at 93

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) --Ben Bradlee, renowned Washington Post editor who oversaw the exposure of Watergate, died at age 93 on Tuesday.
Annie Martin
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
By United Press International
Obama broadens stance on same-sex marriage, calls it a Constitutional right

Obama broadens stance on same-sex marriage, calls it a Constitutional right

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 (UPI) --President Barack Obama has broadened his "evolving" views on same-sex marriage, telling the New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin that gay couples have a Constitutional right to marry.
Kate Stanton
Obama votes early in Illinois during campaign stop in Chicago

Obama votes early in Illinois during campaign stop in Chicago

CHICAGO, Oct. 20 (UPI) --President Barack Obama cast his ballot in the Nov.4 midterm election Monday in Chicago as early voting opened in Illinois.
Frances Burns
Elizabeth Warren continues chanting: 'The game is rigged'

Elizabeth Warren continues chanting: 'The game is rigged'

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Oct. 19 (UPI) --Elizabeth Warren went to Minnesota in support of Al Franken, and she brought her usual populist statements, remarking, 'The game is rigged.'
Thor Benson
Rick Perry: ban air travel from countries affected by Ebola

Rick Perry: ban air travel from countries affected by Ebola

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 17 (UPI) --Texas Governor Rick Perry urged the White House to impose travel bans and enact no-fly lists to prevent the spread of Ebola, during a press conference Friday.
JC Sevcik
Obama signs executive order aimed at boosting consumer financial security

Obama signs executive order aimed at boosting consumer financial security

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) --Barack Obama issued an executive order requiring the federal government and private lenders to take immediate steps to enhance consumer security measures.
Matt Bradwell
Obama: My credit card was declined in New York

Obama: My credit card was declined in New York

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) --President Barack Obama admitted he too knows the embarrassment of having a credit card declined after trying to pay for a meal in a restaurant in New York.
Aileen Graef
Caribbean countries impose travel ban on Ebola-affected countries

Caribbean countries impose travel ban on Ebola-affected countries

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, Oct. 17 (UPI) --Several Caribbean nations have imposed a travel ban on the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak, namely Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
JC Finley
Former Biden and Gore Chief of Staff Ron Klain to be named U.S. Ebola czar

Former Biden and Gore Chief of Staff Ron Klain to be named U.S. Ebola czar

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) --Ron Klain, former chief of staff to Joe Biden and Al Gore, will be appointed to oversee efforts to halt the spread of the Ebola virus in the United States.
Matt Bradwell
U.S. oil imports down more than 7 percent

U.S. oil imports down more than 7 percent

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) --U.S. crude oil imports for the first full week in October were down by more than 7 percent from one year ago, the U.S. Department of Energy found.
Daniel J. Graeber
Current state of U.S.-China relations

Current state of U.S.-China relations

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) --President Barack Obama and Xi Jingping, the president of The People's Republic of China, will meet for official talks for the first time in Beijing next month.
Merrill D'Arezzo, Medill News Service
CDC's Frieden admits uncertainty over Texas Ebola transmission

CDC's Frieden admits uncertainty over Texas Ebola transmission

DALLAS, Oct. 16 (UPI) --CDC Director Tom Frieden admitted to Congress that officials don't know exactly how the two caregivers contracted the Ebola virus from Thomas Eric Duncan.
Brooks Hays
Ohio, Texas schools close in response to Ebola scare

Ohio, Texas schools close in response to Ebola scare

CLEVELAND, Oct. 16 (UPI) --Ebola fears closed Texas and Ohio schools after it was discovered that Amber Vinson flew from Cleveland to Dallas the day before treatment.
Aileen Graef
Pat Roberts calls independent challenger Greg Orman 'a liberal Democrat'

Pat Roberts calls independent challenger Greg Orman 'a liberal Democrat'

TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 16 (UPI) --Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts accused independent challenger Greg Orman of being "a liberal Democrat" in Wednesday's debate leading up to the 2014 midterm elections.
Matt Bradwell
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Vice-President Joe Biden, his wife, Jill, Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama waves at former President George Bush leaves the Capitol in a military helicopter following the Obama Inauguration Ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Anderson)
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Barack Hussein Obama II (i/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.

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