10 things you need to know today: November 14, 2013

The Week Healthcare.gov’s first month was officially a bust, Snapchat rejects Facebook’s $3 billion offer, and more 1. Just 106,000 picked health plans in ObamaCare marketplaces’ first month The Obama administration said Wednesday that 106,000 people — far fewer than expected — selected health insurance plans through ObamaCare’s state and federal online marketplaces in their… More 10 things you need to know today: November 14, 2013

10 things you need to know today: November 7, 2013

The Week Twitter stock goes on sale, a top HealthCare.gov official retires, and more 1. Twitter boosts its shares’ price before its IPO Twitter priced its initial public offering of stock at $26 a share, giving the microblogging site a value of $14.4 billion. The 70 million shares begin trading Thursday on the New York… More 10 things you need to know today: November 7, 2013

Georgia school shooting suspect had nearly 500 rounds of ammo, police say

Yesterday tragedy was averted in an Atlanta school by a brave secretary in the McNair Elementary School office… NBC News The suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting who fired six rounds in a front office before surrendering to police had nearly 500 rounds of ammunition with him, authorities said Wednesday. Michael Brandon Hill, 20,… More Georgia school shooting suspect had nearly 500 rounds of ammo, police say

10 things you need to know today: August 8, 2013

The Week Obama’s canceled Russia summit imperils future arms cuts, three lucky winners hold Powerball jackpot tickets, and more 1. OBAMA’S CANCELED RUSSIA SUMMIT IMPERILS ARMS CUTS President Obama’s Wednesday decision to cancel next month’s one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin “disappointed” the Russian leader, and potentially dooms further nuclear arms cuts. The immediate cause of this… More 10 things you need to know today: August 8, 2013

10 things you need to know today: June 13, 2013

The Week Snowden tells China the U.S. hacks its computers, Colorado wildfires destroy 100 homes, and more 1. SNOWDEN ACCUSES THE U.S. OF HACKING CHINA NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden emerged briefly from hiding Wednesday to tell the South China Morning Post that the U.S. government has been hacking into computers in Hong Kong and mainland China for years. Snowden… More 10 things you need to know today: June 13, 2013

Gun Violence Victims Detained, Put Through Background Check For Yelling ‘Shame On You’ At Senators

Shameful… Think Progress “Shame on you!” Patricia Maisch and Lori Haas yelled in rapid succession at the 46 senators who had just voted to kill a compromise amendment to expand background checks for gun purchases at gun shows or online. The women were sitting in the gallery with a large group of gun violence victims… More Gun Violence Victims Detained, Put Through Background Check For Yelling ‘Shame On You’ At Senators