Dan Senor Says Ryan Appeared More Vice Presidential

Following Thursday’s debate, Romney adviser Dan Senor told reporters that Paul Ryan appeared more Vice Presidential than sitting Vice President Joe Biden.

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Gov. Nixon Issues Additional National Guard Troops to Ferguson

National Guard presence will be upped from 700 troops on Monday to 2,200 on Tuesday – roughly a tenth of Ferguson’s population.

Pentagon Refutes Claims of “Bad Blood” Between Hagel and White House

Even as Defense Sec. Hagel’s resignation was met with claims that he was pushed out. Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Adm. Kirby, said this is false.

CDC: One Third Of HIV Infections Getting Treated

About 20 percent of those that do not have HIV under control are unaware that they have the virus, according to a CDC report.

Brown Family Attorneys Condemn Grand Jury Decision

Brown Family Attorney Benjamin Crump called the process “unfair” and broken.” Sharpton said that St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch had gone out of his way to criminalize Brown.

FDA To Require Calorie Counts Be Displayed On Prepared Foods

“Americans eat and drink about one-third of their calories away from home and people today expect clear information about the products they consume,” said FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.

Billy Shore: Childhood Hunger In U.S. Is Solvable

Founder of Share Our Strength, Billy Shore, will help introduce legislation to reform school lunch programs for children over summer.