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File photo of a person navigating their browser to the Twitter homepage. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Twitter News Consumers Are Young, Educated, And Mobile

Analysis of the Newtown, Conn. shooting on Dec. 14 of last year showed how quickly Twitter topics can change. On the day of the shooting, sentiment and sympathy for the victims made up one-third of the conversation. But by Dec. 17, gun control, President Obama, mental health issues and the shooter doubled in focus.

11/04/2013

Karen Basha Egozi, Chief Executive Officer with Epilepsy Foundation Florida, takes an on-line course to become a "navigator" for the Affordable Care Act when exchanges open on Oct. 1, on Sept. 17, 2013 in Doral, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

RI Health Insurance Marketplace Website Crashes

Rhode Island’s new health insurance marketplace opened as scheduled for enrollment, but the website was quickly overwhelmed by visitors and went down.

10/01/2013

President Barack Obama is teeing off his Martha's Vineyard vacation with his favorite pastime — golfing. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Tees Off Vineyard Vacation At Golf Course

President Barack Obama is teeing off his Martha’s Vineyard vacation with his favorite pastime — golfing.

08/11/2013

President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha's Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government surveillance and his health care overhaul for a hoped-for carefree week filled with golf, beach outings and hanging-out time with family and friends. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Begins Martha’s Vineyard Vacation Stay

President Barack Obama opened the first summer vacation of his second term Saturday on Martha’s Vineyard, trading Washington debates over the budget, government surveillance and his health care overhaul for a hoped-for carefree week filled with golf, beach outings and hanging-out time with family and friends.

08/10/2013

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Obama Meets With Sandy Hook Relatives

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, who were visiting Washington on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the tragedy to push anew for gun control.

06/13/2013

Jeffrey A Meyer (Courtesy quinnipiac.edu)

Obama Nominates Meyer for Federal Judge in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ President Barack Obama has nominated Quinnipiac University law professor Jeffrey Meyer to serve as a U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut. Meyer’s nomination was announced Friday. U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and […]

06/07/2013

President Barack Obama is accompanied by former lawmaker Gabrielle Giffords, Vice President Joe Biden and family members of Newtown school shooting victims as he speaks on gun control at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Victim’s Family: Efforts To Lobby Senate ‘Extremely Exhausting’

Emotionally drained and weary family members of the Newtown shooting victims, thrust into a new role as gun control lobbyists, said they’re disappointed but undaunted by the U.S. Senate’s rejection Wednesday of an amendment expanding background checks for gun purchases.

04/18/2013

Lindsey Jacobellis of the USA takes 1st place during the FIS Snowboard World Championships Men's and Women's Snowboardcross on Jan. 18, 2011 in La Molina, Spain. (credit: Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

Olympic Athletes: ‘Winter Is In Trouble’

Two winter Olympics medalists from Vermont are among the signers of a letter to President Obama saying that due to climate change “winter is in trouble.”

04/10/2013

US President Barack Obama's motorcade. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomfield Police: Man Pointed BB Gun at President’s Motorcade

A man will be arraigned in court today after he was arrested yesterday by Bloomfield Police for pointing a BB gun at President Barack Obama’s motorcade, which was departing from a visit at the University […]

04/09/2013

President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Promoting Gun Control In Connecticut

President Barack Obama is trying to boost the chances of gun legislation that could be in jeopardy this week with a trip to the home state of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

04/08/2013

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