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McCarthy: Focus Should Be On Ebola Vaccine

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The House Majority leader wants to see a vaccine for Ebola sooner rather than later.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," California Representative Kevin McCarthy said he doesn't think there's a way to prevent every case of Ebola reaching America, so Congress should focus on helping find a cure. Additional audio: California…

Megatoad Wins Poutine Championship

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Toronto) -- An American college student is the new champ when if comes to eating a Canadian delicacy. Matt Stonie from San Jose, California won Saturday's Poutine Eating Championship in Toronto. The man they call "Megatoad" scarfed down nearly 15 pounds of French fries, cheese curds, and gravy in ten minutes. Stonie edged out last…

NIH Official: More Ebola Diagnoses Possible But Not Outbreak

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Even if more people are diagnosed with Ebola, health officials don't think there's any real risk of an outbreak in the United States.   On CBS' "Face the Nation," Dr. Anthony Fauci said ten people who've come into contact with the only patient diagnosed on American soil are being quarantined. The chief…

Webb: U.S. Hasn’t Had Clear Foreign Policy Since Cold War

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- A potential Presidential candidate believes a lot of America's problems overseas can be tied to lack of a clear enemy.   On NBC's "Meet the Press," former Senator Jim Webb said he doesn't feel the U.S. has been able to articulate its foreign policies since the end of the Cold War. The…

Reed: Leaving U.S. Troops In Iraq Wouldn’t Have Prevented ISIS

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Democrats believe the rise of the terrorist threat of ISIS has more to do with the power of Iraqi politics than the Iraqi military.   On CNN's "State of the Union," Senator Jack Reed said the group formed as a reaction by Sunni Muslims upset at a Shi'ite run goverment. The Rhode…