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Your Health Care Headlines for November 1

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Here are the hot Affordable Care Act topics for November 1st.  It looks like everyone is talking about the extremely slow start that is reported.  Not a good day for the legislation.  Be sure to check here everyday for the hot headline from around the media world.

1. New York Magazine: Obamacare's first day was worse than you thought.

Notes from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services report that just 6 people signed up for Obamacare the first day.

CAUGHT ON CAM: Police search for burglary suspect

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Police are looking for a suspect in connection to a burglary which happened on Wednesday.

The incident took place on the 1800 block of I Street, NE. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Police at (202) 727-9099. 

Affordable Care Act: Headlines for Oct. 31

(WUSA9) --- The Affordable Care Act is generating daily headlines. Here are three highlights for Oct. 31, 2013.

1. President Obama's public standing takes a toll with glitches to the federal healthcare website and recent government shutdown.

USA Today's headline: "Obama's Approval Rating Falls."

Healthcare Headlines for Halloween

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- To some, the launch of the Affordable Care Act website reminds them of a horror show, it brought added frustration to a controversial law.  

We sort through the tangled web of information to give you three must see headlines!  Happy Halloween!

  • Washington Post:  Five myths about the Affordable Care Act:


Real Talk, Real People

WASHINGTON- (WUSA9) Some of the greatest stories you will hear are from people you are sitting next to on the train, the person you bumped into while texting and walking, the person looking so serious, dazing off into space, while sitting alone at the coffee shop. 

One of the main reasons, if not the main reason, I chose journalism, is to listen and learn from other people's stories. Listening to his or her story and then giving the person an avenue to share their story with the world.

What brings people together and makes people feel less alone is the sense of relating to one another. The stories that allow people to relate to each other are what make true differences in people's lives.

President Obama also tried health care website

It sounds like President Obama himself is among those who've had trouble with HealthCare.gov.

Vice President Biden told the HLN network that "the President tried to get online, and my daughter tried to get online ... I did not, because it was clear that I wasn't getting online."

DC school bus driver charged with drunken driving

WASHINGTON (AP) - D.C. schools officials say they've fired a school bus driver charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police say his bus was left in the middle of a Capitol Hill street with three children and an aide aboard.

Fifty-five-year-old Fritz Gerald Aubin is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and operating a vehicle while impaired in the Oct. 7 incident. Aubin had been an employee of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, which operates school buses for D.C. students with disabilities. Spokeswoman Athena Hernandez says Aubin was fired for "multiple violations" after an investigation.

Aubin was released pending a hearing in January. Both he and his attorney declined to comment.