Riding The Cycle: October 24

Healthcare.gov contractors are telling their stories at a House congressional hearing today. (Politico)

Germany summons the U.S. Ambassador to answer questions on the NSA spying allegations. (NBC)

Pirates kidnap two U.S. sailors off the Nigerian coast. (Reuters)

The Vatican suspends one of Germany’s bishops after his multimillion-dollar renovation. (NBC)

The panda cub received her first vaccine on Wednesday. (MSNBC

Riding The Cycle: October 24