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'We Are Outraged': Thousands Of Faith Leaders Oppose GOP Health Care Bill

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:52:56 -0400

A contingent of over 3,000 faith leaders released a letter to members of the Senate on Monday urging them to vote against Republican legislators’ latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act.....
Forget Cheat ‘Sheet’ — Student Outwits Professor With Enormous 'Cheat Poster'

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:01:23 -0400

When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he’d be the one getting outsma....
Marc Cuban: Trump Must 'Be Able to Take the Blowback' When He Attacks Athletes

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:13:28 -0400

Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban tells Meet the Press that the president's attacks on athletes open the door for sports stars to criticize him.....
Soldier saves lifeless puppy with CPR in tear-worthy viral video

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:52:00 -0400

An emotional video making its way around the internet shows a Thai soldier giving CPR to a tiny lifeless puppy and eventually bringing him back to life.....
White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:36:41 -0400

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do fre....
Woman Previously Named 'Heaviest in the World' Dead at 37

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:47:00 -0400

She underwent weight loss surgery in March.....
How This Hospital Keeps Sick Turtles Safe During Hurricane Season

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:13:49 -0400

A few days after Hurricane Irma slammed into south Florida ― while there were still tight travel restrictions and curfews in place ― Bette Zirkelbach stocked an ambulance with supplies and raced south....
Trooper's widow sues sniper's parents for son's actions

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:09:24 -0400

The parents of a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper engaged in "psychological manipulation" of their son and should be held responsible for the deadly ambush at a state police....
Deadly aftershock, volcanic ash spread alarm in Mexico

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:57:36 -0400

By Michael O'Boyle and Noe Torres MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.2 aftershock that shook Mexico on Saturday was blamed for five deaths, spreading fear among anxious residents reeling from a st....
Here's How Senate Republicans Have Voted On Dreamers And Immigrants

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:45:01 -0400

WASHINGTON ― Members of Congress will soon need to decide whether they want to grant some sort of relief to the hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants President Donald Trump put at ris....
Junot Diaz: If Puerto Rico Means Anything To You, You Have To Step Up

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:15:09 -0400

Junot Diaz delivered an impassioned speech about the devastation currently plaguing Puerto Rico at La Fábrica Central in Massachusetts on Sunday.....
Saudi Women Allowed into Sports Stadium for First Time

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:01:21 -0400

For the 87th anniversary of its founding the Islamic kingdom lifted strict rules banning women mixing with men at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh.....
US strikes IS camp in Libya, killing 17: official

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:16:15 -0400

US forces carried out six "precision air strikes" against an Islamic State camp in Libya, killing 17 people, the US Africa Command said Sunday. The command said the air strikes were conducted on Frid....
World War II vet goes viral for taking a knee in solidarity with NFL players

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:56:24 -0400

As controversy surrounding President Trump's comments on NFL players protesting during the National Anthem embroiled the country this weekend, one 97-year-old veteran spoke out.....
The U.S. Navy's Nuclear Submarines Could Be Made Obsolete

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:05:00 -0400

On a more human level, it would be interesting to go back in time to World Wars I and II, where a constant refrain of the sailors and airmen who hunted subs was the sheer tedium of the search. Hour a....
Fearing eruption of volcano, thousands begin evacuations in Bali

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:29:57 -0400

Indonesian authorities raised the alert status for Mount Agung to the highest level on Friday, and people have scattered to all corners of the island.....
North Korea says U.S. 'declared war' warns it could shoot down U.S. bombers

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:17:20 -0400

North Korea's foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S....
One Killed, Several Wounded in Church Shooting in Tennessee

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:26:00 -0400

The shooter was also reportedly shot and taken into custody.....
Lucy Hale Perfectly Shut Down A Troll Who Called Her 'Anorexic'

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:31:43 -0400

Attention all trolls: Lucy Hale is not here for your BS.....
Here's What Farms Do To Hens Who Are Too Old To Lay Eggs

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:08:07 -0400

It’s not a dumb question to ask, and the answer might surprise you.....
Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 09:25:22 -0400

GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the....
US-led strikes killed 84 civilians near Syria's Raqa: HRW

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:03:12 -0400

US-led coalition strikes near the Islamic State group's Syrian stronghold Raqa in March killed at least 84 civilians, including dozens of children, Human Rights Watch alleged Monday. The group said t....
Seattle Seahawks Absent At National Anthem To Protest 'Injustice' Against People Of Color

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:31:29 -0400

In the Seahawks’ match against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, the home team also was absent from the field during the anthem. “Our commitment to the military and our community i....
Why Hillary Clinton was right about white women – and their husbands

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:00:11 -0400

Hillary Clinton hoped to wear white on election night, a tribute to the suffragettes and the sweep of political history. Many had expected Clinton to rally women, the same way Barack Obama rallied bl....
China to build many gigafactories' worth of electric-car battery plants

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:30:00 -0400

While the United States federal government threatens to backslide on renewable energy, California and China continue to move at an aggressive pace to lead the world in zero-emission vehicles. As the ....
Germany's Syrian refugees celebrate Merkel win but fear rise of far-right

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:19:36 -0400

By Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Syrian refugees rejoiced on Sunday at the news that Angela Merkel had secured a fourth term as German chancellor, but said they were alarmed by the rise of the far-r....
Model 'scalped and drained of blood' in murder unprecedented 'outside wartime', reveals LA autopsy

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:32:00 -0400

An autopsy report has revealed how a model was scalped and drained of blood, in a murder branded unprecedented “outside of wartime”. Comic book writer Blake Leibel, 35, is charged with the murder of ....
New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 23:58:12 -0400

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from t....
Milo Yiannopoulos Flounders At Desperate 'Free Speech' Rally On UC Berkeley Campus

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:09:48 -0400

What was supposed to be his four-day Woodstock at the University of California turned out to be his alt-right Fyre Festival. As he admitted defeat, he promised an “unofficial” rally for his followers....
Neil deGrasse Tyson Picks Apart The Science Of Iconic ‘Game Of Thrones’ Scenes

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:06:36 -0400

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has some good news and bad news for the creative team behind “Game of Thrones.”....
SitRep: Kurds Vote, as Turks and Iranians Prepare For War

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:46:38 -0400

New travel ban, Russians bomb U.S. allies in Syria....
Saints Players React to Donald Trump's Comments

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 18:22:25 -0400

New Orleans Saints players respond to Donald Trump's comments following their Week 3 game against the Panthers.....
NFL Owners Defending 'Take A Knee' Are Missing The Point Of The Protests

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:03:06 -0400

NFL team owners have almost universally defended players who boycotted the national anthem over the weekend amidst criticism from President Donald Trump.....
Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:00:54 -0400

People across Puerto Rico struggled to dig out from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria.....
Russian state agents behind 'grave violations' in Crimea: UN

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:28:58 -0400

Russian state agents have committed serious abuses, including torture, in Crimea, the UN said Monday, warning that the rights situation in the annexed peninsula had "significantly deteriorated" under ....
FDA declines to approve J&J arthritis drug sirukumab

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:38:18 -0400

By Toni Clarke (Reuters) - (The Sept. 22 story has been corrected to remove the reference to Humira being a Jak-inhibitor in the final paragraph. Humira is a TNF-inhibitor.) The U.S. Food and Drug ....
The Milky Way shines down on Mount Fuji

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:32:32 -0400

This is the mesmerizing image of a colorful Milky Way shining down on Mount Fuji. Steve Lance Lee, 37, captured the sky above the iconic mountain whilst on his honeymoon in Lake Kawaguchiko, Japan. Mo....
Correction: Haitians-The Mexican Dream story

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 00:30:58 -0400

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — In a story Sept. 19 about Haitians settling in Mexico, The Associated Press misidentified the pastor of a Tijuana church. His name is Gustavo Banda, not Jeccene Thimote.....
Twitter Points Out Everything That's Wrong With Mason Jar Salads

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:44:39 -0400

The Mason jar has many different roles in the kitchen, and holding salads is one of the newer ones.....
The New York Times had an anti-Hillary Clinton agenda? That's untrue | Jill Abramson

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:00:11 -0400

Despite claims made in her recent book, the news editors at the paper were never hostile to Clinton. In her book, Hillary Clinton says the news media has not done enough soul-searching about its role....
German election 2017 polls and odds tracker: Will Angela Merkel remain as Chancellor?

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:38:11 -0400

The German election takes place this Sunday, with Chancellor Angela Merkel heavy favourite to defend her position against Martin Schulz for a fourth term in power. Polls currently show that Merkel&apo....
Here Are Some Ways People Disrespect The Flag Daily Based On Flag Code

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:56:28 -0400

President Donald Trump accused athletes on Friday of disrespecting the American flag by silently protesting, but taking a knee isn’t covered in the U.S. Flag Code’s respect section.....
Funeral Director Charged After Allegedly Showing Off Photos of Corpses: Cops

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 13:21:00 -0400

Angeliegha Stewart, 27, has been charged with abuse of a corpse.....
Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:40:19 -0400

President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new medium-range mis....
Woman Bitten Several Times By Copperhead Snake At LongHorn Steakhouse

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:57:24 -0400

Copperhead snakes bite more people in the U.S. than any other snake species. Although their bites are typically not fatal to humans but are serious and should be treated with medical attention immedia....
Man 'Pushed To Limit' After NFL Protest, Quits Job At Buffalo Bills Stadium

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:30:11 -0400

While NFL players are taking a knee, Erich Nikischer is leaving the arena. Nikischer found himself so enraged by several Buffalo Bills kneeling during the national anthem on Sunday that he quit his j....
Baghdad orders Kurdistan region to hand over borders, ports

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:45:15 -0400

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's central government in Baghdad ordered the country's Kurdish region to hand over all border crossings and airports to federal government control late Sunday night, hours b....
Grown-up hair ticks all the boxes at Milan Fashion Week

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:27:03 -0400

Sleek, sophisticated hair with an edge is the way to go for Spring 2018, if the catwalk looks at Milan Fashion Week are anything to go by. The look was extra glossy at Versace, where the models sport....
A Ranking of the Richest Women of the Kardashian-Jenner Clan

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:33:22 -0400

"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" is 10 this year. Here's how much the show has made for the women in the Kardashian-Jenner clan over the years.....
5 things to know about Germany's surging nationalist party

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:00:07 -0400

BERLIN (AP) — Alternative for Germany was founded four years ago at the height of the eurozone crisis, when opposition to a German bailout of other countries using the common currency was strong.....