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33 min ago | American Journalism Review

Photo Illustration by Sarah Siguenza.

Tap their name on your phone and bingo! You have just sent them a Yo, which appears as a notification and can also be heard audibly.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Israel, World News, Twitter

4 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

6 Ways The Washington Post Could Show It's Serious About Climate Change

Cheers to the Washington Post for taking human-caused climate change seriously enough to launch a series of editorials demanding a change in both dialogue and action.

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

The face of a star

Chinese tourist Chen Mao had surgery so she could look like a Korean celebrity. Photo: Photo for The Washington Post by Shin Woong-jae All around the southern Seoul district of Gangnam - the area of conspicuous consumption made famous by the hit song "Gangnam Style" - Chinese women walk down the street with bandages over their faces and around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Asian-American, Chinese-American, China Travel

11 hrs ago | Washington Post

In the Loop: In the Loop: Here's a rich list

Earlier this month, we published a breakdown of which political party the richest person in each state supports, discovering that a majority are Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, New York, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Representative Benjamin Quayle, US House of Representatives

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

DC prosecutors defer to judge in corruption case

Prosecutors say they won't oppose a light sentence for a former District of Columbia Council candidate who lied about his campaign financing.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

FishBowl

Afternoon Lede Check - 8.26.14

Israel, Hamas agree to extended cease-fire in Gaza . ISIS demands $6.6M ransom for 26-year-old American woman .

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CBS Local

VP Biden Attending Brown Fundraiser

Brown's campaign manager Justin Schall tells The Washington Post that Biden's appearance at a luncheon Tuesday in Georgetown should raise at least $300,000.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Media Matters for America

Why The Washington Post Is Running A Series Of Editorials On The...

The Washington Post is publishing a week of climate change editorials aimed at sparking action on what editorial page editor Fred Hiatt calls "an existential threat to the planet."

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Activism, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Democrat, Liberal Political News

WNYMedia.net

Meet Israel's King of the Blues, Lazer Lloyd

Lazer Lloyd , who many call "Israel's King of the Blues", is a blues, rock, and folk guitarist and singer/songwriter who has spread love of the blues across Israel.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Business Journal

UC campuses ranked the most socially conscious

Where can a socially conscious high school graduate go to find like-minded do-gooders? According to Washington Monthly magazine, which released its annual "socially conscious" rankings of national universities on Monday, you can't beat the UC system -- four campuses of which made the top five.

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Related Topix: UC Riverside

Mediaite.com

The Media's Oft-Repeated Ferguson Fact That Means Nothing

The Washington Post published a Eugene Robinson column on Tuesday that was basically a copy-and-paste of an op-ed the paper already printed over the weekend by MSNBC's TourA© .

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US House of Representatives, John Lewis, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Washington Post

Driverless vehicles? Even in D.C. streets? An autonomous car takes a capital test run.

The Washington Post goes for a spin in Carnegie Mellon University's autonomous vehicle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Washington Post, Publishing, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC

Washington Post

In the Loop: Navigating sanctions against Burma

The State Department was tied in knots a few weeks ago trying to explain how Secretary of State John F. Kerry and his traveling party helped line the pockets of one of Burma's richest men, despite the fact that he is on an American sanctions blacklist.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington Post, Publishing, Liberal Political News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seeker Blog

The more you know about nuclear power the more you like it

Neighbors to the nuclear plant say they don't mind living close to the TVA plant.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Hamilton County, TN, Soddy-Daisy, TN

NewsBusters.org

Most Newspapers Skip Reid's Asian Gaffe; WashPost Pleads...

Scott Whitlock noted earlier today that CBS and NBC skipped over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's bad jokes about Asians .

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Related Topix: PBS NewsHour, Entertainment, Television

Daily Kos

NC-Sen: Thom Tillis (R) Finds Himself At Odds With The Chamber Of Commerce On The Export-Import Bank

North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, does not support the Export-Import Bank, which puts him at odds with the Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Small Business, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Dvorak: Why I let my children walk to the corner store - and why other parents should, too

Of all the adventures my lucky children had this summer - swimming in two oceans, hanging out on their bearded uncle's commercial salmon fishing boat, endless popsicles - the biggest one, they told me, was just 495 feet away in their own D.C. neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Kids

FishBowl

The Washington Post Launches 'Get There' Personal Finance Vertical

The Washington Post today announced the launch of a personal finance resource, " Get There ," to be managed by personal finance reporter Jonnelle Marte .

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West Hawaii Today

How much is $100 really worth in hundreds of metropolitan areas?

The relative value of $100: Which states offer the biggest bang for your buck? Illustrates STATES-DOLLARS , by Niraj Chokshi 2014, The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI

Business Journal

Atlanta Mayor discusses Michael Brown, ISIS on 'Meet the Press'

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was part of a 'Meet the Press' panel on Sunday that discussed topics including the shooting of Michael Brown in Missouri and the threat posed by ISIS.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Jay Nixon, US Governors

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