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2 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque
1967 - Israel submits to the United Nations a five-year plan to solve the Arab refugee problem conditioned on a general peace settlement between Israel and the Arab states.
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Should prostitution be legalized?
6 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
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7 hrs ago | Little Green Footballs
At the far right propaganda site that Andrew Breitbart spawned, Ben "Friends of Hamas" Shapiro shares his special take on President Obama's planned trip to South Africa: AFTER SNUBBING THATCHER FUNERAL, OBAMA AND MICHELLE TO VISIT SOUTH AFRICA FOR MANDELA!!! I've lost track of how many times the Breitbrats have used this photo for their hit pieces; ... (more)
10 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara welcomes his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu before the 20th OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Kiev, December 5, 2013.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
"Human connections" will prevent Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe from adhering to his $100 limit on gifts , a veteran legislator says.
There's no shame in making a mistake. Henry Ford had the Edsel. Coca Cola had New Coke.
On Thursday, Nelson Mandela died at his home at the age of 95. The anti-apartheid leader was imprisoned for 27 years and later became South Africa's first black president.
A man whose belief in the future was so powerful that not even 27 years behind bars and barbed wire could destroy his dream that millions could be free" - Gordon Brown, former prime minister.
Obama cites the Pope who stupidly condemns American capitalism, the wealth engine that has helped the world prosper through trade and American Christian charity.
Hour 2: Theodore Roosevelt and William Taft were close friends before their political lives drove them apart.
As Jon Stewart helpfully points out in Jacob Kornbluth's entertaining, and disheartening, new documentary, the United States ranks just below Ivory Coast and ahead of Uruguay on a recent world ranking of income distribution.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton waits on stage before being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room at the White House on November 20, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Here's Kent Engelke, explaining the math he used to come up with that prediction.
For 22 days, that is. The rapper, who celebrates his 44th birthday Wednesday, announced on his lifestyle Web site that he has taken on a challenge to eat "completely vegan."
For those unfamiliar, when Wall Street bought the Democratic Party they wanted their transaction to be called the triumph of "Third Way" politics in association with other gains by finance capital and neoliberal politicians around the world, especially the UK.
It is believed that there were 620,000 plus deaths in the American Civil War , although recently scholars have argued that number is even higher.