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3 hrs ago | Truthdig
Senator Dianne Feinstein took to the senate floor on Tuesday to denounce the Central Intelligence Agency for spying on her staff as it undertook an investigation into the CIA torture program conducted under the Bush administration.
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4 hrs ago | Truthdig
In a series of dramatic political moves, the Libyan General National Congress on Tuesday made a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Ali Zeidan.
5 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Who knows, soon we might see headlines and cable TV shows asking: "Is Dianne Feinstein a whistleblower or a traitor?" A truthful answer to that question could not possibly be "whistleblower."
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The result of Tuesday's special election for a congressional seat in Florida was a big victory for Republicans.
10 hrs ago | Juan Cole
As the San Francisco bureaucrats on the dais murmured about why they weren't getting anywhere near what we in the audience passionately hoped for, asked for, and worked for, my mind began to wander.
Making political sense out of the events in Ukraine and Crimea has become great sport.
"Unlike nations which have rational labor policies like sick leave, paid parental leave, affordable childcare, vacation time, generous retirement and which protect the right to organize a union, the USA has chosen the opposite course.
Following the lead of the House last week, the Indiana Senate on Monday voted 37-8 to end the state's popular Energizing Indiana program, which will now head to Gov. Mike Pence for consideration.
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Children and teenagers who are bullied are twice as likely to contemplate suicide as other children, according to a new review of dozens of previous studies on the psychological tolls of being harassed, taunted, and otherwise ostracized by one's peers.
When a plane carrying 239 people disappears and everyone is presumed dead, the world's TV networks devote hours of coverage to the tragedy.
So apparently Christie was using Port Authority funds to build projects in New Jersey, and to distribute 9/11 relics to favored mayors.
The April number of the International Socialist Review will be a "Convention Number," devoted almost exclusively to the discussion of subjects that will probably come before the national convention.
By comparing current air samples with air samples from "polar firn" snow in Greenland, perennial snowpack which offers archival information, the researchers discovered three chlorofluorocarbons and one new hydrochlorofluorocarbon .
Exactly 21 years ago, an abortion protestor outside a Florida clinic yelled, "Don't kill any more babies!" before shooting Dr. David Gunn three times in the back, making him the first doctor murdered by a movement perversely calling itself "pro-life."
Some years ago, while browsing a bookstore I found a copy of Origami, the Art & Fun of Japanese Paper Folding , which also included a small sampling of origami paper.
Advocates estimate that over 1000 detainees of the Northwest Immigration Detention Facility in Washington state are participating in a hunger strike.