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50 min ago | ThinkProgress
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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2 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Report
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2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
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.
5 hrs ago | Common Dreams
When a plane carrying 239 people disappears and everyone is presumed dead, the world's TV networks devote hours of coverage to the tragedy.
8 hrs ago | Daily Kos
So apparently Christie was using Port Authority funds to build projects in New Jersey, and to distribute 9/11 relics to favored mayors.
10 hrs ago | Daily Kos
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.
As citizens of the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine gear up to vote on a proposed secession referendum at the end of this week, the Obama administration said it will host Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk at the White House this Wednesday, adding to the rising tensions between Russia, the new Ukrainian government, the U.S. and the EU.
On Tuesday, March 11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima , we will abstain from food from dawn to dusk.
The collapse of the housing bubble and the subsequent devastation to the economy caught almost the entire economics profession by surprise.
With the special election on Tuesday, all signs continue to point to an extremely tight race to replace the late Rep. Bill Young in Florida's swingy 13th District.
Increasing drone strikes are causing "disproportionate civilian casualties," and the U.S. and other states must not be permitted to continue hiding this trail of death from the public, charged a UN official in a recently released report.
Senate Democrats, led by Majority Leader Harry Reid, are continuing their efforts to expose the Koch brothers and their pernicious influence in our elections.
Well, I'm a year older now -- and now I can make that case in just one chart. The chart comes courtesy of a fascinating Pew Research Center study on millennials -- people aged 18-33 -- that details their political leanings, their likes and dislikes and where they stand on hot-button issues.
Detroit police officer Deon Nunlee, 40, was charged on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct while on duty after he allegedly raped a woman who called 911 saying her boyfriend had assaulted her.