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  1. Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Switched

    Berkeley, California, has become the first U.S. city to yank investments and business dealings with any company aiming to work on President Donald Trump's Mexican border wall. The Berkeley City Council unanimously passed a resolution this week that divests the Bay Area city from any company that builds, designs, helps finance or does any other work to construct or maintain the $4.1 billion border wall planned by the president.

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  2. You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally SuccessfulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Switched

    The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine but what about bad habits? Whether it's finally dragging ourselves to the gym or writing daily, we tend to shift our focus towards new routines every New Year . Yet, many of us fail to examine the negative habits that are holding us back.

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  3. Far-Right Troll Milo Yiannopoulos To Speak At Conservative Political Action ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Switched

    Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos and his racist, sexist and transphobic positions have been invited to the stage of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland next week. He'll be given a prominent speaking slot at the influential confab, set to upstage stodgier conservative speakers like Vice President Mike Pence and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker , The Hollywood Reporter noted.

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  4. Michigan GOP Official Resigns After Calling For 'Another Kent State'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Switched

    "Violent protesters who shut down free speech? Time for another Kent State perhaps. One bullet stops a lot of thuggery," he had said.

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  5. Right-Wing Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Inspires Free Speech BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Switched

    A bill to protect free speech on college campuses, introduced Thursday in Tennessee's state House, was informally named in honor of Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos, who has sparked waves of student protests over his offensive remarks. The Milo Bill would require the state's public universities to adopt policies giving students "the broadest possible latitude" to engage in "expressive activity."

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  6. We're One Step Closer To Long-Term Birth Control For MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Switched

    A new experiment testing a non-hormonal, injectable form of contraception on male monkeys has proven successful, bringing us one step closer to long-term birth control for men. In a yearslong study involving 16 adult rhesus monkeys, scientists found that a gel-like polymer called Vasalgel, injected into ducts in the monkey's testes, successfully blocked their sperm and prevented female monkeys from conceiving.

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  7. Michigan GOP Official Calls For 'Another Kent State' For Campus ProtestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Switched

    "One bullet stops a lot of thuggery," tweets Dan Adamini in the wake of Berkeley demonstration against Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos. Students dive to the ground May 4, 1970, as Ohio National Guardmen open fire on faculty and students at Kent State University who were protesting the U.S. incursion into Cambodia.

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  8. Homophobic, Racist, Xenophobic Conservative Jesus Freak Todd Starnes...Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | Switched

    Conservatives often claim that any news that doesn't support their narrative is "fake news" yet many of these same people are oblivious to how fictitious the information they report as news really is. A recent article by Fox News contributor Todd Starnes in response to the protests at the University of California Berkeley offer an excellent example of this hypocrisy.

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  9. Donald Trump Defends Conservative Troll Milo YiannopoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Switched

    President Donald Trump lashed out at the University of California, Berkeley on Thursday after the school canceled an appearance by conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos, an editor at Breitbart, had been invited to speak at the university by the Berkeley College Republicans, but Wednesday's event was called off after protests against him turned violent.

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  10. Trump's 'Monday Night Massacre' Another Sign Of No Business As UsualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Switched

    President Donald Trump 's snap firing of acting Attorney General Sally Yates on Monday night has observers recalling President Richard Nixon's Decades later, the incident is remembered as a pivotal moment because it exposed how petty, vindictive and unethical Nixon was willing to be. Experts who closely watch the law say Trump's move against Yates is different but still important.

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  11. Robert Reich Says Donald Trump Poses A Large But Temporary ProblemRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Switched

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich said in an interview posted online Tuesday that he believes President Donald Trump won't remain in office after 2020. Reich, who is now a public policy professor at University of California, Berkeley, acknowledged he has no evidence that Trump intends to break the law.

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  12. Mysterious Radio Signal Bursts Tracked To Dwarf GalaxyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Switched

    This is a composite image of a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away which has been identified as the source of powerful blasts of radio signals. Thrilled scientists have finally traced the deep space source of mysterious bursts of powerful radio signals to an intriguing dwarf galaxy more than 3 billion light-years from Earth.

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  13. The Real History Of Hanukkah Is More Complicated Than You ThoughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Switched

    President Barack Obama watches as Martin Weiss, a Holocaust survivor, lights a menorah during a Hanukkah reception in the White House, Dec. 5, 2013. This article was originally published on Dec. 9, 2015.

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  14. Robert Reich Warns A 'Dark Cloud Of Illegitimacy' Hangs Over Trump's PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Switched

    Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich says that a "dark cloud of illegitimacy" hangs over the pending presidency of Donald Trump, and that the only remedy is for Trump to release his tax returns and for the CIA to release its findings about alleged Russian interference in the U.S. election to help Trump win. "The CIA has found credible evidence that Russia intervened in the election in order to help Trump become president," Reich wrote in a Facebook post over the weekend - referring to a recent CIA assessment , reported by The Washington Post, that Russia interfered in the U.S. election not merely to disrupt the American democratic system, but specifically to help Trump win the presidency.

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  15. Kneehigh's Adolphus Tips Arrives at Berkeley Rep With Vitality, Heart and a ConscienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Switched

    Even in wartime, life goes on, often in ways that push aside the darkness of horrific events. We see it almost daily in newscasts -- especially on BBC -- that show smiling kids playing in the ruins of Aleppo.

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  16. Robert Reich Pleads With Trump To Quit It With The 'Petty' And 'Vindictive' TweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Switched

    "This isn't lifting people up. This is actually penalizing people for speaking their minds," the former Labor secretary says.

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  17. All Hail Baseball's Curse Breaker: Theo EpsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Switched

    The Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations - and the mastermind behind the team's 2016 season and World Series win - was celebrated early Thursday morning almost as much as the players were. ESPN, Major League Baseball and others dubbed him baseball's official curse breaker .

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  18. Are You a Gardener or a Carpenter for Your Child?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Switched

    When I first became a mom in 1996, I had little in the way of familial support and few friends with children. Books became my primary source for figuring out everything from what car seats to buy to how I should communicate with my newborn son.

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  19. We Don't Know Yet If Soda Taxes Will Make Us HealthierRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | Switched

    Voters in four U.S. cities will consider proposed soda taxes at the ballot box next month. The beverage industry is fighting the proposals with a multimillion-dollar push.

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  20. The Last Tiger in Haiti at Berkeley Rep: Folklore and Youthful Resiliency Open a Path to SurvivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Switched

    Historians traditionally approach Haiti with a wide-angle lens, recounting centuries of slavery, revolution, tyranny, corruption and endemic poverty; contemporary news reports typically bring a narrower perspective to the troubled land, but still concentrate on events that affect millions, such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes and epidemics. But the plight of individual Haitians rarely draws more attention than a video camera can capture in a few pathetic seconds.

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