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  1. John Calipari Was Super Duper Pumped To See The PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 24 | Switched

    Pope Francis spoke to Congress today as part of his ongoing tour of the United States. While politicians in attendance at Capitol Hill were profoundly moved by his historic address , the basketball coach in the audience may have been the most excited person to see the Pope.


  2. Donald Trump, Presidential Politics and The Art of Disruptive InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 23 | The Huffington Post

    In analyzing the unanticipated success of the Donald J. Trump For President campaign--at least in its early phases--I have found far more insight from a Harvard Business School professor than from any of the legion of established political commentators, consultants and journalists. Clayton Christensen, to the best of my knowledge, has never written specifically on American politics.


  3. Sabotaging Obama's Cuba PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 19 | The Huffington Post

    A key reason for President Obama's success in reaching an accord with Cuba where his ten predecessors failed can be summed up in a single word: respect. Negotiators Ben Rhodes and Ricardo Zuniga understood from the beginning that it was important to treat their Cuban counterparts with respect, even in the midst of sharp disagreement.


  4. Pope Francis Will Visit Some Truly Historic Churches In The U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | The Huffington Post

    WASHINGTON When Pope Francis visits the U.S. in September, he'll make stops at prominent churches that have drawn the faithful and the curious for decades. In Washington, he will visit the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.


  5. The Anger and the OutsidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | The Huffington Post

    Two debates down, and just look at those Outsiders go. Look at the Doc and the Face and the Narcissist increase their gains on the 13 other GOP candidates who have all previously held positions in elective office.


  6. Obama's Real Achievement With the Iran DealRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | Switched

    One cannot help but feel sorry for President Barack Obama. After twenty months of painstaking negotiations with Iran and America's coalition partners, hours of hearings on Capitol Hill, countless closed briefings for lawmakers, and scores of articles and opinion pieces about the nuclear deal, few if any have taken note of the President's real achievement: Yes, he has blocked all of Iran's pathways to a bomb.


  7. The Story Behind Hillary Clinton's Mysterious Gefilte Fish EmailRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2015 | Switched

    A mysterious email popped up in the latest tranche of State Department documents released in relation to Hillary Clinton's time at Foggy Bottom. Titled "Gefilte fish," the email was authored by the then-secretary of state and addressed to two top aides.


  8. Environmental Activists Arrested Outside John Kerry's HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Twenty activists protesting an international pipeline expansion project were arrested outside Secretary of State John Kerry's residence in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. on Kerry to block Enbridge Energy from expanding its Alberta Clipper oil sands pipeline, which runs from Canada to Superior, Wisconsin.


  9. Stop Punishing Cuba's People: Lift the EmbargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The flag-raising ceremony at the U.S. Embassy in Havana marks the successful conclusion of what Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno RodrA guez called the "first stage" in the process of normalizing relations. Myriad other issues still divide Washington and Havana, but none is more consequential that the U.S. economic embargo-- or, as the Cubans call it, el bloqueo , the blockade. 5 comments

  10. Death Of A Young Black JournalistRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She'd stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the Hill Rag.


  11. Museums in Minutes: See All of D.C.'s Greatest Artifacts in One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Framed by the Washington Monument on one side and the U.S. Capitol on the other, the National Mall in Washington DC is a breathtaking, must-do attraction--even if you can't stand politics. That's because lining the streets in between are the Smithsonian museums, a collection of 18 celebrated cultural institutions that are open to the public year around and are completely free.


  12. Fund the U.S. Embassy in HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    With the reopening of the U.S. embassy in Havana, the United States has full diplomatic representation in Cuba for the first time in 54 years. But Congressional Republicans, egged on by their party's presidential aspirants, are trying to cripple the embassy's operations by denying it the money it needs to function effectively--a classic case of cutting off your nose to spite your face.


  13. Former Spy Chief Will Address Big Fruit, Just Like Old TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    Michael Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency and the CIA, has found a new audience. He's scheduled to open the 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference, a gathering of the United Fresh Produce Association.


  14. Hillary Clinton Calls Iran Deal An 'Important Moment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called the new deal with Iran an "important moment" and said based on what she knows now it is a step toward curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. "I think this is an important step that puts the lid on Iran's nuclear programs," the former U.S. secretary of state said.


  15. John Kerry Does Not Expect Congress To Definitively Reject Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he does not expect the U.S. Congress to definitively reject the nuclear deal reached by Iran and six major powers on Tuesday. Asked what was the White House's plan if Congress rejected the deal with a veto-proof majority, Kerry told reporters: "I really don't believe that people will turn their backs on an agreement which has such extraordinary steps in it with respect to Iran's program as well as access and verification."


  16. Obama Vows To Veto Any Legislation That Would Block Iran DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Switched

    President Barack Obama heralded a historic nuclear agreement with Iran Tuesday as an opportunity for the longtime foes to move in a "new direction," while sharply warning Congress that it would be irresponsible to block the accord. "No deal means a greater chance of more war in the Middle East," Obama said in early morning remarks from the White House.


  17. U.S Personnel Agency Chief Resigns Amid News Of Major Data BreachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Switched

    The chief of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, Katherine Archuleta, is resigning in the aftermath of computer hacks that put the personal data of more than 21 million government employees and contractors at risk, U.S. officials said on Friday. A White House official said Beth Cobert, currently working in the White House budget office, will assume the role of acting director of the personnel office.


  18. James Comey Says FBI Disrupted Plans To Kill Americans Likely Over July 4th HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    The FBI arrested more than 10 people over the past four to six weeks in an effort that Director James Comey said disrupted plans to kill people on American soil, likely in connection with the July 4th holiday. Comey told reporters at FBI headquarters on Thursday that all of the people arrested were connected in some way to the Islamic State.


  19. BLgT USA's Latest Pit Stop On Its LGBTQ Equality Tour Is Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Switched

    Note: The following is the fifth post in a series of posts from GET//OUT regarding its BLgT USA 50-state food equality tour. Each week, we'll be sharing updates, photos and more as the BLgT team travels across the country helping to raise awareness about and celebrate LGBT equality.


  20. Nevada Congressman Joe Heck To Run For SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Switched

    Rep. Joe Heck announced his intention Monday to run for U.S. Senate, likely ensuring a heated contest for the seat being vacated by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid . In his announcement video, titled "Healer," Heck told the story of his immigrant grandparents, recounted family hardships and touted his tour of duty in Iraq as a medical doctor.


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