Rick Perry Indicted

Rick Perry Indicted

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EMT: Cancer Cells Grow On Microchip

EMT: Cancer Cells Grow On Microchip

Nobody wants to be diagnosed with any form of cancer, but scientists in search of more effective tre ...

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That Meaty Dilemma

We Americans love our meat and so of course does our meat industry. But health concerns over a diet ...

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James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

James Jeffords, Vermont Senator Who Left The GOP, Dies At 80

By Rebecca Bratek, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Although he made his career in politics, ...

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Presidents Of Russia, Ukraine To Meet In Belarus As Fighting Rages

Presidents Of Russia, Ukraine To Meet In Belarus As Fighting Rages

By Isabel Gorst and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times MOSCOW -- The presidents of Russia and Ukra ...

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Virus Amok

Virus Amok

All the news about the Ebola virus reminds us that it’s time to re-read Laurie Garrett’s seminal wor ...

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7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

7-Year-Old Shot By His Grandmother Fearing An Intruder, Deputies Say

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times A 7-year-old Florida boy is in critical condition after his ...

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St. Louis Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Brandished Knife

St. Louis Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Brandished Knife

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis city police officers shot and killed ...

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Weak Safety Culture’ Faulted In Fatal Quebec Train Derailment, Fire

Weak Safety Culture’ Faulted In Fatal Quebec Train Derailment, Fire

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Washington Bureau CHICAGO -- Canadian safety investigators on Tuesday blam ...

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Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

Chris Kluwe, Vikings Finalize Settlement To Avert Lawsuit

By Master Tesfatsion, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- The Vikings and their outspoken form ...

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Just Heartbreaking

Just Heartbreaking

The BBC, citing a study in JAMA’s Internal Medicine, speculates on whether one can die of a broken h ...

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The World’s Most Dangerous Food

The World’s Most Dangerous Food

Part of the fun of living is trying new things and new foods, but don’t let your sense of adventure ...

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Suitcase Slaying: Police Files Show Daughter Abused Late Mother Repeatedly

Suitcase Slaying: Police Files Show Daughter Abused Late Mother Repeatedly

By Matthew Walberg, Chicago Tribune In the years before she would be implicated in the beating death ...

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Year-Old Conn. Girl Dies Of Slash Wound; Uncle Arraigned

Year-Old Conn. Girl Dies Of Slash Wound; Uncle Arraigned

By David Owens, Don Stacom, and Dave Moran, The Hartford Courant BRISTOL, Conn. -- The man accused o ...

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San Diego City Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Minimum Wage Hike

San Diego City Council Overrides Mayor’s Veto Of Minimum Wage Hike

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego City Council voted Monday to override th ...

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Obama Walks Fine Line On Racial Issues

Obama Walks Fine Line On Racial Issues

By Jerome Cartillier Washington (AFP) -- Under a photo of Barack Obama carried by demonstrators in a ...

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United States Remembers Aid Workers Killed In Conflicts

United States Remembers Aid Workers Killed In Conflicts

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appealed Tuesday for better protection for ai ...

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Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Gaza-Based Islamist Group Put On U.S. Terrorist list

Washington (AFP) -- An Islamist Palestinian group based in Gaza has been placed on the U.S. terroris ...

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Amid Ferguson Unrest, Michael Brown’s Family Plans Public Memorial

Amid Ferguson Unrest, Michael Brown’s Family Plans Public Memorial

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. -- After peaceful protests ...

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Washington, Damascus At Odds In Fight Against IS

Washington, Damascus At Odds In Fight Against IS

Washington (AFP) -- Washington and Damascus are "not on the same page" in the fight against their co ...

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Ponzi ‘Feeder’ Admits $20 Million Role In Rothstein Fraud

Ponzi ‘Feeder’ Admits $20 Million Role In Rothstein Fraud

By Paula McMahon, Sun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- A Broward County, Fla., man pleaded guilty t ...

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Former Representative Running For Old Seat Named Co-Conspirator In Campaign Finance Case

Former Representative Running For Old Seat Named Co-Conspirator In Campaign Finance Case

By Marc Caputo, Jay Weaver, and Patricia Mazzei, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- Miami congressional candi ...

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Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

Brunei Denies Plans To Purchase New York Hotels

London (AFP) -- The sultan of Brunei denied on Tuesday media reports that he was mulling the purchas ...

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Missing Model Ataui Deng Found In New York Hospital

Missing Model Ataui Deng Found In New York Hospital

New York (AFP) -- Sudanese model Ataui Deng, who went missing for nearly two weeks, has been found a ...

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Rights To California Surface Water Far Greater Than Average Runoff

Rights To California Surface Water Far Greater Than Average Runoff

By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- California over the last century has issued wate ...

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U.S. Inflation Tame Despite Food Price Rises

U.S. Inflation Tame Despite Food Price Rises

Washington (AFP) -- Consumer prices in the United States rose a bare 0.1 percent in July despite str ...

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My Water Comes From Where?

My Water Comes From Where?

We all love our bottled water. How on earth did we ever get along without it? But most of us have no ...

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What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What’s Next In Ferguson? Let’s Try A Little Education

What next? That's what should concern us now. When the nightly dance of angry pr ...

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Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

Media Won’t Wait Until 2016 To Lie About Hillary Clinton

I once knew a curmudgeonly physician whose wife practiced family therapy. In her ...

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Election Forecast: GOP Has 86 Percent Chance Of Taking Back The Senate

Election Forecast: GOP Has 86 Percent Chance Of Taking Back The Senate

The latest Election Lab forecast from The Washington Post's Monkey Cage blog has ...

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The 5 Worst Media Reactions To Michael Brown And Ferguson

The 5 Worst Media Reactions To Michael Brown And Ferguson

The killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, ...

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Why People Are Angry Over Ferguson Police Shooting

Why People Are Angry Over Ferguson Police Shooting

By James E. Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Why did the Ferguson Police Depar ...

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Missouri Burning: Why Ferguson’s Inferno Is No Surprise

Missouri Burning: Why Ferguson’s Inferno Is No Surprise

The past week’s unfolding tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, with its militarized an ...

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Racing Through Nature

Racing Through Nature

The story of a young man's speed hiking the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest Trail has r ...

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SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld’s Troubles Increase As Public Learns About Plight Of Orcas

SeaWorld's stock took a dive last week in the backlash against its treatment of ...

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DNC Chair: Joni Ernst ‘An Onion Of Crazy’

DNC Chair: Joni Ernst ‘An Onion Of Crazy’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) appears to be shifting tactics in Iowa, ...

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Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Alaska Republicans will head to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidate t ...

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Poll: Republicans Still Aren’t Evolving On Marriage Equality

Poll: Republicans Still Aren’t Evolving On Marriage Equality

The latest McClatchy-Marist poll finds that Americans are continuing to evolve o ...

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United States Carries Out 15 Air Strikes Near Iraq Dam

United States Carries Out 15 Air Strikes Near Iraq Dam

By Serene Assir Badriyah (Iraq) (AFP) -- U.S. warplanes and drones carried out 1 ...

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Even Red States Can’t Ignore Rising Green Economy

Even Red States Can’t Ignore Rising Green Economy

With so many homeowners and businesses making greener energy choices, private ut ...

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Ferguson Police Arrest Reporters For Reporting

Ferguson Police Arrest Reporters For Reporting

Looks like police in Ferguson, Missouri, took it upon themselves to suspend the ...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Counts In Funding Case

Texas Governor Rick Perry Indicted On Two Felony Counts In Funding Case

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a gr ...

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Excessive Police Violence Must End

Excessive Police Violence Must End

A Rip Van Winkle who fell asleep in 1968, awakening now, would see TV news foota ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years’

Weekend Reader: ‘The Age Of Evangelicalism: America’s Born-Again Years’

The dramatic influence the Christian right exerts over the Republican Party has ...

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Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Pulling Away From Grimes?

Poll Roundup: Is McConnell Pulling Away From Grimes?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will beg ...

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Tea Party PAC Funding Increases While Candidates Falter

Tea Party PAC Funding Increases While Candidates Falter

The Tea Party’s really been struggling this primary season. They've failed to un ...

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What The U.S. Should Do In Iraq: Stop What Is Counterproductive

What The U.S. Should Do In Iraq: Stop What Is Counterproductive

By Andrew J. Bacevich, Los Angeles Times From a moral perspective, President Bar ...

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Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Is Corruption A Constitutional Right?

Wall Street is one of the biggest sources of funding for presidential campaigns, ...

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Our Selective Outrage

Our Selective Outrage

WASHINGTON -- The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked wide ...

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This Week In Crazy: Affirmative Action For Terrorists, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

This Week In Crazy: Affirmative Action For Terrorists, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildes ...

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Ranting On Robin Williams, Limbaugh Exposed A Hole In His Own Soul

Ranting On Robin Williams, Limbaugh Exposed A Hole In His Own Soul

Having infuriated millions of Robin Williams fans with insensitive remarks on th ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

With his political allies perpetually unable to find an actual victim of the Aff ...

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Our Gayest Summer Ever

Our Gayest Summer Ever

Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country ...

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GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

GOP Using Whacky Strategies To Derail Affordable Health Care

By Dean Baker, McClatchy-Tribune News Service WASHINGTON -- Ever since its passa ...

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Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Little noticed in coverage of President Ba ...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Is A Nice Man

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is A Nice Man

When I first encountered Neil deGrasse Tyson, I thought, "What a nice man." He w ...

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Poll: Boehner’s Lawsuit Could Backfire On GOP In November

Poll: Boehner’s Lawsuit Could Backfire On GOP In November

Ever since House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced his intention to sue Pres ...

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