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Everything Wrong With The GOP’s View Of Race, In One Awful Judicial Opinion

11 hours 38 min ago

Texas tried to disenfranchise numerous voters, but several federal judges say that the real problem is political correctness.

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New York Times Shills For Moribund Nuclear Power, Disses Renewables Revolution

11 hours 42 min ago

Why does the New York Times overhype nuclear power far beyond what the facts warrant -- while generally downplaying solar and wind power far beyond what the facts warrant?

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Major Fire Burns Thousands Of Acres Near Los Angeles

11 hours 42 min ago

A fire in Sand Canyon, near Los Angeles, has burned over 33,000 acres and threatens thousands of homes.

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Florida Shooter Opens Fire At Nightclub Full Of Teenagers

13 hours 51 min ago

This is the second mass shooting in Florida this summer.

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Hillary Clinton Advocates For Community Schools Model

14 hours 18 min ago

Hillary Clinton said we need more community schools. Here's what they are and why we're talking about them now.

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Most Cities Evict Their Homeless Before Big Events. Philly Is Trying Something New.

14 hours 28 min ago

Philadelphia's decision about what to do with its homeless population during the Democratic National Convention looks very different than how other cities have handled crowds.

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Scott Walker Just Put An Insane Person On His State’s Supreme Court

14 hours 28 min ago

Scott Walker found a guy who thinks the ban on whites-only lunch counters violates a "foundational principle."

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns From DNC In Wake Of WikiLeaks Email Dump

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 2:36pm

Sen. Sanders praised her decision to step down "for the future of the Democratic Party."

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Sports Federations, Not IOC, Will Decide Which Russian Athletes Can Play In Rio

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 10:09am

Instead of a blanket doping ban, Russian athletes will be individually scrutinized.

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Trump Doesn’t Totally Rule Out Supporting A David Duke Candidacy

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 7:28am

When asked whether Trump would support a Democrat against David Duke, he said it "depends on the Democrat."

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As Courts Strike Down Discriminatory Voter ID Laws, RNC Delegates Cry ‘Voter Fraud’

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 11:17am

Delegates from Wisconsin and Texas said the recent rulings will compromise the integrity of elections.

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WikiLeaks Email Dump Raises Questions About How The DNC Treated Bernie Sanders

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 10:22am

"This is a silly story. He isn't going to be president," writes Wasserman Schultz.

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Horrific Suicide Bombing Targets Minority Group In Afghanistan

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 9:44am

The bombs detonated in the middle of a peaceful protest that consisted predominantly of Hazaras, a minority ethnic group.

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Don’t Blame Refugees For The Munich Shooting

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:58am

Recent acts of mass violence in Western countries have largely been perpetrated by people with deep ties to those countries.

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Virginia Governor Bypasses Court Ruling To Help 200,000 Ex-Felons Vote

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:36am

He's signing clemency grants for the state's ex-offenders one by one.

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Indiana Drops Murder Charge Against Woman For Her Abortion

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:32am

"I think it should give Indiana prosecutors pause before bringing any feticide charges against pregnant women."

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6 Ways That Hillary Clinton’s Vice President Pick Resembles Pope Francis

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:58pm

Will Tim Kaine be able to capture the "Francis effect"?

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What You Need To Know About Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s Vice President Pick

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 5:16pm

Clinton announced Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) as her running mate on Friday night in a text message to her supporters.

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