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This Fish Crawled Out of the Water…and Into Creationists' Nightmares

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Some 375 million years ago, Tiktaalik emerged onto land. Today, explains paleontologist Neil Shubin, we're all walking around in modified fish bodies.

Jared Diamond: We Could Be Living in a New Stone Age by 2114

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The Pulitzer-winning author explains why he adapted his classic book "The Third Chimpanzee" for kids: because we need them to fix our mistakes.

In IRS-Tea Party scandal, Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS now plays victim

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For sheer gall, this one may take the cake.

LISTEN: Alleged Kansas Gunman Frazier Glenn Miller Discusses the Tea Party, Obama, and Ron Paul

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The suspect in the shootings at a Jewish community center and retirement center voiced his extreme views in a 2010 syndicated radio interview.

The Secret Recordings of Susana Martinez

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The New Mexico governor is caught on tape denigrating teachers and cursing her opponent.

Rick Perry Dismantled Texas' Public Integrity Unit. Now He's Facing a Grand Jury.

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The Texas governor is being investigated after he cut funding for the state's watchdog agency.

Should You Be Worried About Your E-Cigarette Exploding?

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Here's a brief history of e-cigs blowing up—in your face, in your car, in your home, in your bar.

Religious Right Fears the GOP Can't Handle a National Convention in Las Vegas

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Papyrus fragment put to test

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A wide range of scientific testing indicates that a papyrus fragment containing the words “Jesus said to them, my wife” is an ancient document, dating between the sixth to ninth centuries C.E. Its contents may originally have been composed as early as the second to fourth centuries.

How Rand Paul Bailed on His Bold Plan to Reform Big-Money Politics in Washington

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As a candidate, he touted a proposal to curb the influence of lobbyists and donors. As a senator, he shelved that plan—and accepted contributions from influence peddlers.

Ex-BLM official: Agency must speak out to explain Bundy Ranch situation

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The Bureau of Land Management, which has been noticeably silent since backing off the Bundy Ranch roundup, needs to publicly explain what happened or uninformed and incendiary voices will dominate the discussion, a former, high-ranking agency staffer said.

Millennials Shunned Hillary in 2008. Her Shadow Campaign Won't Let It Happen Again.

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Inside Ready for Hillary's campus organizing blitz.

New Memo: Kissinger Gave the "Green Light" for Argentina's Dirty War

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More evidence emerges the former secretary of state secretly approved a government killing spree that resulted in about 30,000 dead.

Why Jeb Bush's Greatest Political Achievement Could Sink a White House Run

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Conservative activists may hate Common Core math and English standards, but the former Florida governor remains an unrepentant backer.

The 2,000-Year History of GPS Tracking

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The new book "You Are Here" examines the history of modern navigation

Alleged Kansas Gunman's White Nationalist Buddy: He Was "Upbeat" in Last Phone Call

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Neo-Nazi Craig Cobb says that Frazier Glenn Miller told him recently that he had one foot in the grave—and that the world was finally aware of "what the Jews have done to whites."

Rand Paul’s Supply-side Distortion

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Sen. Paul claimed that 20 million jobs were created after Ronald Reagan's dramatic tax cuts in the 1980s, and that this was the "last time" such job growth took place. Paul is wrong on both counts.

White House Turned Down Request From Victims of First Fort Hood Attack for Meeting With Obama

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Survivors who are struggling to get benefits and medical care pleaded for 10 minutes with commander in chief after last week's memorial.

Is New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez the Next Sarah Palin?

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New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is petty, vindictive, and weak on policy. Sound familiar?

Map: Is There a Risky Chemical Plant Near You?

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One year after the fertilizer explosion in West, Texas, pinpointing potentially hazardous sites remains tricky.

Stephen Colbert Is Replacing Letterman. Here Are His Best—and Worst—Political Moments

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His critique of the Obama administration's targeted killing? Good. Using Henry Kissinger as a dance partner? Not so much.

Mitch McConnell Says He Stood Up for Women in a Senate Sexual-Harassment Scandal. The Real Story Is Damning.

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McConnell claims he led a 1995 investigation against a GOP senator accused of sexual misconduct. Actually, he took steps to keep it quiet.

Bush draws boos from conservatives

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A mention of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush brought backlash.

Triumph of the Drill: How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Government Giveaways

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Deficit hawks slam them. Execs say they don't need them. So why does petroleum still get big tax breaks?

Hillary Clinton Blasts the Supreme Court for Ruining Campaign Finance

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But if she runs for president, she'll benefit from the lax rules on funding campaigns.

WATCH: GOP Candidate Whacks Obama Bobblehead in Weird New Ad

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And then Nebraska gubenatorial contendor Beau McCoy rides off on a steed.

A Brutal Allergy Season Is Ahead. Blame the Polar Vortex.

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"It's going to be a hell of a pollen season."

WATCH: Rand Paul Says Dick Cheney Pushed for the Iraq War So Halliburton Would Profit

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As the ex-veep blasts Paul for being an isolationist, old video shows the Kentucky senator charging that Cheney used 9/11 as an excuse to invade Iraq and benefit his former company.

Cliven Bundy is part of a long tradition: corporate mooching

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Bundy's supporters say the government is acting too aggressively in defending its interests. If that were true, corporations wouldn't get such a free ride.

A Night at the Rock and Roll Hall of Shame Lame Blame Fame

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The KISS Army made its presence known hours before the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony even began.

Mother Jones Chief Goes On A Tear Against 'Low Class' Former Bush Press Secretary

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Republican operatives beware: If you come at Mother Jones, you might face the wrath of David Corn.

Why Darrell Issa's New IRS Scandal Accusation Makes No Sense

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In the California congressman's world, requesting public information is evidence of a vast conspiracy against conservatives.