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Republicans Painting Hillary Clinton as a Tool of the Superrich Forget One Little Thing

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While Kevin Drum is focused on getting better, we've invited some of the remarkable writers and thinkers who have traded links and ideas with him from Blogosphere 1.0 to this ...

When Your Kid Moves Out West, She Takes the U.S. Economy With Her

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The Texas State Capitol building stands beyond construction cranes at the University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas, on April 4, 2015. About 900,000 people live in the ...

The Science of How Gay Marriage Will Destroy America

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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case that could legalize same-sex marriage in every state by the end of the court's term in June. To ...

UNDP Supporting Nepal’s Government in Recovery Efforts

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Kathmandu - 26 April - Even as the UN Development Programme (UNDP) together with UN agencies and the international community strive to support the Government of Nepal in assessing and ...

Deutsche Bank: This Week's Tesla Announcement Could Be a Bigger Deal Than Investors Realize

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Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Tesla Motors Inc. is set to announce a home battery and a “very large” utility-scale battery later this week, and ...

Nepal Earthquake (as of 26 Apr 2015) - Nepal

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Nearly 1 million children require urgent humanitarian assistance after Nepal earthquake

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KATHMANDU, Nepal/NEW YORK, 26 April 2015 – At least 940,000 children living in areas severely affected by yesterday's earthquake in Nepal are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, says UNICEF.The ...

Quote of the Day: George Bush Still in Foreign Policy Denial

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From Bloomberg's Josh Rogin, after reading a transcript of George W. Bush's remarks on the Middle East to a closed-door meeting with Jewish donors this weekend: For George W. Bush,

Greece’s Day of Reckoning Inches Closer as Debt Payments Loom

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Greece will look for ways to assemble enough cash to pay its pensioners and employees this week, after euro area finance ministers on Friday said they won’t disburse more aid ...

This Video of the Moment the Avalanche Hit Everest Basecamp Is Terrifying

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"The ground is shaking," a man's voice says, sounding incredulous. "Shit," he says, amid giggles of disbelief from others. Then, seconds later, the camera swings around to see something truly ...

GWAS Study Finds Increased Risk Of Death Among Older People

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Bethesda – One of the largest genome surveys to date has found a significant contributing factor to a risk of death. The study – one of the largest ever undertaken ...

This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind

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In 1967, the Supreme Court ruled that states couldn't prohibit interracial marriage, invalidating laws in 16 Southern states. Many Northern states had tossed out bans on interracial marriage in the ...

Obama Just Burned GOP Climate Deniers In "Anger Translator" Rant

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Towards the end of his annual speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in the nation's capital Saturday night, President Obama got "angry." Aided by Luther, his "anger translator" ...

Why CNN Wouldn't Cut Away From White House Shindig To Cover Huge Freddie Gray Protest

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As politicians, celebrities, and journalists gathered for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner last night in D.C., just miles away in Baltimore, Maryland, a big crowd marched to protest the ...

Nepal: Earthquake Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 25 April 2015) - Nepal

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On 25 April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on 26 April.

Dinosaurs, dragons and demons: The 8 weirdest porn genres

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PornHub is the 75th most popular website in the world, according to Internet analytics company Alexa. The porn site outranks the New York Times, HBO and the Weather Channel in ...

Nepal: Earthquake - Situation Report 3 - 2015 April 26

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At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu and south of the China border. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including ...

Pinterest Adds Tools For Marketers To Post Better Pins

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Pinterest today said that it would launch what it’s calling its Marketer Development Program, in which a set of partners will get access to new tools that allow them to ...

Clinton Foundation Acknowledges Mistakes as Schweizer Calls for Investigation

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The Clinton Foundation's acting CEO, Maura Pally, on Sunday admitted to some mistakes in the organization's listing of donations from foreign governments on its tax forms. In a statement, Pally ...

Young people played a game-changing role in the battle against Ebola in Liberia

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An Ebola survivor reports on a pioneering community initiative in Monrovia that could save lives in the fight against other infectious diseases Archie Gbessay, 28, stands at an intersection in ...

Nepal: Worst earthquake in over 80 years leaves at least 1000 dead

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A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. At present the death toll stands at over 1,000 dead but ...

Watch "Bettie Page: The Girl In The Leopard Print Bikini" Documentary

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Nepal earthquake: “the shake was like nothing I have experienced”

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The shake was like nothing I have experienced in my 57 years. It was strong and it shook for a long time. Many old monuments, including famous temples and stupas ...

How Do We Protect New York City’s Pedestrians?

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When a car hit John Longo as he crossed Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn in December 2013, he was tossed skyward, high and far enough that he had time to contemplate ...

How I Became An International Aid Worker: Victoria Cavanagh

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We kick off with Victoria Cavanagh, a communications officer for the UN Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD), WFP – managed warehouses that stockpile equipment and relief items for use in the ...

Latin America Spearheads a Global Effort to Find an Effective Alzheimer’s Drug

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When Alejandra was a 16-year-old teenager back in 2007, she had the aspirations of any girl her age. She attended an escuela secundaria in Medellín, one of Colombia's largest cities.

Lost sea lion pup gets a ride in a patrol car

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MENDOCINO COUNTY, Calif.— A sea lion pup that had wandered away from the ocean was spotted by sheriff’s deputies on Sunday waddling along a foggy highway in Mendocino County in ...

Does Artificial Food Coloring Contribute to ADHD in Children?

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Kraft Macaroni & Cheese—that favorite food of kids, packaged in the nostalgic blue box—will soon be free of yellow dye. Kraft announced Monday that it will remove artificial food coloring,

Does music strike a chord with everyone?

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Stephen McAdams played movie tunes to Mbenzélé pygmies in the Congo rainforest to find out whether music is a universal language Why do you want to know whether music has ...

Survey shows half of all Germans favor taking in more refugees

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A new opinion poll has found that half of all Germans are in favor of taking in more refugees. The figure varied widely between supporters of parties on the left ...

Car, bike or motorcycle? Depends on where you live

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Last year, we asked people in 44 countries whether they owned certain household items such as microwaves, televisions or radios. We did this in part to explore whether owning more ...

Slightly Slighted, Apple’s Diehards Still Do The Launch Day Lineup

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Thursday night at around 8pm I settled in line to wait for the launch of Apple’s newest device, the Apple Watch — just as I’ve done for every Apple launch ...

Nine Months After He Filmed Eric Garner's Killing, the Cops Are Trying to Put Ramsey Orta Behind Bars

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"At first I didn't think it would blow up this big," Ramsey Orta told me. He was describing the video he took of his friend Eric Garner being killed by ...

Earthquake survivors in Nepal urgently need help. Make an emergency donation now.

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The Card security code on your credit card or debit card is a 3 digit number on VISA and MasterCard branded credit and debit cards located on the signature strip ...

Hunting whales with rowing boats and spears

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Commercial whaling was banned in 1986, but a remote Indonesian village is one of the few places still hunting whales using traditional methods. From their homes perched on the slopes ...

Bobby Jindal just splintered the GOP: The unholy alliance between Fox News and the 1 percent can no longer stand

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s op-ed in the New York Times marks the whimpering end of an unholy alliance. The letter itself was a ham-handed attempt to capture the 2016 evangelical ...

University of Miami's underwater photo contest winners feature stunning sea life

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The University of Miami's annual underwater photography contest announced winners on April 22. Finding the top images was no easy feat with more than 500 images submitted to the contest.

Tragedy Strikes Again on the Mediterranean

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We’re on the edge of Europe. Beyond the sheer cliffs in front of us, the azure blue Mediterranean stretches out as far as the eye can see. Just yesterday, three ...

Freddie Gray Is Only the Latest Apparent Victim of Baltimore Police Violence

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Years of abuses are every bit as egregious as what the Department of Justice documented in Ferguson, Missouri, and as deserving of a national response. In Baltimore, where 25-year-old Freddie ...

Photojournalists 'taken down,' detained by police in Baltimore protests

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A photographer for Reuters was detained and another for the Baltimore City Paper was thrown to the ground by Baltimore Police officers while covering protests over police brutality late Saturday,

China Rushes Aid to Nepal After Earthquake; Taiwan Is Turned Away

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China this weekend rushed a 62-person team to Nepal to help with the ongoing search rescue operation after Saturday’s 7.9-magnitude earthquake. They landed in Kathmandu early Sunday and set to ...

Avalanches Sweep Everest as Nepal Quake Kills Hundreds

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The most powerful earthquake to hit Nepal in eight decades killed more than 600 people, triggered avalanches on Mount Everest and left hundreds trapped under rubble. The 7.8-magnitude temblor struck ...

Google Executive Dan Fredinburg Dies In Everest Avalanche After Nepal Earthquake

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Dan Fredinburg, a respected Google executive who headed privacy for Google X and lead its product management team, has died in the avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by ...

Killer whales are stealing fishermen's catch to make extra calves

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A population of orcas off the Crozet Islands in the Southern Ocean are taking advantage of toothfish caught on fishing lines to reproduce more successfully, reports Conservation Magazine Jason G.

America’s Gay Corporate Warrior Wants to Bring Full Equality to Red America

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In 1992, Tim Gill was living a Rocky Mountain version of the familiar tech dream. A sci-fi buff and self-described “pathological introvert,” he’d earned degrees in applied mathematics and computer ...

White House Correspondents Host Cecily Strong On Women

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As the host of the White House Correspondents Dinner last night, Cecily Strong poked fun at just about everyone in the room, or elsewhere in politics — from President Obama ...

The Malaria Medics

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Hundreds of refugees from the Central African Republic gather under a mango tree in Gbadakila village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a few kilometres from the border. They ...

Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016

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To get the best possible experience using our website we recommmend that you upgrade to a newer version or other web browser. IE8 is no longer supported. A list of ...

Penguin Plunge

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I know that the Commission on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) has agreed to create a network of marine protected areas in the ocean around Antarctica. As ...

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