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Celebs flocked to the NBCUniversal Summer Press Day to screen and promote their upcoming shows. Go inside for flicks of the “Marlon” cast, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo and more… After inking an overall deal with Universal TV, Marlon Wayans scored a new...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Boston-based artificial intelligence company DataRobot announced Thursday it has raised a $54 million Series C round of funding, bringing its total investment to $111 million. Venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates is leading its third round...
From: Boston Business Journal | By: Kelly J. O'Brien | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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States like Texas and Alabama are considering similar legislation targeting LGBT families
From: Salon.com | By: Nico Lang | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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With GOP leaders in need of votes, Trump reopened negotiations with the House Freedom Caucus to save the Obamacare repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Decades of exposure come at a price. Now’s the time to be vigilant.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Lisa Fields | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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This is a match made in MTV heaven! On Tuesday, Real World: Skeletons star Madison Channing Walls revealed she is dating Teen Mom 2's Javi Marroquin! Congrats! Related: This Teen Mom 3 Star Is Pregnant Again The blonde gushed: "Javi and I are definitely...
From: Perez Hilton | By: Perez Hilton | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Jami Attenberg Jami Attenberg will appear in conversation with Maria Semple on Thurs, March 23 at Elliott Bay Book Company. Her sixth (and finest) novel, All Grown Up, is available now. Zack Smith Photography Ten days ago, I left New Orleans on a...
From: The Stranger | By: Jami Attenberg | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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David Greene speaks with Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. He originally didn't like the GOP health care bill, but has changed his position after meeting with the president.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Many economists have blamed a poor job market, but new research indicates that an overlooked cause may be poor health.
From: The Atlantic | By: Alana Semuels | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This post It’s Time to Kill “Obamacare Lite” appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman shows you why “Obamacare Lite” must die tomorrow if America has any chance of returning to fiscal sanity. The time for half-measures is over. Read...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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From American evangelicals to Russian Orthodox, they're united against Islam. Is that enough to overcome all that divides them?
From: The Atlantic | By: Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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This is a review of the Breville Crispy Crust Pizza Maker machine, with both PROs and CONs. We've been testing this machine out for the past 2 months, hosting 6 pizza parties, giving this machine heavy use each time!  Photo above from Williams Sonoma,...
From: Steamy Kitchen | By: Jaden | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A President who peddles falsehoods and dabbles in conspiracy confronts the challenge of governing in reality...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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While Trump’s nominee was on Capitol Hill trying to appear in the mainstream, SCOTUS ruled he may be more extreme
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Not every House Republican will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward.
From: Politico | By: Kevin Robillard | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Forget about sports or comics. If Kay Powell wrote for your paper, you dove straight into the obituaries.THE 10 A.M. MEETING WAS ALWAYS THE SAME. That’s when Kay Powell would gather her staff to comb through the death notices. These were the short,...
From: Neatorama | By: Miss Cellania | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Texans on both sides of the political spectrum say the Lone Star State is not going to fare well under GOP plans to replace the Affordable Care Act....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ashley Lopez, KUT | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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For fans of whiskey and other spirits seeking a tour, here’s an assemblage of distilleries where inventive whiskey peddlers are tweaking grain profiles to fuel a new era of Colorado distilling.
From: Denver Post | By: Jason Blevins | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Under the guise of "reform," Republicans are trying to destroy safety regulations for American workers
From: Salon.com | By: Elizabeth Grossman, In These Times | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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At Wednesday’s hearing, Democratic senators adopted a new strategy to press the Supreme Court nominee on abortion and campaign finance.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Old buildings are energy-wasting health hazards. Donnel Baird makes inner cities more efficient.
From: Grist | By: Grist staff | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Research into how we choose our mate reveals some surprises.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Lisa Fields | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Teen Mom 2 is getting a new cast member. Briana DeJesus from Teen Mom 3 is reportedly joining Kailyn Lowry, Jenelle Evans, Chelsea Houska, and Leah Messer during Season 8 of the show. Briana, who is currently pregnant with her second child, has allegedly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Amanda Lynne | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Sarah and Bob wanted their wedding to have a vintage circus wedding theme. They also wanted it to feel timelesswith elements of Vaudeville, burlesque, pin-up, and Tim Burton, too. Step right up and be prepared to lose your shit over this one, folks....
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Catherine Clark | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal Obamacare would give states flexibility in managing their Medicaid programs, but also some difficult decisions to make....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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An 1854 rowhouse in Baltimore; a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home with a landscaped atrium; and a Victorian house in Chicago
From: New York Times | By: VIVIAN MARINO | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort will host the opening reception Wednesday evening for a conference where a recently bankrupt coal company will be a guest of honor. The annual Distressed Investing Summit will bestow one of its "Restructuring...
From: Mother Jones | By: Rebecca Leber | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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After getting stopped in the first round by Kelvin Gastelum two weeks ago, Belfort announced his intention to retire from MMA upon the completion of his contract with the UFC. With only one fight left on that contract, Belfort said he wants the opportunity...
From: MMA Fighting | By: Jed Meshew | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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HGTV is spinning off its top-rated series, “Fixer Upper,” the company said Wednesday during its upfront advertising event. Sorry, Chip — there’s nothing to demo on this one. “‘Fixer Upper: Behind the Design’ is the perfect series for viewers...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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More than 1,200 people have shared their abortion stories through words and video since the 1 in 3 Campaign began five years ago. The post Abortion Storytellers Gather as Anti-Choice Gorsuch Gets Senate Hearing appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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One of the main jobs of Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee this week has been to deflect attacks on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch by Democrats, who are trying to paint him as a tool of corporations and a foe of the little guy. To that...
From: Mother Jones | By: Stephanie Mencimer | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Police violence and interaction could be seen as particularly extreme forms of maternal stress. If one lives in a community that is frequently policed, the accumulative effects of these interactions can have health consequences more insidious than those...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Cynthia Greenlee | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Today’s blog post covers a very long opinion (70 pages!) involving a school principal effectively firing a successful football coach in football-crazed northern Mississippi. If you want a taste of how much angst that can create, try to wade through......
From: Eric Goldman | By: Eric Goldman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“You can’t build a health-care network and a safety net and a robust family planning program if you’re trying to contract with people who have never done the work before and who have no experience doing it,” Blake Rocap, legislative counsel at...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Teddy Wilson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This post The Truth About Trump’s “Skinny Budget” appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman shows you why Trump’s “skinny budget” will end up blasting a hole in the actual budget. Ready for “fiscal carnage?” Read on... The post...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The April filing deadline (it's on the 18th this year) is less than a month away. So far, the tax season is running slow. The Internal Revenue Service says that fewer than half of the expected 153 million returns have arrived at its processing offices....
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Jeremy Achin is embarrassed to admit it, but his decision to quit his job and start a company was inspired in part by seeing the movie “The Social Network,” the Hollywood take on Facebook’s origin story. It was several years ago, and the then-31-year-old...
From: Xconomy | By: Jeff Engel | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Once largely confined to the sunny Southwest, utility-scale solar power plants are now being built everywhere from Minnesota to Alabama to Maine. Aided by plunging costs and improving technologies, these facilities are expected to provide a big boost...
From: Yale Environment 360 | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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In a Miami tennis tournament, an iguana decided to stop by. It found a perfect viewing spot on top of a little scoreboard.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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It's been a year since North Carolina passed HB2, the so-called "bathroom bill" that mandates transgender people use the bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Leading a wave, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott even suggests states should ban cities from having regulatory powers
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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FBI and NSA chiefs verify a Russia probe and refute the president's claims
From: Salon.com | By: Michael Winship, BillMoyers.com | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The legal boundaries of civilian self-defense have been expanding, but for only some of us.
From: New York Times | By: CAROLINE LIGHT | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Yucca Mountain is back, and Nevadans are not happy.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sarah Zhang | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Two sisters who were trying to escape violence and poverty in Guatemala for a better life “became so desperately lost trekking across the Texas desert that when they saw a U.S. Customs and Border Protection truck, they waved for help,” reports the...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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We will be driving from Chicago to Daytona this weekend to spend spring break with my parents. Last year, we traveled the same route, setting out on Good Friday (along with a glut of other Midwesterners) and found terrible traffic jams due to construction...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: sarajane | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The U.S.’s relatively high infant mortality rate is one of the darkest stains on the nation’s public-health record. Compared to babies in other wealthy nations, infants in the U.S. are far less likely to make it to their first birthdays—in 2010,...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The defending champion at the match-play competition in Austin, Tex., Day pulled out after six holes, saying he was unable to concentrate because of the lung cancer his mother was fighting.
From: New York Times | By: KAREN CROUSE and ADAM SCHUPAK | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Marion County deputies helped apprehend an accused Vietnam War deserter Tuesday morning. According to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, 75-year-old Linley Benson Lemburg lived in The Falls retirement community in Ocala under the false name William...
From: Fox News | By: FOX 35 Orlando | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Iguana interrupts Vesely-Haas match in Miami
From: ESPN | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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