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Part of the liberal line in the political battle over Ebola is that we’d be much better placed to respond to the crisis if only Congressional Republicans would stop stonewalling the confirmation of Obama’s nominee Dr. Vivek Murthy to the post of...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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This article is from the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. If anyone has the right to be upbeat about the prospects of the American labor movement, it should be David Rolf, the president of a Seattle-based long-term care local of the...
From: The American Prospect | By: Harold Meyerson | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Corporate sponsors have turned every last place and personage into ads....
From: New York Times | By: FRANK BRUNI | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Dan Patrick is a radio station owner and talk show host who became a Texas state senator, and is likely to win the race for Texas lt. governor. “This is an exciting time for Christians,” Patrick wrote on his Facebook page. “God is speaking to us...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The Girl Scouts USA has just ended its 53rd Convention amid sharply declining membership numbers, serious financial problems, cookie boycotts due to the organization’s known ties to Planned Parenthood, and now, the threat that those who want the...
From: Big Government | Monday, October 20, 2014
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It simply needed to disrupt Boeing and leapfrog NASA....
From: The Atlantic | By: Tim Fernholz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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It simply needed to disrupt Boeing and leapfrog NASA....
From: The Atlantic | By: Tim Fernholz | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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When it comes to news consumption, the habits of conservatives and liberals are thought to be as polarizing as the political parties that represent them in Washington. A study from 2012 found that only 27 percent of Fox News watchers identify as Democrats,...
From: Pando Daily | By: David Holmes | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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2014 Stranger Visual Art Genius C. Davida Ingram by Jen Graves Is: Still in shock that she won. Makes: Performances, installations, photographs, videos. Flips: Social norms in performances until you barely recognize them. The morning after C. Davida...
From: The Stranger | By: Jen Graves | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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MacArthur Center has a new owner. Starwood Capital Group completed its purchase last week of the downtown Norfolk mall, along with six other shopping centers, from Taubman Centers Inc. They will become part of Starwood Retail Partners, the development...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Will affirmative consent make women more comfortable displaying a green light? Several readers think so....
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A continually updated summary of all that’s happened since the first patient was diagnosed on American soil.
From: The Atlantic | By: The Editors | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Are these ads for Election Day or Halloween?
From: Time | By: Maya Rhodan | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Why do so many people avoid taking medical tests?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Jon Fortenbury | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Baseline Investments has hired Marty Turco has director of business development. Turco is a former NHL player who served as a goaltender at a number of teams that included the Dallas Stars.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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You too can be a star! Win the bag given to your favorite celebs at the American Cinematheque Tribute. If you don’t win a bag here, you can bid on two autographed bags filled with gifts at www.Charitybuzz.com starting …...
From: OK Magazine | By: okstaff | Monday, October 20, 2014
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When Matthew McConaughey began receiving raves for a string of dramatic roles in films like “Mud,” “Killer Joe” and “Dallas Buyers Club,” there were many who praised the actor for turning his back on the romantic comedies that helped make...
From: Fox News | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Anti-equality devotee Robert Oscar Lopez has found yet another anti-gay conservative outlet to publish yet another of the same kind of piece that he keeps writing. The gist: He is the victim of gay activists and anyone who dares make...
From: Good as You | By: G-A-Y | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Growing pains are just a part of life for most kids – but for 7-year-old Taylor Honea – constant pain in her leg and stomach were an indication of something much more serious....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Los Angeles Times: Calm Down, America, Ebola Isn't About To Kill Us All A Texas university refuses to accept students from Nigeria, where there were a couple dozen Ebola cases before the disease was quickly stopped. Louisiana refuses to allow incinerated...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A selection of health policy stories from California, Arizona, Maine, South Dakota, Virginia, Maryland, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas, Washington state and Missouri. CQ Healthbeat: California Leads States In Ballot Measures...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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This article was was written by Howard W. Foster and originally posted by The National Interest. The Chicago Department of Public Health, like its counterparts in all major cities, is quite open about the availability of taxpayer-funded care for pregnant...
From: Big Government | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Wall Street Journal: Carvin's ObamaCare Tour De Force In 2011 after the first appeals circuit struck down the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, the White House asked the Supreme Court to take the case as soon as possible and "put these...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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No. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-winner...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Greg Wyshynski | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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On this day in 1962, President John F. Kennedy alerted Americans to the Cuban missile crisis, declaring a naval blockade to prevent further missile shipments to the island country 90 miles (145 km) off the coast of the U.S.More Events on this day:1934:...
From: Britannica | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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We begin today's roundup with Ari Berman at The Nation, whose latest piece chronicles the distributing progress Republicans have made in curtailing the right to vote: Since the 2010 election, the Republican Party has waged a long and aggressive war on...
From: Daily Kos | By: Georgia Logothetis | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, October 21, 2014. Jon Hilsenrath writes about the Fed's ultimatum to Wall Street: Clean up or break up.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: WSJ Staff | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Hong Kong (AFP) - Asian markets pushed higher Wednesday, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe in response to reports that the European Central Bank will widen its stimulus programme.Speculation about further monetary easing in the eurozone...
From: Business Insider | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez, 23, was apprehended on Tuesday while shopping, officials said. An indictment against him was unsealed the same day....
From: New York Times | By: RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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I will "continue to fight for an opportunity to prove that I can play every Sunday," Sam Tweeted
From: People | By: Associated Press | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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The eccentric scion of a prominent Dallas family that made a fortune in oil, Mr. Hunt tried and failed to corner the world’s silver market in 1980....
From: New York Times | By: ROBERT D. McFADDEN | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Even though only a few dozen Teslas have been sold to people in Michigan, and even though the electric vehicle maker has no storefront display operations in the state, the home of America’s auto industry has decided it needed to pass a law actually...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the countries most affected by the virus....
From: New York Times | By: RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Nigeria and Senegal are free of the virus, and 43 people in Texas who had been monitored for 21 days have been cleared without any of them becoming sick....
From: New York Times | By: THE EDITORIAL BOARD | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Tell me what daily show on cable television would have a lineup as described in the headline? NO OTHER DAILY SHOW ON CABLE TELEVISION, THAT IS THE CORRECT ANSWER. Have you watched that gobsmacking Anthony L. Fisher vid of pointless drug war persecution...
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Derek Thompson blames the media for overhyping – and thereby exacerbating – Ebola panic in the US: For the last two weeks, the American Ebola panic has been relentlessly overstated. When Gallup asked Americans if they were worried about contracting...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Across the US, 31 communities have joined forces to make the dream of fast, affordable, and reliable gigabit-speed broadband a local reality. The Next Century Cities program, launched this week, hopes to defeat the forces holding broadband back. The...
From: Boing Boing | By: Andrea James | Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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U.S. authorities say they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings.
From: Fox News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The NIH said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday afternoon that Nina Pham's clinical status had been upgraded from fair. 
From: Fox News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Dallas's team may have had good reason to cut the first openly gay NFL draftee from its practice squad, but that doesn't make the news any harder to take for supporters....
From: The Atlantic | By: Kevin O'Keeffe | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Disturbing footage from a body cam prompts a public outcry....
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Remembering the American architect responsible for, among other things, the Federal Reserve headquarters, Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Texas campus in Austin....
From: New York Times | By: WITOLD RYBCZYNSKI | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by the N.F.L., spent seven weeks on the Cowboys’ practice squad after being released in training camp by the Rams....
From: New York Times | By: LYNN ZINSER | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The Cowboys cut ties with defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, and signed linebacker Troy Davis.
From: ESPN | By: Todd Archer | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Texas A&M has capped off its outstanding 2015 class by landing a commitment from center Elijah Thomas, the No. 29-ranked player in the ESPN 100.
From: ESPN | By: Jeff Borzello | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Todd Starnes contends it’s a real threat: Two Christian ministers who own an Idaho wedding chapel were told they had to either perform same-sex weddings or face jail time and up to a $1,000 fine, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in federal court....
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Amobi Okoye is expected to practice for the first time on Thursday, his attorney, Darin Morgan, told ESPN's Adam Caplan. Okoye is on the reserve/non-football injury list as he continues to come back from...
From: ESPN | By: Todd Archer | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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A Texas man has admitted to setting a backyard fire in 1986 that killed his two stepsons, ending a yearslong fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully put him behind bars....
From: Fox News | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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"Sex, Spice, and Small-Town Texas Justice: The Purple Zone Raid" is the latest video from Reason TV. Watch above or click on the link below for video, full text supporting links, downloadable versions, and more Reason TV clips.  View this article....
From: Reason | By: Anthony L. Fisher | Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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