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While the idea of living mortgage-free and downsizing might not quite be mainstream yet, it has been getting more and more recognition and acceptance as a way of living. Will Hitchcock and Alyssa Pelletier of Outside Found represent a great example of...
From: Jetson Green | By: Christine Walsh | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Within the last few years, “codes of conduct” have become such standard practice in tech settings that a conference or community without one is considered suspicious. Many open-source projects abide by a “contributor covenant” that forbids behavior...
From: Slate | By: Ruth Graham | Wednesday, March 22, 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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A CEO actually learns from mistakes.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, March 23, 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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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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“It’s challenging to see how it would not … jeopardize the entire [Medicaid] program,” a top health official said....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Trevor Noah and Tomi Lahren will probably never be best friends after their heated discussion on The Daily Show back in December, but the Comedy Central anchor came to Lahren’s defense over her suspension from TheBlaze. “Honestly, this is not...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Nick Romano | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on Tuesday to persuade them to vote for the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. The president positioned himself in a large chair by the Oval Office’s fireplace, flanked by House Majority...
From: Time | By: Sam Frizell and Zeke J Miller | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Brazile’s assistance to the Clinton campaign while pretending to be a neutral political analyst tells a larger tale
From: Salon.com | By: Jordan Chariton, The Young Turks | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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According to the Heritage Foundation—who oppose the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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According to the Heritage Foundation—which opposes the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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What do porn stars do when their lives in the adult film industry end? That’s the question at the heart of documentary filmmaker Bryce Wagoner’s film “After Porn Ends,” and its new follow-up, “After Porn Ends 2.” The film looks at the tragedies...
From: The Wrap | By: Tim Molloy | 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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When terrorism first erupted in a big way on 9/11, we tended to blame it on Islam or some defects or flaws within a particular community defined by religion. What we utterly failed to see was that terrorism always had deep political, socioeconomic roots,...
From: The Millions | By: Adam Boretz | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold started reporting on President Trump’s charitable donation promises last summer, crowdsourcing names of charities from his Twitter followers and painstakingly recording in public the list of charities he’s...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Shan Wang | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The actress is still reminiscing about the time she gave a six-minute speech at the Women’s March on Washington in January.
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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It's a tragedy that President Trump didn't use this moment to try to cut more, and to cut the biggest unsustainable spending: Medicare and Social Security.
From: Reason | By: John Stossel | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In April, I'm going to be going to DC and the surrounding areas with my dad for a week. What are some must-see things to visit there, and along the way back to Massachusetts? We're definitely going to tour the museums (as I love to see art up close and...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: flatluigi | 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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Yucca Mountain is back, and Nevadans are not happy.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sarah Zhang | 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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Lahren and her boss Glenn Beck may want to rethink past statements on liberals and free speech
From: Salon.com | By: Jeremy Binckes | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Alexandra SimonBrooklyn Paper88th Precinct Fort Greene–Clinton Hill Hungry prowling A meat-loving marauder broke into a Myrtle Avenue shop on March 14 and made himself a feast. The business owner told cops that...
From: The Brooklyn Paper | By: By Alexandra Simon | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Paranoia about illegal immigrant violence is just that.
From: Reason | By: Robby Soave | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Kathleen Turner (Body Heat, Romancing the Stone) is known for her voice — deep and rich, shifting from sensual to scary in an instant. So it’s somewhat of a shock that it’s taken nearly a decade for the actress and activist to record the audiobook...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Isabella Biedenharn | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The logic of the London attack
From: The Atlantic | By: Uri Friedman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The stock market is reacting to news out of Washington, D.C., about the fate of health care legislation and other items on the White House agenda. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with trader Ted Weisberg about trends on Wall Street.
From: NPR | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Depending on how old you are and where you live, you could pay 300, 500 or 2000 percent more in annual premiums
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The House intelligence committee chair, a Trump ally, muddied waters and gave comfort to the White House, but he provided no evidence of wrongdoing or support for Trump’s “wiretap” claims.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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In a powerful new book, the legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman argues that America’s government will fall apart as inequality deepens.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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In a powerful new book, the legal scholar Ganesh Sitaraman argues that America’s government will fall apart as inequality deepens.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rebecca J. Rosen | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Dems, Republicans delivered a "wealth of misinformation, from statements that were simply misleading to whoppers"
From: Salon.com | By: Charles Ornstein, ProPublica | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A lawyer affiliated with the family of Sergei Magnitsky, a lawyer whose 2009 death caused major conflict between Russia and Washington, has been severely injured....
From: Fox News | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Advocates of ever increasing spending will never meet a cut they won't overreact to. A. Barton Hinkle writes: Donald Trump, the ultimate outsider and former liberal Democrat, and Ed Gillespie, the ultimate insider and GOP veteran, are about as different...
From: Reason | By: Reason Staff | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Trump's budget is a declaration of war on the environment
From: Salon.com | By: Emma Foehringer Merchant and Lisa Hymas, Grist | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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“Even if there’s a vast government conspiracy out to get you, they’re never going to bug two phones."
From: Salon.com | By: Alexandra Rosenmann, Alternet | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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There's a lot about the early days of Trump administration that Bob Nardelli likes.
From: CNN | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Alva Cross Crawford took a pretty random approach to choosing her wedding venue. "Believe it or not, we Googled 'cool city hall weddings' and 'pretty city halls,'" she told me, eventually settling on San Francisco's city hall as the place to tie the...
From: TresSugar | By: Annie Gabillet | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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It’s been more than a year since an infamous party with hired models in cocktail dresses captured the biotech community’s attention at the 2016 J.P. Morgan conference. There has been plenty of talk since about closing biotech’s notable gender gap....
From: Xconomy | By: Alex Lash | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may face his first major legislative hurdle on Thursday: a do-or-die vote in the House of Representatives on a plan that would roll back the signature healthcare law of former President Barack Obama....
From: Reuters | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a grueling U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch finishes on Thursday, the spotlight turns to whether he will gain the support of vulnerable Democratic senators who are up for re-election in...
From: Reuters | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a gruelling U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch finishes on Thursday, the spotlight turns to whether he will gain the support of vulnerable Democratic senators who are up for re-election in...
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may face his first major legislative hurdle on Thursday: a do-or-die vote in the House of Representatives on a plan that would roll back the signature healthcare law of former President Barack Obama.
From: The Star Malaysia | By: By Roberta Rampton and David Morgan | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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by Charles Ornstein and Derek Willis Turns out that Democrats have more to say than Republicans when it comes to legislation that would repeal major parts of the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. With the House set to vote today on the...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Lower unemployment and higher wages are allowing Denver millennials to move out of their parents' homes at some of the highest rates in the country, according to an analysis released Tuesday by Abodo.
From: Denver Post | By: Aldo Svaldi | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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