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2 hours ago

Street Artist Banksy Condemns London Exhibition

5 hours ago

Report: Details of Utah Sperm Mix-Up May Never Be Known

4 hours ago

GM Confirms DOJ, SEC Investigating It

5 hours ago

Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens Backs Legalized Pot

6 hours ago

Rancher Sticks to His Guns, Repeats Racist Remarks

Rancher Cliven Bundy, who became nationally known after his confrontation with federal rangers over a land dispute, repeated offensive remarks about African-Americans on Thursday in a news conference. Bundy said he was "just wondering" if black people were better off and "happier" under slavery. Republicans, some of whom had supported Bundy before the remarks, were scrambling to distance themselves from him. Read »
2 hours ago

Girl Gives Jobless Dad's Resume to First Lady

A girl gave her unemployed father's resume to first lady Michelle Obama during a Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day event at the White House on Thursday. "My dad's been out of a job for three years and I wanted to give you his resume," she said before the first lady gave her a hug. Read »
3 hours ago

Kerry to Putin: "Window to Change Course Closing"

On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia to take measures to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine or face further sanctions. "If Russia continues in this direction, it won’t just be a grave mistake, it will be an expensive mistake,” Kerry said in a briefing. "The window to change course is closing." Kerry also praised the Ukrainian government for taking bolstering security and finding political solutions to the crisis. Read »
6 hours ago

Colorado 4th Graders Suspended for Dealing Pot

Two boys in Colorado have been suspended for dealing marijuana, NBC News reported. A ten-year-old boy allegedly sold pot to several other fourth graders. One of them supposedly returned the next day and gave the original weed-dealing boy a marijuana edible, said John Gates, Director of School Safety at the school, adding that none of the pot has been recovered. In both cases the students had taken the drug from their grandparents, who used it legally for medicinal purposes. Read »
Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Net Neutrality: The FCC's Latest Proposal

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:51 AM

Fetal Tissue Used to Generate Electricity in Oregon

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 12:54 PM

What Is Pine Tar? Goo in Spotlight After Yankee Ejected

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:48 AM

Putin: The Internet Is "A CIA Project"

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:28 AM

U.S. Spent $11.4 Million on Jet Search: Pentagon

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:46 AM

Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:33 AM

Obama Plays Soccer With Japanese Robot

President Obama visited the Miraikan science museum in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday where he played some soccer with Honda's robot named Asimo (Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility), NBC News reported. The president briefly conversed with Asimo, bowed politely and then watched as the robot gave a soccer ball a good kick. "I have to say that the robots were a little scary, they were too lifelike," he said afterwards. "They were amazing." Read »
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