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July 27, 2012

Mick Jagger Dancing: 9 Ways to Get Moves Like Jagger

Today is Mick Jagger's 69th birthday. Here's a look back at some of the rocker's best moves.
July 27, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie: William Levy Could Be a Latino Christian Grey

As speculation about the cast of “Fifty Shades of Grey” the movie mounts, more male stars are volunteering for the leading role. But, can Christian Grey be played by a Latino?
July 27, 2012

Robert Pattinson Fans Make Kristen Stewart Death Threats Via Twitter

Kristen Stewart is receiving unwarranted death threats because of cheating on her boyfriend Robert Pattinson.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics: South African Runner Caster Semenya Faces Sex Testing

Gender verification has been a disputed issue for years in elite performance sports. Simply put: if you're born with it, you deserve to show it off.
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July 27, 2012

James Eagan Holmes The Joker Copycat Planned on Blowing Up Community in Maryland

Disgruntled Neil Prescott planned to carry out a workplace massacre. When police investigated reports of menacing behavior, they found more than 25 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
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July 27, 2012

Bath Salts Drug Crackdown: DEA Confiscates $36M Worth of Zombie Apocalypse Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Agency executed 17 search warrants in the Phoenix, Arizona, area as part of a national crackdown on bath salts.
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July 27, 2012

Republicans Will Win the Majority Back in the Senate in the 2012 Elections

Polls show the GOP is just 1 seat away from locking a 51 seat Senate majority in November. Meanwhile, Majority Leader Reid continues to block bipartisan legislation from being called for a vote.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012: NBC Hosts Ryan Seacrest and Savannah Guthrie Make for Great Duo

NBC has chosen Savannah Guthrie and Ryan Seacrest as hosts for the London 2012 Olympics. These two personalities will dominate as co-hosts with their genuine zeal and flair.
July 27, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Why Matt Bommer and Ian Sommerhalder Could Give Ryan Gosling a Run for His Money

The stars of “White Collar” and “The Vampire Diaries” are among the strongest contenders to be cast as Christian Grey in the film version the controversial book “Fifty Shades of Grey."
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July 27, 2012

Anti Gay Companies: Chick Fil A Stance is Honest, But Bad For Business

Chick-fil-A, the anti-gay fast food chain, is the only honest business out there.
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July 27, 2012

Women Do Not Need Guns to Protect Themselves From Rape

You may think that the solution to prevent rape is to carry a gun, but is that enough? Rape culture is prevalent in American society, and arming women isn’t the answer.
July 27, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen Sex Tape and Nude Photos Are Fake

Carly Rae Jepsen's sex tape is a fake as well as her nude photos, making all of this just another publicity stunt.
July 27, 2012

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, and the 4 Most Famous Political Satirists of All Time

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart will add another two years to their satiric programs. Here's a look at what they (and other historical satirists) have accomplished for politics.
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July 27, 2012

Democrats vs Republicans: Poll Performance in 17 Most Important States (Part I)

The strength and image of local parties will likely have a big impact on how politics will change after November, both at the local and federal level. What does the situation look like now?
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July 27, 2012

Zombie Apocalypse: Bath Salt Suppliers Raided in Nationwide Crackdown

The Drug Enforcement Administration conducted raids in some 90 cities to deal a blow to the bath salt industry.
July 27, 2012

Life of Pi Movie: Tobey Maguire and Suraj Sharma Have Starring Roles

The most beautiful trailer of the year is here. Ang Lee's adaptation of the best selling novel 'Life of Pi' has started Oscar-buzz months before it is even scheduled to hit theaters.
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July 27, 2012

A Kid With Down Syndrome Becomes a Target Model: This is Only the Start of Progress

I'm proud that our society is recognizing the abilities of people with disabilities, but we won't truly have progress until we stop celebrating achievements and start to expect them.
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July 27, 2012

Facebook Earnings: (FB) Stock Getting Hammered

Facebook will announce its first earnings report since going public. With Zynga plummeting, Facebook's prospects may disappoint investors.
July 27, 2012

Ryan Gosling Gangster Squad Film Could Inspire Next James Eagan Holmes

Ryan Gosling's new film, "Gangster Squad" is being re-worked in the wake of the Aurora, Colorado shooting.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics: IOC Testosterone Test is Humiliating for Women

There is no evidence that successful athletes have higher testosterone levels than less successful ones. And that is way the new IOC rule is degrading to athletes who have not cheated.
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July 27, 2012

Mitt Romney London Olympics Gaffe: How the GOP Candidate Offended All of Britain

Willard, in another effortless addition to your gaffe pantheon, you announced today that you had doubts on whether the UK would be able to fully deliver the forthcoming Olympics.
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July 27, 2012

Obama 2012 Election Victory is Anything But Guaranteed

While his personality likeability remains high, the president is struggling to halt what now appears to be a decrease of the support he enjoyed four years ago.
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July 27, 2012

India Assam Riots: Indian Forces Given Shoot to Kill Orders Against Muslims

Muslim-Hindu violence rocks India.
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July 27, 2012

National Organic Standards Board Needs Reform

Until there is action to end the corruption on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), organic food production will not reach its full potential.
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July 27, 2012

Citigroup Sandy Weil is Wrong: Too Big To Fail Banks Should Not Be Broken Up

The highly-touted Glass-Steagall Act had already eroded by the time it was officially repealed in 1999.
July 27, 2012

Facebook (FB) Stock Woes: 7 Reasons Why the FB Earnings Report is Irrelevant

Despite its highly publicized IPO and earnings report, the social network won't survive.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremonies London 2012 Schedule: Where to Watch on TV and Online

The London 2012 Summer Olympics are upon us! Here is information on where and when to watch your favorite American Olympians compete for gold during week one (July 27-August 4).
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July 27, 2012

Sarah Palin Porn Stars to Entertain Republicans During Tampa GOP Convention

The adult industry is gearing up for the RNC in Tampa, Florida, where over 40,000 Republicans are expected to attend in hot August.
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July 27, 2012

Harry Reid Flip Flops on Ron Paul Audit the Fed Bill, Used to Support It

The Senate Majority Leader once called for an audit of the Federal Reserve, but he now opposes it.
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July 27, 2012

Ice T Calls Rush Limbaugh a Racist Piece of Sh*t, After Gun Control Comments

Conservative talk show radio host Rush Limbaugh sarcastically praised Ice-T for knowing the word “tyranny” in the context of the Second Amendment.
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July 27, 2012

Romney Will Be George W. Bush 2.0, Especially When it Comes to Taxes and Spending

There is a growing unrest among Republican voters regarding the comparison between Romney’s and Bush Jr.’s policies about taxation, spending, and regulation.
July 27, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen Nude Photo Scandal Is Everything Wrong With Our Culture

Though Jepsen is the victim of criminal activity, most discussion of the photos has tended to blame, shame, and point fingers at Jepsen herself. Really, our culture is to blame.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics: Prince William, David Beckham and the Top 10 Britons Who Could Light the Olympic Torch

Today is the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, and the best kept secret is who will light the Olympic torch?
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012: From James Bond to the Olympic Flame, 12 Reasons to Be Excited

Here are the 12 exciting things to look out for at the opening ceremonies on Friday night.
July 27, 2012

London Olympics Security Cracks Down on Banksy Street Art

London authorities threaten to paint over iconic street art, including Banksy works. In creating this squeaky clean London, they may paint over the city's best emerging artists.
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July 27, 2012

Obama vs Romney Louisiana: 5 Things to Know About Swing Voters in the Bobby Jindal Home State

Here are the top five things you should keep in mind when following presidential politics in Louisiana.
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July 27, 2012

Chick Fil A Anti Gay Company Fiasco: Mike Huckabee Called Me An Intolerant Bigot

Consumers have a right to decide where their money goes, and that's not an attack on Christianity.
July 27, 2012

FB Stock Stock Crashes 40% Below Initial IPO Offering

On Thursday, Facebook reported financial results. The stock price dropped dramatically, and the company should expect to be under extreme pressure from here on out.
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July 27, 2012

New York Gay Marriage Brings NYC $259M: Why LGBT Rights Make for Good Economics

New York City made over $259 million in the past year thanks to legalizing gay marriage. Now it's time for the rest of the U.S. to do the same.
July 27, 2012

Justin Bieber Paparazzi Attack: Reckless Photographer to Be Charged

Paul Raef, the paparazzo who chased Justin Bieber on July 6 through a L.A. highway, has been slapped with multiple criminal charges under a new California law.
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July 27, 2012

Hakeem Jeffries Interview: New York 8th Congressional District Candidate Discusses Education and Healthcare

An interview with Hakeem Jeffries, the Democratic nominee for New York's 8th Congressional District.
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July 27, 2012

4 Ways to Fuel the Economic Recovery

Studies have shown that the U.S. economic recovery has been gradual but weak, due to a variety of different factors. Here's what you should know about the past - and how it may impact the future.
July 27, 2012

Apple (AAPL) Stock Price: Why the Company Missed the Mark

Apple's earnings disappointed. If Facebook follows suit, look out below.
July 27, 2012

Dancing With the Stars Welcomes Back Bristol Palin, After Latest Show Epic Fail

The daughter of 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin will return to “DWTS.” Does this mean her mom will make it again to the Republican presidential ticket?
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July 27, 2012

Iran Sends Navy into Atlantic Ocean to Threaten US, But War With Iran Not Likely

Iran's pledge to send naval forces into the Atlantic is a mere stunt.
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July 27, 2012

James Eagan Holmes Shooting: Mayor Bloomberg Leads on Gun Control, President Obama Does Not

In the wake of the Aurora, Colorado shootings, many are calling for more gun control. But this is hardly the answer.
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July 27, 2012

Romney Israel Trip: Mitt Romney and Benjamin Netanyahu Are Best Friends

Mitt Romney is on his long-awaited foreign policy tour, but the only person it matters to is Mitt Romney.
July 27, 2012

Google Talk Outage: 7 Ways to Communicate Without GChat and Twitter

GChat may be down, but there are still other ways to stay connected with people.
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July 27, 2012

Michele Bachmann Muslim Brotherhood Attacks: The Usual Republican Fear Mongering in Desperate Attempt to Win an Election

Michele Bachmann's latest attacks on Muslim American lawmakers conform to a pattern of broader Islamophobic sentiments that arise particularly during election seasons.
July 27, 2012

The Watch Movie: Trayvon Martin Casts Shadow Over Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller Film

On Friday, the newest Vince Vaughn/Ben Stiller comedy hit theaters after months of marketing issues. The release was overshadowed by announcements of Vaughn's upcoming comedy The Internship.
July 27, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen New Song is the Hit of the Summer

Carly Rae Jepsen is taking over America this summer. Here's a look at what dominated the summers charts since 2000, and how the music industry has evolved over the last decade.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics: Tell Nike to Sponsor American Olympian Sarah Robles

The 23-year-old weightlifter may not have the body type considered by sponsors as “sexy,” but that doesn’t mean she has to survive on $400 a month.
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July 27, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg Gun Control Stance Has Been Unwavering

One of the most vocal responses to the Aurora shooting has come from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and it's is not the first time that he has spoken out for gun control.
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July 27, 2012

Florida Obama vs. Romney: Florida Divided Between Candidates

A Florida voter describes the electoral mood in Florida and reveals why people are divided between Obama and Romney.
July 27, 2012

HBO Show the Newsroom is Committed to Realism, But Not In the Way You Think

Aaron Sorkin's "Newsroom" gets the facts of a major free speech case wrong, but that just shows how real his shows are.
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July 27, 2012

Keynesians Are Wrong: Spending Does Not Equal Growth

A proper measure of “growth” would be counting up the total value of things a society produces, rather than purchases.
July 27, 2012

USA! USA! The 20 Greatest Moments in U.S. Summer Olympics History

With the 2012 London Olympics nearly underway, here are my top 20 Team USA moments. Get pumped!
July 27, 2012

Modern Family Cast Lawsuit: Sofia Vergara Salary Negotiations

"Modern Family" creators Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd resumed talks with 20th Century Fox over the salaries of Sofia Vergara, Ed O'Reilly and the rest of the cast.
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July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012: Why the Militarization of the Olympic Games Will Fail

As the 2012 Olympics begin, so too does the Britain's militarized "Operation Olympics;" but the armed services' suitability to deliver a safe and secure Games is seriously questionable.
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July 27, 2012

Anti Gay Company Chick-Fil-A Wrongly Defended by the Weekly Standard

You may have heard an astounding claim that Chick-fil-A's president isn't really against gay marriage after all. It's an embarrassingly transparent lie.
July 27, 2012

Police Lead Crackdown on Banksy Art and Street Graffiti Ahead of London Olympics 2012

Notable street artist Banksy risks having his art washed away by London authorities on a crackdown against graffiti and street art.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012 Olympics: Mitt Romney Blasted by Carl Lewis for London Olympic Blunder

Mitt Romney’s Olympic backlash continues as former American Olympian Carl Lewis blasted the GOP presidential candidate for his comments about London’s preparedness for the Games.
July 27, 2012

Alexander Cockburn Death Marks Loss of Classic Journalism

With the deaths of Alexander Cockburn and Anthony Shadid, journalism seems to be losing some of the greats. But all is not lost in the age of the internet and NPR.
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July 27, 2012

Ramadan 2012: 11 Arab Countries That Oppress Their People During the Holy Month

Ramadan in the Arab world is about governments forcing more people to either be more religious.
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July 27, 2012

Anti Gay Companies Backlash: If Chick Fil A Faces Boston Ban, Churches Will Be Next

Many pastors hold the same opinions on gay marriage as the president of Chick-fil-A. Will churches now be ousted from Boston too?
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July 27, 2012

Anthony Davis Could Help Lebron James and Team USA Win a Gold Medal

Davis won't play many minutes for Team USA. This is symbolic of all millennials today.
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July 27, 2012

Mitt Romney Foreign Policy Offers No Vision or Leadership on Iran or Middle East

Romney's much-touted foreign policy tour is long on rhetoric and short on substance.
July 27, 2012

Opening Ceremony London 2012: A Tour of the British Literary Greats (Yes, Including Harry Potter)

The Olympics' opening ceremony is inspired by Shakespeare's 'The Tempest', but there are reportedly hat-tips to Mary Poppins, Charles Dickens, and Harry Potter in there as well.