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Jan. 11, 2013

America's 10 Deadliest Cities 2012

Chicago has gotten a lot of attention for its murder rate, but it doesn't even compare with some of these cities.
Jan. 11, 2013

Super Bowl Halftime Show 2013: 12 Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows Ever (VIDEO)

On Sunday, February 3, Beyoncé will perform at the XLVII Super Bowl Halftime Show. Here's a look at the best Super Bowl halftime show performances ever.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Gun Control Facts: California is the Most Anti-Gun, Arizona the Most Pro-Gun

Idaho and Arizona are pretty bad when it comes to gun control, and Texas is pretty good.
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Jan. 11, 2013

8 Of the Biggest Things Hurting America Today

From economic issues to partisan problems, American society faces distinct threats to its well-being.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Marijuana Legalization: Ending Drug War Will Save America $40 Billion Annually

The $1 trillion spent on the war on drugs in the last few decades is just the tip of the iceberg of the societal costs imposed by drug prohibition.
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Jan. 11, 2013

10 Most Wildly Anti-Gay Preachers in America

When it comes to anti-gay pastors, there are those with feelings of hate and those who are so far off the wall that you wonder if demon possession is to blame.
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Jan. 11, 2013

5 Ways Obama Tries to Work With Republicans and is Rejected

To President Obama’s critics, he will never bring about the era of bipartisan cooperation that he campaigned on in 2008, but the facts prove otherwise.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Adam Lanza: If He Had Lived, Would Connecticut Rethink Its Death Penalty Stance?

In light of the James Holmes trial, one wonders what would happen to Adam Lanza had he lived. In Connecticut, the death penalty was repealed in March 2012. Would his crime change their minds?
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Jan. 11, 2013

Can the James Holmes and Adam Lanza Shootings Be Linked to ADHD?

There have been killings in schools in the past, but these mass shootings started popping up at the end of the 90’s, which can be followed with the rise of ADHD drug use across the country.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globes 2013 LIVE: Complete List of Winners and Losers (LIVE Stream)

On Sunday at 8 p.m. an estimated 250 million will tune in to NBC for a good time.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Piers Morgan's Gun Control Argument Shows He Needs to Read an American History Book

While Piers Morgan thinks the idea that we would ever need guns to protect ourselves from repressive governments is farcical, a quick look at the history books should show him he's wrong.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Why We Can't Cut Government Funding For Our Schools

Cutting government-funded education will be self-defeating and it cripples progresses to alleviate inequality. Inequality starts at earlier ages.
Jan. 11, 2013

24 of the Greatest Dos Equis 'The Most Interesting Man in the World' Quotes (+Video)

His charm is so contagious, vaccines have been created for it. Years ago, he built a city out of blocks — today 600,000 people live and work there. He is the most interesting man in the world.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Hillary Clinton 2016: 65% Approval Rating Makes It Clear She Could Win

Will Hillary Clinton run for president in 2016? Her favorability ratings have never been higher.
Jan. 11, 2013

Justin Bieber SNL Host: Bieber Will Smoke Weed On Saturday Night Live

Biebs will host NBC's 'Saturday Night Live,' and the teen idol has given the producers permission to bring up his recent marijuana incident.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Django Unchained Controversy: Action Figures Spark Outrage For Trivializing Slavery

Action figures featuring main characters from Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' have come under fire from activists who claim the toys trivialize racism.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Joe Arpaio Wants to Use Convicted Felons As Security in Schools

America's worst sheriff, Joe Arpaio, is back with another awful decision: Sending machine gun-armed "posses," including convicted felons, to protect schools.
Jan. 11, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness, Iron Man 3 and 10 Movies You Can't Miss in 2013

For the sake of good cinema, these are the movies soon to be playing at theaters near you in 2013.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey Updates: Gang Rape Victim Tried to Take Auto Home

Live updates of the discussion the world's largest democracy is having about women's rights, Jyoti Singh Pandey trial, and Delhi's anti-rape protests
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Jan. 11, 2013

Second Amendment: Gun Control Does Not Threaten Constitution

The NRA is happy to place the proliferation of firearms above the lives of Americans as a top priority.
Jan. 11, 2013

Justin Timberlake New Album Countdown: JT to Return to Music on Monday

Justin Timberlake is back in the music game, after a long hiatus, and he is set to release a new track from a new album as early as Monday.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Do Modern Schoolchildren Need to Learn Penmanship?

In this digital age of keyboarding and texting, is it necessary to teach penmanship any longer? Why not simply teach typing along with all computer skills?
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Jan. 11, 2013

Jyoti Singh Pandey: New details about the accused

Live updates of the discussion the world's largest democracy is having about women's rights, Jyoti Singh Pandey trial, and Delhi's anti-rape protests
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Jan. 11, 2013

Liberals and Conservatives Are Both Wrong About Global Warming

When it comes to climate change, liberal and conservative pundits alike often devolve into what amounts to little better than name-calling in the name of science. What should we believe?
Jan. 11, 2013

When Are the 2013 Grammy Awards: On February 10, and These Are the Performers

The 2013 Grammys, hosted by LL Cool J, will broadcast live from the Los Angeles on February 10. Rihanna and Taylor Swift, among others will perform live.
Jan. 11, 2013

Razzie Awards 2013: Breaking Dawn Part 2 is the Worst Movie Of the Year

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are nominated for worst actor and actress, while perennially shirtless Taylor Lautner was nominated for the worst supporting actor category.
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Jan. 11, 2013

$1 Trillion Coin: If Obama Mints It, We'll Know He's Gone Insane

Legally, the U.S. Treasury can mint platinum coins of any domination. Incredibly, this loophole is being advance as a way to solve the country's debt problems.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Why Feminists Should Be Fighting to Save Unions

Feminist issues and labor issues are one and the same.
Jan. 11, 2013

World is Becoming a Happier Place Says Dalai Lama

The information age is ushering in a world of great happiness, according to the Dalai Lama.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Gay Rights Supporters Are Hypocrites for Anti-Church Views

A recent article about Cardinal Francis George in Chicago was met with bigotry from a gay rights supporter. It's hypocrisy.
Jan. 11, 2013

World Cup 2014: Brazilian Prostitutes to Learn English to Handle Influx Of Fans

Proponents say it will prevent prostitutes from being ripped off by English-speaking World Cup fans, but at what cost?
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Jan. 11, 2013

Hillary Clinton 2016: 57% of Americans Would Support Her Presidency, According to Poll

Despite Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's recent illness, her current popularity means the presidency could be hers in 2016 ... if she wants it.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Peter Schiff Explains Why Stats From BLS Are BS

Economists Peter Schiff and John Williams deconstruct the Consumer Price Index, revealing serious problems with the way the state calculates inflation.
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Jan. 11, 2013

China Free Speech: Protests in Guangzhou Are a Small Win for Press Freedom

The strike in Guangzhou shows that in China free speech is a slowly evolving concept. It also highlights growing regional and class divides in the country.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globes 2013 Theme Song: Yoshiki Hayashi

Follow along live for the latest Golden Globes award winners and commentary!
Jan. 11, 2013

No Pants Subway Ride 2013: 5 Reasons to Ride the Subway Without Wearing Pants

On Sunday, New Yorkers (and other city dwellers) are invited to ride the subway ... without their pants. Here are five reasons to participate in the pants-less madness.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Women Senators Claim Their Lack of Testosterone Will Help Congress ... And Obama Should Listen

As a record number of women file into congress this session, they still face a lot of issues, like finding a place in Obama's inner circle as they struggle to work across party lines.
Jan. 11, 2013

Girls Season 2 Premiere: Are You a Hannah Or a Jessa?

So there's Jessa, Hannah, Marnie, and Shoshanna. The four women of 'Girls' manage to represent the four sides of every millennial woman. Somehow the HBO series pegs us all perfectly.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Ted Nugent and the NRA Think Gun Owners Are Like Rosa Parks

Such ridiculous statements poison the debate and prevent people from actually working together to help curb gun violence.
Jan. 11, 2013

Gangster Squad Movie Review: Seriously Violent, But Not Worse Than 'The Iliad'

'Gangster Squad' may be violent, but isn't any worse than some of the major literary works in history.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Teenage Binge Drinking: A Problem We Need to Get Serious About Immediately

Binge drinking among young women is an epidemic. The CDC reports that one in five high school aged women engages in binge drinking. The time has come to get serious about the dangers of alcohol.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Lashkar-e-Jhangavi Terror Group Sets Off Multiple Bombs in Pakistan: 120 Killed, 265 Injured

Three bombs in Quetta and one in Swat exploded in an interval of six hours, killing at least 120, and injuring 265 so far.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Debt Ceiling: Republicans Will Have to Save America From Crushing Inflation

Experts tell us that Obama's reckless deficit spending has not led to inflation. Wrong. In the coming debt ceiling fight the GOP must stand up for spending restraint. Our freedom depends on it.
Jan. 11, 2013

How Online Dating Revolutionized Dating Culture

How has online dating changed dating culture IRL? According to 'The Atlantic,' it makes us treat one another as completely dispensable, but in fact online dating may promote commitment.
Jan. 11, 2013

Destiny's Child Super Bowl: Details on the Reunion Everyone is Waiting For

Destiny's Child has announced it will reunite at the Super Bowl halftime show on February 3rd, which Beyonce will open.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Drone Strikes Brought to You By Twitter

This is a very different way of using Twitter: to re-hash information about U.S. drone strikes that is already out there, reformat it, and release it again.
Jan. 11, 2013

1600 Penn Review: Sitcom Humor Succeeds in the Oval Office

NBC has done it again. Must-see TV lives on, this time with the new White House sitcom '1600 Penn.' Starring Bill Pullman as the president, this new show gets sitcom humor exactly right.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense: Obama's Nomination Forces the GOP's Hand

By nominating former former senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense, Obama made a big departure from typical policy. Hagel is a voice of reason, and the GOP wants none of it.
Jan. 11, 2013

When Are the 2013 Oscars: On February 24, Academy Awards Will Be the Most Political Oscars Yet

The 85th Academy Awards are on Sunday February 24, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Here's why this will be one of the most political nights in America.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Obama Cabinet: Where Are the Women?

With the resignation of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, Obama is left with two women in his 16-person cabinet.
Jan. 11, 2013

Could Argo Snag Best Motion Picture?

Affleck's subtle commentary on the world's forgotten refugees has a chance to win big at the Golden Globes.
Jan. 11, 2013

Lance Armstrong Oprah Interview: Is Lance Armstrong Plotting a Comeback?

On January 17, Lance Armstrong is sitting down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss his doping scandal. Three months after being officially implicated by the USADA, he is now talking. For what reason?
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Jan. 11, 2013

Obama Karzai Meeting: Afghan President Urges Continued U.S. Involvement

Embattled Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is seeking continued U.S. involvement in the country, even after Afghan forces are set to take primary responsibility for the country's security.
Jan. 11, 2013

Junior Seau CTE: Former Linebacker Had Well-Known NFL Brain Injury

Junior Seau's confirmed case of CTE should be the last wake-up we need to acknowledge that the sport of football is due for a change.
Jan. 11, 2013

International CES 2013: Is the Show Even Relevant Anymore?

To maintain a prominent place in the country's technology picture, the Consumer Electronics Show will have to adapt to an ever-changing tech landscape.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Congress Should be Required to Test Out All Laws on Themselves

If Congress thinks it has all these “great ideas” for us, why don’t they try them out first.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globes 2013: Ballot Nominees

Follow along live for the latest Golden Globes award winners and commentary!
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Jan. 11, 2013

Hobby Lobby Lawsuit: DOJ Moves to Consolidate with Newland

The Department of Justice has moved to consolidate two of the cases regarding birth control under the Affordable Care Act, Newland and Hobby Lobby.
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Jan. 11, 2013

John Kerry Secretary of State: 4 Questions He Has to Answer in Confirmation Process

Brennan, Kerry, and Hagel are all up for confirmation as the next heads of our nation's security and diplomatic apparatus. They have to be able to answer these 4 questions.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globes Drinking Game: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Host And Get Us Drunk

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are set to take the stage on Sunday night at the Golden Globe Awards ... and it's going to be amazing.
Jan. 11, 2013

Endgame Syria: Apple Censors Videogame Based on the Syrian Civil War

Apple's decision to reject the video game 'Endgame: Syra' is the latest in a long, convoluted series of issues relating to video games and censorship.
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Jan. 11, 2013

China Censorship: Protests End With A Rare Win for Press Freedom

Advocates for press freedom struck a rare blow against China's censorship of the media when they gained concessions from the government not to meddle in its affairs.
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Jan. 11, 2013

China Free Speech Protests: Censorship of Local Paper Ignites Nationwide Debate

Protestors and Communist-party supporters clashed in Southern China on Tuesday as protests grow into a larger debate over media censorship in the country.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globes Party: Beverly Hills Hilton Releases Recipes for Golden Globes Awards

Follow along live for the latest Golden Globes award winners and commentary!
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Jan. 11, 2013

Gun Control: Andrew Cuomo and New York Show Washington How It's Done

Governor Cuomo's 2013 gun control agenda appears to be headed for implementation. We can't say the same with certainty for lawmakers in Washington.
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Jan. 11, 2013

Presidential Inauguration Speeches Are All About Framing a Mandate

Historically, inauguration speeches, like those of James Madison and James Monroe, are distinctly shaped by the context of the time they're given.
Jan. 11, 2013

Golden Globe Awards 2013 Need to Seriously Hurry Up

On the Friday night before the Globes.