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April 27, 2013

App Academy: How a School Tuition Of $12,000 Leads To Annual Salary Of $83,000 in 9 Weeks

If you are into software development, there's a school in New York and San Francisco that is a dream come true.
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April 27, 2013

Northwest Rankin High School Sued For Literally Forcing Students Into Religious Assembly

A Mississippi high school forced students to sit through assemblies in which church members talked about their personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This is clearly unconstitutional.
April 27, 2013

5 Things You’re Bound to Learn in Your 20s

You're finally an adult, but the life lessons are just beginning. These five should be the first that you learn.
April 27, 2013

Oculus Rift: Will It Make Virtual Reality the Future Of Gaming?

A California based start up has finally done what seemed impossible: building an amazing virtual reality gaming headset.
April 27, 2013

10 Actors That Were Made to Play Superheroes

In superhero films, casting is everything. These ten actors pick themselves.
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April 27, 2013

Immigration Reform 2013: House Republicans Are Playing Partisan Politics Instead Of Doing Their Jobs

The Senate's far-reaching overhaul is going to be rejected by the House, but the House is prepared to save face with piecemeal measures. Your Congress, at work.
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April 27, 2013

InfoWars Dating Site: 7 Most Dateable Dudes From "Dating Freedom Lovers"

Alex Jones just launched a dating site for freedom lovers, and here are the 7 most dateable guys ready to set your mind free.
April 27, 2013

3D Printing: Your Next House Could be "Printed," Not Built

3D printing has the potential to revolutionize a variety of industries, but the most recent one to come to the forefront is the housing industry.
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April 27, 2013

Boston Bombing Conspiracy Theories: GOP Legislator Thinks It Was a "False Flag"

A growing number of Republican politicians are giving open support for conspiracy theories. Have we gotten to the point were the inmates are running the asylum?
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April 27, 2013

#FreeJahar Fandom: Why Are Teenagers So Susceptible to Crackpot Conspiracy Theories?

As evidence trickles through the media on the Boston bombings, the conspiracy theories multiply. But the #FreeJahar fandom spreads on Twitter and Tumblr prompting the burning question: WTF?
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April 27, 2013

Gun Control Debate 2013: The Hottest New Trend in Children's Fashion? Anything Bulletproof

Bulletproof clothing for children? In America, anything is possible.
April 27, 2013

Susan Stillwaggon: New Jersey Mom Fakes Her Son's Cancer

A mother told her 9-year-old son he had stage three cancer and raised over $3,500 for his treatment. The problem? She was totally lying, but he believed her.
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April 27, 2013

This Indian Ad Will Convince You That Coming Out Can Be Cool

This is easily the best advertisement featuring two lesbians you'll see today.
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April 27, 2013

Todd Akin Wants You To Know He's Really Sorry Legitimate Rape Hurt His Career

Todd Akin has had a rough time ever since that fateful day when he became a victim. But now, he's willing to tell us his horrible experiences as a legitimate rape survivor.
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April 27, 2013

WHCA Dinner 2013 LIVE Stream: Can Psy and Conan O'Brien Make This Star-Studded Affair a Blowout Success?

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is a star-studded affair. This year promises to be no different, with Conan O'Brien hosting and a host of celebrities from Psy to Sofia Vergara attending.
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April 27, 2013

War With North Korea: Pyongyang Puts U.S. Citizen Kenneth Bae On Trial As Bargaining Chip

American citizen Kenneth Bae is accused of 'toppling the government' and will be tried in North Korea, further muddling an already fraught diplomatic relationship with the U.S.
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April 27, 2013

Oy Vey! Republicans in Florida Want to Ban Orthodox Jewish Women From Divorcing?

It might be by mistake or poor wording, but a new bill will ban Orthodox Florida women from getting a divorce. Is the GOP going completely insane?
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner LIVE Stream: Check Out Conan O'Brien Roast the President

Come check out the PolicyMic's live coverage of the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner, hosted by Conan O'Brien at the Washington Hilton in D.C.
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April 27, 2013

Kalli Atteya Rescues Kidnapped Son From Egypt, But Fox News Only Cares That She Had to Wear a Burka

An American woman recently entered Egypt to rescue her kidnapped son. The real story is about oppressive custody laws, but Fox News just had to make it all about the burka.
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April 27, 2013

Bangladesh Building Collapse: Factory Worker Forced to Give Birth While Trapped Under the Rubble

As if the story about a collapse of a factory in Bangladesh that killed 350 couldn't get more horrifying, one of the injured gave birth under the rubble.
April 27, 2013

Meet The Frat Bros Who Think Black Face Is "All Fun and Laughter"

"No racism intended," says the frat guy performing in blackface. No, that's not a joke, which may be why no one is laughing.
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April 27, 2013

Transgender Rights: Tufts University Announces New Trans-Friendly Student Health Insurance

Starting in the fall, Tufts University's student health insurance plan will include services for transgender individuals, including hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery.
April 27, 2013

Yelp Review Rigging: Internet Giant is Extorting Small Businesses For Good Reviews

Hey, nice business you got there ... be a real shame if something happened to it. Tell you what though, Yelp's got a real nice protection package that'll make sure you get some good reviews.
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April 27, 2013

Republicans Have Lost the Foreign Policy Argument

10 years after the Iraq War, Republicans have taken a back seat on foreign policy and it doesn't look good.
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April 27, 2013

Dartmouth College Protest: Protesting Rape Gets Same Punishment As Rape and Death Threats

Students who protested at a Dartmouth College show for prospective freshmen and those who published subsequent death threats against the protesters will be facing disciplinary action.
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April 27, 2013

Norristown Woman Threatened With Eviction After Reporting Domestic Violence

The pervasive influence of victim-blaming in actions taken by police and municipal officials perpetuates abuse, contributes to homelessness among survivors, and leads to chronic under-reporting.
April 27, 2013

Hyundai Suicide Ad Gets Pulled

A new Hyundai ad showed a man attempting to commit suicide by flooding his garage with fumes, but "humorously" failing to pull it off thanks to the new car's 100% water emissions.
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April 27, 2013

"Tape and Rape"? Tennesee Lawmaker Spews Vitriol About Humane Society, Earning Carrie Underwood's Wrath

Tennessee Rep. Andy Holt recent called the investigations of the Humane Society, "tape and rape." This set off a round of criticism, garnering the wraith of the queen of country Carrie Underwood.
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April 27, 2013

Syrian Chemical Weapons: The U.S. Won't Intervene, and That's a Good Thing

Intervention in Syria would be a disaster after decades of unpopular meddling and invasions in the Middle East. The Obama administration should continue speaking softly, and ditch its big stick.
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April 27, 2013

Living Social Hacked: What Was Stolen?

The daily deals site Living Social was hit by a cyberattack affecting 50 million users. Find out what was hacked and how it affects you.
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April 27, 2013

Everett Dutschke Ricin Letters: New Suspect Arrested in Bizarre Investigation

Everett Dutschke has been arrested and charged in the ricin letter terrorism case. This is the latest development in a bizarre case that defies the imagination.
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April 27, 2013

Todd Akin Will Never Be a "Legitimate Candidate" Again

Todd Akin recently broke his silence to bemoan his campaign downfall resulting from his "legitimate rape" remarks. Well, Akin will never be a "legitimate candidate" again.
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April 27, 2013

Nerd Prom 2013 on Twitter: Watching Twitter Watch White House Correspondents' Dinner

CSPAN's coverage of Nerd Prom without any play-by-play means Twitter is your new commentators.
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April 27, 2013

Chairman of White House Correspondents' Dinner is Also Representing Fox News

Fox News' Chief White House Correspondent is also the Chairman of the White House Correspondents' Association, and Jay Carney does not like him.
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April 27, 2013

Nerd Prom 2013: The Modern Freemasons

The White House Correspondents' Dinner might be more accurately called the Modern-Day Freemasons Gathering.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Do They Need an Executive Producer for Next Year's Show?

Maybe the White House Correspondents' Association needs to hire a Production team for the Dinner in the vein of award shows? Until then, CSPAN is just showing people eating till then.
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April 27, 2013

Nerd Prom 2013: M.C. Hammer Was At The 2013 White House Correspondents' Garden Brunch

Because obviously, M.C. Hammer is attending the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013: House of Cards' Frank Underwood is Apparently Managing the Seating

Finally, the "show" begins with a video showing Kevin Spacey's Rep. Frank Underwood negotiations on the seating arrangement politicking.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013: "The Breast Wing" - Fox News' Ed Henry Hits at President Obama

President of the White House Correspondents' Association joked about how the White House Press Corps.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Scholars: Exceptional College Students Awarded Scholarships

Gail King and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the scholars chosen for the White House Correspondents' Association scholarship.
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April 27, 2013

President Obama at Correspondents' Dinner: "Second Term Baby"

President Obama kicks off the White House Correspondents' Dinner toasts with some swag.
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April 27, 2013

President Obama at WHCD: Hitting at the Super PACS, Conservatives

President Obama mocked the amount of money spent in 2012 elections by outside money.
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April 27, 2013

President Obama at White House Correspondents' Dinner: Serious Tribute to Boston, West Texas

President Obama took a moment to honor the journalists, first responders, and the citizens who confronted with recent tragedies in Boston and West Texas.
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April 27, 2013

Conan O'Brien at White House Correspondents' Dinner

The host of the White House Correspondents' Dinner starts his speech off demanding he get to engage in a stand off with Congress.
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April 27, 2013

Conan O'Brien at WHCD 2013: "All Just One Big High School Cafeteria"

Probably the most accurate characterization of the journalism industry by Conan O'Brien.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner: Conan O'Brien Thanks President Obama on Boston

Conan O'Brien takes a moment to acknowledge President Obama on his handling of the Boston bombings.
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April 27, 2013

Tracy Morgan at WHCD: 8 Photos Showing Morgan as The Happiest Attendee at Nerd Prom

Tracy Morgan also showed off his excellent selfie-taking skills at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
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April 27, 2013

General Odeirno Takes the Stage at White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013

Come check out the PolicyMic's live coverage of the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner, hosted by Conan O'Brien at the Washington Hilton in D.C.
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April 27, 2013
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Conan O'Brien Hosts For The First Time Since 1995

Conan O'Brien's 1995 White House Correspondents' Dinner
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Red Carpet Has Begun

CSPAN is showing the red carpet for the first time for the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: #NERDPROM

But don't really call it Nerd Prom.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Red Carpet

The only place Eric Holder and Gail King share a carpet.
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April 27, 2013

Red Carpet WHCD 2013: Stars Filter In More Than Politicians

These folks passing by my screen are more from TV than from politics.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013 Red Carpet: More TV Stars than News Reports

Stanley from The Office, one of the stars of Two Broke Girls, Ted from How I Met Your Mother, and Sofia Vergara. How are they relevant?
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April 27, 2013

Red Carpet WHCD 2013: BuzzFeed Didn't Get A Table

CSPAN is not only covering the White House Correspondents' Dinner at the Washington Hilton, but also covering BuzzFeed's party at a bar nearby.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Guests Arrive at The Washington Hilton

People have been filtering in over the past half hour as #nerdprom gets under way
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013: Tom Brokaw Called It

He complained earlier this week about how it became Page 6. Well CSPAN's red carpet just proved it.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Attendees on Twitter

Here's where to follow live tweets from attendees at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013 Attendees

Because Cloris Leachman and Jane Harman are Scarily Interchangeable.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013: White House Correspondents' Assn. Pres. Disses Tom Brokaw

Hey Tom Brokaw, White House Correspondents' Association President wants you to know that this is about the journalists and the kids wanting to be journalists.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013 Attendees: Pretty Sure I Just Spotted NSync's J.C. Chasez

We may be doomed to hell if NSync's on the attendance list.
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April 27, 2013

WHCD 2013: Rachel Maddow Bartending

Rachel Maddow is mixing drinks for Senior White House Aide Valerie Jarret. Maybe that's where all the real journalists are.
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Antonin Scalia, Nice Guy

Apparently Antonin Scalia is more gracious than Patrick Stewart at the 2013 White House Correspondents Dinner
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April 27, 2013

White House Correspondents' Dinner 2013: Watch it live HERE

Here's the live stream for the White House Correspondents' Dinner tonight.