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Protecting My Disabled Brother Abroad

Why the U.S. must ratify this convention.

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Chris Christie 2016 is Good News For Everyone Who Hates GOP Bigotry

Christie has made it clear he wants nothing to do with the GOP's nonsense.
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These 7 Schools Have the Richest Alumni — Is Yours On the List?

If you want to strike it rich, you should take a look at these seven universities.
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Inside the Newest Battle to Crush Voter Rights

The battle over exercising the right to vote continues. Here is what Arizona and Kansas are pushing for next.
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Could Forest Whitaker's New Movie Sink Colin Powell's Legacy?

Forest Whitaker is bringing the goods in a new movie about Colin Powell. It's going to bring a few skeletons out of the closet, like that infamous speech to the UN and the invasion of Iraq.
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America's Untold History of Spying, Censoring, and Plotting to Bomb Al-Jazeera

Yes, George W. Bush wanted to bomb one of our allies, Qatar, where Al-Jazeera is headquartered.

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The Shocking Reason Why More Black People Are Unemployed

A recent Pew Center article addressed consistently higher unemployment rates for blacks in comparison to whites. But it did not address the rise of de facto segregation after 1954.
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The One Thing Gov. Bobby Jindal Doesn't Get About Race in the U.S.

Let's take a closer look at the word "American" and consider the importance of cultural differences and traditions before we act on the governor's advice.
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Meet the Republican Who Helped Launch Al Jazeera America

As the foreign news station made its debut in the U.S. with criticism from the right, there are also those on the right who worked hard to make the debut a reality.

Jon Hamm and These 4 Other Actors Would Make a Better Batman Than Ben Affleck

Warner Brothers announced its choice for the new Dark Knight. While we are collectively confused, enraged, and hysterical, here are five alternatives to calm your nerves.
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Christopher Lane Murder Prompts Aussie Outrage, But Politician Gets His Facts Wrong

The U.S. may have its share of violence, but Australia's record is not exactly spotless either. Former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer seems to have forgotten this.

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This Map Of Israel Proves Israel is Doing Something Highly Illegal

The announcement of 900 new Israeli settlements casts a dark shadow over the first peace talks in three years.Is the building of these settlements really illegal?
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New Mexico Goes Apesh*t Over Plan to Start Producing Horse Meat

Mighty steeds are under threat of slaughter for human consumption. But there is an ever larger concern looming.

The Definitive Reasons Why the U.S. Can't Get Into Soccer

In the U.S., our best athletes do not play it, the best competition is not here, and other sports allow for more individual statistical categories.

The Unbearable Suckage Of Summer Movies

Box office film quality has diminished in the last decade, caused by an earlier summer blockbuster season and the rise of quality television shows.
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Advice on Your Student Debt That You've Never Heard Before

The truth is that the "American Dream" we've been sold on is a sham. The cultural milestones that worked for our parents aren't possible anymore. Here's how to plan more realistically.

Why Are These 8th Graders Asking to Repeat Middle School?

Hint: It begins with a "b" and ends with "asketball."
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Immigration Reform 2013: 3 Reasons House GOPers Feel No Pressure to Act

Immigration is a pressing issue that deserves attention. So why are House Republicans dragging their feet?
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Why the 'Star Wars' Senate Rules Make More Sense Than the U.S. Ones

In 'Star Wars,' each Senator came from his/her own planet. That is not the case in the U.S., where politicians are allowed to run for places they're not from.
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Israel Palestine: Could Israel Have a Jewish Minority In a Few Decades?

Only 50% of the people living in the Gaza Strip, Israel, and the West Bank are of Jewish descent. And the numbers will keep dropping.