Allyson Werner
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Nate Howard: LAPD Faces Yet Another Accusation Of Racial Profiling After Breaking Up Mostly-Minority Graduation Party

The LAPD is facing serious accusations from USC party-goers after breaking up a black college graduate's celebration, while leaving a party with white students down the street untouched.

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Israel Nuclear Talks: Egypt Walks Out Over Alleged Israeli Hypocrisy

Egypt expresses anger about a lack of progress on nuclear disarmament in the Middle East.
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Metal Pressure Cooker Bombs Used in Boston Marathon Attack

Pressure cookers apparently filled with metal nails and bearings were placed in duffel bags and set at the finish line of this year's Boston Marathon.
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Somalia Suicide Bomb: Will the Country Experience More Severe Instability?

Somalia's capital experienced two suicide bombings, killing as many as 35 people this weekend.
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China Bird Flu: Will It Reach Epidemic Levels?

The infamous bird flu has caused several deaths in China; however, it seems unlikely that the virus will reach epidemic levels.
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Iran Earthquake: Could We See a Bushehr Nuclear Plant Crisis?

An strong earthquake hit nearby an Iranian nuclear facility, but officials say the plant remains unharmed. Still, the event brings up memories of Fukushima.

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Anne Smedinghoff: Diplomat's Death a Reminder Our Situation in Afghanistan Remains Dim

Recent events show that American and Afghan forces have failed to establish a stable government and efficient forces, and the country will be prone to civil war as American troops withdraw.
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Guantanamo Hunger Strike: Will Starving Captives Finally Get Obama's Attention?

Guantanamo Bay detainees are responding to unjust treatment and Obama's unfulfilled promise to shut down the base by hunger striking. Will it work?
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War With North Korea: DPRK is Not An Immediate Nuclear Threat

Tensions with North Korea are escalating, but don't start building bomb shelters and stocking up on bottled water just yet.
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Lego Star Wars Set Latest Victim Of Political Correctness?

Legos are the latest target of advocates of political correctness.
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Arizona Restroom Bill Could Encourage Gender Profiling and Bathroom Peeping

The bill, which would allow businesses to deny transgender individuals access to their preferred restroom, encourages gender profiling and even peeping on others in the bathroom.

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Americans Want More Domestic Energy Sources, Poll Finds

A recent Gallup poll indicates that Americans would like to place "more emphasis" on domestic energy sources, but each energy source has varying levels of appeal based on political affiliation.
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Starbucks Gay Marriage: Concerned Women For America Accuse Starbucks Of Being Intolerant Of Marriage Equality Opponents

An anti-gay marriage group recently complained about Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's advocacy of gay marriage rights, saying Schultz is intolerant of their views. They're wrong.
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Bakers Are Furious About Egypt's Bread Rationing

Egypt will begin rationing subsidized bread in an attempt to curb its severe budget deficit. The poor, who rely on the bread for subsistence, aren't too pleased with this.
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Another Education Program Bites the Dust Because Of Sequester Cuts

Head Start programs throughout the U.S. are facing setbacks, jeopardizing educational opportunities for low-income children.
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Iran Nuclear Weapons: Just How Far is Obama Willing to Go to Stop an Iranian Nuke?

Obama struck a firm, hawkish tone during his recent visit to Israel, issuing a "credible threat" of possible military action to stop an Iranian nuke. But just how far is he willing to go?

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Indian Rape Laws May Be Promising Model For the United States

India has passed new legislation criminalizing rape in response to recent incidents. So why does the United States leave rape laws to the states?
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10th Anniversary Iraq: Media Ignores Lies That Led to U.S. Invasion

MSNBC ran two segments on the Iraq War's 10th anniversary on Tuesday. Unfortunately, neither of them took note to correct the odious lies that got us into Iraq in the first place.
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Reince Priebus 'Face the Nation' Interview: Why He Was Totally Wrong

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus has said the GOP's lack of success in the recent election could be attributed to the party's image. The real problem, though, is the GOP's lack of unity.
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Assault Weapons Ban: Dianne Feinstein the Wrong Person to Lead It

Assault weapon ownership is an emotionally charged issue for Feinstein, and the Federal Assault Weapons Ban initiative should be streamlined by a senator who is more detached from the issue.