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Sperm Donor Jason Patric Comes For His Kids

Should men who have acted as sperm donors with close relationships to the mother be allowed to receive shared custody over a child that they helped create?

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Texas Defends Its Voting Laws With the Weirdest Reason Ever

With Eric Holder trying to bring back preclearance in Texas, the state is arguing that its practices were meant to discriminate against Democrats in general, not racial minorities.
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Laura Ingraham Bashes Impovershed Immigrants On Food Stamps

According to the conservative radio talk show host, illegal aliens are using "anchor babies" in order to sweep up food stamps in a way to cheat the system.
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Even Eric Holder Thinks It's Time to Reform Our Bloated, Horrible Prison System

The government pours countless amounts of dollars into our prisons every year, but we could easily cut that spending tremendously by convicting fewer felons on petty charges.
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Did Ron Paul's Campaign Pay to Win Supporters in 2012?

An Iowa state senator allegedly offered his support for Paul's campaign in exchange for a nice sum of cash, totally countering Paul's highly publicized libertarian beliefs.
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5 Reasons Conservatives Don't Believe Climate Change is Our Fault

Despite scientific evidence and research, many Republicans refuse to believe that climate change is human-driven. But this may just be in the way conservative media attacks the subject.

Could LeBron James Have Been a Star in the NFL?

LeBron's already assumed his role as the king of basketball, but could the all-star have made an impact in the NFL if he wanted?
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What Happened in Benghazi That the CIA is Trying So Desperately to Hide?

While many categorized the Benghazi attacks last September as nothing more anti-American radicals at work, the CIA is certainly trying to hide something from Congress that could be huge.

The NSA Has One of the UK's Top Spy Agencies Wrapped Around Its Finger

The latest to emerge from the Edward Snowden cache indicates that the NSA has been paying the GCHQ to do some of its dirty work. How reliant are the British on these American funds?
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Pay 68 Cents More for a Big Mac and Golden Arches Can Double Their Wages

A new report shows that increasing prices 17 cents per dollar on all items at McDonald's could give each employee a doubled salary, but should we limit this exclusively to McDonald's?
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Why 4 in 5 Americans Will Face Horrible Financial Problems in Their Lifetime

Poverty in the U.S. has grown dramatically in the past several decades. It's become more than a simple issue of race and class, so what exactly has caused this massive downward spiral?

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Greek Life Receives Government Subsidies, Because YOLO

FratPAC, the political action committee for fraternities and sororities across the U.S., is calling for a multi-million dollar tax break from the government, but do they really deserve it?
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Pew Survey Proves Congress Can't Keep Delaying Immigration Reform

A new study conducted by Pew Research showed that Hispanic citizens are becoming more proficient in English. Maybe it's time to stop acting like they can't understand us.
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Ahmadinejad Passes Off a Ruined Iranian Economy to Rouhani

New Iranian president-elect Hassan Rouhani has inherited an economy in flames, so it's only natural, and highly justifiable, that he's blaming his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the mess.

Have We Finally Had Enough Of Deadmau5?

Is Deadmau5 still relevant in a rapidly evolving EDM culture?

Remembering Tanner Seebaum, the Boy Who Lived His Dream Despite Cancer

The late Tanner Seebaum was a 16-year-old DJ who was granted the opportunity to perform in Las Vegas, the Mecca of dance music, and he serves as a massive inspiration to all.

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Farm Bill 2013: A Preemptive Bailout For Agribusiness

House Republicans have just tried to get a bill passed that would boost the taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance program, but with one huge drawback: the omission of food stamps for the poor.
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Star Scientific Likely Bribed Gov. Bob McDonnell

Having received over $145,000 from a powerful business donor and reporting none of it, Gov. Robert F. McDonnell of Virginia might have to say goodbye to his position while he still can.
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Hamid Karzai Might Actually Anger Obama Into Using "Zero Man" Option

As tension rises between President Obama and President Karzai of Afghanistan, the U.S. is strongly considering pulling all troops out of Afghanistan. Is Karzai taking him seriously?
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Immigration Reform 2013: O'Reilly Factor Segment Mocks Immigrant Cab Drivers

Jesse Watters, a correspondent and producer of The O'Reilly Factor, spent 4 minutes of the show blatantly making fun of cab drivers. Is this even considered journalism anymore?