The Evaporation of Democracy

Democracy is evaporating. In our globalized world, new forms of colonization are emerging, and popular control over decisions that affect people's freedom ...

King Tut Revealed: Scientists do Virtual Autopsy of the Famous King and Find Shocking Surprises

For many years the mystique of boy King Tutankhamen and his fabulous tomb has enthralled us, and now scientists have worked their ...

Marijuana Sales in Colorado Up 10% Since August: $45.2 Million Generated in Taxes Since First of Year

by Christina Sarich - While the Feds continue to bankrupt the nation with war politics, states like Colorado are sitting on pretty pennies from ...

US Hospitals Lead Global Pack on Costly Paperwork

by Steffie Woolhandler, David Himmelstein - In some countries, bereaved families get condolence cards and flowers. In ours, the survivors are also deluged with ...

Mountain Lions in Southern California Face Genetic Decay

Cut off by freeways and human development, mountain lions in Southern California are facing a severe loss of genetic diversity, according to ...

Outsourcing Public Services: Governors Push Privatization, With Disastrous Results

By Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams – Governors across the country have outsourced important public services to private firms with high-powered lobbyists, mostly with disastrous results, ...

California Bans Genetically Engineered Salmon

By Anastasia Pantsios, EcoWatch – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last month banning the commercial production of genetically modified, or transgenic, salmon in California ...

The Evaporation of Democracy

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King Tut Revealed: Scientists do Virtual Autopsy of the Famous

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Marijuana Sales in Colorado Up 10% Since August: $45.2 Million

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US Hospitals Lead Global Pack on Costly Paperwork

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Mountain Lions in Southern California Face Genetic Decay

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Outsourcing Public Services: Governors Push Privatization, With Disastrous Results

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California Bans Genetically Engineered Salmon

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This Day in History

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On This Day, Oct. 22, 1962 – President Kennedy Announces Blockade of Cuba

1962 – President John F. Kennedy went on radio and television to inform the United States about his order to send U.S. forces to blockade Cuba. The blockade was in response to the discovery of Soviet missile bases on the island. On Oct. 22, 1962, that threat of nuclear war suddenly became real when President Kennedy came on television that evening to tell the nation the Soviet Union was building sites in Cuba for launching medium-range missiles at the U.S. He announced that U.S. Navy warships would begin a blockade of Cuba the following day. All U.S. military forces...

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Entertainment Blasts

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Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, the legendary Dominican-American fashion designer, died at age 82 on Monday night, his family confirmed in a hand-written statement posted on the designer’s website Tuesday morning. De la Renta had been battling cancer ….. click pic for more

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Italy: Singing Nun Chooses ‘Like a Virgin’ for Debut

A singing nun who won the Italian version of the The Voice has released a cover of Madonna’s Like a Virgin for her debut single ….. click pic for more