Ted Cruz: A Just-the-Facts, Pre-Debate Look at His Stands on the Issues

by Grandma Kinne - With a dizzying 17 clowns now in the race car for the Republican presidential nomination—and with the first debate only six ...

Report Reveals What Obamacare Does To Hospital Bills

By WES WILLIAMS, Addicting Info – Every time new information comes out, it looks more and more like the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” is ...

Ben Carson: A Just-the-Facts, Pre-Debate Look at His Stands on the Issues

by Grandma Kinne - With a dizzying 17 clowns now in the race car for the Republican presidential nomination—and with the first debate only five ...

Thomas 'Tom' Hayes, 35, a former trader at banks including UBS Group AG and Citigroup Inc., leaves Southwark Crown Court following the first day of his trial in London, U.K., on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Hayes was motivated by greed as he colluded with bankers, friends -- and even his half-brother -- to rig benchmark interest rates, prosecutors said at the first trial into the manipulation of Libor. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Thomas Hayes

Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others Follow?

by Deirdre Fulton - Sentence in LIBOR manipulation case is 'one of the harshest penalties meted out against a banker since the financial crisis' "A message ...

Restrictions Journalists Agreed To In Order To Attend Koch Conference Revealed

By JOSH ISRAEL, ThinkProgress – Last weekend, Charles and David Koch’s Freedom Partners hosted five Republican presidential hopefuls and hundreds of top conservative donors at the ...

The Hidden Silver Lining In The EPA’s Most Recent Court Loss

by EMILY ATKIN - If you just read the headlines, it looks clear that the Environmental Protection Agency suffered a loss in court this ...

Alabama’s Meth Lab Law, Abortion Rights and the Strange Case of Jane Doe

by Nina Martin - After a woman is jailed for exposing her fetus to drugs, county officials refuse to release her for an abortion ...

Paramedic Who Makes $15/hr. Destroys Complaints About Fast Food Workers' Demands

By JOE FLETCHER, Addicting Info – The internet is a mighty tool. Occasionally, you come across a person’s perspective on an issue that is ...

College Board Caves To Conservative Pressure, Changes AP U.S. History Curriculum

By CASEY QUINLAN, ThinkProgress – After backlash from conservatives that AP guidelines released last year by the College Board were unpatriotic, the new AP ...

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Report Reveals What Obamacare Does To Hospital Bills

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Thomas 'Tom' Hayes, 35, a former trader at banks including UBS Group AG and Citigroup Inc., leaves Southwark Crown Court following the first day of his trial in London, U.K., on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Hayes was motivated by greed as he colluded with bankers, friends -- and even his half-brother -- to rig benchmark interest rates, prosecutors said at the first trial into the manipulation of Libor. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Thomas Hayes

Finally, One Banker Gets Sizable Jail Term. But Will Others

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Restrictions Journalists Agreed To In Order To Attend Koch Conference

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The Hidden Silver Lining In The EPA’s Most Recent Court

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Alabama’s Meth Lab Law, Abortion Rights and the Strange Case

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Paramedic Who Makes $15/hr. Destroys Complaints About Fast Food Workers'

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College Board Caves To Conservative Pressure, Changes AP U.S. History

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On This Day, Aug 4, 1964 – Slain Civil Rights Workers Found

The remains of three civil rights workers whose disappearance on June 21 garnered national attention are found buried in an earthen dam near Philadelphia, Mississippi. Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, both white New Yorkers, had traveled to heavily segregated Mississippi in 1964 to help organize civil rights efforts on behalf of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). The third man, James Chaney, was a local African American man who had joined CORE in 1963. The disappearance of the three young men led to a massive FBI investigation that was code-named MIBURN, for “Mississippi Burning.” Michael Schwerner, who arrived in...

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Max von Sydow joins cast of ‘Game of Thrones’

Max Von Sydow, an 86-year-old Franco-Swede, is known for myriad films going back to “The Exorcist” and including “Minority Report,” joins the show in its sixth season and will play the part of the Three-Eyed Raven, HBO said. Von Sydow is already on set, Entertainment Weekly said in a report confirmed by HBO.

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Lewis Black on Surviving Two Decades at ‘The Daily Show’

Lewis Black has seen more than a few changes at The Daily Show since his Back in Black segments began airing during the show’s inaugural season in 1996. Host Craig Kilborn gave way to Jon Stewart; the program gradually changed from a smug TV-news parody to an institution that viciously mocked hypocritical politicians.

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