Gonorrhea Could One Day Be Untreatable, Doctors Say

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Obama Astonishes Sean Hannity by Noting the World Is Less Violent Than It Used to Be

by Jacob Sullum - It's the Fox News host, not the president, who inhabits "an alternate reality." "If you had to choose a moment in history ...

The Movement for Black Lives Will Not Be Criminalized

by JANAÉ BONSU - Under the guise of protecting police, laws are being enacted that are nothing more than attempts to censor and criminalize ...

CNN's Revolving Door of Political Hackery

by Michael Corcoran, Truthout | News Analysis - Widespread outrage erupted in late June over CNN's hiring of Corey Lewandowski, just four days after he was fired ...

These Two Pictures Tell You Everything You Need To Know About The Difference Between Republicans And Democrats

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Syria War: ISIL Given '48 Hours' to Leave Manbij

Ultimatum by US-backed forces comes days after coalition strikes allegedly killed 56 civilians in the northern city US-backed Syrian rebels have given the ...

One Of The Worst Right-Wing Trolls Just Got Banned From Twitter Forever

by Oliver Willis - Right-wing super troll and Breitbart.com contributor Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from Twitter forever. The announcement comes from the social ...

Hot Hot Heat: New Data Shows World is Baking in 2016

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This Day in History

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On This Day, July 25, 1917 – Mata Hari Sentenced to Die

In Paris, France, on July 25, 1917, the exotic dancer Mata Hari is sentenced to death by a French court for spying on Germany’s behalf during World War I. Since 1903, Margueretha Gertruida Zelle, born in a small town in northern Holland and formerly married to a captain in the Dutch army, had performed in Paris as a dancer. She adopted the stage persona of Mata Hari, claiming she was born in a sacred Indian temple and taught ancient Indian dances by a priestess who gave her the name, which meant “eye of the dawn.” Her exotic dances soon...

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Roger Ailes’ Next Moves May Determine the Future of Fox News

The game has changed, but it is surely still on. What does Ailes do, who does he do it with, how does he reassert his indomitableness and how does he do it to cost the Murdochs — who last week barred him from the Fox News building — as much as possible?

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10 Classic Albums Rolling Stone Originally Panned

Being a music critic is not always easy. Sometimes you have a matter of hours to listen to a new record, digest it and produce a review that will live forever. But some albums take many, many listens to truly reveal themselves.

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