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J Street U Takes Sharp Aim at US Jewish Community's 'Hypocrisy' on Israel Occupation
J Street U will no longer make do with “Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace” activities on U.S. campuses and is setting its sights on the American Jewish... Read more...
In U.S. academia, fields that cherish sheer genius shun women
For academic fields whose members revere a "spark of genius" above all other qualities, there is a disquieting message at U.S. colleges and... Read more...
Free climbers reach El Capitan peak, make history
Two US climbers - who spent more than two weeks scaling the sheer face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - have finally reached the summit of... Read more...
Are All Terrorists Muslims? It’s Not Even Close
What percentage of terror attacks in the United States and Europe are committed by Muslims? Guess. Nope. Guess again. And again...“Not all Muslims... Read more...
N.Y. May End Grand Jury Secrecy for Cops
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering lifting grand jury secrecy in cases where people died in clashes with the police as a way to increase public trust... Read more...
A General’s Apology for Iraq & Afghanistan
The basic trajectories of events in the two American campaigns chronicled in Why We Lost are strikingly similar, and equally disconcerting. First in... Read more...
Islamic State presence confirmed in Afghanistan
The Islamic State terrorist organization has been confirmed to be operating within Afghanistan.Lt. Gen. Murad Ali Murad, a commander of the Afghan... Read more...
$500K Afghan Training Center Melts Down
This report discusses the results of SIGAR’s inspection of the Afghan Special Police Training Center’s dry fire range (DFR) located in Wardak... Read more...
$14 Million an Hour: The War on 'Terror' Has Cost $1.6 Trillion
In the 13 years since 9/11, the United States’ “War on Terror” could be considered a failure. ISIS swept aside the US-backed Iraqi army earlier... Read more...
Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America's Longest War
U.S. troops and their NATO allies in Afghanistan have formally ended what became America's longest war, furling their flag 13 years after a 2001... Read more...
Richest 1 percent to own more than rest combined: report
The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America widened to a record last year, new analysis has found.The top 1 percent of U.S.... Read more...
More Than Half Of American Schoolchildren Now Live In Poverty
For the first time, more than half of U.S. public school students live in low-income households, according to a new analysis from the Southern... Read more...
Food stamp benefit cut may force a million people into 'serious hardship'
Food stamp eligibility rules are tightening in states across the country, causing up to one million current recipients to lose benefits and resulting... Read more...
How the states are redistributing wealth from middle class to 1%
In 2008, then-candidate Barack Obama was lambasted for supposedly endorsing policies of wealth redistribution. The right feared that under an Obama... Read more...
MF Global ordered to pay $1.2 billion restitution, $100 million penalty
A federal court in New York has ordered MF Global Holdings Ltd to pay $1.2 billion in restitution and a $100 million penalty over charges it... Read more...
Florida congressman denied access to censored pages from 9/11 report
The U.S. House Intelligence Committee has denied a Florida congressman’s request for access to 28 classified pages from the 2002 report of... Read more...
New Yorker Magazine Exposes 9/11 Truth: The Twenty-Eight Pages
On the bottom floor of the United States Capitol’s new underground visitors’ center, there is a secure room where the House Intelligence... Read more...
Three New York firefighters die of 9/11-related illnesses, FDNY says
Three retired New York firefighters who worked at Ground Zero in the days after the World Trade Center attack died on the same day this week of... Read more...
9/11 Myth Huggers: 13 Years of Ignoring the Evidence
The establishment media hold up an apple for your inspection, and they tell you it is an orange. If I try to show you that you are looking at an... Read more...
C-SPAN Interviews Determined AE911Truth Founder, Richard Gage
It's the kind of rare opportunity that members of the 9/11 Truth Movement wish would come more often.Architects & Engineers for 9/11 Truth... Read more...
The Strange Firing Of One Of The Country’s Most Inflammatory Anti-LGBT Spokespeople
One of the most vocal opponents of LGBT equality, Bryan Fischer, is apparently no longer a spokesman, nor the “Director of Issues Analysis,” for... Read more...
GOP Presses State Bills Limiting Gay Rights Before Supreme Court Ruling
A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses.  Other states would protect government... Read more...
How Kerry foiled Boehner's Israel Stunt
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) appeared to have pulled off a masterful political victory against the Obama administration Wednesday when he... Read more...
Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital.On... Read more...
Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class
Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in... Read more...
Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL oil pipeline
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat... Read more...
House GOP Abruptly Drops Plans to Debate Abortion Bill After Revolt by GOP Women, Others
House Republicans have abruptly dropped plans to debate a bill banning virtually all late-term abortions after objections from GOP women and other... Read more...
GOP Plans To Give Explosive Document Back To CIA
The new GOP chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee intends to give back to the CIA an explosive, secret document that has been at the center... Read more...
GOP women object to rape clause in 20-week abortion bill
A group of female GOP lawmakers is trying to pressure the Republican leadership team to make changes to a 20-week abortion ban the House is set to... Read more...
Ted Cruz’s control of Senate science panel triggers some anxiety
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has a new role in the Republican-controlled Senate, and it’s not about being obstructionist.Cruz is now the chairman of a... Read more...
Florida woman in 'warning shot' case released from jail
A Florida woman who says she fired a warning shot at her abusive husband was released from a Jacksonville jail on Tuesday under a plea deal that... Read more...
North Dakota jobs boom in danger as oil prices plummet
The shale oil boom of the last five years has brought soaring housing prices to Williston, North Dakota, where a 700-square-foot apartment costs an... Read more...
California fails to track billions in mental health funds
State and county officials cannot show how billions of dollars collected through a voter-approved tax on millionaires are being spent or whether the... Read more...
2 Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty Of Rape Charges
A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players on Tuesday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know what... Read more...
DEA program capable of tracking movements of millions, ACLU says
The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has been quietly collecting data on millions of Americans since 2008 using license plate readers as... Read more...
Record number of defendants exonerated in 2014
A record 125 defendants falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated in 2014, according to a report from the National Registry of Exonerations at the... Read more...
Israel violated rules of war in strikes on Gaza homes: group
A majority of Palestinians killed in dozens of Israeli attacks on Gaza homes in the 2014 war with Hamas were women, minors or elderly people, and... Read more...
Commander in Joseph Kony's feared militia appears in ICC
A commander in warlord Joseph Kony's feared militia made his first appearance before an International Criminal Court judge Monday, calling himself a... Read more...
Guantánamo officials faked letter from inmate’s mother who could not write
Guantánamo prison camp authorities tried to trick inmate Mohamedou Ould Slahi by forging a letter purportedly from his mother whom he had been... Read more...
ISIS Goes Medieval on Gays
Here are images that pious Muslims ought find more “offensive” than those of the Prophet Mohammed. High above the Iraqi town of Mosul, masked... Read more...
Chris Hedges: Killing Ragheads for Jesus
“American Sniper” lionizes the most despicable aspects of U.S. society—the gun culture, the blind adoration of the military, the belief that we... Read more...
The real American Sniper was a hate-filled killer. Why are simplistic patriots treating him as a hero?
I have to confess: I was suckered by the trailer for American Sniper. It’s a masterpiece of short-form tension – a confluence of sound and image... Read more...
Alex Baer: The Humble Spud, Global Lifesaver
Any loose familiarity with current events, whether from last week or on back to 1492, and it's difficult to remain feeling upbeat and not beat... Read more...
Alex Baer: Arcs, Rings, and Running Out of Mario
No more timely time to consider Time itself than right around the time we all make the consensual, arbitrary, stolid-but-capricious agreement to... Read more...
Alex Baer: Year-Ender Benders and Synapse Slips
So, here we are, just about to be slammed up alongside The Big Day, and I haven't a clue what to get you for the advertised Consumption Festival, for... Read more...
American Academy of Pediatrics says medical marijuana could be good for some kids
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which has the largest pediatric publishing program in the world, recommends decriminalizing marijuana and... Read more...
Planned Parenthood study finds medication abortion is safe
A new study from Planned Parenthood doctors and a doctor from outside the organization finds medication abortion is safe and effective.The study uses... Read more...
The Impact Of Smoking Marijuana Regularly On Your Lungs, According To Science
Evolving attitudes about marijuana among the majority of Americans, as well as decriminalization laws starting to sweep the nation, have done little... Read more...
Mali's health minister declares country free of Ebola virus after 42 days of no cases
Mali's minister of health has declared the country free of the Ebola virus after 42 days passed without a new case."Since December 6, 2014, the date... Read more...
Supreme Court rejects new challenge to Obamacare law
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a 2-year-old legal challenge to a central provision of ObamaCare from a conservative doctors group.The case,... Read more...
Pipeline Explodes In West Virginia, Sends Fireball Shooting Hundreds Of Feet In The Air
A gas pipeline in Brooke County, West Virginia exploded into a ball of flames on Monday morning, marking the fourth major mishap at a U.S. pipeline... Read more...
China’s Louisiana Purchase: Who’s building a methanol plant on the bayou?
A prominent Chinese tycoon and politician — whose natural gas company's environmental and labor rights record recently started coming under fire in... Read more...
Obama To Propose Protecting 1.4 Million Acres Of U.S. Arctic Refuge
U.S. President Barack Obama will propose protecting 1.4 million acres (556,000 hectares) of the Arctic from oil and gas drilling, the Interior... Read more...
Scientists puzzled, worried by rapid draining of Greenland lakes
Two subglacial Greenland lakes thought to be stable -- pockets of icy water accumulated over many years -- are now gone, drained in a matter of... Read more...
North Dakota cleanup underway after 3 million-gallon toxic spill
Cleanup was underway Thursday after nearly 3 million gallons of brine — a toxic byproduct of oil and natural gas production — leaked from a... Read more...
Energy Crash — 97% of Fracking Now Operating at a Loss at Current Oil Prices
If the Saudis wanted to crush America's shale oil industry they are certainly doing a good job of it. West Texas Intermediate reached a 2014 peak of... Read more...
Oil hits five and a half year low under $55 on supply glut
Oil prices slumped to new 5-1/2-year lows on Monday on worries about a surplus of global supplies and lackluster demand.Russia's oil output hit a... Read more...
Oil prices plummet as OPEC decides against output cut
Crude prices collapsed Thursday after the powerful oil collective OPEC said it wouldn't intervene in global markets and cut production levels to stem... Read more...
One dead in Gulf of Mexico rig accident
There is no pollution associated with an explosion on a drilling platform about 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, a... Read more...
PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Are Energy Hogs
For all their graphical improvements and multimedia functionality, there's one place where Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 are sorely... Read more...
Dozens killed in Afghanistan in attacks on funeral, checkpoint
A suicide bomb attack on a funeral in east Afghanistan killed 16 people and injured another 39 on Thursday, a local official said, an unusually high... Read more...
Scotland enacts fracking moratorium
The Scottish government will take a cautious look at shale oil and gas extraction during a moratorium period, the energy minister said Thursday."I am... Read more...
Gas blast at Mexico City children's hospital, dozens injured
A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and... Read more...
Lawyers seek review of ICC refusal to probe Gaza flotilla
Lawyers are calling for a review of the International Criminal Court prosecutor's decision not to investigate the storming by Israel of an aid... Read more...
Hezbollah offers Israel a draw, but will Netanyahu accept?
Everything about Hezbollah’s attack on an Israeli border patrol on Wednesday seemed precisely calibrated to send a message of “deterrence”... Read more...
Former CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to journalist
A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions to a New York Times... Read more...
Journalist and activist sentenced to 5 years for FBI threats
After he was arrested more than two and a half years ago, a journalist once known as the unofficial spokesman for Anonymous has been sentenced to... Read more...
Paris Mayor Announces Plans to Sue Fox News
Paris is suing Fox News after the "image" of the city was "insulted" and "prejudiced," CNN's Christiane Amanpour reported Tuesday, citing a... Read more...
British intelligence captured emails from the NY Times, The Guardian, Reuters and more
The British intelligence organization GCHQ instigated a test exercise in 2008 that captured the emails of journalists and editors from Reuters, the... Read more...
New guidelines issued for US news media leak investigations
The Justice Department on Wednesday announced revised guidelines for obtaining records from the news media during leak investigations, removing... Read more...
Ex-Army Prosecutor Found Guilty Of Rape At Court-Martial
A former U.S. Army prosecutor who oversaw sexual assault cases has been found guilty on rape and other charges following a six-day court-martial at... Read more...
Bowe Bergdahl to face desertion charges
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by enemy forces in Afghanistan for five years, will be charged with desertion, a senior defense... Read more...
Two Marines killed in helicopter training exercise
Two U.S. Marines died when their helicopter crashed during a training mission at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Southern California.The... Read more...
Don’t believe the U.S. military when it says it doesn’t keep body counts
Earlier this month, a reporter asked the question that usually comes up when the United States gets involved in a sustained military campaign. Just... Read more...
POLITICO Pro Navy fires Guantanamo Bay commander
The Navy fired the commanding officer of Naval Base Guantánamo Bay on Wednesday amid allegations of an extramarital affair, revealed following the... Read more...
Did Fishermen Find Evidence of an Unknown Group of Primitive Humans?
It isn’t everyday that a fisherman’s catch has the potential to alter what we know about extinct species of early humans.LiveScience reports that... Read more...
Scientists Warn We're Ever-Closer To The Apocalypse
The world crept closer to doomsday on Thursday.That's according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which each year updates the hands on a... Read more...
Scientists invent 3-D printer 'teleporter'
Scientists at the Hasso Plattner Institute in Potsdam, Germany, say they've invented the world's first teleporter. Naturally, it's named "Scotty"... Read more...
Is our galaxy just one giant wormhole?
Are we living inside a giant wormhole? Maybe, if researchers at the International School for Advanced Studies are to believed.Scientists at Italy's... Read more...
X-rays unlock secrets of ancient scrolls buried by volcano
Scientists have succeeded in reading parts of an ancient scroll that was buried in a volcanic eruption almost 2,000 years ago, holding out the... Read more...
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161 U.S. taxpayer money said to reach Taliban under a $2 billion contract Reggie
162 Thousands of Iraqis wh worked for U.S. face long wait for visas Reggie
163 Panetta echoes Bush: links al-Qaeda presence with Iraq invasion Reggie
164 4 abducted mine sweepers found dead; 3 NATO troops killed in Afghanistan Reggie
165 The Lies That Sold Obama's Escalation in Afghanistan Reggie
166 US expands its drone war to Somalia Reggie
167 Report: Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Cost US Nearly $4 Trillion Reggie
168 Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget Jesse Richard
169 Ex-MI6 chief altered Iraqi intelligence Jesse Richard
170 'Hit and run' drone strikes are 'breaking laws of war" Jesse Richard
171 Missing Iraq cash 'as high as $18bn' Jesse Richard
172 US data: 90% of captured 'Taliban' were civilians Jesse Richard
173 Secret US and Afghanistan talks could see troops stay for decades Reggie
174 Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say Jesse Richard
175 How Not to Withdraw from Iraq Reggie
176 Gates blasts NATO, questions future of alliance Reggie
177 Iraq's Chalabi, who sought invasion, now wants U.S. out Reggie
178 At Hussein shrine, nostalgia for a strong leader Reggie
179 As U.S. Military Exits Iraq, Contractors To Enter Reggie
180 MI6 plotted with No10 to oust Saddam in bid to win 'prize' of secure oil supplies Jesse Richard

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