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Latest Breaking News

Dow closes at record after Fed keeps rates intact
Wednesday - AP-Excite

Ex-Raven donates kidney to brother, ex-Steeler
Wednesday - Associated Press

American flag T-shirt case: Federal appeals court refuses to rehear challenge out of Morgan Hill
Wednesday - San Jose Mercury News

Texas limiting new AP history course's influence
Wednesday - Associated Press (not Advanced Placement)

House Proposal Would Require Think Tanks to Disclose Foreign Funding
Wednesday - New York Times

Prosecutors unite nationwide to fight gun violence
Wednesday - Associated Press

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels
Wednesday - AP-Excite

Iraqi PM says foreign troops not welcome in the country
Wednesday - Associated Press

IMF Warns Of Risks From 'Excessive' Financial Market Bets
Wednesday - REUTERS

Gloria Allred: Roger Goodell Didn’t Investigate Brandon Marshall Fully For Domestic Abuse
Wednesday - Sports Grid.com

Wisconsin GOPer Drops Out Of Race Over 'F*gs' And 'N*ggers' Tweets
Wednesday - TPM

Jameis Winston benched by Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher for ‘derogatory’ comments about women
Wednesday - NY Daily News

Group levels abuse allegations against N.M. dairy
Wednesday - Omaha World Herald

Nike suspends endorsement deal with Adrian Peterson
Wednesday - LA Times

Iraqi army launches offensive on Islamic State in three cities
Wednesday - Reuters

Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor
Wednesday - AP

Pa. lawmaker's staffer pleads guilty in gun case
Wednesday - AP

Obama vows U.S. will not fight another ground war in Iraq
Wednesday - Reuters

Russia Says Ready To Send Third Humanitarian Convoy To Ukraine
Wednesday - Xinhua

Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) , House leaders tout GOP energy proposals, including Keystone XL pipeline
Wednesday - Omaha World Herald

Chinese Hackers Infiltrate U.S. Military Contractors
Wednesday - Bloomberg

Ukraine Truce Wobbles as Eastern Regions’ Power Expanded
Wednesday - Bloomberg

Homebuilder Confidence in U.S. Increases to a Nine-Year High
Wednesday - Bloomberg

Census: World's billionaire population larger than ever
Wednesday - CNN

Jon Huntsman, Independent For President?
Wednesday - Buzzfeed

Jewish group chides Biden for using 'offensive' term
Wednesday - CNN

Iowa’s Senate showdown — among tightest races in the U.S. — gets national attention
Wednesday - Omaha World Herald

Deb Fischer (R-NE), other senators win EPA extension of comment period on carbon rule
Wednesday - Omaha World Herald

Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag
Wednesday - AP-Excite

Ebola survivor: No time to waste as Obama ups aid
Wednesday - AP-Excite

Woman faces sentencing for buying killer his guns
Wednesday - Associated Press

Aaron Hernandez: I Felt Helpless to Refuse Police (first public statement)
Wednesday - ABC

Vikings: Adrian Peterson won't play until legal issues are resolved
Wednesday - CNN

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake Strikes Off Pacific island of Guam - USGS
Wednesday - NBC News

ISIS Issues Video Challenge to Obama
Wednesday - New York Times

Turkey mulls 'buffer zone' against Islamic State
Wednesday - BBC

US cools talk of combat role in Iraq
Wednesday - AFP

House passes bills highlighting IRS controversy
Tuesday - AP

Dozens of children feared dead after being injected with 'tainted’ measles vaccine in Syria
Tuesday - The Telegraph UK

Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit on Gay Marriage.
Tuesday - nyt/ap

Union Appeals Rice's Indefinite Suspension by NFL
Tuesday - AP-ABC News

Lindsey Graham on abortion ban: If pregnant mom sings to her fetus then it must be a person
Tuesday - Raw Story

Japan seeks to resume whale hunts in Antarctic
Tuesday - CNTV CN

US Treasury targets Medellin crime syndicate
Tuesday - Colombia Reports

Poverty Down For First Time in 8 Years
Tuesday - WICS

American Airlines, US Airways Workers Vote Overwhelmingly To Join Union
Tuesday - Huffington Post

Fast Food Franchise Owners Ask Congress For Help To Stop Worker Campaign For Wages, Union
Tuesday - Think Progress

Tony Stewart fatal dirt-track incident to be heard by grand jury
Tuesday - Reuters

Judge hears arguments on ballot lawsuit; no timeline for decision
Tuesday - Omaha World Herald

Anheuser-Busch unhappy with NFL's policing
Tuesday - espn

General Discussion
I looked up what various Presidents have named after them. There's Reagan International Airport...
By BlueJazz - 17 hrs ago

General Discussion
Beloved War Veteran Commits Suicide After Obama’s War Announcement
By n2doc - 25 replies @ 17 hrs ago (Milestone)

Video & Multimedia
Will Obama's Bombs Stop Beheadings? Russell Brand The Trews
By yuiyoshida - 17 hrs ago

General Discussion
U.S. Soccer Ripped For Letting Hope Solo -- Accused Of Domestic Violence -- Play!
By Logical - 17 hrs ago

General Discussion
A List of Russian Provocations Against Its Neighbors
By Benton D Struckcheon - 17 hrs ago

General Discussion
Warren uses Syria measure to draw contrast with Clinton
By morningfog - 25 replies @ 17 hrs ago (Milestone)

Video & Multimedia
Here is a great 10 minute and 27 second documentary about Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
By Douglas Carpenter - 17 hrs ago

General Discussion
Tossed cigarettes new pollution target of Coastal Cleanup Day
By CreekDog - 17 hrs ago

Health
Anyone have 'macular pucker,'
By elleng - 17 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
ALS Ice bucket challenge--Cele edition
By diabeticman - 18 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Budweiser's great PSA commercial about not drinking and driving.
By iandhr - 18 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Watch Obama’s Top Science Advisor Repeatedly Shut Down Climate Deniers At House Climate Hearing
By kpete - 25 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Why aren't sponsors and fans outraged that Hope Solo is still playing?
By joeglow3 - 75 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
The Fear That Killed Eight Ebola Workers
By n2doc - 18 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Third Convoy Carrying Russian Humanitarian Aid Crosses Ukrainian Border
By Purveyor - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Washington Election Observer Free To Carry His Gun
By RandySF - 50 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Can anyone tell me what the #%^* just happened?
By MannyGoldstein - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Spanking? America's killed a million Iraqi kids over the last 24 years.
By Octafish - 125 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

Israel/Palestine
Cabinet approves $5 billion plan for Gaza rehabilitition
By Jefferson23 - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Anyone who claims that the NFL has less 'domestic abuse' than the general population
By lunatica - 25 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

Israel/Palestine
Israeli government urges young U.S. Jews: Leave humdrum life, study in Israel - National Israel News
By King_David - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
"I am fearful that we have blown it." Laurie Garrett on Ebola outbreak.
By magical thyme - 25 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
America Keeps People Poor On Purpose-A Timeline of Choices We've Made
By n2doc - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Another risk of spanking: establishing a 50 Shades relationship between parent and child.
By pnwmom - 25 replies @ 18 hrs ago (Milestone)

Women's Rights & Issues
My wife just received an letter from our 15 year old niece.
By TexasProgresive - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Civics and public education
By madamesilverspurs - 18 hrs ago

Good Reads
The perils and triumphs of aging well
By pleinair - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Retired Ailing Police Dog Brought To Shelter To Be Euthanized Now On Upswing, Needs New Home
By joeybee12 - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Beloved War Veteran Commits Suicide
By n2doc - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Alicia Keys Asks: Why Are We Here?
By babylonsister - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Kobach Hasn't Gotten Federal Approval For Latest Kansas Senate Ploy
By yortsed snacilbuper - 18 hrs ago

General Discussion
Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s awkward day with party leaders
By TheNutcracker - 18 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Explosion Rocks Eastern Ukraine Hours After an Amended Cease-Fire Is Signed
By jakeXT - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Suspicions Run Deep in Iraq That C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United
By cali - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Two White House Security breaches in less than 24 hours
By malaise - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Wisconsin 'open carry' Poll Watcher militia plans to intimidate African American voters
By AgingAmerican - 25 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Who will be today's Smedley Darlington Butler?
By malaise - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
What should the NFL do?
By Rhinodawg - 50 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Crying Rape - Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
By Agschmid - 100 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

Latest Breaking News
At least 36 killed in shootout with Islamists in northeast Nigerian town
By muriel_volestrangler - 19 hrs ago

Science
Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place
By Ichingcarpenter - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
six high school seniors wear tshirts spelling out "RAPE?"
By Liberal_in_LA - 25 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Miami-Dade teachers want breastfeeding rights
By alp227 - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Rejection of a Masterpiece: Death of the Virgin by Caravaggio
By CTyankee - 50 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

Gun Control & RKBA
One dozen moms demanding action get the brush-off from Kroger:
By friendly_iconoclast - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
NSA Today: Narcissistic Psychopathic Sadistic Trolls Paid By Your Tax Dollars to Disrupt Internet
By J_J_ - 50 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
'Shut Down All Ports of Entry' Protest Canceled over Cartel Threats.
By gvstn - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Black Teen Girls Killed (But Do YOU Care?)
By ismnotwasm - 75 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

Good Reads
Parnell Brothers Taken Into Custody After Convictions (2 men that poisoned us, peanut butter 2009)
By Stuart G - 19 hrs ago

Florida
I think people vote based on emotion. What is Charlie doing to
By Orlandodem - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
Texas Resort Refuses Lodging To Uganda President Over Gay Rights Abuses
By KamaAina - 25 replies @ 19 hrs ago (Milestone)

Good Reads
Offshore Money
By Ichingcarpenter - 19 hrs ago

General Discussion
customer leaves $1000 tip for waitress with mounting medical bills and broken washer
By Liberal_in_LA - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
Repeat drunk driver receives heaviest-ever penalty
By yuiyoshida - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
Are these homes worth 65-mile commute?
By alp227 - 100 replies @ 20 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Artifacts Discovered Buried In Washington D.C. Suggest Humans Once Passed Laws There
By PeoViejo - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
Islamic State Destroys Ancient Sites and Antiquities.
By Rhinodawg - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
Japan gov't relieved by Scotland's 'No' vote, wary of Okinawan separatism
By yuiyoshida - 20 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort
By Omaha Steve - 20 hrs ago

Science
Measuring speed.
By rug - 20 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
In Lincoln, chief justice says law, not politics, drives Supreme Court's rulings
By Omaha Steve - 25 replies @ 20 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
WHO commends Nigeria over Ebola (Nigeria Declared Ebola Free)
By morningfog - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
US will not commit to climate change aid for poor nations at UN summit
By Karmadillo - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
six high school seniors wear tshirts spelling out "RAPE?"
By Liberal_in_LA - 20 hrs ago

History of Feminism
Woman Writes Epic Open Letter to Hedge Fund Bro Who Allegedly Groped Her
By YoungDemCA - 20 hrs ago

Barack Obama
How do we...?
By madamesilverspurs - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
The NFL and the GOP have identical business models, at least five principles in common.
By Fred Sanders - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
Warren uses Syria measure to draw contrast with Clinton
By morningfog - 20 hrs ago

Religion
Former NFL Punter Chris Kluwe and Congressman Barney Frank Among Those Coming Out as “Openly Secular
By rug - 20 hrs ago

National Security & Defense
The Navy’s massive Triton drone just flew across the U.S. for the first time
By jakeXT - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
What do we know so far about the White House fence jumper?
By bluestateguy - 20 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
British Fighter Jets Intercept Russian Planes
By bananas - 25 replies @ 20 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Times of India: Eradicating poverty will defeat extremists: John Kerry
By mylye2222 - 20 hrs ago

Good Reads
Obama Faces Mission Creep Questions As Campaign Against Islamic State Expands
By Purveyor - 20 hrs ago

Latest Breaking News
Kenya police chief warns residents to be vigilant
By Omaha Steve - 20 hrs ago

General Discussion
There’s a Kind of Workplace Discrimination No One’s Talking About
By RandySF - 25 replies @ 20 hrs ago (Milestone)

General Discussion
Washington Election Observer Free To Carry His Gun
By RandySF - 25 replies @ 21 hrs ago (Milestone)

Religion
Pope Francis the 'pontiff of the poor', says Greece's Alexis Tsipras
By rug - 21 hrs ago

General Discussion
John Tory Says He Would Deny Funding To Pride Toronto If Its Parade Includes Queers Against Israeli
By Purveyor - 21 hrs ago

Good Reads
An Impressive Coalition Vs. The Islamic State - Just Get Ready For The Infighting
By Purveyor - 21 hrs ago

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