Looks like Americans have another reason to dislike hipsters!
THE NEW YORK TIMES - Emergency crews and volunteers continued to work through the early morning hours Tuesday in a frantic search for survivors of a huge tornado that ripped through parts of Oklahoma City and its suburbs, killing at least 91 people, 20 of them children, and flattening whatever was in its path, including a hospital and at least two schools.
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Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert thinks that President Barack Obama and his administration are involved in so many scandals today that he’s come up with a new gadget to help him decide which one he wants to poke fun each night on his show.
While he is admittedly unable to “be objective” about the scandals plaguing his former opponent’s administration in recent weeks, former presidential candidate and Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney believes that a special counsel should be brought in to investigate why the Internal Revenue Service was improperly targeting and applying extra scrutiny to the filings made by conservative organizations.
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Americans are moving in droves from the Rust Belt to the Farm Belt, resulting in a major economic shift in the United States, according to researchers at the American Legislative Exchange Council.
For the second week in a row, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was pummeled during his daily press briefing Monday by White House reporters for the IRS’ admission that it improperly targeted conservative organizations.
Occupy Roanoke, a subsect of the international movement that blamed America’s problems on the wealthiest one percent of Americans and called for action from the other 99 percent, is doing campaign work for multimillionaire Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic nominee for governor in Virginia.
Majority of Americans believe Congressional Republicans reacting appropriately to IRS, Benghazi scandals
It looks like the American people think that Congressional Republicans were right to be suspicious about the circumstances surrounding Benghazi or the Internal Revenue Service controversies.
Just because you’ve walked across the stage at graduation and received your diploma doesn’t necessarily mean you’re ready to enter the real world.
Several pro-gun rights organizations in Colorado, as well as 54 of the state’s 62 elected sheriffs, have filed a lawsuit in federal court against the state to challenge the legality of its new gun control laws.
WALL STREET JOURNAL — North Korea on Sunday fired a short-range missile into the sea off the eastern coast of the Korean peninsula following three similar launches Saturday, again stirring tensions that had appeared to ease after recent threats directed at South Korea and the U.S.
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USA TODAY – A massive, mile-wide tornado with winds up to 200 mph spent 40 minutes on the ground as it devastated homes, schools and businesses across southern Oklahoma City and its suburbs Monday afternoon.
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CNN— The FBI is mourning the deaths of two special agents killed Friday during a training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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FOX ILLINOIS — Legalizing medical marijuana in Illinois is now up to the governor. Both the House and Senate have passed the measure, which would legalize marijuana for those suffering from certain medical conditions.
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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS — Grieving Hofstra University students mourned the shooting death of classmate Andrea Rebello in a tearful graduation ceremony on Sunday.
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HUFFINGTON POST — Kentucky’s two senators, Republicans Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell, have been working to include a provision that would legalize industrial hemp into the farm bill, according to Senate and Kentucky sources, an effort that is likely to result in a floor vote on the issue this week.
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NEW YORK POST — Tourists are crowding onto a Bronx bus tour that promises “a ride through a real New York City ‘GHETTO’ ” — and local politicians are furious.
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CAMPUS REFORM — A student’s bid to become associate vice president of diversity and inclusion at Northwestern University was derailed last Wednesday over accusations that his status as a white heterosexual male would make it impossible for him to perform the position’s duties.
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Google Glass may be one of the most anticipated gadgets of the century, but not everyone is excited for the high-tech eye wear to hit the market – at least, not yet. Since the project’s unveiling, many have wondered how the technology, which allows users to easily take videos and picture without detection, will interfere with privacy.