Courtesy of Kevin Bacon, Millennials now have their own When I was your age, I walked 15 miles through the snow upbraiding from the generation above.
ABC NEWS — Can banning one school-yard word really change the world? Sheryl Sandberg says yes.
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Dr. Seuss is quite the popular guy in Congress these days, as two Senate Democrats quoted from the famed author’s book The Lorax during a Monday night climate change talkathon on the Senate floor.
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – Voters in a key swing district in central Florida head to the polls Tuesday to decide a congressional race that Republicans and Democrats nationally have used to sharpen arguments for the fall midterm elections.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sbarro has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization for the second time in just three years as the pizza chain struggles to turn its business around amid a drop in traffic at shopping mall food courts.
MASHABLE – Two men traveling with stolen passports on board Malaysia Airlines flight 370 have no links to terrorist networks, authorities confirmed Tuesday.
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[WATCH] Obama goes on ‘Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis’ to plug Obamacare, youth enrollment
Perhaps it’s high time that the president faced some tough questioning from an admittedly unserious interviewer.
A second state Obamacare exchange is under federal investigation in as many weeks.
The inspector general’s office for the Department of Health and Human Services reportedly told Maryland Republican Rep. Andy Harris that it will proceed with an investigation into how Maryland’s Obamacare exchange spent copious amounts of federal grant money in the face of its failing exchange.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) used his father’s cancer diagnosis to stress his belief in an active American foreign policy agenda during the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday.
Several accomplished Hollywood conservatives like producers John Sullivan and Dinesh D’Souza discussed the presence of the right in the entertainment industry at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Beginning with a panel led by Sullivan, who is known for his film 2016: Obama’s America, the filmmakers and stars spotlighted recent and forthcoming films that synthesize conservative ideals and artful production — even though conservatism is often hidden in the movie industry.
POLITICO — CBS News investigative correspondent Sharyl Attkisson has reached an agreement to resign from CBS News ahead of contract, bringing an end to months of hard-fought negotiations, sources familiar with her departure told POLITICO on Monday.
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Normally hospital staff is tickled pink when a wealthy benefactor agrees to donate money to build a new wing or pay for upgrades at the hospital. That wasn’t the case, however, at New York-Presbyterian Hospital this past weekend, as members of the New York State Nurses’ Association, the NAACP New York State Conference and SEIU Local 1199 marched to protest the construction of the new David H. Koch Center at the top-ranked hospital – all because the benefactor is one of the nation’s most notorious conservative political donors.
“Better Know a District” is more like a warning to one New York Democrat than it is a segment on the “Colbert Report.”
Fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden told attendees at the South by Southwest International Festival Monday that he has no regrets about leaking the NSA documents revealing the illegal wiretaps, and that he would do it again in a heartbeat.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Pennsylvania school district that wants to prevent students from wearing “I (heart) Boobies!” bracelets to promote breast cancer awareness among young people.
NBC NEWS - Max Novick has known he’s wanted to be a filmmaker for years, ever since he saw “A Clockwork Orange” and “Fight Club.” Since then, he’s set about making this happen. His resume is four pages long, filled with dozens of jobs—production assistant, director of photography, script supervisor—on independent and student films in the New York area.
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BLOOMBERG NEWS - College leaders, fraternities and their critics called Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s ban on pledging a milestone in the history of efforts to end hazing, saying it could save lives and spur other Greek groups to follow suit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.