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Bill: Climate Change Will Turn Women Into Prostitutes

On Wednesday, California Democrat Barbara Lee proposed a resolution in the House of Representatives that claims women will eventually be forced into prostitution in order to obtain life-sustaining food and water for their families.Lee...Show More Summary

Sheriff Joe Must Pay Own Money for Federal Violations

BlueNationReview: Poetic justice is coming down hard on Arizona's most notorious sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Last week, Arpaio admitted he violated federal court orders when his department unfairly targeted Latinos during patrol operations....Show More Summary

How to Park Like a Delegate to Congress

Roll Call's Heard on the Hill: Abandon all hope, ye who happen to park anywhere near geometrically challenged-motorist Eleanor Holmes Norton. A HOH tipster watched in horror Wednesday as the D.C. delegate, 77, awkwardly forced her way...Show More Summary

Sarah Silverman Shares Rape Prevention Tips -- for Rapists

The comedian Sarah Silverman shared 10 rape prevention tips for rapists on Twitter. Among them: "Carry a rape whistle. If you find that you are about to rape someone, blow the whistle until someone comes to stop you." Also: "When you...Show More Summary

Meet Hillary's Wikipedia Page Babysitter

In a piece on the wiki pages of Hillary and Obama, New Republic's Eve Fairbanks described [Jonathan] Schilling as "the man who protects Hillary's online self from the public's hatred." His dedication to the unofficial job is stunning:...Show More Summary

No, Hands Up Don't Shoot Is Not a 'Lie'

Frank Vyan Walton, Daily Kos: Headed by this article from Jonathan Capehart it is now claimed, without hesitation or pause, that the source for the "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" movement was built entirely on a lie.... The first issue to address is the sweeping scope of Capehart's statement. Show More Summary

Arab League Agrees to Joint Military Force

The heads of Arab League countries meeting in Egypt have agreed to create a joint Arab military force. A 10-nation, Saudi-led coalition is currently carrying out air strikes against rebels in Yemen. The strikes are in support of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, who fled after gains by the Shia Houthi rebels. Show More Summary

Biohackers Devise Night Vision Injection into Eye

Science for the Masses, a biohacker group in California, published an open-source research document detailing an experiment to give people night vision through an eyeball injection. The night-vision solution included a substance called...Show More Summary

7 Shot During Spring Break in Panama Beach

Seven college-age people, some who came to Panama City Beach, Florida, for spring break, were wounded in a late-night shooting, the Bay County Sheriff's Office said. Three people with gunshot wounds were found inside a house, one outside the house, one in the median of the road and two on the other side of the road. Show More Summary

538: Who Would Democrats Pick if Hillary Falters?

Harry Enten, 538: Hillary Clinton is probably going to run for president, and she's probably going to be the Democratic nominee in 2016. Both those things are likely. But let's say Clinton falters -- some major scandal comes to light, or she has health problems. Who could step in? Martin O

Indiana Officials Deal with Fallout from Anti-Gay Bill

Officials in Indiana are trying to address the huge negative attention the state is receiving since Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed a bill that allow businesses to claim religious objections to serving gay customers. After a #boycottindiana...Show More Summary

Madrid Becomes No-Kill City for Stray Animals

On March 13, 2015, Madrid became a no-kill city after the government signed in a new law making the euthanasia of strays or abandoned animals illegal. Nacho Paunero, president of local animal welfare organization El Refugio, said, "[Our organization] has been fighting for 19 years to make Madrid and the surrounding areas no-kill. Show More Summary

Schock's House Farewell Compares Himself to Lincoln

Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Illinois, bid goodbye to his fellow members of Congress on the House floor Thursday afternoon. "I leave here with sadness and humility," Schock said. "For those whom I've let down, I will work tirelessly to makeShow More Summary

Paralyzed Vet's Wife Wants Bergdahl Held Accountable

Shannon Allen, the wife of Sgt. 1st Class Mark Allen, posted a scathing message on her Facebook page about Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged this week with desertion by the Army. Mark Allen was paralyzed by an enemy sniper's bullet while searching...Show More Summary

The Myth That Estate Tax Kills Family Farms

David Cay Johnston, Al Jazeera English: Congress is voting this week on whether to repeal the estate tax. The step would be a huge boon to billionaires and others whose fortunes would forever escape taxation, creating an even larger dynastic class of inheritors who owe their riches to their skill at picking their parents. Show More Summary

Lubitz Told Girlfriend 'Everyone Will Know My Name'

The ex-girlfriend of Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings co-pilot suspected of intentionally crashing his plane, said that he told her, "One day I'm going to do something that will change the whole system, and everyone will know my nameShow More Summary

Indiana Restaurateur: I'm Glad I Can Ban Gays

During a discussion of Indiana's new law that allows businesses to claim "religious freedom" and refuse to serve gays, a business owner called the Kyle and Rachel radio show in Indianapolis and said that he supports the bill "100 percent" and has refused service to gay customers before. Show More Summary

2016 GOP Brawl Breaks Out on Senate Floor

The 2016 Republican nomination contest spilled onto the Senate floor Thursday, turning a marathon budget debate into a battle over which candidate is prepared to lead the country at a time of war. Four GOP senators are trying to gain...Show More Summary

Republicans Demand Lockstep Support for Israel

When former Secretary of State James A. Baker III accused Israel's leader this week of undermining the chances of peace in the region, he said nothing more than the kinds of things he had said at times when he was in office a quarter-century ago. Show More Summary

Mississippi Student Indicted Over Noose Stunt

A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on civil rights charges accusing him of draping a noose and a Confederate flag around the neck of a statue of the school's first black student, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday. Show More Summary

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