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Dixville Notch Votes Kasich, Sanders

Since 1968, the tiny town of Dixville Notch in New Hampshire has been correctly predicting the eventual Republican nominee and, sometimes, President of the United States. The town always draws the attention of candidates and the media every four years, as it is known for its famous midnight vote. Dixville Notch has officially concluded their [...]Show More Summary

SciFi Weekend: The Flash; Captain America; Doctor Who; Manhattan; Gilmore Girls; Bernie Sanders & Larry David on SNL; Gloria Steinem

Barry travels to Earth-2 on next week’s episode of The Flash and, from the pictures released, some things are quite different over there. After many stories going both ways, it now looks official that he will also visit Supergirl. With the manner in which The Flash deals with alternative universes, this is leading to a [...]Show More Summary

Trump Versus Jeb in New Hampshire Day Before Crucial Primary

By Steve Holland and Amanda Becker MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state’s crucial first-in-the-nation primary. The stage was set for the vote on Tuesday, with New [...]Show More Summary

Muslims Who Saved Jews During The Holocaust Finally Honored

You may be educated on the history of WWII and the Holocaust, but have you heard about the unsung Islamic heroes who saved lives? In a campaign to shine a light on the martyrs of one of the largest genocides in history, I Am Your Protector hosted events in several cities around to world to [...]Show More Summary

Fear and Loathing in New Hampshire

Fear and Loathing in New Hampshire By John L. Micek One of the great things about the winnowing of the 2016 presidential field over the last week is that it’s making it much easier to figure out which candidate is supposed to scare voters the most. If you listen to Republicans Donald Trump, Marco Rubio [...]Show More Summary

Cartoons: NFL fans and CTE

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Bienvenidos al New York Times en Español

For those already conversant in Spanish or those just wanting to improve their Spanish, the New York Times has just inaugurated a website that “ofrece lo mejor de nuestro periodismo a lectores en América Latina y el resto del mundo,” or, which offers the best of the Times journalism to readers in Latin America and [...]Show More Summary

The fight gets petty …and ugly

The centrist Democratic Leadership Council, which fought and largely won a battle for the soul of the Democratic party in the 1990s, is on the verge of bankruptcy and is closing its doors, its founder, Al From, confirmed Monday. The group’s decision to “suspend operations” marks the conclusion of a long slide from its peak [...]Show More Summary

Bill Clinton Likens Sanders Staffers’ Accessing Voter Data to Stealing a Car

Bill Clinton unleashed his most stinging attack against Bernie Sanders yet by likening the campaign staffers’ accessing Clinton campaign voter data to “stealing a car with the keys in the ignition,” the New York Times reports. He also slammed the inaccurate and “sexist” attacks against his wife by Sanders and his supporters. This is in the tradition of his [...]Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Caption Contest

New York Times political reporter Amy Chozick has started a caption contest featuring a recent photo of Hillary Clinton. From The Blaze: “New York Times political reporter Amy Chozick on Saturday tweeted a photo of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who’s on the New Hampshire campaign trail, and naturally started a caption contest. Why? The [...]Show More Summary

Cartoons: Trump and the waterboarding confrontation

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Tens of thousands of civilians fleeing a Syrian government offensive have nowhere to hide

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Civilians fleeing a Russian-backed government offensive in Aleppo are turning back from Syria’s border with Turkey as makeshift camps set up to deal with the influx have become overwhelmed. The camps in and around the border town of Azaz were hastily constructed over the past couple of days to provide shelter for [...]Show More Summary

New Hampshire poll: Hillary gains on Sanders, Trump support down

A new poll shows former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton narrowing the gap with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who once had a whopping lead — and that showman Donald Trump’s polling numbers are now also down. But few analysts expect Clinton to win, or Trump to lose. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ once-formidable lead over Democratic rival [...]Show More Summary

Forget what Trump says – America’s still great (Guest Voice)

America was once a great nation and is great no longer. That’s the theme running through Donald Trump’s campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. His T-shirts and ballcaps cry out, “Make America Great Again!” He’s speaking to an audience that already agrees with him. Republicans believe their formerly great country has been mired in failure [...]Show More Summary

Is Rubio too good to be true?

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. — There was a time when Republican governors were not all that different from Democratic governors. The politicians from both parties who ran the states tended to be a pragmatic lot. They were pro-business because they wanted their people to have jobs but they championed government spending in the areas that contribute to [...]Show More Summary

Cartoons: Rubio Glitch

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The utter nastiness of Ted Cruz

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — When Ted Cruz last month mocked Donald Trump’s “New York values,” it wasn’t entirely clear what he was implying. Last week, we got a clue: For Cruz, “New York” is another way of saying “Jewish.” At an event in New Hampshire, Cruz, the Republican Iowa caucus winner, was asked about campaign money [...]Show More Summary

Marco Rubio Defends Marcobot Debate Moment, Saying “That’s What I Passionately Believe”

Sen. Marco Rubio defended his “Marcobot” moment during the GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire as what he “passionately believes.” He repeatedly attacked President Obama with the same phrase during a testy exchange with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. During an appearance on ABC News’ This Week, Rubio told host George Stephanopoulos, “It’s what I [...]Show More Summary

Iowa, Where Everyone’s a Winner

Iowa, Where Everyone’s a Winner Raging Moderate by Will Durst The great state of Iowa has a history of cultivating its topsoil for a harvest of winners the rest of the country may enjoy. Glenn Miller. Buffalo Bill Cody. George Reeves. Herbert Hoover. James Tiberius Kirk. As a side note, this may be the first [...]Show More Summary

Climate change: UN report confirms 2015 hottest year since records began

Earth has just experienced the hottest year since records began, according to a report by the United Nations. Greenhouse gases are behind the trend, most scientists believe. Doomsday Clock stuck near midnight due to climate change and nuclear war #Guardian— News, Views, People. Show More Summary

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