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Bill Maher’s slippery slope: Why his war on Islam could hit closer to his own home

It's true, parts of the Koran may condone violence. Does Maher want other books and media held to this standard?

Fast food chains aggressively market to poor black kids

The trend contributes to the troubling concept of "food oppression"

Forget Kim Kardashian’s butt: The trailblazing goofiness of her nude photo-shoot face

Her facial expression--open-mouthed, cartoonish, decidedly unsexy--is the best thing about these photos

China’s lethal coal dependency: 670,000 deaths linked to air pollution in 2012

The country's new climate commitment comes as it's grappling with the true cost of coal

Autopsy: Robin Williams had Lewy Body Dementia

The hallucination-causing disease may have contributed to his decision to commit suicide

“Honey Boo Boo” star Mama June reveals father of two daughters is a sex offender

The Shannon family matriarch told "Entertainment Tonight" about the man who molested her daughter, Anna

Texas GOP’s voter ID ploy “worked”: Turnout way down, provisional ballots way up

Early data suggest new "discriminatory," "unconstitutional" voting restriction seems to have worked well for GOP

Bill O’Reilly finds a new “War on Christmas” villain: Muslims

The Fox News host loses it over Muslims who wanted Maryland schools to recognize their holidays

Watchdog: Wednesday's Big Wall Street Settlement Is "Laughably Inadequate"

On Wednesday, six massive international banks agreed to pay $4.3 billion to settle allegations from regulators in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland that their traders tried to manipulate the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign-currency exchange market. Show More Summary

This Plastic Chemical Is Banned From Baby Toys, but Preemies Get A Heavy Dose Of It

Dr. Eric Mallow, a neonatologist and researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, has long suspected that preterm infants are being overexposed to chemicals in the plastic medical equipment intended to nurse them...Show More Summary

“It embarrasses them, they feel ashamed”: Why America still can’t talk about race

Founder and CEO of progressive think tank tells Salon how to save the American dream, and the "fate of the nation"

People’s War in India Clippings 13/11/2014

Anti-Naxal ops: CRPF finds Chattisgarh, Jharkhand most tough New Delhi: CRPF, the lead anti-Naxal force, considers Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand as the most challenging states when it comes to tackling the menace of left-wing extremism (LWE) in the country. It also feels said that states are “under utilising” the paramilitary force’s potential in security-related tasks. [...]

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