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10 reasons America is morbidly obese

It's not just the fast food: Our country faces a perfect storm of obstacles to living a healthy lifestyle

Ukraine: Search base set up at jet crash site

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) — With the sound of artillery fire in the distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the zone where a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine and began preparations to comb the rural area for remains of as many as 80 victims and jet debris.

A.M. Links: Gaza Cease-Fire Collapses, Republicans Promise Border Bill, Ebola Patient Evacuated to U.S.

1 hour agoNews : Reason

House Republicans says they will remain in Washington until a new border bill has been passed. The cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has broken down. An American Ebola patient will be evacuated from West Africa and brought back to he U.S. Show More Summary

Bombed homes, shelling and cars charred by missiles: Fidaa Zaanin on how Israel destroyed Beit Hanoun

Fidaa Zaanin, a resident of Beit Hanoun, has seen two punishing wars come and go. The only difference this time is that the ferocity of Israel’s assault, the third she has lived through, has surpassed the others. And that ferocity has hit her city particularly hard. Show More Summary

Top Stories: Mideast Truce Breaks; Ugandan Anti-Gay Law Overturned

1 hour agoNews : The Two-Way

Also: Snowden's disclosures may have affected terrorists' behavior; a report says former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor will resign soon; and the FAA is limiting U.S. flights over Iraq.

Former CIA Officer Battles ‘Dummy,’ ‘Clown’ Geraldo over New Clinton bin Laden Tapes

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

On Fox News Friday, Geraldo Rivera got into it with former CIA official Michael Scheuer over newly surfaced recordings of former president Bill Clinton, in which he claims the day before 9/11 that he could have killed Osama bin Lade...

The Most Dangerous Moment in Gaza

What happen if this conflict comes off the rails

Kurt Loder Reviews Guardians of the Galaxy and Get on Up

1 hour agoNews : Reason

Guardians of the Galaxy is what happens when you hire a graduate of the merry Troma schlock factory, hand him $170-million, and set him loose on a lower level of the Marvel Comics empire—a place where X-Men and Avengers would never think to tread. Show More Summary

“Just for the Hell of It”: Illinois Man Arrested For Inserting Needles In Meats

1 hour agoNews : Jonathan Turley

Ronald Avers, 68, does not exactly cut the image of a major felon in his motorized scooter with the portable oxygen tank at the Shop ‘n Save store in Belleville, Illinois. However, when sewing needles (not the ones shown) were found in packaged meat, security noticed that Avers was on camera handling meats that he […]

Israel calls off the truce after abduction of one of its soldiers

The Israeli military has said the Gaza ceasefire that came into effect earlier today is now over and that military operations are in progress on the ground. Asked during a media conference call if the ceasefire was over, Lieutenant-Colonel Peter Lerner, a military spokesman, said: “Yes. Show More Summary

GOP Congressman Forced to Apologize for Twisting Staffer’s Arm

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Yesterday, Rep. Don Young (R-AK) was caught on camera man-handling a GOP congressional aide who was trying to prevent him from entering a closed meeting. (And by man-handling, we mean man-handling -- Roll Call circulated a photo in which Young has the unidentified aide in a wrist lock.)

Cantor to resign from House seat in August

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — After a surprise primary election loss, U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.

Cop killer was allowed to coach youth baseball

2 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The family of a murdered Chicago police officer -- and hundreds of cops -- pressured the youth league's board to resign

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