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Exploring what it means when police refuse to provide medical attention to their victims

Actions show intent and emotion. When I kiss my kids at night and tell them I love them before they go to bed, it's because how I feel about them emotionally has to be demonstrated to be understood. When I push on the brakes of the car as I near a red light, it's because I want the car to stop. Show More Summary

Menendez cites Ted Stevens' case as he seeks to move trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, fighting to have his corruption case moved to Washington, on Tuesday cited arguments that the government made to keep former Alaska U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' 2008 corruption trial in...Show More Summary

Menendez cites Ted Stevens' case as he seeks to move trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez cites arguments the government made in its case against a former Alaska U.S. senator for why his corruption trial should be in Washington. Menendez is charged with accepting gifts and donations from the Florida ophthalmologist who's his co-defendant in exchange for political favors.

A few maps show Americans' views on climate change confused. But they like renewable energy

The map shows Americans are strong backers of renewable energy. David Roberts at Vox has taken a look at a study and accompanying maps about Americans' views on climate change and related subjects included in a study by the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. Show More Summary

Lunch Lady Fired For Giving Kids Lunch for Free

A kitchen manager at an elementary school in the Denver area has been fired for giving lunches to kids who didn't have the money to buy them. Della Curry said some of her students at Dakota Valley Elementary School in Aurora didn't qualify for free- or reduced-cost lunch programs but still lacked the money to eat. Show More Summary

Romney's Revenge: Deceptively Editing Tracking Video Of Hillary Clinton

This is special. America Rising is Mitt Romney's reinvented PAC, now engaging in the work of opposition research and tracking. At a Hillary Clinton event, they captured and then edited this video before tweeting it for Malkin's Twitchy...Show More Summary

Huckabee Wishes He Were Transgender So He Could Shower With The Girls

2016 hopeful Mike Huckabee has no problem being crass and nasty, but his remarks about transgender people were also sort of creepy and telling. If he "could have felt like a woman," the Republican former Arkansas governor joked earlier...Show More Summary

States find few options to deal with potential Supreme Court Obamacare decision

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The Wall Street Journal reports that state officials from a number of states met last month to try to figure out how to stave off disaster if the Supreme Court decides to end Obamacare subsidies to their residents. The consensus—there's...Show More Summary

Tuesday Open Thread

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

In other news, here's an interesting article about the FBI's domestic flying program using front companies. Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Fox's Gutfeld Scolds America Rising PAC For Producing Deceptive "Out Of Context" Video Attacking Hillary Clinton

From the June 2 edition of Fox News' The Five: GUTFELD: Can we just look at this video that we showed? She said [to] the woman to go to the end of the line, because that's where you get your stuff signed. She wasn't being rude. This thing that's from America Rising was out of context, and when companies do stuff like that, we no longer trust you. Show More Summary

Clerks: Mixed turnout for US House runoff in Mississippi

(AP) — Turnout for Tuesday's special election runoff to fill a vacant congressional seat in north Mississippi was sparse in some areas, but strong in the county that is home to the longshot Democratic candidate. Republican Trent Kelly and Democrat Walter Zinn are vying to serve most of a two-year term started by Republican Rep. Show More Summary

U.S. Tourist Killed by Lion at South Africa Wildlife Park

An American tourist taking photos of lions through an open car window at a wildlife park in South Africa was killed Monday when a lion attacked her. Visitors are told never to lower their windows. The unidentified woman at Lion Park near Johannesburg was "taking photographs of the lions from a short distance away," said park spokesman Andre La Cock. Show More Summary

Tweeter Shami Witness Charged With Terror Crimes in India

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : TalkLeft

Mehdi Masroor Biswas, aka @ShamiWitness, has been charged with numerous terror crimes for his favorable tweeting about ISIS. He was arrested in December. Most of the charges carry a maximum of seven years in prison. Joint Commissioner of Police,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Fox's Bolling Botches Gun "Facts" By Erroneously Linking Mass Murders To Gun-Free Zones

From the June 2 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: UPDATED: 16 Media Myths About Proposals To Strengthen Gun Laws Conservative Media Applaud Vince Vaughn For Pushing Debunked Right-Wing Talking Point On Guns Fox & Friends Hosts Gun Extremist Who Thinks Politicians Should Fear Being Shot To Defend Vince Vaughn

Former lawmaker heard 'unseemly' Hastert rumor from 15 years ago

Did anyone know about the allegations surrounding former House Speaker Dennis Hastert during his congressional career? The story took a turn today.

Obama welcomes passage of NSA surveillance bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's gratified that Congress has finally approved legislation reviving and remaking surveillance laws that lapsed temporarily Sunday night. Typically, it takes a number of hours for completed legislation to be readied and transported to the White House for the president's signature.

Fox's Geraldo Rivera: "Stop, Question, And Frisk" Is The Only Way To End The Civil War In The "Black Ghettos Of America"

From the June 2 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Fox's Geraldo Rivera: The Freddie Gray Case Will Mark "The Decline Into Irrelevancy Of The Modern Civil Rights Movement" How Geraldo Rivera And Fox News Botched The Story InShow More Summary

Senate roll call vote on surveillance bill

The 67-32 roll call Tuesday by which the Senate passed a bill to remake the National Security Agency's surveillance program and revive other parts of the post-Sept. 11 Patriot Act. Voting yes were 43 Democrats, 23 Republicans and 1 independent. Voting...Show More Summary

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