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Well, Republicans, you've done it. From a field of 17 terrible candidates, you have selected the absolute fucking worst as your nominee. After a commanding victory in Indiana, that smirking scoundrel is the new standard-bearer of your...Show More Summary

98 Democrats Demand End to Investigation of Planned Parenthood Selling Aborted Baby Parts

Pro-abortion Democrats aren’t giving up their efforts to thwart an investigation of Planned Parenthood, despite mounting evidence that it profited from the sale of baby body parts and deceived women. Slate reports 98 Democrats in Congress signed a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan and panel chair Rep. Marsha Blackburn on Thursday, demanding that they dismantle […]

Emily’s List Spending Millions on Pro-Abortion Candidates, But Losing 25% of Its Races

The pro-abortion group Emily’s List has shoveled millions of dollars into the election already this year, but its hefty pocketbook hasn’t managed to buy many victories for pro-abortion candidates. Roll Call reports five of the six candidates endorsed by the pro-abortion PAC lost their races last Tuesday in an overwhelming defeat. The group even spent […]

An Abortion Doctor Is Suing Her Own Hospital for Silencing Her, and I’m Proud to Know Her

In one of the most notable oh snap! moments of 2016 so far, abortion doctor Diane Horvath-Cosper has announced that she is filing suit against the hospital where she is employed for banning her from speaking publically on the topic of abortion. Show More Summary

How You Can Support Syria

The al-Quds hospital in Aleppo, Syria was the latest health care facility to get blown apart last week. The 34-bed hospital was hit by a missile late Wednesday night, killing at least 50 people. One of them was Mohammad Wassim Mo’az, the last senior pediatrician who had refused to stop working in the city under […]

Baseball: Mira Costa to play Davis at California on Saturday

The championship game of the Boras Classic is set for Saturday at noon at California in Berkeley. It will be Mira Costa taking on Davis. The two schools won their respective divisions in Southern California and Northern California. The game will be broadcast on ESPN3. For the latest on high school...

GOP voters wanted an outsider who could fix the economy, and Trump fit their bill

The Republican race for president will go on through the mighty contests of early June, but it ended Tuesday. Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee for president because of two imperatives that GOP voters clung to all through the primary season. They were desperately concerned about...

'Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens' reveals what happened before 'Episode VII'

Plenty surrounding "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" remains untold, but an upcoming Lego video game will reveal some of the secrets that led to the film. No, "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will likely not offer clues regarding Rey's lineage, but the game will feature the further adventures of...

Get Met Gala glam at home by adding silver and shimmer to your face and nails

The 2016 Met Gala was filled with plenty of armor-like, heavy metallic creations worn by Taylor Swift, Alicia Vikander, Kylie Jenner, Kim Kardashian West, Jourdan Dunn, Cindy Crawford, Ciara and Julie Macklowe as well as a few actual high-tech designer creations such as Zac Posen's illuminating...

Private-sector job growth stumbles to slowest pace in three years, ADP says

Private-sector job growth unexpectedly stumbled last month, with U.S. companies hiring workers at the slowest pace in three years, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. Employers added 156,000 net new jobs in April, a sharp fall-off from a downwardly revised 194,000 the previous...

Digital farming could spell shake-up for crop chemicals sector

IRLBACH, Germany (Reuters) - Global pesticides, seeds and fertilizer companies may be forced to re-engineer their business models as farmers adopt specialist technology that helps maximize harvests while reducing the use of crop chemicals.

Land titles for farmers help cut Brazil's forest loss: scientist

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil should speed up its program to grant small farmers formal land ownership to slow down the rate of logging and deforestation, a leading scientist said.

Children Win Climate Change Lawsuit In Washington State

Originally published on Gas2. Climate change was on the agenda in a state court in Washington last week. On April 29, a Superior Court judge ruled in favor of 7 young plaintiffs. He ordered the state’s Department of Ecology to promulgate an emissions reduction rule by the end of 2016. Show More Summary

Today: Cruz Is Out as the Trump Train Rolls On. Sanders Digs Deep for a Victory.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Cruz Is Out as the Trump Train Rolls On "This cake is baked." That's how one consultant summed up the prospects of Donald Trump securing the GOP nomination, and that...

Behind the collapse of SunEdison, a solar supernova

Thousands of SunEdison Inc. employees and customers packed the House of Blues at Disneyland on a Wednesday night last September. The big developer of renewable energy projects had set aside the last night of the largest solar trade show in North America to unveil a new brand campaign and colorful...

Tesla Motors expected to post wider quarterly loss amid Model X delays

Tesla Motors Inc. is a proven standout at generating hype for cars it plans to build. But the electric-car maker's current production will be the focus of Tesla's first-quarter financial results, due to be announced after the stock market closes Wednesday. The Palo Alto company is expected to post...

Venture offers craft breweries an alternative to 'selling out to Big Beer'

True Craft is a $100-million attempt to rescue craft breweries from cost-cutting investors and Big Beer, say Stone Brewing co-founders Greg Koch and Steve Wagner, who announced the venture last week. The new organization will buy small stakes — no more than 25% — of interested craft breweries....

Rep. Cardenas spends 40% of reelection fund on legal fees, but his lawyer denies federal probe

U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Los Angeles) has poured more than $300,000 from his reelection campaign fund into legal services with five Los Angeles law firms in the last year, but his attorney says there is no indication the congressman is the subject of a rumored federal investigation. More than...

Russia's bumpy journey to its new Vostochny cosmodrome

To Russian President Vladimir Putin, the mammoth Vostochny cosmodrome in the far eastern Siberian taiga illustrates the nation's ongoing role as a space pioneer. The desolate area six time zones from Moscow provides ample space away from most communities to launch rockets carrying small cargo such...

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