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SpaceX may upset firm's monopoly in launching Air Force satellites

Entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX are on the verge of upsetting a cozy and pricey military deal that for years has given two aerospace giants the exclusive right to launch the Air Force's most crucial satellites into orbit.

Nancy Teeters dies at 84; first woman on Federal Reserve board

Nancy Teeters, who in 1978 became the first woman on the Federal Reserve board of governors, then continued to stand out by opposing Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's anti-inflation campaign, has died. She was 84.

Doctors Said Their Son Would Die But Faith in God is Proving Them Wrong

(LiveActionNews) — A day after Brandon and Brittany Buell heard that their dream of having a baby boy would be coming true, their doctor called with news that would end their celebration. There were concerns over the size and shape of the baby’s head. Unsure of an exact diagnosis, doctors discussed five different conditions that […]

On the Ground in Ferguson: #BlackLivesMatter

My heart aches today. I'm in Ferguson – supporting the incredible work of ACLU of Missouri, meeting with activists, helping out legal observers, handing out Know Your Rights t-shirts and cards to protesters. And, as a person of color, I'm here bearing witness. Last night, we stood with thousands of others in Ferguson, listening to St. Show More Summary

HP earnings show continued struggle; profit falls 6%, sales 2%

Hewlett-Packard Co.'s latest earnings report shows that despite three years of efforts to turn its business around, the venerable tech giant still has a lot more work ahead.

Inspection of Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz in Kermit Gosnell’s Hometown Finds Filthy Clinic

When you go to a doctor’s office or a hospital, there are some subtle hints that you are not at home. One of the first hints is the furniture. While at home you may have soft cloth upholstery with cozy surfaces, at the hospital or doctor’s office you get the feel of hard vinyl or […]

Couple Adopts Two Brothers, Then Decides to Adopt All Six of Their Siblings

According to the Administration of Children and Families, on average, children stay in foster care for almost three years before either being reunited with their families or adopted. But unfortunately, almost 20 percent of children wait five years or more before being placed with a permanent family and it’s not uncommon to hear of children […]

Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Argued Abortion is an Economic Benefit

In case we needed another reason to be frustrated with Jonathan Gruber, America’s most infamous architect who insulted our intelligence, he also once argued that abortion has helped improve our nation’s economy and social environment. In a paper he helped write in May 1997 for the National Bureau of Economic Research, Gruber and two fellow writers suggested […]

Andrew Cuomo now sounds like a Republican when he talks about climate change

The Democratic governor of New York used to speak forthrightly about climate science and the need for action. Now he's getting all weak and mushy.

Watch as This Husband Captures His Wife’s Entire Pregnancy on Camera

In January 2014, Sean and Noelle Klitzer were thrilled to find out they were having a baby. In fact, Sean was so excited that he decided to video-record his wife’s entire pregnancy. The video starts with the day Noelle found out she was pregnant after taking a home pregnancy test and concludes with the birth […]

In the ski business, there are no climate deniers

Ski season is just beginning in California, but real snow on the slopes is becoming a rarity.

10 L.A. chefs and bakers to follow on Instagram

Long gone are the days when we followed what a chef did only by going to an actual restaurant. Thanks to social media, we can trail chefs and bakers and farmers around town via their Facebook posts and Twitter and Instagram feeds. This can be particularly appealing with Instagram, as food has...

Michael Brown's stepfather: 'Burn this [place] down'

The stepfather of Michael Brown was the focus of some backlash Tuesday after a video showed him shouting at protesters, seemingly urging them to turn violent following a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who killed his unarmed 18-year-old stepson. 

GOP Take Note: Latinos Support Obama’s Immigration Action, Poll Finds

Even though many immigration advocates wanted Obama's executive order to do more, a new poll finds that an overwhelming majority of Latino voters support the president's decision to take action. Image: American Spirit / Shutterstock.com The post GOP Take Note: Latinos Support Obama’s Immigration Action, Poll Finds appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Legal Wrap: With No Indictment for Darren Wilson, What Comes Next?

With a grand jury failing to indict Darren Wilson for Michael Brown's murder, the country is left asking if justice is even possible anymore. Image: World Breaking News Channel/Youtube The post Legal Wrap: With No Indictment for Darren Wilson, What Comes Next? appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Asking for peace and ignoring history in Ferguson

Asking Michael Brown's family, and the people of Ferguson, to remain calm after a grand jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson, was more than shameful. It was criminal.

Oregon Sex Conference Targets Children as Young as 11 Using Your Tax Dollars

For the past 20 years, children as young as 11 in Seaside, Oregon have been attending a sex conference, funded by taxpayer dollars in the name of safe sex. Brad Victor, a spokesperson for the group behind the conference, had this to say in April when the conference was held: “We really think the message […]

Vivian Krause and Richard Berman’s Oil Industry Playbook

He had no idea he was being taped. So when influential Washington, DC, political consultant Richard Berman talked about strategy and tactics to the oil and gas industry’s Western Energy Alliance in Colorado Springs this past June, he...Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: Ferguson Grand Jury Edition

“You motherfuckers will not own tomorrow.” – rapper Killer Mike “This system you have admonished us to believe in has consistently, unfailingly, and unabashedly let us down and kicked us out, time and time again.” – an open letter from the protestors in Ferguson  Why it’s impossible to indict a cop. And just how unlikely it is. “To […]

Cheap gas will make Thanksgiving traffic even worse this year

Cheap gas is not a good thing for the climate -- or for pre-Thanksgiving gridlock.

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