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When 'Kiko' shook the pop music world and it all changed for Los Lobos

The East L.A. band Los Lobos looks back in wonder at its 1992 album "Kiko," which shook the pop music scene. This article was originally published Sept. 16, 2012. Stately, cool-eyed David Hidalgo took his place at the front of the stage, cradling an electric guitar. "There's a few little problem...

Megatsunami 170 metres high once smashed into Cape Verde

Evidence for the sudden collapse of Fogo volcano 73,000 years ago and a massive tsunami raises concern that such freak events are more frequent that thought

Meet the drought-stricken communities of California’s San Joaquin Valley

After years of drought and shortsighted land-use planning, the water crisis has intensified for residents in California's self-reliant communities.

The Selfie That Could Change the Course of Animal Rights

The question is not whether animals should be afforded basic rights but rather, why shouldn't they? The post The Selfie That Could Change the Course of Animal Rights appeared first on PETA.

Latest Clinic Violence: California Planned Parenthood Set Ablaze

U.S. Sen Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in a statement connected the attack on the facility to the political attacks this year on Planned Parenthood by anti-choice activists and lawmakers. Image: Shutterstock The post Latest Clinic Violence: California Planned Parenthood Set Ablaze appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Pope Francis’ only ‘real audience’ at U.S. embassy was with former gay student and his partner

The revelation comes hours after the Vatican issued a statement downplaying the pope's meeting with Kim Davis.

Daily Dose of Cute

This is Sophie, diligently ignoring me, as I tell her she has to move, after she has jumped up in my office chair like she does every single time I get up for two seconds. We go through this same ritual a thousand times every day. IShow More Summary

Member of Congress Calls Out DOD for Skirting Ban on Animal Use in Training

The Air Force is trying to circumvent the ban on using animals in some trauma training, but one congressmember, a lieutenant colonel, is digging in his heels. The post Member of Congress Calls Out DOD for Skirting Ban on Animal Use in Training appeared first on PETA.

Video: Gone Too Soon, Young Elephant Dies in Zoo

PETA calls on the Oklahoma City Zoo to stop gambling with the lives of young elephants and immediately halt its breeding program. The post Video: Gone Too Soon, Young Elephant Dies in Zoo appeared first on PETA.

Husband Weeps After Wife Tells Him They’re Pregnant After Trying for 17 Years to Have a Baby

In Virginia, Arkell and Dana Graves thought they were never going to have children after trying for 17-years. They suffered through four miscarriages and one stillbirth and had given up on having a family. Dana said, “We had everything planned. It just didn’t work out, so we kind of gave up.” However, when Dana started […]

Got a date? Take him or her home — in honor of House Republicans

In honor of recreational sex, our chasers for the week are going to be as unreasonably caliente as we can muster.

Feministing Reads: Elissa Shevinsky’s Lean Out

What difference would it make to our tech industry if its underrepresented members leaned in or leaned out? After reading the recent collection of essays on the topic from OR Books, I wasn’t so sure. In Lean Out: The Struggle for Gender Equality in Tech and Start-up Culture programmer and start-up founder Elissa Shevinsky collects the […]

Cost Of Doing Nothing To Hit $400 Trillion

The numbers are in, and they aren’t looking good for climate change deniers. According to the latest reports, the cost of doing nothing on climate change, even based on moderate warming models, will top $400 trillion in economic losses. If...Show More Summary

NHC says 70 percent chance of cyclone formation southeast of Bermuda

(Reuters) - A non-tropical area of low pressure over the central Atlantic about 850 miles (1,360 km) southeast of Bermuda has a 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday.

T-Mobile Breach Really? Defenses And Obama (and Congress) Incompetence

So how would someone just breach the T-Mobile records and why? This is infuriating. Enterprise data breach t-mobile obama incompetence Varonis password manager cyber-security

HRC: Arne Duncan Helped Lead Fight Against Discrimination and Move Toward More Inclusive Classrooms

Through Secretary Duncan’s leadership, the Department of Education has become a trailblazer in protecting LGBT students

Pro-Life Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Who Headed Planned Parenthood Hearing, Launches Bid for Speaker

The pro-life Republican congressman from Utah who just headed up one of the Congressional hearing into the Planned Parenthood abortion business over its role in selling aborted babies and their body parts is launching a campaign for Speaker. House Republicans will vote for a new Speaker next week and pro-life Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of […]

In the News

Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Hurricane] Hurricane Joaquin reached a Category Four (out of five, with five being the worst) as it landed in the Bahamas: "Sustained winds of up to 210 km/h (130mph) were reported in parts of the eastern Bahamas, the US National Hurricane Centre said. Show More Summary

California Finding New Ways To Extend Benefits Of Solar To Low-Income, Minority Communities

The California legislature has sent a bill to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk that aims to extend the benefits of solar energy to communities that often have no access to clean energy technologies.Assembly Bill 693 would create the Multi-Family...Show More Summary

Thorncliffe school extends sex-ed strike 30 more days as dozens of schools across Ontario join

'We are not going to send our children back to school,' stated TPA president Khalid Mahmood at an October 1 press conference.

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