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The NFL, Where Smoking Pot Is 8 Times Worse Than Beating a Woman

Outraged swelled in July when star Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended just two games by the National Football League for allegedly knocking his fiancée out cold in a casino elevator. Compared to the one-year ban Browns...Show More Summary

Christine Michael Injury: Updates on Seahawks RB's Hamstring and Return

The depth in the Seattle Seahawks backfield behind Marshawn Lynch looks a little worse for wear now that Christine Michael is on the shelf with a hamstring injury. In a time of the preseason when most staffs around the NFL are trimming...Show More Summary

Working Americans Can't Just Wait for the Next President

We tried waiting and hoping for real change six years ago. Today, income inequality grows steadily worse, while economic opportunity is out of reach for most. Collective bargaining coverage for working Americans has fallen to the lowest level in eight years. Show More Summary

"TeacherTown" Now Paying Charters Over $80 Million Per Year in Projected Enrollment Cash

Not only is Shelby County and the State coughing up over $80 million each year for corporate reform schools whose test scores are, for the most part, the same or worse than the schools they replaced, but almost $20 million of that is for enrollment that never materialized. Show More Summary

TWC outage leaves 12M people without Internet access — and it’s only going to get worse

13 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

On Tuesday, Time Warner Cable agreed to pay the Federal Communications Commission $1.1 million for failing to disclose a “substantial number” of outages affecting its customers. Now today, the company announced that it is suffering from multiple outages affecting 12 million people. Show More Summary

You've Got to Feel Bad for Attorneys Arguing the SSM Cases

"What is the objection to polygamy?" "The argument you're making is exactly what was rejected in Loving." "Do you want kids adopted by homosexual parents to be worse off?" "How? How does it hurt heterosexual marriage? How does it hurt children?" The questions came fast and furious from all three......

This One May Be Worse

The shooting death of Michael Brown was more than worth every word and every pixel expended on its coverage. However, for sheer brass-balls police bullshit, what's going on down in New Iberia may be even worse than what happened in Ferguson. Deputies...

AUSTRALIA: Homeless World Congress Of Families Convention Is In "Chaos"

15 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Things have gotten worse for the World Congress of Families, an international coalition of anti-gay groups. The controversial World Congress of Families conservative Christian conference is in chaos only days before its scheduled start, after four Melbourne venues backed out of hosting the event. Show More Summary

Serious questions for United after cup humiliation

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Louis van Gaal has always said it could get worse before it gets better at Manchester United.

Yet Another Challenger Emerges For Worst First Pitch Ever

22 hours agoSports : Deadspin

So, here's the question: how much worse can these first pitches get? At some point someone is going to do something you never dreamed possible of a ceremonial first pitch, like strike oil, or completely forget to release the ball and fling themselves toward home plate. Show More Summary

Pedro Alvarez Injury: Updates on Pirates 3B's Foot and Return

As if Tuesday night couldn't get much worse for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pedro Alvarez is apparently in a walking boot. Dan Zangrilli of 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh reported that the 2013 All-Star third baseman needed the aid of a boot as he departed PNC Park: Alvarez left the Pirates' 5-2 win over the St. Show More Summary

The Retail Trader Lockout - Today's 'Market' "Issues" Were Worse Than The Flash Crash

For 39 minutes today, as we noted earlier, the US stock "market" broke. As Nanex details, a total of 1,384 symbols were affected as 100s of stocks trade with crossed NBBOs, practically eliminating any chance for retail traders to transact. Show More Summary

Third division team boots Man U from Capital One Cup

Manchester United’s miserable start under Louis van Gaal took another turn for the worse Tuesday with a humiliating 4-0 loss at third-tier club MK Dons in the League Cup.

Rough Times | Long Video | Nice Try

TVNewser: The news for Turner employees just keeps getting worse. The company is offering buyouts and says that “additional reductions in staffing” are coming. InsideFacebook: Instagram has launched a time lapse video app titled Hyperlapse. Show More Summary

VA In Phoenix: Patient Deaths Not Caused By Appointment Delays

A VA in Phoenix is accused of forcing more than 1,000 veterans to wait for necessary medical care. Even worse, numerous sources claim up to 40 veterans died while waiting for treatment. Although the accusations are disturbing, an investigation by the Office of Inspector General determined the deaths were not caused by the delays. An

Predicting the Contracts for the NHL's Top Restricted Free Agents

There's really nothing worse than being an NHL restricted free agent at this time of year. Players who lack arbitration rights also lack negotiating leverage, which means you almost always have to take whatever the team wants to give...Show More Summary

Rare Cancer Inspires Rare Partnership

As if it isn't bad enough hearing "you've got cancer," it's that much worse when the doctor tells you it's "extremely rare." This was the situation Mike Folan of Chicago's Hyde Park found himself in after he got an MRI for what he thought...Show More Summary

The High Cost of Resegregation: Charters Cost PA Taxpayers Billions for Worse Test Results

Erica Frankenberg has some fascinating research on charter enrollement costs and resegregation via charter schools in Pennsylvania. Below are a three charts worth spending a few minutes on letting the data soak in. Bottom line: 1) charter...Show More Summary

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