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Protesters Scream At Kids Singing National Anthem, Because Those Kids Are Muslim

The event involved prayers, speakers, and songs, all of which were responded to with several gallons of bile from the gathered protesters. But surely when six Muslim girls began leading the group in the National Anthem, the shoutersShow More Summary

Latest Freshmen Rankings for the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

With less than six weeks remaining until the start of conference tournaments — sad, but true — Duke's Jahlil Okafor is closing in on a wire-to-wire campaign as the National Freshman of the Year. Everyone had him at No. 1 before the year...Show More Summary

People Waited for 3 Hours to Eat at Vegas’s First White Castle

The "Craver Nation" expands to Nevada. It was six long months ago that people in Las Vegas got wind that White Castle was coming not just to the western United States, but to the Strip. Now that day is here, bringing them 5,615 square...Show More Summary

Washington State Committee Will Hold Hearing on Bill for Parental Notification on Abortion

On Monday, February 2nd at 1:30 PM in the Senate Law and Justice Committee, there will be a hearing on SB 5289 which will require parents to be notified before a minor has an abortion. The United States is one of only six nations in the world that allow abortion on demand into the third […]

2015's No. 1 CB Iman Marshall Announces Top Schools with Intense Teaser

Iman Marshall, the No. 1 cornerback in the 2015 class, per 247Sports composite rankings, goes on the record to release the six schools he will choose from on national signing day. Which school will Marshall end up at? Check back in with Bleacher Report on February 4 to watch his decision in a way that will revolutionize national signing day. Show More Summary

Ben & Jerry’s Founders Support #BlackLivesMatter in a Bold Display of Solidarity

If someone had told me six years ago that Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield—the founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream—would speak out against police brutality and anti-black racism with more conviction than the nation’s first black president, I would have laughed in that person’s face.

Turkish court will ban Facebook if it doesn't censor blasphemous content

Every six months, Facebook reveals how many times a nation requests that the site block content that's considered illegal. In the first half of 2014, for instance, India lobbied for nearly 5,000 deletions, putting it well ahead of second-placed Turke...

Are Banks Actually Evil, or Does It Just Seem That Way?

Given the latest round of allegations against the nation's biggest banks, you'd be excused for concluding they haven't learned anything over the last six years.

Six Years Ago Today...

On January 24, 2009, President Obama gave his first weekly address to the nation, specifically dealing with the economic meltdown and ways to get some help to those who needed it most, fast. In my case, the Recovery Act subsidies for...Show More Summary

Constructive Criticism: Announcing the NBCC Award Nominees

The finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced this week. There are thirty finalists, falling into six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, general nonfiction, and poetry. The National Book Critics Circle has one of the more interesting...

Sports Illustrated cuts entire photojournalism staff

NPPA Sports Illustrated has fired its entire photojournalism staff, according to a report from the National Press Photographers Association. Six photographers at the sports magazine were let go in a company-wide move to “restructureShow More Summary

Post-surgical infection rates remain stubbornly high

If you need surgery on your colon, you might think about going out of state for treatment. Hospitals in the Empire State scored worse than the nation as a whole in five out of six categories of... To view the full story, click the title link.

At Least Six U.S. States Expect To Miss Revenue Targets: Report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most U.S. states expect to hit their revenue targets this fiscal year, but at least six states say they could fall short, the National Conference of State Legislatures said on Wednesday. All states except Vermont...Show More Summary

Stephen Strasburg Trade Rumors: Six Potential Destinations for the Nationals Ace

last weekSports : The Big Lead

Nationals ace would be in demand if the team actually decides to trade him.

Tom Longboat

last weekOdd : Neatorama

Kate Beaton at Hark! A Vagrant has introduced me to another new historical figure. Born in 1886, Tom Longboat was an Onandagan from the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario. He was an outstanding athlete, winning, among many other races, the Boston Marathon in 1907. Show More Summary

Identifying the Most Dangerous International Adopters

Recently, I came across a GoFundMe for a middle-class family of six that was adopting five siblings from an emerging nation. Their friends and members of their church had set up the fund to help them, and the writeup was gushing about how selfless and wonderful the family was to do that. It was an … Continue reading Identifying the Most Dangerous International Adopters

National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced!

The New York Times’ ArtsBeat reminds us that the National Book Critics Circle Awards are “one of the most prestigious American literary awards…judged by a panel of critics and book review editors.” They come in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Both ArtsBeat and the LA Times report on the announcement of […]

Cotter’s winds of change begin to gust

Jamie Lyall discusses the controversial selections - and omissions - made by Vern Cotter ahead of this year's all-important Six Nations Championship.

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The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has introduced the 2015 Executive Committee members. Six western retail distributors and United Suppliers, Inc., are announcing the pending formation of Aligned Ag Distributors LLC, a joint venture distribution company. Show More Summary

Vern’s Six Nations Squad?

Rory runs the rule over the latest Scotland squad, aimed at finally salvaging some pride in the world's best rugby tournament(TM).

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