Philip Beadle

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Meet the doctor who gave $1 million of his own money to keep his gun violence research going

After House Republicans eviscerated public funding, Dr. Garen Wintemute decided to pony up to “keep the lights on”<p>Lois Beckett<p>April 26, 2014 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on ProPublica.<p>Federal funding for research on gun violence has been restricted for nearly two decades. President Obama …

Meet the Women Behind the Supreme Court’s Controversial Affirmative Action Decision

Behind the scenes of every controversial Supreme Court decision are real people: Homer Plessy, of <i>Plessy v. Ferguson</i>. Oliver Brown, of <i>Brown v. Board</i> …

Robert Reich: You’re getting hosed on your taxes!

The former secretary of labor explains how middle class Americans are paying more than the 1 percent<p>Robert Reich<p>April 15, 2014 7:07pm (UTC)<p>It’s tax time again, April 15, when our minds turn toward paying the taxes we owe or possibly getting a tax refund. But what we don’t think about enough is …

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Today Is the First Day of the Rest of the GOP's Obamacare Battle

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>President Obama won the news cycle Tuesday with his Obamacare victory lap, but Republicans are …

A Roundup of April Fools’ 2014 Jokes in the World of Photography

As we’ve done for the past couple of years, rather than try our hand at comedy and post something tricky on April Fools, we instead round up all the …

'CIA lied to justify torture programme', US Senate report to claim

US Senate committee will vote on Thursday to declassify 400-page summary of damning review exposing failings and exaggerations in the CIA's post-September 11 torture and rendition programme<p>The CIA lied and exaggerated about its secret kidnap and interrogation programme in the years after September …

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Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Apple’s decline turned America into banana republic

Bananas have become so popular in America that even a major merger and a minor plague might not impact their prices too much.<p>Move over Dole. On …

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41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

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These NASA Photographs Of This Week's Sun Flare Are Epic

If you enjoyed the article, we'd really appreciate a shout out!<p>This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with …

Get Elected, Get Your Kids Rich: Washington Is Spoiled Rotten

A governor’s daughter is made CEO without a MBA. A senator’s son starts a hedge fund right out of college. Democrats have joined Republicans in the …

The ancient art of honey hunting in Nepal - in pictures

The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to 'join a honey hunt'. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central …

Solidarity day for al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1056000/1056687_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534474303_df9d42720fbe997171443f36b450586b<p><b>People in cities across the world have been staging protests in support of journalists from the al-Jazeera network who are being detained in …

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Wins Fans Over Anti-Gay Bill Veto

Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was lauded online after defying many members of her own party by vetoing an anti-gay bill Wednesday night<p>Senate Bill 1062 was designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays or others who …

Today’s Cityscapes Cast in Darkness Set Against Pristine Night Sky

For the past four years, artist Thierry Cohen has been working on a series called <i>Villes Eteintes</i> or Darkened Cities. The collection by the …

Why Your Hometown Brewery is the Best Brewery

“What’s your favorite brewery?”. After visiting over 350 breweries in less than four years we get this question with some frequency. As you watch …