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Liberland president arrested by Croatia for trespassing in 'no man's land'

A Czech politician, who declared himself president of a tiny nation established on what he claims is a 2.7-square-mile "no man's land" along the Danube River, was arrested Saturday by Croatian authorities who said he and his self-styled fellow founding fathers of Liberland are trespassing.<p>Croatian …

College kids can't take a joke

Chris Rock has stopped performing on college campuses, he said in a recent interview, because college audiences are getting "way too conservative."<p>"Not like they're voting Republican," he said in the interview with Frank Rich published in Vulture, "but in their social views and their willingness …

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The Return of Evil


President Obama's Proposed Budget Attacks the Wealthy; Full of Wasteful Spending

President Barack Obama announced today his budget plan for the next 10 years to erase the national debt and fight income inequality. But as usual, the president has some disturbing and misguided ideas on how to rectify the situation, starting with uplifting the middle class by penalizing the …

Ron Paul Says U.S. May Share Responsibility for Malaysia Airlines Plane Crash

Former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul claimed Sunday that the U.S. and European Union may share responsibility for the downing of a …


Sony streams 'The Interview' online and makes Hollywood history

A bit of Hollywood history unfolded on Wednesday. And it might be a glimpse into the future.<p>The controversial Sony Pictures comedy "The Interview" was released on YouTube, Google Play, the Microsoft Xbox video game console, and a special Web site.<p>The movie, which started streaming online around 1 …


How Real Are Facebook Friendships?

An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.<p>Editor of the <i>New York Times Book Review</i> Pamela Paul’s recent column “How to Be Liked By Everyone Online” describes how social media “has upended social and psychological norms” by …

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