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Rand Paul: Why I Will Vote to Repeal Obamacare

As a physician, I know well the problems with Obamacare. I don’t think anyone has more disdain for this big government takeover of our healthcare …

Republicans

The war against the Islamic State hits hurdles just as the U.S. military gears up

BEIRUT — After months of un­expectedly swift advances, the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State is running into hurdles on and off the battlefield that call into question whether the pace of recent gains can be sustained.<p>Chaos in Baghdad, the fraying of the cease-fire in Syria and political …

Ukraine conflict: Daily reality of east's 'frozen war'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1237000/1237821_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524775522_364198f364c3b2277d9d0cf12e3988a8<p><b>War in eastern Ukraine is now routine for the people still living there, and there is little cause for optimism, despite a ceasefire and a strong</b> …

Krauthammer on Obama: He's 'operating in a world that is detached from ours'

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that President Obama’s comments following the nuclear security summit in Washington are evidence the president is divorced from reality, and from the real problems plaguing the world.<p>“The president said …

FIFA Has Figured Out That Building Tons Of World Cup Stadiums Is A Huge Waste

In Russia's initial World Cup bid in 2010, organizers planned to build and renovate 16 stadiums at a cost of $3.3 billion. That number was later reduced to 12. Now, four years before the tournament, FIFA has recommended that only 10 stadiums be built.<p>Qatar is also reviewing its 2022 World Cup …

Obama's deception on health care 'hurting the economy,' Romney says

Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Sunday that President Obama’s deception in telling Americans that they could keep their existing health plans under ObamaCare goes beyond hurting families -- “It’s hurting the economy.”<p>In a wide-ranging interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Romney …

This Collection Of War Photography Holds Some Of The Most Haunting Images You'll Ever See

"Photographs are our collective memory of war. Luckily, most of us don't ever experience it first-hand," Tucker told ShutterLove, a photography website.<p>The survey has now been collected in a museum exhibition called, "War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath," showing currently …

Brooklyn Museum

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

Mathematics

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Movies

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

In Protest

For the past several weeks, people in countries around the world have been taking to the streets in huge numbers, airing their grievances, working toward change, seeking justice, and venting anger. Using techniques that vary from silent standing to violent destruction, demonstrators have been …

10 Ways Accessories Can Transform a Room

See 10 tricks to finally finish decorating your home.<p>Want to perk up the color palette or personality of your home but don't want to redecorate every room? Here are ideas on how a few little touches can yield big results.

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Protests and riots are spreading around the world. Where do they come from, and what do they signify?<p>Not long before he went to the altar of Notre …