Dustin Marion

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Still Not Skinny, Christie Cheered as a Weight-Loss Surgery Success

A year after getting secret weight-loss surgery, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is clearly much reduced in size, but still far from what you'd call thin.<p>The recent high-profile controversy over closures of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge has drawn slams not only from those who’ve …

White House: Without Net Neutrality, The Internet Would Be An Inaccessible “Toll Road”

In case you wondered whether the White House is deliberately ignoring its petition platform, the President’s Chief Technology Officer, Todd Park, wrote an official blog post in support of net neutrality.<p>“Absent net neutrality, the Internet could turn into a high-priced private toll road that would …

CBO: Wage hike will cause job loss

Raising the minimum wage would cost thousands of jobs while simultaneously lifting wages for millions more, according to a new report that instantly inflamed an election-year battle over income inequality.<p>Giving fodder to both Democrats and Republicans, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday …

At least 25 killed in Ukraine as president alleges coup attempt

KIEV, Ukraine -- As the death toll in Kiev's violent political<p>confrontationrose dramatically to at least 25 Wednesday, embattled Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich laid blame for the violence on protest leaders and threatened a tough response.<p>Pointing to continued clashes in Kiev's Independence …

Thailand unrest: court prohibits use of force against protesters

A Thai court has ordered the government not to use force against anti-government protesters after clashes between riot police and demonstrators left five dead and nearly 70 wounded.<p>The civil court of Thailand ruled that some orders issued by the prime minister and a special security command centre …