Kaden Hayes Falck

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India May Backtrack On The Gay Sex Ban After Global Outrage

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, who doubles up as the government's chief spokesman, said gay rights legislation could be drawn up following Wednesday's verdict but warned that such a move would be time-consuming.<p>Law Minister Kapil Sabil pledged that the government would take "firm and quick …

It's Crazy How Long It Took TIME To Switch From 'Man' To 'Person' Of The Year

Almost instantly, there was some outrage pointing to the "Person of the Year" being a man — once again.<p>It's important to remember that TIME has a history of omitting women. When the magazine launched its award in 1927, it was called "Man of the Year," a title that it used for 72 years. It only …

Does President Obama Have Bad Manners?

World leaders gathered to remember Nelson Mandela this week. But critics say there were some major social blunders made by President Obama, like taking 'selfies' and shaking hands with Cuban leader Raul Castro. Host Michel Martin asks Dorothea Johnson of The Protocol School of Washington, about …

Budget Deal: Too Small To Fail?

A budget bill is making its way through Congress, after leaders agreed to a deal. But lawmakers on both sides of the aisle aren't completely sold. Host Michel Martin talks with NPR Senior Washington Editor Ron Elving, and Callie Crossley, host of <i>Under The Radar</i> in Boston.<p>Transcript<p>MICHEL MARTIN, …

Pope Francis slams super salaries for the rich while the poor survive on “crumbs”

Growing inequality requires “timely rethinking of our models of economic development and … a change in lifestyle”<p>Pope Francis has made yet another strongly worded statement on growing inequality and economic justice, this time slamming outsize salaries and bonuses for corporate executives while …

Police say teen shot self in head — while hands cuffed behind back

In yet another case of defying the limits of physiology, 17-year-old Jesus Huerta died in Durham police custody<p>A strange phenomenon has been occurring in police custody around the U.S., which seems to defy both the laws of physics and the limits of human physiology. Young people of color, …

Obama's Misguided Focus on Inequality

Until Democrats—liberals and centrists alike—show government can work, the public won't be receptive to government-driven social-justice proposals.<p>I have come to dread President Obama’s speeches.<p>They are often thoughtful, nuanced, highly evocative, and exceptionally well-delivered—and worse than …

George Zimmerman won’t be charged in alleged domestic violence incident

The decision to drop the case “demonstrates how great our system is,” says Zimmerman’s lawyer<p>Florida prosecutors will not charge George Zimmerman following an alleged domestic violence incident in November, State Attorney Phil Archer announced late Wednesday.<p>As CNN notes, the decision to drop the …

How GOP neglected the jobless, while giving the 1 percent a raise

Republicans declared extending unemployment a deal breaker, but happily protected wealthy doctors from any hardship<p>Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., spent the last days of their budget negotiations haggling over an extension of emergency unemployment benefits, which, thanks to …

Yes, Megyn Kelly, Santa Can Be Black (and Jesus, Too)

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly thinks the idea of a racially inclusive Santa Claus is utterly ridiculous. She’s wrong. And she’s wrong about Jesus being …

Bloomberg: arms website selling thousands of guns illegally

Thousands of guns could be sold illegally by unlicensed firearms dealers on just one classified ad website, according to an investigation commissioned by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.<p>Bloomberg, one of the nation's leading gun-control advocates and a co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal …

This Goldilocks Mug Would Keep Your Coffee Just the Right Temperature

Coffee is a fickle mistress. Take a sip too soon and you risk searing your tongue, wait too long and it becomes undrinkably tepid. But with this …

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Sony FE 35mm f2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss Sonnar Review

New York City in Black and White, Inception Style

New York City. It’s a place that inspires with it’s gloriously tall buildings with the strictest attention to detail and the hustle and bustle of …

Sport picture of the day: the air and grace of sepaktakraw

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Artist Meticulously Creates Alternate Universe Without Any Photomanipulation

Every once in a while, a refreshing artist pops out and does things the old fashioned way. In the world of photography, while the herd is practically …