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Terrorism

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

Here Are The Self-Declared Nations You Won't See At The UN

But despite the UN's best intentions, a number of states will not be represented at the UN this year. Unlike non-voting observers like the Holy See and the State of Palestine, the following nations will not be at the UN in any officially recognized capacity.<p>Despite these would-be states not having …

Russia

Obama's ISIS Plan Has 2 Big Flaws

However, after six weeks and nearly 200 strikes in Iraq, the extremist Sunni criminal army has not budged. And US-backed rebels in Syria are too busy fighting for survival in the country's largest city to capitalize off initial strikes.<p>The primary challenge facing the long-term campaign is the lack …

Middle East

No Labels’ latest absurdity: Weird “endorse-everyone!” edition

The bland advocacy group endorses both a progressive populist and a right-wing conspiracy theorist — in same race!<p>No Labels, the bland advocacy group that wants to advance a center-right agenda of social insurance cuts and tax reform – but civilly, of course – reached new heights of inanity on …

The Number Of Homeless Students In Public Schools Is Skyrocketing

The data - which most experts say under-report the actual number of homeless children in America - showed that nearly 1.3 million homeless children and teens were enrolled in schools in the 2012-13 school year, an 8 percent increase from the previous school year.<p>The number of homeless students has …

Homelessness

Fox News ‘expert': Climate change scientists are living in a “fantasy world”

Fox & Friends hosted a debate about a subject that need not be debated<p>On Wednesday morning's edition of Fox & Friends, Steve Doocy was aghast as he reported President Barack Obama's statement at the UN Climate Summit that climate change is a bigger threat than terrorism. "There's one issue that …

Wife Of "Duck Dynasty" Cousin Running For Congress: I've Seen LGBT People Cured

Zach Dasher is running for Congress in Louisiana.<p>Zach Dasher is a Republican candidate for Congress in Louisiana's 5th Congressional district challenging incumbent Rep. Vance McAllister. Dasher also happens to be a cousin to the cast of <i>Ducky Dynasty</i> and the nephew of controversial Phil …

Obama calls for new regional talks to try to bring peace to the Middle East

President tells UN it is ‘time for a broader negotiation in which major powers address their differences directly, honestly, and peacefully’<p>Barack Obama has called for a meeting of regional powerbrokers in the Middle East to negotiate a broader political solution to current instability, in a …

Watch Emma Watson's Passionate UN Speech That Everyone's Going Nuts Over

Emma Watson speaks on women's rights at the United Nations - a speech that has received a ton of attention.

Emma Watson

12 Teddy Roosevelt Quotes On Courage, Leadership, And Success

Among US presidents, Teddy Roosevelt stands out. He's the only one to win both the Nobel Prize and the Medal of Honor. Plus, he busted up corporate trusts, fathered the Panama Canal, and set aside 230 million acres of land for public good, kickstarting the American conservation movement.<p>Born in …

Nobel Prize

New Orleans Crabmeat Bon Bons for the Big Game

<b>Super Bowl Sunday</b> is a near-religious, magical 24-hour period in which three things take sole focus of your brain: football, commercials, and snacks. Right? Right. That said, we felt terrible that in the midst of our Super Bowl Snack Showdown, New Orleans, the host of the big game, could not …

New Orleans

Why You Should Smoke Your Thanksgiving Bird

<b>Things you don't want on Thanksgiving:</b> cheap scotch, an argument with your father-in-law, a bland bird.<p>I can't buy your scotch or help with the in-laws. But I can solve your turkey problem: Smoke the damn thing.<p>Poultry, generally, likes fire and smoke. (Think grilled chicken.) Big birds, like …

BBQ

NYPD’s new spying outrage: Innocent Muslims treated worse than guilty bankers

When “Arabic-sounding” names are automatically suspicious — but financial crimes are ignored — here’s the result<p>Stop your car to help a woman who appears to be lost -- and get pressured, while in police custody, to become an informant. That's what happened to one of the men profiled in a recent New …

13 Terrifying & Ugly Foods We Happily Eat

<i>by Rochelle Bilow</i><p>If you haven't yet heard about the goblin shark -- yep, we said "goblin" -- let us introduce you to the most terrifying thing we've seen this year... and we lived through the first day ramps were available at the farmers' market. A shrimper caught this snaggletoothed, over …

Fish

Michael Sam has second-most-popular jersey of NFL draft class

Michael Sammight have been the 249th player chosen in last week'sNFL draft, but hisSt. Louis Ramsjersey is No. 2 in sales among rookie shirts being sold on NFL.com.<p>The St. Louis Rams picked the Missouri product in the seventh round of the draft Saturday, making Sam the first openly gay player to be …

NFL

World Cup 2014: Can the FBI help stop Brazil's World Cup protesters? - CNN.com

In April, demonstrators hit the streets in Sao Paulo to protest against Brazil's hosting of the 2014 World Cup, which begins on June 12.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>'You are not going to have the Cup'<p>Anger and frustration<p>Belo protests<p>Fireball<p>Stop and stare<p>Eyes in the sky<p>To the streets<p>Support not flagging<p>Fire burns …

In Pakistan, Drones Have Made Their Way Into Love Poems

IS­LAMABAD — In Pakistan’s north­w­est tri­bal re­gion, where drones hum over­head and mil­it­ants hide, this is ro­mantic: “I am look­ing for you …

How interest-free banking works: The case of JAK

<b>Ana Carrie</b><p>In 2001, Feasta's money group investigated the feasibility of establishing an interest-free bank in Ireland. The most promising way seemed …

Why In-N-Out Burger Won't Expand To The East Coast

The fast food retailer has slowly expanded eastward over its 65-year lifetime to Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and most recently Texas. The company has also been holding "pop-up shops" around the world, where burgers tend to sell out within minutes.<p>All signs seemingly point to a plan for expansion.<p>But …

Microwaves

Scientists Just Created The Best Simulation Of The Universe Ever

A new simulation of the evolution of the universe is one of the most accurate ever created. The model, developed by a team of scientists led by Mark Vogelsberger at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, traces the history of the universe from shortly after its birth to present day and captures …

Universe

Star clusters form from outside in, not inside out, study says

Astronomers studied two clusters where sun-like stars are still forming. Both clusters had older stars on their outskirts than toward their …

Universe