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How Immigration Debates Are Disrupting Political Parties

One of the most striking developments in global politics today is the decline of traditional political parties. We’ve seen it in Donald Trump’s …

The Republican Delegate Machinations Begin

According to Time, Donald Trump's about-face on his pledge to support the Republican nominee is causing him some heartburn in South Carolina:The …

Xi Jinping and Barack Obama to launch Paris climate summit

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, will meet on the opening day of the United Nations climate summit in Paris on Monday to press the global community for a sweeping climate-change accord that would limit carbon emissions into the atmosphere and provide massive …

Oklahoma to pay $8 million to man wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years | Reuters

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The city of Tulsa has agreed to pay $8 million to a man wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 16 years after his lawyers accused police and a crime lab of covering up evidence that exonerated him, authorities said on Friday.<p>Sedrick Courtney, 42, was sentenced to 60 years …

This U.S. State Just Became the World's Greatest Renewable Market

Renewable energy developers, take note. There’s a new spot on Earth leading the way for projects in solar, wind, and other sources of green …

Renewable Energy

A first for the marijuana industry: A product liability lawsuit

For years, Brandan Flores has treated his chronic back pain with marijuana, a remedy he champions as a natural alternative to traditional medication.<p>But recently he heard rumblings that his drug of choice might be less wholesome than he had imagined.<p>"There was talk about Eagle 20," he said, "and it …

Obama plucked them from the mountaintop – but U.S. hasn't been heard from since

Vian Dakhil was hopeful when Obama helped rescue thousands of Yazidis from ISIL a year ago. Her people now feel abandoned.<p>In 2014, Vian Dakhil's stirring plea for international intervention helped inspire President Barack Obama to order airstrikes and launch a humanitarian effort to rescue …

House OKs special panel to probe Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House voted Wednesday to create a special panel to investigate Planned Parenthood and its procurement of fetal …

U.S. to release 6,000 inmates in one of the largest mass discharges from federal prisons in American history

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is preparing to release roughly 6,000 inmates from federal prisons starting at the end of this month as part of …

Babysitter who had sex with 11-year-old boy claims she 'falls in love too quickly'

A babysitter who had sex with an 11-year-old boy under her care has said she “falls in love too quickly.”<p>Jade Hatt, 21, avoided jail and was …

Insane Clown Posse Win Appeal in FBI Gang Lawsuit

Insane Clown Posse scored a major victory in their efforts to remove their “Juggalos” fanbase from the FBI’s list of organized gangs as a federal …

Judiciary

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

Assisted-suicide bill approved by California Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - A hard-fought measure to legalize physician-assisted suicide in California cleared the state Assembly on Wednesday despite opposition from religious groups and advocates for the disabled, and moved to the state Senate, where it was widely expected to gain final …

North Korea prepared to risk 'all-out war' as Kim Jong-un puts troops on alert

Tensions have flared on the Korean peninsula following propaganda broadcasts across the border from the South and an exchange of artillery fire<p>North Korea warned it was prepared to risk “all-out war” as leader Kim Jong-un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for …

North Korea

Meet ‘Deez Nuts,’ the Teen Presidential Candidate Punking America

News broke this week that an independent presidential candidate going by the name of “Deez Nuts” is polling at 9 percent in the latest PPP poll from …

Government

Killing ridiculous government red tape is saving the US $22 billion

Those examples of burdensome government red tape are among the outdated, often irrational and typically costly federal regulations eliminated as part of a regulatory improvement program President Obama ordered in 2011. A report issued late last week by the White House Office of Management and …