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Morgan Stanley Thinks Elon Musk Is Right About Tesla's Stock Price

Wall Street analysts are often criticized for being too bullish, so imagine the conundrum they face when they love a stock but still think it’s risen too far, too fast.<p>That’s the gist in Morgan Stanley’s note on Tesla Motors Monday morning, as the firm’s analysts lined up behind the automaker’s …

Ted Rall’s “uncomfortable truths”: How exiting Afghanistan risks “tremendous national trauma”

<b>Ted Rall</b><p>The celebrated cartoonist, journalist and war correspondent tells Salon about his travels and epic new book<p>Elias Isquith<p>September 13, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>A few years ago, back around the halfway point of President Obama's first term, the vast majority of Americans held only one real opinion …

Family Of Reported British Hostage Issues Public Plea To ISIS

Extremists from the Islamic State group have threatened to kill 44-year-old David Haines, and his family said they have not received any reply from the group after repeated messages.<p>In a short statement released through Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office late Friday, the family said: "We are …

Despite Obama’s Pledge to Curb It, NSA Mass Surveillance Wins Rubber Stamp

In the face of con­gres­sion­al in­ac­tion, a fed­er­al court Fri­day re­newed an or­der al­low­ing the gov­ern­ment to col­lect phone re­cords on …

Racism and the founding of the GOP: Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War and the real history of the Republican Party

Republicans hide behind “the party of Lincoln” to deflect racism charges. The party’s history is more complicated<p><i>Founding the Republican Party</i><p>The political party that grew from these concerns over slavery was the Republican Party. In turn, it nourished and carried forward the public’s anti-slavery …