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Man’s Penis Amputated After “Enthusiastic” Viagra Overdose

A 66-year-old farmer and “self-proclaimed politician” from the town of Gigante, Huila in Colombia apparently—and “enthusiastically”—took too much …

Michaella McCollum Connolly pleads guilty to drug trafficking in Peru

Two women have pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle £1.5m worth of cocaine out of Peru. Michaella McCollum Connolly, who lives in Northern Ireland, and Melissa Reid, from Scotland, made the behind-closed-doors plea when they appeared before a judge in the capital Lima on Tuesday.<p>McCollum, 20, from …

16 Things We Learned From Miley Cyrus In Her Rolling Stone Interview

Pharrell is her zen master; her neighbor Steve Carrell openly judged her.

Ted Cruz Reads "Green Eggs And Ham" On The Senate Floor

The Texas Republican takes some time to read a bedtime story to his daughters in the middle of a long floor speech to protest Obamacare.

Child psychologists are now being told to acknowledge that 25—and not 18—is the cut-off age for adolescence. These new guidelines, defining 18-25 as “late adolescence,” will apparently stop children from feeling “rushed” though childhood.

Child psychologists are now being told to acknowledge that 25—and not 18—is the cut-off age for adolescence. These new guidelines, defining 18-25 as …

Teens

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Republican leaders considering Plan B to stop healthcare law

WASHINGTON - With their effort to block money to run the government until President Obama guts the new healthcare law starting to fizzle, Republican leaders are considering Plan B.<p>Senate Republicans are pushing renegade Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to wrap up his filibuster-like obstruction of the …

Associated Press News

Ted Cruz’s Fake Fight Against Obamacare Is Making Millions

Ted Cruz’s war against Obamacare is little more than a racket. Patricia Murphy reports.<p>When Sen. Ted Cruz went to the Senate floor Tuesday to block a …

After 21 hours, Cruz ends Senate floor marathon

After more than 21 hours and no bathroom break, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his talk-a-thon against Obamacare at high noon on Wednesday.<p>The conservative firebrand's marathon speech against health care reform ended as the Senate calendar moved to a new day's business for procedural purposes. Though he …

Why I love … the depiction of the favela in City of God

City of God is an exhilarating, fast-paced action film set in the oppressive confines of a favela in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. I love the way the movie depicts the slum because it compels viewers not just to confront the desperation, poverty and violence of life there, but to enter that nightmarish …

The US Spent Billions in Kyrgyzstan, but Is Leaving Without a Trace

Since 2001, the US Government has dumped staggering amounts of money into Manas Air Force Base, a critical Air Force outpost in Kyrgyzstan. The base costs US taxpayers 60 million dollars each year in rent. 100 million dollars a year is siphoned into the country through USAID. 300 million plus …

Pakistan earthquake island is a 'mud volcano'

Dr Brian Baptie from the British Geological Survey says the island that appeared off the coast of Pakistan after the earthquake is a "mud volcano" formed as gas and water forced its way to the surface.<p>Pakistani officials are investigating a small island, about 60 feet high, 100 feet long and 250 …

GOP’s anti-Obamacare stupidity is about to haunt them

<b>(Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Gary Cameron/Jonathan Ernst)</b><p>Just as their base expects more and more, here’s why Republicans will be forced to dial down their empty extremism<p>Brian Beutler<p>September 25, 2013 12:24pm (UTC)<p>All year we've watched the running tally of House Republican votes to …