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Duck Dynasty Congressman Backs Robertson

A Louisiana congressman elected with the support of the Duck Dynasty family stood by Phil Robertson in the wake of his controversial comments about …

Senate eases path for sending more Guantanamo detainees home | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate eased the way on Thursday for President Barack Obama to speed up the transfer of prisoners from Guantanamo Bay to their home countries, a crucial step toward the long-delayed closure of the military prison.<p>An ankle shackle used by prisoners during meetings …

Health insurance cancellation notices leave 500,000 uncovered

WASHINGTON-- Fewer than 500,000 people who received health insurance cancellation notices have not yet signed up for new coverage,Obamaadministration officials said Thursday.<p>The senior administration officials said they had arrived at the estimate over weeks of contacting insurers and combing …

'Duck Dynasty' fans outraged over A&E's Phil Robertson punishment

The day after<p>"Duck Dynasty"star Phil Robertson was suspended from the hit A&E reality series, fans and nonfans of the series took to social media to either express their outrage at A&E for removing Robertson from the show or for airing the show in the first place.<p>Robertson was put on an indefinite …

Mike Shanahan: Robert Griffin III 'clearly' Washington's starting quarterback

Despite being benched for either poor play or to preserve his health, there is no doubt Robert Griffin III is still Washington's quarterback.<p>Although he won't play for the rest of the season, there is no doubt Robert Griffin III is still the starting quarterback in Washington, at least according to …

5 Players 49ers Shouldn't Bring Back Next Season

The San Francisco 49ers (10-4) are in prime position to once again compete for an NFL championship. That elusive sixth championship would tie the 49ers with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Lombardi trophies in NFL history.<p>When we think of winning teams, structure and order usually starts at …

Football (U.S.)

Terence Garvin fined $25,000

PITTSBURGH -- The NFL fined Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Terence Garvin $25,000 Wednesday for the block that left Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin …

Kendrick Lamar to Perform at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Kendrick Lamar will start 2014 off with a bang. The Compton-native announced on Twitter he will be performing on the biggest stage, the 56th annual …

Top 10 Chicago Rappers Ready To Make The Chance Leap

Chicago hip-hop has been putting itself on the map for a few years now. Every year there would be notices that the city was brimming with talent …

Asher Roth Announces New Album ‘RetroHash’

It’s the news Asher Roth fans have been waiting for: a new album is on the way. After teasing the announcement earlier this week, The Blonde Bob …

Snoop Dogg offers one-day American football internship in Los Angeles

Rapper will put you up in an LA hotel and treat you to chicken and waffles – all for a donation to his children's charity<p>It is one internship in which you're unlikely to be asked to do the photocopying. And where the new hire has no hope for a job at the end of it – not least because it only lasts …

What Comes After Antibiotics? 5 Alternatives to Stop Superbugs

"Superbug" bacterial infections that are resistant to common antibiotics are increasing at an alarming rate. But traditional antibiotics aren't the only way to battle dangerous germs. Biomedical scientists are investigating new additions to their arsenal.

Life-hacking the brain: better living through science!

A simple little trick has the potential to improve the lot of both parents and inveterate party-goers. Just don't tell the European Medicines Agency<p>There is something that we all need. You can't touch it, you can't really see it, but you certainly know its effects and feel its loss. In fact, while …

Gaia space telescope launches on mission to map the Milky Way

Gaia will observe 1% of all the stars in our galaxy, allowing astronomers to determine its origin and evolution<p>Gaia space telescope's galactic census – graphic<p>The Gaia space telescope blasted off into clear skies over South America on Thursday morning on an ambitious mission to map one billion …

Defense Bill Addresses Sexual Assaults In The Military

The Senate is expected to meet Thursday to resume consideration on a defense bill that includes provisions aiming to more aggressively prosecute sexual assault in the military. Many praise the changes as the most significant to the military justice system in decades. Others say they don't go far …

Does the Budget Deal Mean Congress Is Fixed? No, No, and No

Unresolved partisan tensions mean getting a bill through both chambers will remain the exception, not the rule, in the year.<p>The successful budget deal forged by Representative Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray, and its wide margin of approval in the House, have had many observers suggesting the …

U.S. Sends Two Guantanamo Prisoners Home

The United States has released two prisoners who had been held at Guantanamo Bay back to their native Sudan, the Pentagon said Wednesday.<p>The release …