Audrey Palmeri

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Wendy Davis backs limited late-term abortion ban, despite historic filibuster

The Texas Democrat who built a national profile and launched her state gubernatorial bid on the heels of an 11-hour filibuster against a late-term abortion bill is softening her stance, in the latest tilt to the center as she courts red-state voters.<p>Wendy Davis told <b>The Dallas Morning News</b>’ …

The 2016 Void Left By Chris Christie

Without Chris Christie running, there aren't many good establishment options left in the 2016 Republican presidential primary.<p>Chris Christie's …

Chris Christie’s inequality nonsense: Why he has no clue what really promotes excellence

The real threat to America’s capacity for innovation comes not from the left — but the anti-government right<p>Is extreme inequality in income and wealth the necessary and just the price that America must pay for economic success? Unable to justify America’s third-world level of inequality on moral …

Deaths from influenza outbreak shoot up in California

Toll in outbreak nearing total for last year's season - severity blamed on re-emergence of H1N1-related strain<p>The number of deaths caused by this year's influenza outbreak shot up in California last week and appears to be very close to matching the death toll from the flu for all of last year.<p>The …

Sen. Sessions: Immigration spikes income inequality

Newcomers cost Americans millions of jobs.<p>In Tuesday's State of the Union address, President Obama is expected to discuss the plight of American workers. At the same time, he is pushing Republicans to pass an immigration plan making the problem worse by increasing the flow of immigrant workers to …

Justin Bieber arrested on drunken driving, resisting arrest charges

Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after police saw the pop star street racing early Thursday morning, Miami Beach police said.<p>"What the f*** did I do? Why did you stop me?" Bieber asked the police officer who pulled him over just …

Former Ozark KKK leader intends to plead guilty

A former KKK leader has submitted a request to plead guilty to his involvement in a cross burning in an Ozark neighborhood.<p>Federal court records show …

Where bananas are grown

Bananas and other tropical fruit like pineapples are grown in tropical areas like Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Bananas are …

Indiana GOP: While Banning Gay Relationships, Why Not Enact White Supremacy, Too?

Indiana already has a law banning gay marriage, complete with criminal penalties for pastors who perform same-sex rites, but that's not good enough for state Republicans. Prodded by right-wing religious groups such as the good Christian folks at the Indiana Family Institute, GOP legislators voted …

Women's rights petition to ban Snoop Dogg entering Australia fails

Rapper to perform at The Big Day Out festival<p>Michael Baggs <br>09:18 16th January 2014<p>Snoop Dogg<p><b>Snoop Dogg has been granted an Australian work visa,</b> …

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Steve McQueen accuses film industry of ignoring slavery

Steve McQueen, the British director of Oscar-tipped drama 12 Years a Slave, has criticised Hollywood for a historical paucity of movies on slavery. McQueen, the Turner prize winner turned film-maker, said the industry did not want to tackle the subject.<p>"The second world war lasted five years and …

Why 2014 Will Be the Year of the Small Business | Fox Business

The other day I was ordering take-out from a little restaurant down the street. I looked up the number on my phone, but rather than making a call, I clicked on its website and found, to my delight, it was easy to use, intuitive and allowed me to place my order. I tried the same thing with a …

14 Places You Should Plan To Visit In 2014

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2014.<p>From Croatia, the E.U.'s newest member; to Tokyo, the site of the 2020 Olympic Games, here are the best places to travel next year.

Nelson Mandela dies: The Lincoln of Africa and just as complex

So much praise has been heaped on Nelson Mandela that it may be useful to pick out his defining virtues from all the dazzling emotional clutter.<p>Just …

top 10 countries

These 10 countries are destined for an epic year, whether they’re hosting festivals, cutting the ribbon on new attractions or simply raising their game for travellers. Feast your eyes on 2014's most unmissable destinations.<p>1. Brazil<p><b>All eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup</b><p>A game of beach football …

Same-Sex Couples Urge Supreme Court To Let Utah Weddings Continue During Appeal

"[T]his case is not an 'exceptional case' warranting a stay."<p>WASHINGTON — Lawyers for same-sex couples in Utah urged Justice Sonia Sotomayor Friday to allow same-sex couples to continue to marry while Utah officials appeal their trial court loss.<p>The Friday filing came in response to a request by …

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Juanita Moore obituary

From its earliest days, Hollywood, which has always lagged behind wider social advances, limited the roles of black actors to stock, wide-eyed cowards, simpletons or servants, often referred to as "uncles" and "mammies". Juanita Moore, who has died aged 99, suffered from this limitation by having …

Juanita Moore, Groundbreaking Actress, Dies

From the NPR Newscast: NPR's Kat Chow on the life of actress Juanita Moore<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>"Juanita Moore, a groundbreaking actress and an Academy Award nominee for her role as Lana Turner's black friend in the classic weeper <i>Imitation of Life</i>, has died," The Associated Press …