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ACA could increase food stamp rolls

Republicans have another reason to hate Obamacare: It could grow the number of people on food stamps.<p>The Obama administration has ordered a study to determine whether the Affordable Care Act, by increasing the number of people eligible for Medicaid, will also increase the number of people enrolled …

Is The Obama Administration Playing Politics With LGBT Workers' Rights?

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration and Democrats are pushing hard on Republican House Speaker John Boehner to take action on the LGBT rights bill passed Thursday by the Senate, but officials in Obama's Labor Department are mum when it comes to their own actions to protect LGBT workers.<p>On …

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The Navy's Most Advanced Carrier Ever Launches This Weekend, And We Got Photos Of Its Construction

The construction of the Ford took place at Newport News Shipbuilding, Virgina.<p>Along with its groundbreaking architecture and network systems, the carrier is the first ever to use electromagnetic force— the same as in modern roller coasters — to launch jets into flight.<p>The numbers behind the USS …

End Times for Obama? Why This Crisis Will Also Pass

It’s damn near end times for Barack Obama, to hear some tell it.<p>There’s a new Pew poll that has him at 41 percent approval, 53 disapproval, which Pew …

Get Ready For China's 'Singles' Day,' The World's Biggest Online Shopping Blitz

Sales on Singles' Day last year for Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-retailer, totaled more than $3.1 billion, doubling the $1.5 billion spent by U.S. consumers on Cyber Monday in 2012, according to Alibaba spokeswoman Candice Huang.<p>This year, Alibaba's two ecommerce sites, Tmall and Taobao …

Facebook fixes hiccups disrupting posts

SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook's site early on Friday suffered a minor case of hiccups causing some members to wonder where their posts on the site had gone.<p>"Earlier today, we experienced an issue that prevented some people from loading Timeline or Pages content for a brief period of time. We resolved …

Police investigate Instagram account exposing witnesses in criminal cases

An anonymous Instagram account has outed more than 30 people as crime witnesses who cooperated with police, according to a new report, posting their photos, police statements, and testimony to its nearly 7,900 followers. The account's goal: to "expose rats," according to its Instagram bio. …