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Rashida Jones Just Said the One Sentence Anyone Who Watches Porn Needs to Hear

When it comes to sexuality, porn is one of society's trickier areas. How do we reconcile objectification with sex-positivity? Degradation with …

When Scientific Facts Get Divided Down Party Lines

New poll shows Tea Partiers in particular are anti-science.<p>There's one issue that's more politically divisive than gun control or abortion. That's the question of whether human activity is the primary driver of climate change. In a new poll, there was only one question pollsters asked that …

Tea Party

The Place Where Government Goes To Die

<b>There's a lot to be learned</b> about the country in a very odd -- and morbidly wonderful -- story in today's <i>New York Times.</i> It concerns Hampton, a tiny city in Florida that, apparently, decided thatit would finance itself through speeding tickets. It was as though somebody designed a political order …

Corruption

Reaching The Young And Uninsured On A Texas Campus

At lunchtime on the North Harris campus of Houston's Lone Star Community College, students stream through the lobby of the student services center, plugged into their headphones or rushing to class.<p>Many walk right past a small information table about the Affordable Care Act.<p>The table is the …

Six Ways America Is Like a Third-World Country

Our society lags behind the rest of the developed world in education, health care, violence and more<p>Although the U.S. is one of the richest societies …

Associated Press News

Only 10 Percent of Uninsured People Have Signed Up for Obamacare

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two surveys released Thursday found that only ten percent of uninsured people who qualify for …

EPA Seeks to Reassure on Grid Reliability

HOUSTON — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy sought to assure energy executives on Thursday that EPA won’t shut off the …

Obama under siege over deportations

The White House is finding itself increasingly on defense over deportations of undocumented immigrants, as key Democrats and a top immigration reform group have gone public this week with their desire for President Barack Obama to act.<p>National Council of La Raza President Janet Murguía called Obama …

3 Lessons From Obama's Failed Justice Department Nomination

Now that the smoke has cleared from Debo Adegbile's failed nomination Wednesday to head the Justice Department's civil rights division, there are some lessons to draw from that Democratic debacle.<p>Why was it a disaster? Seven Democrats defected from their party to vote against Obama's nominee. The …

Despite Ukraine Tensions, Russia Still Involved in Syria

Des­pite in­creas­ing ten­sions over Rus­sia’s oc­cu­pa­tion of Crimea, a top State De­part­ment of­fi­cial said that the situ­ation in Ukraine isn’t …