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The Week in Review: The Real March Madness Has Begun

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2014<p>Hope you didn’t need to heed the Ides of March—it just meant that college basketball’s beloved tournament season was …

8 hours of airliners departing from Los Angeles in one single photo

Los Angeles architectural photographer Mike Kelley posted this awesome image of almost all the departures and some of the arrivals at LAX during a …

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

North Korea Gives Ominous Warning On Nuclear Test: 'Wait And See'

North Korea fired two medium-range Rodong ballistic missiles into the sea on March 26. Its first firing in four years of mid-range missiles that can hit Japan followed a series of short-range rocket launches over the past two months.<p>Members of the Security Council on March 27 condemned the move as …

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Washington Post: ‘Cat’s Out of the Bag’ on IRS Targeting Scandal

What’s the difference between “targeting” and using “inappropriate criteria” to select certain organizations for review?<p>WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 26: IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is sworn in prior to testifying before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee March 26, 2014 in Washington, …

The Very Important Detail About That Video of Bison ‘Running for Their Lives’ Out of Yellowstone

This week, a video has been circulating claiming to show a herd of bison “running for their lives” out of Yellowstone National Park. The suggestion has been that the animals are sensing imminent danger associated with a volcano in the area.<p>But there’s just one problem: park officials told Reuters …

Why Libertarians and People of Faith Are United and Divided Over Obamacare Contraception Mandate

The First Amendment protects religious freedom, the primary argument against the Obamacare contraception mandate. The same amendment also protects freedom of association, mentioned nowhere in the legal case against it.<p>Hobby Lobby supporters gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., …

AP Photographer Killed, Reporter Wounded After Afghan Policeman Opens Fire on Their Car With AK-47

An Associated Press photographer was killed and an AP reporter wounded when an Afghan policeman shouting “Allahu Akbar!” opened fire on their car with an AK-47 Friday, the AP announced.<p>Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014 …

This Could Be One of the Biggest Common Core Stories Yet — and It Involves a Mom Being Suspended From Her Child’s School

A school in Sacramento, California, has suspended a mom over her stance against Common Core.<p>You read that correctly, the Mark Twain School in Sacramento has told the mother of a 12-year-old student that she has been suspended for two weeks. Police in Sacramento served the 14-day suspension to …

George W. Bush Reveals the Huge ‘Diss’ Vladimir Putin Once Gave Him

Russia’s recent actions in Crimea have shown a lot about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s character and resolve, but perhaps something Putin once said to former President George W. Bush years ago tells you all you need to know.<p>President George W. Bush and former President George H. W. Bush greet …

Paula Deen Restaurant at Center of Scandal Closes

The Georgia restaurant co-owned by Paula Deen that was at the center of the lawsuit that resulted in the celebrity chef admitting to having used a racial slur, sending her career into a tailspin, has closed.<p>In this Dec. 30, 2010 photo, Paula Deen speaks in Pasadena, Calif. (AP/Nick Ut)<p>“Thank you …

White House Dodges Question on ‘Tolerance’ for Web CEO Who Resigned Because of Traditional Marriage Donation

The White House on Friday declined to comment on the recent resignation of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich over his support for traditional marriage because it was a decision made by a private company.<p>White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House …

Two Intricate Drug Tunnels That ‘Cost Millions of Dollars to Build’ Were Just Found Under the U.S.-Mexico Border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two smuggling tunnels stretching hundreds of yards across the U.S.-Mexico border were found by a U.S. task force working with Mexican law enforcement counterparts, federal authorities said Friday. One person was arrested.<p>This image provided by the U.S. Immigration and Customs …

Here’s What Happened to Crime in Chicago After Illinois Finally Passed Concealed Carry Law

On July 9, 2013, a bill to recognize Illinois gun owners’ right to carry concealed firearms was passed by both chambers of the state Legislature. Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns.<p>shutterstock.com<p>Gun control advocates warned that high-crime …

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Shocking Video Captures the Moment Two Customers Brawled With Most of the Employees in a Texas Restaurant

A manager at a Houston restaurant was suspended after footage of a vicious brawl between customers and staff was uploaded online this week.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>Chachos restaurant CEO John Burke told KTRK-TV that the store manager will remain suspended until the company is finished reviewing the …

Medal of Honor Recipient Scolds Guest When He Interrupts Him During Ft. Hood Debate: ‘No, Be Quiet’

Retired Col. Jack Jacobs, a Medal of Honor recipient, clearly does not like to be interrupted while he’s talking. It’s an understandable reaction given his storied military career.<p>He made that much clear during a debate on MSNBC over whether or not soldiers should be armed on military bases in an …

Desperate Search for Missing NYC Fashion Designer Whose Advice Helped Glenn Beck’s 1791 Clothing Line Come Alive

James “Jay” Ott — a fashion designer well-known in New York City industry circles — has been missing without a trace for almost two weeks.<p>And the eerie nature of what friends, family, and authorities do know about the last moments Ott was seen alive has all parties deeply concerned.<p>The only shreds …

The best 20 wines for $20 or less

Easy-to-find wines that only taste expensive<p>Time again, tippling friends, for another installment of our value hunt.<p>Same drill as always: Twenty great wines, each $20 or less.<p>Not lowest common denominator. Not factory wine. Wines that can sit on your dinner table with pride.<p>Same rules, too: No …

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