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Colorado Employers Rethinking Drug Testing

Eight states and Washington, D.C. allow for recreational cannabis, but none have solved the problem of workforce drug testing. Zero tolerance polices are being reconsidered in light of legalized pot.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Even in marijuana-friendly Colorado, anyone can be denied employment for …

Bernie Sanders Condemns Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

The suspect reportedly supported Sanders' presidential campaign last year.<p>WASHINGTON ―Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) addressed the Senate floor Wednesday to condemn the shooting that had taken place that morning at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. Reports suggest that the …

After 152 Mass Shootings In 2017, It Took An Attack On Congress To Get Our Attention

Mass shootings in 2017 are outpacing those in previous years.<p>A gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday morning, wounding at least five people, including Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), a Republican staffer and a pair of Capitol Hill police officers. The shooter …

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What does it mean for a journalist today to be a Serious Reader?

<b>Before the books arrived,</b> Adam Gopnik, in an effort to be polite, almost contradicted the essential insight of his life. An essayist, critic, and …

Pizza Iguana Steals A Slice Of Pizza And Our Hearts

The ravenous reptile is rolling in dough ― pizza dough, that is.<p>Pizza Rat is so 2015. The future belongs to “Pizza Iguana,” a saucy lizard who lives in the Mexico resort town Playa del Carmen.<p>The ravenous reptile is rolling in dough ― pizza dough, that is ― after a man filmed him stealing a slice …

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This Giant BB-8 Toy That Follows You Like a Puppy Might Be the Ideal Robotic Pet

In March of 2014, Sony announced it would stop supporting its impressive line of AIBO robot dogs, leaving many owners heartbroken. Countless toy …

What does the world sound like to its greatest drummers?

A band is only as good as its drummer, so they say. The butt of every band’s jokes yet the most crucial member of any outfit, a drummer’s job – supplying the beats, keeping the tempo, adding textures, making sure all heads are overwhelmingly nodding – never goes amiss. There’s a reason why John …

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'The Big Lebowski' Was the Film That Taught Me to Take It Easy, Man

After my life fell into shambles, I began to embrace the Lebowskian philosophy of the Coen Brothers' comic masterpiece-my "becoming-Dude," if you will.<p>Whenever people are asked to name the greatest atrocities of the 20th century-while making small-talk at a dinner party, say, or on <i>Family Feud-</i>the …