MrDickWhite

8 Flips | 2 Magazines | @evreddy | Keep up with MrDickWhite on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “MrDickWhite”

Obama clashes with Fox News's O'Reilly over record

President Barack Obama hit back in a combative Super Bowl Sunday interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, defending his administration's record on everything from health care to Benghazi.<p>Most pointedly, the president aggressively pushed back at suggestions that he should have fired Health and Human …

Air Evacuation Is Being Considered For Antarctic Passengers

The crew and expedition leaders aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy are considering an air evacuation of the passengers on board the ship, which is stuck in Antarctic ice.<p>As we've reported, two different vessels with ice breaking equipment have been dispatched to rescue the ship but both have had to …

When In Manila

Shutdown Day 4: Progress on back pay, but no end in sight

WASHINGTON — President Obama and House Republicans, battling over who was at fault for the four-day partial shutdown of the federal government, found one point they could agree on Friday:<p>Federal workers sent home during the shutdown should get back pay when the government reopens.<p>The …

NSA targets Tor: leaks show how US weakens the privacy tools it pays to build

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Blazej Lyjak<p>A top secret slide show by the National Security Agency shows how the US government has been …

Why Is Zambia So Poor? And Will Things Ever Get Better?

18<p>SHARES<p>Before we get started, I should admit something: I have no idea how a country goes from being poor to being rich.<p>I know that my own country …

Africa

You have to read Eric Schlosser's brilliant, hair-raising book on America's nuclear mishaps

The Titan II carried a W-53 thermonuclear warhead, with more than 560 times the explosive yield of the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima. Rob …

Reporter Had To Decide If Snowden Leaks Were 'The Real Thing'

Since the beginning of June, Barton Gellman has been reporting on classified intelligence documents given to him by Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor. As a result of the Snowden leaks, Gellman and reporter Laura Poitras broke the story of the PRISM program, which mines …