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NRA's quest to expand gun rights takes it to court

The San Diego County sheriff denied Edward Peruta a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Christopher Haga's gun collection was seized, and he was …

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Snowden, Greenwald urge caution of wider government monitoring at Amnesty event | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Edward Snowden and reporter Glenn Greenwald, who brought to light the whistleblower’s leaks about mass U.S. government surveillance last year, appeared together via video link from opposite ends of the earth on Saturday for what was believed to be the first time since Snowden …

Mormon leader outlines opposition to gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A top Mormon leader reiterated the church's opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church's biannual general conference.<p>…

S Korea and the runaway drone | US & Canada

On March 31 at 4pm, an unidentified flying object crashed on the far flung South Korean island of Baengnyeong. Upon closer examination, it was discovered that this was no flying saucer, but rather a drone (UAV or unmanned aerial vehicle). There were no identification marks on the hull, but study …

If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich?

Oculus's backers could have had a 145x return on their donation. Here's why that never would have happened<p>The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached. Those donors weren’t looking for a payout; they wanted to support something they believed in, …

Dems demand end to Benghazi probe

All 17 Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are demanding that Chairman Darrell Issa end his year-and-a-half-long probe into the Benghazi attacks, which left four Americans dead and have become a catchphrase signifying conservative suspicion of the Obama …

Today Was A Banner Day For Political Corruption

Three prominent state and city Democratic politicians were hit with allegations of political corruption on Wednesday.<p>It began around 6 a.m. PT when FBI agents arrested California state Sen. Leland Yee. A spokesman for the FBI in San Francisco, confirmed the arrest of Yee, who is running for …

Newly Discovered Dwarf Planet Hints at 'Super Earth' in Far Reaches of Solar System

There's more to the solar system beyond Pluto's orbit. Researchers have discovered a new dwarf planet nearly 7.5 billion miles away from the sun.<p>Even …

Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

101 Greatest Running Tips

It can be tough to stay motivated—especially when you're tired or the weather sucks. But we've got 101 reasons why you can't quit—from our friends at Runner's World<p>"Stop fighting it!" That's what a fellow marathoner yelled at me years ago in the middle of a very windy out-and-back marathon. "Don't …

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Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

10 Religious Surprises in the US Congress

A Modern Orthodox Jew, a Buddhist and a Quaker walk into…the Capitol? No joke, the US Congress is filled with a host of representatives from all …

FBI Investigates Company Running 'Gladiator School' Prison

The FBI has launched an investigation of the Corrections Corporation of America over the company's running of an Idaho prison with a reputation so violent that inmates dubbed it "Gladiator School."<p>The Nashville, Tenn.-based CCA has operated Idaho's largest prison for more than a decade, but last …

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Julian Assange tells SXSW audience: ‘NSA has grown to be a rogue agency’

• Wikileaks founder: ‘All of us have to do something’ • Interview conducted from Ecuador’s London embassy • Snowden and Greenwald also set to appear at SXSW<p>The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Saturday told an audience in Texas that people power is the key to rolling back the power of the …

Vast waters hide clues in hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight

The mysteries surrounding the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and the true identities of some of its passengers, are as deep as the southeast Asian waters where multinational search teams are searching for the jet.<p>Navies from two of Malaysia's neighbors were pursuing new leads as …

Ancient gladiator school discovered in Austria

An ancient Roman gladiator school has been discovered in Austria, complete with cell blocks, a training arena and a bath complex, archaeologists say.<p>The buried remains of the school at the site of Carnuntum, near Vienna were detected not through excavations but through remote-sensing techniques. …

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Chicken Gyro Grilled Cheese (aka The Gyro Melt)

<b>Prep Time</b>:<p>5 minutes <b>Cook Time</b>:<p>10 minutes <b>Total Time</b>:<p>15 minutes <b>Servings</b>: 1<p>A massive grilled cheese sandwich with all of the flavours of a gyro including …

Former CIA official accused of misleading lawmakers on Benghazi

Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell is facing accusations from Republicans that he misled lawmakers about the Obama administration's role in crafting the bogus storyline that a protest gone awry was to blame for the deadly Benghazi attack.<p>Among other discrepancies, Republicans on the Senate …

How Mexican Marines Captured The World's Most Notorious Drug Kingpin

Unscathed and his legend growing, the stocky son of a peasant farmer grabbed a slot on the Forbes' billionaires' list and a folkloric status as the capo who grew too powerful to catch. Then, late last year, authorities started closing on the inner circle of the world's most-wanted drug lord.<p>The son …

Through Its Network Of Mentors, HackHands Offers Live Help For New Programmers

With sites like Codecademy and Stack Overflow, there are plenty of ways to learn programming and get help online — but there’s nothing like a live human being who can answer your questions and look at your code, according to the co-founders of a new website called HackHands.<p>One of those …