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Chris Christie is getting ripped for his 'insane' comment on vaccinations

"It's more important what you think as a parent than what you think as a public official," Christie said Monday when asked about recent measles outbreaks in the US, according to The New York Times. "I also understand that parents need to have some measure of choice in things as well. So that's the …

Public Health

Here are all the commercials that ran during the Super Bowl, in order

There were some clear stand-outs, and a few ads t hat didn't go down too well with the tens of millions of viewers watching the game.<p>There were 71 national ads in total (Many more ads aired during the game, but these were bought on a regional — and far cheaper — basis.) Re-watch your favorites.

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This Is What Happened Because Congress Didn't Fix The Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON -- A number of voters in Texas reported problems casting their ballots on Election Day, with many of the issues stemming from a restrictive new voter ID law that went into effect for the first time this election cycle. Texas is one of several states where residents are reporting problems …

Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Agenda Disguised as Plan for GOP Congress

Rebecca Nelson @rebeccarnelson<p>Oct. 20, 2014, 9:19 a.m.<p>If the GOP sweeps Con­gress in Novem­ber, Ted Cruz has a plan for his fel­low con­gres­sion­al …

Huge Jobs Report: The U.S. Economy Added 288,000 Jobs in June

The U.S. eco­nomy ad­ded 288,000 jobs in June, ac­cord­ing to the new jobs re­port from the Bur­eau of Labor Stat­ist­ics. The un­em­ploy­ment rate …

Economy

Congress Is Playing Professional Tournament-Level Ping-Pong With This Nation’s Future

It seems like our country is always on the verge of some major catastrophe or another nowadays. From our ballooning national debt, to a failing …

John Boehner

Ten Out of This World Space Apps

<i>By David Tiegen</i><p>Space nerds know that high-quality astronomy apps are few and far between. For a long time, the only popular astronomy app was Google"s SkyMap, but now Google Play and the App Store are bursting with options for everyone from the casual stargazer to the more seasoned observer. Here's …

Apps

Here's How US-Iran Cooperation In Iraq Affects Nuclear Negotiations

With a vested interest in keeping the current Shi'ite government in power in Iraq, Iran has been happy to step up and provide support in its fight against Sunni insurgents of the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS).<p>It is a rare situation in which U.S. and Iranian interests align. A senior …

Middle East

22 Potentially Traumatizing Kids' Movies

It is a small wonder we've turned out so well, considering the PG-rated atrocities we've viewed over the decades. If you want your children to come out slightly less scathed, have a look at our chronological categorization of children's movies that actually might not pass the muster, due to …

Gaddafi sons' war crimes trial begins in Libya amid security fears

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and brother Saadi face accusations of masterminding campaign of murder and torture during civil war<p>The war crimes trial of two sons of Libya's former dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, begins amid tight security in Tripoli on Monday, in a case causing sensation at home and controversy …

Women still face great wall of discrimination in China

When Zhou Yuxia, 24, returned to Beijing after studying in the United States, she had real trouble securing a job. She had the right qualifications for the positions she was looking for -- she just wasn't a man.<p>"I was on a job hunting site and saw this ideal position as a marketing manager. One of …

Money Can't Buy Votes

Right-wing billionaires threw a hissy fit in recent weeks. The 99 percent are persecuting them, the wealthy ones whined. That whole Occupy Wall Street thing hurt their feelings, conservative 1 percenters pouted.<p>The right-wing rich didn’t threaten to take their Shimansky diamond soccer balls and …

America's Cruel Political Math -- Where the Working Poor Equal Less Than Zero

Remember the 2000 presidential campaign and the whole flap about "fuzzy math"? Those were the days, huh? In the 2010s, America's political math is not fuzzy but hard, cruel to the point of nearly inhuman, and so unrooted in common sense it makes the Flat Earth Society look like the National Academy …

Egypt, Israel and al-Qaeda

Amidst the turmoil that has ensued throughout post-Mubarak Egypt, al-Qaeda (AQ) has established a stronghold in the Sinai from where jihadists routinely target Egypt and Israel. In turn, Egyptian and Israeli security forces have increased cooperation to address the Sinai's security challenges, …

How an Alliance Can Fight Climate Change, Make Housing Affordable, Create Good Jobs and Fund Social Needs for All New Yorkers

<b>The Crisis</b> The overwhelming election of Bill de Blasio reflects the frustration of New Yorkers with the rising inequality and unmet needs in the City. As a City, we need to take advantage of that opportunity to permanently create the base for long-term gains for working families and for addressing …

Deval Patrick Says 'Maybe' To Potential Presidential Run

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) isn't ruling out a potential presidential run in 2016 or beyond.<p>Patrick told Politico he could "maybe" see himself as a candidate for president, saying he'd wait to see "what time tells."<p>“That's a decision I have to make along with my wife of 30 years, and she's …

World’s Most Wanted Drug Lord Captured In Mexico

The world's most wanted drug lord has been captured alive by authorities in Mexico, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice said …

Head Of Ukrainian Parliament Assumes Presidential Power

<b>This post was updated at 4:00 p.m. ET.</b><p>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's opponents are moving quickly to take government power, although no one is certain how permanent those moves will be.<p>The Ukrainian legislature has voted to give the president's powers temporarily to the Parliament speaker, …

Pollution making Beijing hazardous place to live, says Chinese report

Dangerous smog levels make capital second worst of 40 global cities for environmental conditions, says Beijing-based body<p>Severe pollution in Beijing has made the Chinese capital "barely suitable" for living, according to an official Chinese report, as the world's second largest economy tries to …

Paul files class-action suit vs. NSA

Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday officially filed his class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over National Security Agency data collection, joining with two prominent tea party leaders to make the announcement.<p>Paul, a libertarian-leaning Kentucky Republican and potential presidential …

Bitcoin exchange halts withdrawals after cyber-attack

<b>Bitstamp - one of the world's largest Bitcoin exchanges - has halted withdrawals after coming under cyber-attack.</b><p>The Slovenia-based firm said the culprits had exploited a bug in the virtual currency's underlying software to carry out the assault.<p>It is the second exchange to suspend operations. …

Bitcoin

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