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Does Stop-And-Frisk Work? Debating A Controversial Police Tactic

A federal court is set to decide on the lawfulness of stop-and-frisk, New York City's polarizing policing strategy meant to stop gun violence. The policy gives police officers wide discretion to stop, question, and in some cases, pat down people they suspect are carrying illegal guns.<p>But the city's …

Two of Iran's Presidential Candidates Are Wanted for Murder

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Iran has announced the list of eight qualified candidates who have been approved to campaign for …

Well, This Is Just Awful: 'Renting' Disabled People to Skip Lines at Disney World

No, it's not a "Modern Seinfeld" episode.<p>Reuters<p>The lines at Disney World are awful, we can all agree, but the lengths to which some people will go to bypass them are worse. Wealthy Manhattan parents are reportedly using a service that typically assists disabled children around the theme park to …

Time to Abolish Left vs. Right

Keeping our nation divided is an agenda supported by both Fox News and MSNBC. The media and the politicians both profit from Americans believing they should hate their fellow Americans. And oddly enough, the one thing that unites the traditional "right" and "left" in this country is our hatred for …

Eight top fashion retailers fail to sign Bangladesh safety accord

At least eight of the UK's leading fashion retailers had last night failed to put their names to a legally binding initiative to offer financial …

If You Don't Think College Athletes Should Be Paid, This Chart May Change Your Mind

The chart below is the best visual yet that shows just how much money schools are making off their student-athletes and why there has been an upwelling of support in recent years for finding a way to get more money in the hands of the athletes.<p>The data collected by USA Today shows the revenue …

$1 billion Waze acquisition is yet more proof Facebook is no longer a social network

Facebook is now a mobile advertising company, and not a social network. Sure, you’ve heard this before, but it’s a theme worth repeating. That’s especially true in light of Facebook’s rumored upcoming $1 billion acquisition of Israel-based mapping and navigation company Waze, notes tech journalist …

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3D-Printed Gun's Blueprints Downloaded 100,000 Times In Two Days (With Some Help From Kim Dotcom)

If gun control advocates hoped to prevent blueprints for the world’s first fully 3D-printable gun from spreading online, that horse has now left the barn about a hundred thousand times.<p>That’s the number of downloads of the 3D-printable file for the so-called “Liberator” gun that the high-tech …

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Shell presses ahead with world's deepest offshore oil well

Royal Dutch Shell is pressing ahead with the world's deepest offshore oil and gas production facility by drilling almost two miles underwater in the …

Precedent? NYC set to make businesses pay for sick days

NEW YORK (AP) — In a significant victory amid a push for paid sick time laws around the country, city lawmakers voted Wednesday to make businesses provide the benefit to an estimated 1 million workers who don't have it now.<p>Saying they hoped that requiring sick leave in the nation's largest …