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House Republicans Propose Rules to Punish Broadcasting, Photography From Chamber Floor

House Republicans have proposed punishing representatives who shoot video or take photos on the floor of the chamber — a change in rules seen as a direct response to a dramatic sit-in in June by House Democrats demanding a vote on gun control legislation that was streamed live online.<p>The new policy …

Gun Control

Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As the faithful chanted a Muslim prayer in unison, dignitaries and fans stood shoulder to shoulder to honor a man who used his celebrity to push for peace among races, religions and cultures.<p>On phones and screens around the globe, thousands more joined the service from afar …

Religion

Democrats fear Sanders is undermining efforts to beat Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop his presidential campaign, alarmed that his continued presence is undermining efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, and again win the White House.<p>"I don't think they think of the …

Government

Twitter now allows users to add birthdays to their profiles

The social networking service is borrowing one of the most popular features from Facebook.<p>Psst, Twitter wants to know your birthday -- but will you let them?<p>The social networking service said Monday with the new feature, users are now able to share and celebrate their birth date along with other …

Wall Street

Rising Ocean Threatens Tourism in a State That Banned Talk of Climate Change

America’s oldest city is slowly drowning.<p>St. Augustine’s centuries-old Spanish fortress and other national landmarks sit feet from the encroaching …

Morning Plum: Get ready for deeper polarization of our health care system

For a time, it looked as if supporters of the Affordable Care Act had reasons for optimism about the law’s long-term prognosis in red states, as one GOP governor after another accepted the logic of the Medicaid expansion, which promises state lawmakers huge amounts of federal dollars to improve the …

Health Care

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See The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2014

An infographic showcasing rappers’ relative vocabularies took first prize at the Information Is Beautiful Awards. See all the top winners here.<p>An eye-catching infographic which maps rappers according to the depth of their vocabulary won Gold for Data Visualization at the annual Kantar Information …