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Markey wins: Where's the wave?

If there’s a wave building for the 2014 elections, somebody forgot to tell Massachusetts.<p>The state that heralded the GOP wave of 2010 by sending Republican Scott Brown to the Senate decided against a repeat performance Tuesday. In the Bay State’s second special Senate election in three years, …

I'm a White Kid From Texas, and I Can Tell You: Racism Is Still a Thing

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, essentially gutted the Voting Rights of 1965 by striking down Section 4(b), which sets the formula for requiring permission from the federal government of a qualifying voting district to change its voting laws if it has a history of voting …

Supreme Insult

No justice, no peace. In the most devastating and detrimental blow to Americans, the electoral process and our Constitutional right to vote, the Supreme Court has struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Section 4, which maps the areas that must have pre-clearance from the …

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How Can We Understand Benghazi Without Probing the CIA's Role?

The attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens targeted a CIA operation, not a 'diplomatic post.'<p>Reuters<p>Doesn't that fact need to be acknowledged if the goal is to figure out what happened? I'm not invested in any outcome. If the Obama Administration is proved to have acted badly, I won't be …

How Marvel Assembled Its Cinematic Universe - Infographic

College football and basketball coaches outchea getting paid

Do you live in a state? Then some of your state's money is going to a coach. (Hopefully it's not Mack Brown!)<p>This infographic from Deadspin is pretty nuts, and I noticed a couple things.<p>Shoutout to New Hampshire where priorities really lie<br>• Hahahaha Nevada is <i>reporting</i> a med school plastic surgeon but …

Benghazi Poll Finds More Disapprove Than Approve Of Obama's Handling Of Attack Aftermath

Americans are more likely to disapprove than approve of the way President Barack Obama has handled the aftermath of last September's attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and many think that the administration intentionally misled the American people about the attack, according to a new …

Did The Youth Vote Actually Increase in 2012?

On election night, the exit poll result showing voters under age 30 had increased as a proportion of the electorate - 19%, up from 18% in 2008 - was perhaps one of the most shocking conclusions of the night. Poll after poll showed serious disappointment, disillusionment, and detachment from voters …

Obama Blasts Republicans For 'Telling Tall Tales' On Obamacare — 'Don't Be Bamboozled'

"Don't just read a blog or some commentary from some political pundit," Obama said at a press conference Friday that amounted to a rollout of public outreach on the implementation of "Obamacare."<p>"Don't let them run the 'oki doke' on you."<p>In a 25-minute press conference, Obama touted the Affordable …

MLB: Pitching change rule misapplied

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball suspended umpire Fieldin Culbreth for two games on Friday because he was in charge of the crew that allowed Astros …

Rose, Deng, Hinrich out of G3

Derrick Rose, Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich will miss Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Friday morning.<p>…

The Republican Party Is Dead

The United States has a two-term black president. Gay marriage bills are passing all over the country. A majority of voters support sweeping immigration legislation. Organized religion is facing more challenges than ever. And most Americans favor stiffer gun laws and a hands-off abortion policy. …

United States

JOE SCARBOROUGH: If The 'Far Right' Hadn't 'Overplayed Their Hand,' Obama Would Get More Criticism On Benghazi

Scarborough suggested that the seriousness of the attack — which left four people dead — was undermined by "screaming" from the right.<p>"You talk about overplaying your hand," Scarborough said. "If a lot of people on the far right hadn't overplayed their hand on Benghazi and were screaming — and …

U.S. State Department

Ariel Castro: Ohio prosecutors may seek death penalty for kidnap suspect

Prosecutors in Ohio have said they may seek the death penalty in the case of the former school bus driver accused of the kidnap and rape of three …

MSN | Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

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Angels protest game, rally to beat Astros and snap 4-game losing skid

HOUSTON -- The Los Angeles Angels protested Thursday night's game against Houston and then beat the Astros anyway.<p>Mark Trumbo hit a two-run double in …

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Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2013 – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/may/09/satellite-eye-on-earth-in-pictures<p>720<p>Deforestation, fires, flooding and melting ice are …

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Portals Navigation<p>Outlook.com<br>• Microsoft Store<br>• Skype<br>• Rewards<br>• Office<br>• eBay Sponsored<br>• OneDrive<br>• Maps<br>• Facebook<br>• OneNote<br>• Twitter<p>Get your mail here<p>See your recent emails<br>• Send a quick email<br>• Manage your calendar with easy access<p>Sign in with any Microsoft account: Outlook, Hotmail, MSN, Live<p>What is a Microsoft …

Tick-Tick-Tick: Do 60 Minutes and America's Billionaires Want Us to Beg?

If you're a jobless person looking for food or a wounded vet who needs health care, <i>60 Minutes</i> has a solution: Beg a billionaire for it. That was part of the powerful, if covert, message behind last Sunday's <i>60 Minutes</i> broadcast.<p>The rest of Sunday night's message, which tracks closely with the …

Mystery Miami Heat Middle-Finger Fan Identified as Filomena Tobias

Following a Game 2 where everyone in American Airlines Arena seemed to lose their minds, one fan decided to berate and flip off the recently ejected Joakim Noah. Her name is Filomena Tobias.<p>The <i>South Florida Sun-Sentinel</i> sated our need to know exactly who would go to such lengths to illustrate their …

Gay marriage passes in Minnesota House

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A pivotal vote Thursday in the Minnesota House positioned that state to become the 12th in the country to allow gay marriages and the first in the Midwest to pass such a law out of its Legislature.<p>The 75-59 vote was seen as the critical step for the measure, which would allow …

13 Benghazis That Occurred on Bush's Watch Without a Peep from Fox News

The Republican inquisition over the attacks against Americans in Benghazi has never really gone away, but it appears as though in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing and the House Oversight Committee's Benghazi hearings this week there are renewed psycho-histrionics over Benghazi.<p>Lindsey Graham …

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 …

College & University

New York Could Be The First Major City To Let Non-Citizens Vote

The proposal, which would allow certain non-citizens to vote in local elections, appears to have a veto-proof majority in the New York City Council — enough to overcome opposition by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.<p>As hearings on the proposal get underway Thursday, supporters are optimistic it will become …

Bill Belichick Reportedly Hates Tim Tebow as a Player

If there is one person in the NFL whose word is taken as gospel, it's New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. If reports are true regarding his dislike for free-agent quarterback Tim Tebow, it could be even tougher for Tebow to find an NFL job than initially thought.<p>According to Michael …