Jason Jenkins

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Mexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

Read this story in Spanish at CNNMexico.com<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Rescuers rushed from the rubble with babies in their arms after a gas explosion leveled part of a maternity hospital in Mexico City on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more.<p>More than 100 people were inside Cuajimalpa …

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When we moved into our 1952 ranch style home in Milwaukee, WI we were a young family, fresh out of college – and we were buying in the peak of the …

Is mocking religion enough? Harris, Dawkins and the future of atheist/secular politics

Some atheists want to celebrate difference, others want to join the political arena. Time for an Atheist Party?<p>Right from the start, the 2012 Reason Rally in Washington, D.C., set the tone that was to dominate the rest of the day. As the crowd was filtering in to the National Mall, a band fired up …

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Iowa GOP chair: Straw poll likely to survive

The head of the Hawkeye State’s GOP says he believes the Iowa Straw Poll has enough support to take place next summer, despite disdain from establishment Republicans and Gov. Terry Branstad’s continued concerns about the event, according to news reports.<p>Iowa political observers have buzzed for …

Not so fast, Jeb! GOP dream candidate has a Mitt Romney problem and a Lehman Brothers problem

Jeb Bush says he’s moving towards a 2016 run. His supporters know about his many, many terrible problems — right?<p>Jeb Bush is makin' the moves. He's releasing 250,000 emails from his time as Florida's governor, which is nice of him, as well as some e-book, and today he said he's "actively" exploring …

One of the year's best sci-fi games is getting an incredible makeover

Early this year, developer Mi-Clos Studio released one of the most interesting science fiction games of the year with <i>Out There</i>. Part space exploration sim, part choose-your-own-adventure novel, the game was a wonderfully lonely and dark experience that showed just how dangerous space can be. Next …

Indonesian court rejects Canadian’s bid to dismiss sex-abuse case, family says

The family of a Canadian teacher facing allegations he sexually abused three students at an international school in Indonesia says a court has rejected his bid to have the case against him dismissed.<p>The brother of teacher Neil Bantleman of Burlington, Ont., says in an e-mail to The Canadian Press …

A Doonesbury Special offered a disillusioned generation its own Charlie Brown Christmas

<i>For the past three years,</i> The A.V. Club <i>has devoted the month of December to reflecting on our favorite holiday entertainments, and this year is no</i> …

The 'Ethics' of Meat Eating

It's been a couple of weeks since Thanksgiving, but my loved ones are still unhappy that I had, for no obvious reason, declined to attend their Thanksgiving feasts. It wasn't the lack of vegetarian options on the dinner menu that prevented me from attending, as my hosts were kind enough to …

Fifa ethics investigator Michael Garcia loses appeal against ethics summary

The Fifa ethics investigator, Michael Garcia, has lost his appeal against the findings that cleared Qatar and Russia to host the 2022 and 2018 World Cups.<p>Garcia last month claimed a statement by the Fifa ethics judge, Hans-Joachim Eckert, on his report into bidding for the World Cups had contained …

Supreme Court: Traffic stop, search OK despite misunderstanding of law

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday that police officers may use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if the reason the officers pulled the car over was based on a misunderstanding of the state's law.<p>In the 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a North Carolina police officer …

The search for life on Mars

Do aliens exist? Scientists are still searching for evidence of life on Mars, our near neighbour. From H.G. Wells to the Curiosity selfie, here's a brief history of our quest for Martian life<p><b>- Life on Mars: The first hint aliens exist</b> <b><br>- Life on Mars: in pictures</b><p>Humans have been speculating about …

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From landfill to Smithsonian collections: "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" Atari 2600 game

The video game history collection at the museum has some amazing objects in it that represent big moments in the development of the American video …

A Prescription to End Drinking

Data on Medicine for Alcohol Disorders Pushes Doctors Beyond 12-Step Programs<p>New understanding of how alcohol affects the brain is prompting addiction experts to make a push for using medications to help people quit or cut down on excessive drinking.<p>For years, treatment has meant 28 days of rehab …

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