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How Much Do You Pay for Rent?

Rent prices are all over the map (no pun intended). Some areas are more affordable than others, but in general, rent prices are rising across the …

This Earth That Holds Me Fast Will Find Me Breath

The Morgan Freeman story<p><b>We halved the property</b> on a footpath hypotenuse apparent only to him, gazed at his pond and his band of horses from the white, white rails of the fence line, visited his parents' grave site, peered at the house they once lived in, surveyed the trees he'd planted to soak up …

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Others Reveal New Data on NSA Data Requests

Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo, Google, and Microsoft have all released new data about the national security requests they’ve received. Under new rules from the US government, each company is now allowed to provide how many requests for member data it’s received, the number of accounts impacted, and the …

U.S. One Step Closer To Future Where Cars Talk To Each Other

The United States is one step closer to a future where cars will communicate with each other to avoid accidents.<p>The Department of Transportation announced on Monday it was moving forward with the steps necessary to one day mandate vehicle-to-vehicle — V2V — communication technology on light …

Utah Is on Track to End Homelessness by 2015 With This One Simple Idea

Utah has reduced its rate of chronic homelessness by 74 percent over the past eight years, moving 2000 people off the street and putting the state on …

Homelessness

Bill Gates on Ctrl-Alt-Delete: Yeah, That Was a Mistake

(Newser) – If you ever found yourself annoyed at having to press Control-Alt-Delete in order to log onto Windows on your computer, you've now been …

Armed EPA raid in Alaska sheds light on 70 fed agencies with armed divisions

The recent uproar over armed EPA agents descending on a tiny Alaska mining town is shedding light on the fact that 40 federal agencies – including nearly a dozen typically not associated with law enforcement -- have armed divisions.<p>The agencies employ about 120,000 full-time officers authorized to …

Redefining the Media

search for keyword: 'syria chemical'<p>Assad Regime handed some of it's chemical weapons away, and transfered..<p>By: seerc (1248.20) | Leaked: 3 days ago …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Performing Arts

Obama Admin To Give Native Americans Land They Seize

Gateway Pundit:<p>Team Obama is purchasing 10 million acres for nearly $2 billion in taxpayer dollars to redistribute back to Native Americans. The …

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control

<b>(Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope)</b><p>SWAT teams raiding poker games and trying to stop underage drinking? Overwhelming paramilitary force is on the rise<p>Radley Balko<p>July 7, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police Forces”<p>Sal Culosi is dead because …

Obama team: We're not taking sides in Egypt

WASHINGTON -- The White House says it's not taking sides in Egypt, unless you count the Egyptian people as a whole.<p>At a National Security Council meeting on Saturday, President Obama "reiterated that the United States is not aligned with, and does not support, any particular Egyptian political …

Egypt Acquits Anti-Morsi Bloggers Of Inciting Violence

Among those cleared of the allegations were prominent bloggers Ahmed Douma, who had been released on Saturday ahead the verdict, and Alaa Abdelfattah and Nawara Nagm, the source told AFP.<p>They had been accused of "inciting violence" during clashes in March near the Cairo headquarters of Morsi's …

Protest

Associated Press News

8 shot in single West Side attack among 67 shot over long weekend

Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.<p>At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered at the scene, police said.<p>At least 67 people …

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

The TSA Has an Instagram Account — And It’s Pretty Weird

Who knew the Department of Homeland Security had an eye for photography?<p>The Transportation Security Administration — better known as the TSA, or the …

AT&T Considers Selling Your Browsing History, Location, And More To Advertisers. Here’s How To Opt Out

Good news, everyone! Wait, no. Not that one. The other one.<p>Bad news, everyone!<p>AT&T is considering selling your usage data (location, web browsing history, etc.) to advertisers, having seemingly decided that it’s been too long since everyone was mad at them.<p>They noted the plan in a preview of an …

Google reportedly paid Adblock Plus not to block its ads

Google has reportedly paid the makers of Adblock Plus, the single most popular browser extension on Chrome and Firefox, to look the other way when it comes to its web advertisements. According to the German news site <i>Horizont</i>, Google and other unnamed companies are paying to be included on a …

Star Wars - "Death Star Trench Run" - Homemade w/ Chris Hardwick from Nerdist

US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

The US State Department is under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.<p>A scathing report by the department's independent watchdog took the coordinators of its social media outreach policy to task …

W.H. greases Obamacare squeaks

The delay of Obamacare’s employer coverage rules is giving the critics plenty of new ammunition — but that doesn’t mean the sudden movement is out of character for the administration at all.<p>It’s just the latest example of a pattern with the implementation of Obamacare: The Obama administration …

Immigration Debate In Congress Riles Up Texas Republicans

<i>All this week, NPR is taking a look at the demographic shifts that could shake up Texas politics in the coming years — and what that could mean for the rest of the country.</i><p>Within a decade, Hispanics are bound to become the largest ethnic group in Texas. These often Democratic-leaning Texans could …

Obama's limo: Heavy armor, blood bank, night vision

President Barack Obama is looking for a new ride.<p>Not that his current limousine – dubbed “The Beast” or “Cadillac One” – isn’t faring well, but it’s a 2009 model, which he takes wherever he travels, and the Department of Homeland Security says it’s time for an upgrade.<p>Designed to look like a 2008 …

Obama calls for reduction in nuclear arms in broad-brush Berlin speech

Barack Obama called for a renaissance in the shared liberal values that underpin western nations on Wednesday as he announced plans to cut nuclear …