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Republicans' big problem with crazy

The GOP establishment pandered to Tea Party extremism to win the 2010 midterm elections. Now, it's reaping the whirlwind<p>If you're looking for a Republican congressman who truly embodies the ethos of the Tea Party, Maryland Representative Andy Harris is a pretty good pick.<p>Harris, you see, is no fan …

Life as a US drone operator: 'It's like playing a video game for four years'

"It is a lot like playing a video game," a former Predator drone operator matter-of-factly admits to the artist Omer Fast. "But playing the same …

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Marco Rubio leads Senate effort to advance 20 week abortion ban

Rubio and other senators have been meeting discreetly to build support for the anti-abortion measure<p>Senate Republicans Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Rob Portman have been meeting discreetly to help advance a measure to ban abortion at 20 weeks and leverage what anti-choice activists are calling a …

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

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Leaked report shows high civilian death toll from CIA drone strikes

The report describes 147 civilian deaths, much higher than the U.S. administration has admitted to<p>A secret document obtained by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism reveals for the first time the Pakistan government's internal assessment of dozens of drone strikes, and shows scores of civilian …

There’s nothing about abortion in the Bible

But that hasn’t stopped the religious right from invoking the good book in its war on women’s rights<p>Republican officeholders are bending all their efforts... to ban abortion. In the last few weeks and months, we've seen a blizzard of anti-choice legislation in Texas, Ohio, Wisconsin, North …

No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes!

Temperatures are rising and no one wants to turn on their oven these days. The solution for your next summer soiree? No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes! Just assemble, chill, top with berries, and serve. Cool and easy.<p><b>Ingredients</b> (makes 16 cheesecakes):<p>– 15 graham crackers (8 ounces)<p>– 1 stick …

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The Immigration Hustle: A New Class War on the Besieged Middle Class

Both parties, at the direction of their donors, are turning their backs on the American working class, writes Lloyd Green.<p>The comprehensive …

Obama makes economic case for US immigration reform

Barack Obama touted the economic case for immigration reform on Saturday, suggesting that it would help trim the deficit and boost job creation. In …

Mysterious 2,000-year-old graves, pyramid ruins found in Mexico

Monumental stone architecture has rarely been found in Veracruz, archaeologists. The remains of this ancient pyramid were discovered in Jaltipan.<p>Construction work in eastern Mexico exposed an ancient settlement, including 30 skeletons and the ruins of a pyramid, believed to be up to 2,000 years …

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Study raises new concern about earthquakes and fracking fluids | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Powerful earthquakes thousands of miles away can trigger swarms of minor quakes near wastewater-injection wells like those used in oil and gas recovery, scientists reported on Thursday, sometimes followed months later by quakes big enough to destroy buildings.<p>Filmmaker Josh Fox …

Pumping water underground could trigger major earthquake, say scientists

Pumping water underground at geothermal power plants can lead to dangerous earthquakes even in regions not prone to tremors, according to scientists. …

Watch This Untrippable Robot Strut Its Stuff

Boston Dynamics' latest 'bot doesn't fall down easily.<p>Boston Dynamics, makers of some of the coolest, most terrifying robots around, have already showed off prototypes of their humanoid Atlas robot, but we haven't quite seen it in action like this.<p>Look at them hit it with that wrecking ball thing! …

NASA's low-cost 3D-printed rocket injector withstands test firing

NASA has successfully tested its first rocket engine component made through 3D printing. On Thursday, NASA subjected its new rocket engine injector to a series of high-pressure fire tests involving liquid oxygen and gaseous hydrogen, demonstrating that additive manufacturing (its official name) …

Snowden Seeks Asylum in Russia — Until He Can Get to Latin America

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In a surprise meeting Friday at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, NSA leaker Edward …

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Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National …