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29 Cozy And Delicious Things To Make On A Snowy Weekend

Stay home. Wear pajamas. Make the house smell like cookies.

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IRS to pay Obamacare political price

Obamacare’s rollout dented the Department of Health and Human Services in just the first month. Up next year: the Internal Revenue Service.<p>A key piece of the health care law gives Americans making less than 400 percent of the poverty line subsidies to buy insurance. But if buyers don’t alert the …

Republicans’ Unemployment Shame

Emergency benefits have just expired for some 1.3 million jobless Americans, putting a huge dent in our economy. Why can’t the GOP do the right thing?<p>…

UK anti-Muslim hate crime soars, police figures show

Hate crimes against Muslims have soared in the UK this year, figures show.<p>Hundreds of anti-Muslim offences were carried out across the country in 2013, with Britain's biggest force, the Metropolitan police, recording 500 Islamophobic crimes.<p>Many forces reported a surge in the number of anti-Muslim …

And the Award for the Biggest Fashion Launch of 2013 Goes to.....

Undoubtedly, the biggest launch of 2013 was 3.1 Phillip Lim's collection of clothing and accessories for Target. One of the most buzzed-about …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Why Yasukuni Is Different From Auschwitz

In symbolism, it's worse.<p>Last night I was so amazed/regusted by news that Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe, had visited the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo that I batted out a quick item that used the wrong analogy. In the item I said:<p>For a Japanese leader to visit Yasukuni, in the midst of tensions …

The 10 craziest stories of 2013

An Elvis impersonator falsely accused of sending ricin-laced letters. A crack-smoking Canadian mayor. And of course, another sexting scandal starring Anthony Weiner. This past year had no shortage of outrageous, over-the-top political stories featuring everything from paternity tests to …

Think 2013 was a bad year for health politics? Just wait for 2014

It was the gift that kept on giving: The disastrous roll-out of the health-insurance exchanges provided daily fodder for Republican opponents of Obamacare. And the dire state of U.S. health care, coupled with a headlong rush by people to get health insurance, gave Democrats ample opportunity to say …

How to defeat Big Brother

<b>(Richard Susanto via Shutterstock/phbaer via iStock/Salon)</b><p>In 2013, we learned the terrifying scope of modern surveillance. Now it’s time to fight back<p>Andrew Leonard<p>December 27, 2013 12:44pm (UTC)<p>"Visibility is a trap."<p>It can be safely argued that those four words, written by the French philosopher …

Two men arrested after Ukrainian journalist beaten and hospitalised

Pictures from a dashboard camera capture the incident during which a car belonging to a Ukrainian journalist was run off the road.<p>Tatyana Chornovol was driving home when her vehicle was repeatedly rammed by a sports utility vehicle.<p>Although she tried to reverse out of danger, the SUV followed.<p>Three …