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Bridge Out: Coal Generation Rises While Natural Gas Falls As The Fairy Tale Comes To An End

<b>Coal’s share</b> of total domestic power generation in the first four months of 2013 averaged 39.5%, compared with 35.4% during the same period last …

Video Purportedly Shows Clash Between Protesters And Workers At Wisconsin Mining Site

A video posted online purportedly shows one of the clashes with environmental activists that a company has claimed forced it to bring heavily armed …

Slate: The "Come Back Eliot, All Is Forgiven" Gabfest

Pick of the week: A buzzy new film tackles race in America

<b>Michael B. Jordan in "Fruitvale Station"</b><p>“Fruitvale Station” turns the shooting of a black man by a white cop into a rich fable of American life<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>July 11, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Fruitvale Station is the name of a nondescript commuter rail station in a working-class neighborhood of Oakland, …

Dem. primary heats up in Hawaii

With a single act of defiance — ignoring the dying wishes of the legendary Sen. Daniel Inouye and tapping his own guy for a rare Senate appointment — Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie triggered one of the most intriguing and hotly contested primary battles of 2014.<p>The sunny, laid-back Aloha State may …

Une légende de la BBC avoue 14 abus sexuels

Stuart Hall, ancien présentateur de la BBC, a avoué avoir abusé sexuellement de 14 jeunes filles âgées de 9 à 17 ans entre 1967 et 1986.<p>Il avait dans …

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The New York Times is building a new TimesMachine » Nieman Journalism Lab

The New York Times is trying to make TimesMachine, its online archive, a little more context-friendly. The new prototype for TimesMachine — which only features six archival issues of the Times at the moment — lets readers zoom, click, and scroll through the Times of the past. Every advertisement, …

Will A Health Insurer Sponsor The Next 'Jackass' Movie?

Soon, most Americans will have to buy health insurance or pay a fine. This sounds like a marketer's dream: Captive shoppers directed by the government to buy your product. But when the product you're selling is health insurance, there are some pitfalls. Your customers may not love you. In fact, …

The Rapper Is Present

Three years ago, when the performance artist Marina Abramović sat in the atrium of the Museum of Modern Art for seven hundred and fifty hours, many of the people who had waited in long lines to sit across from her melted down in her presence. Abramović remained silent and still, enduring thirst, …

Coulter Shreds Zimmerman Coverage: Media Wants To Show Racist U.S. Is ‘Trying To Rape And Murder Black People’

<b>Ann Coulter</b> sat down with <b>Sean Hannity</b> tonight lambasting the way the mainstream media has been covering the <b>George Zimmerman</b> murder trial since if …

Toddler Personality Traits May Predict Teen Drinking Habits, Study Says

The personality traits of children in the first five years of their life may help predict alcohol use during teenage years, according to <i>Fox News</i>.<p>The …

Blended Family Friday: Meet Meg And Jeritt's Family

<i>As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we're spotlighting a different stepfamily to learn how they successfully blended their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we'll bring you closer to blended family bliss in your own life!</i><p>This week we're introducing …

Kevin Rudd bounce puts Labor on course to pick up six Queensland seats

Kevin Rudd's return to the Labor leadership has delivered the government a significant bounce in Queensland – a state where the party needs to gain …

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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 …

Open thread for night owls: James Inhofe says carbon emissions controls are meant to curb freedom

I expect someday that James Inhofe, the Senate's most aggressively ridiculous climate-change denier, will adopt the label that the Reaganista Warren …

The Bigoted Attacks on Palestinian NFL Player Oday Aboushi

A Palestinian rookie on football's New York Jets is coming under attack just for being an outspoken Palestinian. Yousef Munayyer on the saga.<p>When …

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What manner of manor is this?

Victorian or Colonial revival? Modern or contemporary?<p>Even if you're just curious, knowing the style of a home can be helpful for buying, selling, remodeling or decorating.<p>Deborah Burns, executive director of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, said many homes …

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Ban packed lunches, head teachers urged

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/994000/994262_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524724774_2b914d7e9e7a80301f54ab604e30d295<p><b>Head teachers in England are being urged to ban packed lunches to increase the take-up of school dinners and promote healthy eating.</b><p>A …

Does the Latest Google Chrome Break Offline Gmail?

Wondering about upgrading to Chrome 28? I say, Take it slow.<p>My hypothesis is that the latest Chrome does break offline Gmail, based on the following experimental evidence:<p><b>Act One</b>: About eight hours ago, as noted in a choleric-themed dispatch, I observed that I had been out of range for a long time, …

California warns prisoners over hunger strike

More than 12,000 inmates in California jails have missed nine consecutive meals over three days in a hunger strike against solitary confinement and prison authorities are now threatening to discipline them.<p>The nine-meal point is a critical benchmark that requires officials to recognise the action …