Miriah Gilbert

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Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

It's official: Georges St-Pierre vacating UFC welterweight title

After weeks of speculation and a few days of true uncertainty, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre today made it official: He’s vacating his …

Rich people’s idea of charity: Giving to elite schools and operas

The wealthy aren’t donating to food shelters. They’re giving to Yale and fancy theaters for a tax deduction<p>It’s charity time, and not just because the holiday season reminds us to be charitable. As the tax year draws to a close, the charitable tax deduction beckons.<p>America’s wealthy are its largest …

Guns in America after Newtown, by the numbers

<b>Mourners listen to a memorial service over a loudspeaker outside Newtown High School for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Newtown, Conn. (AP/David Goldman)</b><p>There have been 26 school shootings since Sandy Hook, and more than 30,000 have died by way …

Here's How Americans Really Feel About Gun Control

The debate that ensued between gun rights and gun-control forces hardened the lines on each side and led to a higher intensity of opinion on both sides.<p>Like everything else, Americans remain divided along party, ideological, gender, racial, and socioeconomic lines on the subject of gun control, …

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Coming Up on Meet the Press - Budget Chairs Ryan, Murray

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor [MAPS]

At the county level, America is a tremendously unequal place. The median household income in the poorest county (Wilcox County, Alabama) was $22,126 in 2012. In Falls Church, Virginia, where highly educated defense contractors and federal government workers cluster, the median income last year was …

The real New Atheism: Rejecting religion for a just world

Hitchens didn’t think rejecting religion would solve everything. But he knew only reason would give us justice<p>The ever-polemical atheist author Christopher Hitchens died two years ago this month, yet his incisive, erudite diatribes against religion continue to rile the faithful and spark debate. …

Kerry says U.S. has not abandoned ex-FBI agent missing in Iran | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry said the United States has not abandoned a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran six years ago and that he personally has raised the issue, according to an interview with ABC News.<p>U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves to the crowd after …

AP Reporter: Keeping The Levinson Story A Secret Was The "Hardest Thing I've Done"

The government asked several journalists to stay quiet — even as other media outlets — and occasionally their own — told a story they and others knew to be false or incomplete.<p>WASHINGTON — For years reporters and editors at top news organizations sat on a story that disproved the official lie about …