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Take Action to Help Ban Horrific, Perverted Animal 'Crush' Videos in the Philippines

Dear Inhabitat reader, do you have pets? Pets give us unconditional love, protect us, and keep us warm at night, and all they ask in return is food, …

With Health Exchanges Poised To Open, PR Push Draws Scrutiny

This weekend marks 100 days until people can begin signing up for new health insurance coverage under the federal health care law. It also marks another milestone: the launch of an enormous public relations effort to find people eligible for new coverage and urge them to sign up when the time comes.<p>…

Why Obama Now 'Owns Syria'

The far-ranging implications of the president's decision to provide arms to anti-Assad rebels<p>As he has done all along, Barack Obama is edging his way up to the precipice in Syria, and even now the president very much does not want to jump in--not into America's third major war in the past decade. …

FISA Request Data Could Soon Be Public, With Google Also in Talks With U.S. Government About More Disclosure

After <b>AllThingsD.com</b> reported earlier today that Facebook had been in advanced discussions with the federal government to allow it to disclose …

US House defence bill blocks Obama's plan to close Guantánamo Bay prison

The House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping, $638bn defence bill that would block President Barack Obama from closing the US …

NSA snooping: Obama under pressure as senator denounces 'act of treason'

Barack Obama was facing a mounting domestic and international backlash against US surveillance operations on Monday as his administration struggled …

Homemade Funnel Cakes!

Funnel Cake!!! This is every bit of all your state fair/amusement park experiences packed into your kitchen. It's awesome. But I do have a few …

baked chicken meatballs

As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball. It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone …

DIY: How to Make a Wallet Out of an Old Cowboy Boot!

14 Comments<p>We are thrilled today to share with you another lovely tutorial from the talented Alicia Jepsen of Jepsen LeatherGoods LLC. Last month she …

President Obama, Xi Jinping meet in California

Play Slideshow<p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif.—Vowing to usher in a "new model" of relations between the U.S. and China, President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down together Friday in southern California for their first meeting since Xi assumed China's presidency early this year.<p>With talk …

McCain, Feinstein, White House chief of staff visit Gitmo

President Obama’s chief of staff accompanied two senators to the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Friday, two weeks after Obama announced a renewed effort to close the facility.<p>Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and John McCain (R-Ariz.), a …

Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks

Barack Obama has ordered his senior national security and intelligence officials to draw up a list of potential overseas targets for US …

NSA Scandal Looms Over Obama's Talks With China's Xi

President Obama always intended to talk about spying this weekend. But not like this.<p>He's getting to know China's new leader at a sprawling estate in the Southern California desert this weekend, but domestic controversies have followed him there.<p>The president veered off his talking points Friday to …