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Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Scott Walker still kills jobs better than anyone

Wisconsin job-killer Gov. Scott Walker hasn't lost his magic. Recent economic data shows he continues to lead the state into an economic …

Stella Tremblay, New Hampshire Lawmaker, Won't Apologize For Bombing Conspiracy Theory

New Hampshire State Rep. Stella Tremblay (R-Auburn) said Wednesday she has nothing to apologize for after claiming the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured hundreds more were part of a government plot, according to Londonderry Patch.<p>Members of Tremblay's own party have said …

FCC boss tweets on Ortiz f-bomb

Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz uttered an expletive in a pregame ceremony Saturday and got a supportive tweet from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski.<p>“This is our f—ing city, and nobody is going to dictate our freedom,” Ortiz told the sellout crowd at Fenway Park …

Florida police officer fired for bringing Trayvon Martin target to gun range

A US police officer accused of bringing targets resembling the fatally shot teen Trayvon Martin to a gun range has been fired.<p>Port Canaveral, …

Life on Earth… but not as we know it

Across the world's great deserts, a mysterious sheen has been found on boulders and rock faces. These layers of manganese, arsenic and silica are …

America Is Not Drowning In Debt: These 5 Charts Destroy The Biggest Myth About The US Economy

"America is drowning in debt!"<p>It's a phrase you hear constantly regarding the Federal government's debt, household debt, corporate debt, financial debt, etc. Almost nobody challenges the premise.<p><b>Capital Economics</b> is out with a fantastic new report titled simply "America is not drowning in debt," …

Economics

Bobby Jindal's Political Collapse Is Dangerous News For The National GOP

Sure the GOP may need a little outreach here and a little fine tuning there, but Republicans in Washington say they’re confident that a principled …

Labor Unions: America's Last Hope

It's almost impossible to overstate the importance of old-fashioned "resistance." Indeed, without resistance (e.g., pushing back, taking an aggressive stand, demonstrating that you're willing to fight, etc.), things can get out of hand very quickly, whether we're talking about international …

Manchester United sell naming rights to training ground for £150m

Manchester United have sold the naming rights to their training ground as part of a sponsorship deal with the insurance firm Aon, the club's current …

Trey Burke Named 2013 Naismith Men's College Basketball Player of the Year

After an incredible season, Trey Burke has taken home college basketball's highest individual honor. The Michigan guard was named the 2013 Naismith Men's Player of the Year.<p>Nick Baumgardner of Mlive.com reported the news:<p>Burke was widely regarded as one of the top players in the country all season …

College Football

REPORT: FBI Looking At Ex-Assistant Who Blew Whistle On Rutgers Coach

An unnamed university official told the Times that the FBI visited the office of Rutgers' athletic director as part of its investigation.<p>That assistant coach, Eric Murdock, had his lawyer send Rutgers a letter demanding $950,000 two weeks after Rice was suspended over his behavior, according to the …

FBI

Harry Reid: 'Nuclear Option' On The Table In Judicial Nominations

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Friday that he will consider enacting the so-called "nuclear option," or changing Senate rules by a simple majority vote, if judicial nominations do not start moving through the Senate, Roll Call reports.<p>During an interview with Nevada Public Radio, …

Obama Budget Proposal Cuts Are 'Unconscionable,' Says AFL-CIO

WASHINGTON -- President Obama hasn't formally proposed his "compromise" budget plan yet, but the White House can already see cracks forming among its trusted progressive coalition over cutbacks to cherished safety net programs.<p>On Saturday, organized labor quickly made good on its promise to oppose …

Game changer: Sports icon Magic Johnson supports gay son in coming out

It's a wonderfully heart-warming story that you don't see in headlines too often: Not only is dad okay with his son being gay, but he helped and encouraged him to come out. "We want you to love yourself," he told his son.<p>This story is newsworthy, though, because the wonderful dad is basketball …

New International Poster for IRON MAN 3

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Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden Have Early Advantage In 2016 Race, Polls Show

In the early state of the 2016 presidential race, there are no Republican primary frontrunners, and two well-known Democrats have an edge in the general election, according to newly released polling data.<p>In a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday, there was no clear winner for the Republican …

Rick Scott Surrenders To Canada, Repeals International Driver's License Law

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) succumbed to pressure on Tuesday and repealed a recently enacted law that required certain nonresidents to get an International Driving Permit in order to drive in the state, the Orlando Sentinel reports.<p>Scott's move came after intense criticism from Canadians, who make …

Washington Football Team Player Says Having Gay Teammate Wouldn't Be a Big Deal

<i>Carriker, right, says the Washington football team would be welcoming toward an openly gay player. (Photo by Keith Allison)</i><p>Adam Carriker, a defensive …

Manna: The Best-Known Unknown Restaurant in America

<i>This is a work of reported fiction.</i><p><i>From the Author: As many readers noticed yesterday, the profile of Chris Randle, the chef of Manna restaurant in Nye County, Nevada, is of a person who does not exist. He is fiction of that strange variety known as the April Fool's. Fortunately, the chefs quoted</i> …

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