Shane T. Smith

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Four Power-Packed Soups

Speed your recovery after a cold winter ride with healthy—and delicious—easy soups<p>After a chilly ride, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs …

A Hundred Years’ Failure

How did a law to regulate heroin traffic turn into the costly, futile War on Drugs?<p>Let’s all pause today to wish a happy 100th birthday to the War on Drugs. And what a century it’s been!<p>Twenty-five years ago, the stated goal of the United States’ anti-narcotic efforts according to the Department of …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

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5 New Trends to Watch for 2015

Five new trends for 2015, from after-dinner drinks to Middle Eastern cuisine.<p><i>Five new trends for 2015, from after-dinner drinks to Middle Eastern</i> …

Paul Ryan: Poverty due to “real culture problem” in America’s “inner cities”

As proof, the influential GOPer cites an academic who believes poverty is best explained by IQ and race<p>Citing Charles Murray, the libertarian academic and pundit who has previously argued that poverty is largely a consequence of low IQ and race, Rep. Paul Ryan told right-wing radio host Bill …

President Bill Clinton on the Voter Expansion Project

Bill Clinton

Meet the Press Special Edition: Remembering the Dream

<b>The Guests:</b><p><b>Martin Luther King Jr. - President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference</b><p>Under his leadership, beginning in 1955 and up until his assassination in 1968, the Civil Rights movement made progress in the struggle for racial equality. Influenced by the teachings of Mahatma Ghandi, …

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Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn Retiring From Congress

U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) — the self-styled “country doctor from Muskogee” — will leave the Senate due to health and other concerns after …

D.C.’s Lincoln Heights waits for renewal as city’s affordable-housing strategy languishes

It only took a phone call in 2005 to persuade then-D.C. Council member Vincent C. Gray to push for the inclusion of the Lincoln Heights housing project and the surrounding area in his home district as part of the city’s bold new urban renewal strategy. Nothing has been that easy since.<p>By now, the …

Poverty vs. Democracy in America

50 years after Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, tens of millions of second-class Americans are still legally or effectively disenfranchised.<p>Richard says he is done being a criminal—but the law isn't done with him. Ever since he completed his four-year prison sentence for armed robbery, …

Saudi King backs Israeli-Palestinian push, Kerry says | Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah offered his “enthusiastic support” to U.S. efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.<p>The U.S. diplomat made the comment after some two hours and 40 minutes of talks with the Arab monarch, who in 2002 …

Mayor Bill De Blasio Chooses His Path With Uncompromising Inauguration

A mayor unafraid to make enemies, and eager to keep his friends.<p>President Barack Obama confirmed his progressive supporters' worst fears five years ago when his staff released the name of the minister who would consecrate his inauguration: Rev. Rick Warren, a megachurch pastor who represents a …

2014: 6 W.H. aides to watch

John Podesta is coming. Phil Schiliro is coming back. Denis McDonough isn’t going anywhere.<p>But as President Barack Obama enters a critical period of attempted revival after a constantly off-course 2013, those top staffers won’t be the only ones shaping the year ahead. Changes are speculated for the …

'We Are Creating Walmarts of Higher Education'

As colleges feel pressure to graduate more students for less money, professors worry that the value of an education may be diminished.<p>Universities in South Dakota, Nebraska, and other states have cut the number of credits students need to graduate. A proposal in Florida would let online courses …

Israeli MPs push partial West Bank annexation

A group of Israeli cabinet ministers has endorsed a legislative proposal to annex a part of the occupied West Bank that would serve as the eastern border of a future Palestinian state, putting pressure on floundering US-brokered peace negotiations.<p>The move to annex the Jordan Valley, which makes up …

The Rules of Drone Warfare

Here’s a pair of perspectives on the military utility—and accuracy—of U.S. drone attacks, which have become an increasingly common tool in the war on …

Most Iranian lawmakers back nuclear speedup if U.S. adds sanctions

TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran’s<p>nuclear programifCongressadopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said.<p>The bill would direct Iran's nuclear agency to enrich uranium to 60%, close to the 90% needed for the …

America’s future role in the world - Video on NBCNews.com

>> and the question is -- whether the issue is whether the united states chooses to use its influence, not whether it's lost its influence. something the economist wrote about in its "the world in 2014 " issue which i enjoy every year. one of the leaders says this. obama has seemed a defensive …

Issa on defense over Benghazi statements

Rep. Darrell Issa, who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Sunday defended his past statements on Benghazi in response to a New York Times story that said it had “turned up no evidence that Al Qaeda or other international terrorist groups had any role in the …

How Hollywood cloaked South Sudan in celebrity and fell for the 'big lie'

When violence erupted two weeks ago in the world's youngest country, one of the first voices to speak out, before the US president or the head of the United Nations, was that of the Hollywood actor George Clooney. There was nothing particularly objectionable about his counsel, which in any case was …

It's Not Just Poor People Getting Hosed When Congress Lets Unemployment Insurance Expire

NEW YORK -- David Torian is an Ivy League-educated lawyer and a onetime chief of staff to then-Rep. Michael McNulty (D-N.Y.). He has 23 years of experience in congressional and government relations, witnessed and practiced politics at the highest level, and has been well compensated along the …

On the Red Couch with Meet the Press' David Gregory

On the Red Couch with Meet the Press’ David Gregory<p>Inside Flipboard / December 12, 2013<p>As the host of NBC News’ Meet the Press, David Gregory …