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· Donald Trump Supported Legalizing Illicit Drugs.
· Trump Has Spent Years Supporting Soft-On-Crime Liberals Like Harry Reid ($9,400), …Crime
In September 2014, when the wildly popular computer game Minecraft sold to Microsoft for $2.5 billion dollars, the company’s founder, Markus “Notch” Persson, said that he was sick of being a symbol, and looking forward to shedding the pressure of leading something so enormous. By all accounts, the …Minecraft
In a one-on-one Oval Office interview, Jane Eisner asks President Obama what he has to say to Jews about the Iran deal, U.S.-Israel relations, and …Middle East
For Planned Parenthood abortion stats, ‘3 percent’ and ’94 percent’ are both misleading - The Washington Post
“Three percent of all Planned Parenthood health services are abortion services.”
–Planned Parenthood, fact sheet on Web site
“In 2013, abortions made up 94% of Planned Parenthood’s pregnancy services.”
–Susan B. Anthony List, fact sheet on Web site
Three percent or 94 percent? Are abortions just a …Abortion
(CNN) — I teach my students that foreign policy is persuading other countries to do what you want. The tools available to accomplish this include everything from kind words to cruise missiles. Mixing them properly and with sufficient patience is the art of diplomacy, a task that for the United …Middle East
CNN's Sara Sidner goes on a police patrol in Los Angeles where she finds one girl after another with signs they have been branded by their traffickers to show who 'owns' them.Los Angeles
(CNN) — The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.
Michael John Riley Jr. was just days away from starting his freshman year of high school. The Houston teen, who qualified for the Junior Olympics three times in track, was swimming …Amoebas
(CNN) — Wes Craven, the visionary filmmaker who defined the horror genre with the long-enduring "A Nightmare on Elm Street" franchise, and later deconstructed and redefined it with "Scream," has died.
He was 76.
His family confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter. Craven's verified Twitter and …Wes Craven
(CNN) — One of the most culturally significant pieces of architecture in the world has been destroyed, the United Nations said on Monday.
The U.N. training and research agency released satellite images and analysis that confirmed the Temple of Bel -- which for nearly 2,000 years has been the center …Palmyra
Houston (CNN) — The suspect in the slaying of Texas deputy Daron Goforth was found mentally incompetent in 2012 to stand trial on a felony assault charge, a prosecutor said Monday.
About three years ago, Shannon J. Miles was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after fighting a man …Policing