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Pope Francis' Speech Is A Win For Progressives

The pope’s remarks focused disproportionately on social justice issues and offered solutions most conservatives find unpalatable.<p>Pope Francis’ speech to Congress was a major victory for progressives, even as his remarks drew praise from both Democrats and Republicans.<p>To be sure, alongside familiar …

Christianity

10 Ways to Break Into a House

When we think of a burglar, we think of a stereotypical ski-masked man dressed head to toe in black, crouched down, creeping in the dead of night, …

5 Historic Presidential Campaign Collapses

Some presidential campaigns fizzle with a whimper — e.g. Jack Kemp (1988), Wesley Clark (2004) and Fred Thompson (2008) — and some go out with a …

NBC Nightly News: Study: Misdiagnosis Contributes to 1 Out of 10 Patient Deaths

The report concludes that most Americans will get a wrong or late diagnosis at least once in our lives and the consequences can be devastating.

NBC

AP PHOTOS: Pope visits Congress, homeless in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pope Francis finished his whirlwind visit to the nation's capital on Thursday, becoming the first pope to address a joint meeting …

Christianity

Ridley Scott wants to make at least three Prometheus sequels

It looks like Ridley Scott has even bigger plans for the <i>Prometheus</i> franchise than anyone ever realized, extending beyond the promised sequel. In an interview with German film site <i>FilmFutter</i>, the <i>Alien</i> director said he has plans to delve into the origin of the Xenomorph across maybe even four …

Ridley Scott says the first Prometheus sequel will be called Alien: Paradise Lost

The reaction to the 2012 <i>Alien</i> sort-of-prequel <i>Prometheus</i> has been, at best, polarizing. But director Ridley Scott confirmed yesterday that sequels to the movie are coming, and in an interview today, he revealed the name of the first: <i>Alien: Paradise Lost.</i><p>The news came in an interview with <i>Hey U Guys,</i> …

Stephen Colbert’s interview with Joe Biden is the best he's ever done

TV needs much more of this<p>A year or two from now, it's unlikely that we'll remember any bits or standout moments from the first episode of Stephen Colbert's <i>Late Show</i> — aside from Jon Stewart's cameo, maybe. But last night, in a deeply emotional interview with Vice President Joe Biden that spanned …

A Day In The Life Of a 1 Percenter (1 Percent In The Polls, That Is)

There are advantages to leading a presidential race — you attract big crowds, big campaign cash and have more opportunity to get your message out there.<p>And then there's the 1 percent. We don't mean the superwealthy. We're talking about presidential candidates, like former Maryland Gov. Martin …

Government

Get ready to watch all your favorite TV shows in virtual reality

Hulu and Netflix are jumping on the virtual reality train. All aboard, early adopters.<p>Both streaming video services will soon offer virtual reality …

What Job Would You Have In The "Game Of Thrones" World?

Are you destined for knighthood or royalty?

Game of Thrones

GOP mayor wants to build a website to publicly shame welfare recipients in his town

Maine Republican hopes to make poor shaming go viral<p>Lewiston Mayor Robert Macdonald has had enough. The Republican executive of the second-largest city in Maine wants to publicly shame the recipients of welfare in his state with a website listing every individual's name, address and length of time …