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Round-Up: A Few More Worthwhile Thoughts On Rachel Dolezal

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:09

On misogynoir, "lying about a lie," and what constitutes black identity in America.

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Jeb Bush Makes It Official: He's Running

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:07

The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.

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Supreme Court Denies N.C. Appeal On State's Ultrasound Abortion Law

Mon, 2015-06-15 12:02

The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.

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Firearms Company Colt Defense Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:04

Sam Colt founded the company in 1855. Colt Defense filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday.

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Instead Of Replacing Missing Body Parts, Moon Jellies Recycle

Mon, 2015-06-15 11:03

If a starfish loses a limb, a new arm buds and grows in its place. But young moon jellies have a different strategy for self-repair: Existing limbs rearrange themselves to regain symmetry.

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Sudanese President Flies Home After South African Court Orders His Arrest

Mon, 2015-06-15 09:23

President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court in 2009 on charges that he committed war crimes and genocide in Darfur, where 300,000 people died.

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Rachel Dolezal Resigns As President Of Spokane NAACP

Mon, 2015-06-15 08:07

Dolezal made news after it emerged that she had been presenting herself as being of mixed race, when she was born to white parents.

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Magna Carta Is 800 — 'This Awful Thing' That Shaped Legal Rights

Mon, 2015-06-15 07:07

The landmark birthday prompted a Google Doodle in Britain depicting a man in chains — a reference to the rights that were eventually extended beyond the nobility.

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Colorado Supreme Court Says Employees Can Be Fired For Marijuana Use

Mon, 2015-06-15 07:00

The court said while pot use is legal in the state, it is still a federal crime, so employees are not protected by a statute that bars employees from being fired for partaking in lawful activities.

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Vatican Prosecutor Indicts Defrocked Priest On Pedophilia Charges

Mon, 2015-06-15 04:32

Jozef Wesolowski, the former Vatican ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will be the first to face a trial over the charges. He could face up to 12 years in jail.

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Texas Braces For Heavy Rain As Tropical Wave Gathers Steam In Gulf

Mon, 2015-06-15 02:57

The National Weather Service warned that some places could see as much as 10 inches of rain. Parts of Texas suffered fatal flooding just weeks ago.

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Who Knew Yoga Could Be So Stressful!

Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

Yoga is supposed to bring inner calm. So why are some people in India up in arms about the upcoming International Day of Yoga?

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Mamma Mia! Olive Garden Food Truck Invades Boston's Italian Neighborhood

Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

That's right: The Italian food chain has jumped on the food truck craze. And this weekend it parked in Boston's North End, where Italian food is most sacred and many eateries go back generations.

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He Was Born Republican Royalty, But 'Jebcito' Is From Miami

Mon, 2015-06-15 01:00

Jeb Bush grew up in Texas, summered in Maine and went to prep school Massachusetts. But the place he and his family chose to put down roots was Miami.

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Obsessed 'Game Of Thrones' Fans Seek Plot Parallels In Spanish Politics

Mon, 2015-06-15 00:27

This summer in Spain, "Winter is coming" — a reference to HBO's Game of Thrones, which is partly filmed there, and a popular slogan for a left-wing, grassroots political party.

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Take A Swing At This: Golf Is Exercise, Cart Or No Cart

Sun, 2015-06-14 23:48

Americans play more golf than any other sport. So how much exercise do you get from an afternoon on the links? Players clipped on pedometers and Fitbits to help us find out.

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A Look At Sports And Health In America

Sun, 2015-06-14 23:03

Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports as children. By the time people are in their late 20s, only about a quarter do.

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Warriors Take 3-2 Lead Over Cavaliers In NBA Finals

Sun, 2015-06-14 21:23

The Golden State Warriors moved to the verge of the NBA championship by posting their second straight victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 behind a 37-point effort by Stephen Curry.

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What's Left For The Supreme Court: Same-Sex-Marriage, Obamacare, And More

Sun, 2015-06-14 20:18

It's crunch time for the U.S. Supreme Court as consequential decisions will be coming soon. The biggest issues left: same-sex marriages, subsidies under Obamacare and lethal-injection drugs.

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U.S. Airstrikes In Libya Kill Algerian Militant Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Sun, 2015-06-14 15:51

Belmokhtar, a leader of al-Qaida's arm in North Africa, masterminded the 2013 terrorist attack on an Algerian gas plant in which 38 foreign hostages were killed.

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