“Pope Proclaims Animals Welcome in Heaven”


DAILY BEAST

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The Marvelettes – “The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game” – Extended Version!


“Is there room for only one celebrated black TV actress in awards season?”


CNN

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“Black police officer: I live in two worlds”


CNN

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“Eric Garner’s Daughter Staged A Die-In At The Same Spot Where Her Father Died”


HUFFINGTON POST

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, lays down in the spot where her father died during a die-in, alongside other people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on the night of December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City. Protests have continued throughout the country since the Grand Jury's decision was announced last week. (Photo b | Andrew Burton via Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 11: Erica Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, lays down in the spot where her father died during a die-in, alongside other people protesting the Staten Island, New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in July, on the night of December 11, 2014 in the Staten Island Neighborhood of New York City. Protests have continued throughout the country since the Grand Jury’s decision was announced last week. (Photo b | Andrew Burton via Getty Images

“Stars slammed in leaked Sony emails”


CNN

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Our ForeFathers would be shocked by the way those we elect run Congress!


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“Bill would let Michigan doctors, EMTs refuse to treat gay patients”


CBS NEWS

LANSING, Mich. – Can doctors and emergency medical technicians legally refuse to give life saving assistance to a gay person, because of their religious beliefs? That question is being debated in the Michigan legislature.

The Republican-led House has approved the Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which essentially states that people do not have to perform an act that would violate their sincerely held religious beliefs.

“For example, a Christian doctor who does not believe in a gay lifestyle would not have to treat a gay patient,” CBS Detroit legal analyst Charlie Langton said. “Or perhaps, a Jewish butcher would not have to handle non-Kosher meat.”

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“‘One if by land’? Try ‘in the land’ — Paul Revere’s 1795 time capsule unearthed”


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“Let’s get real — We aren’t talking about net neutrality”


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THE HILL

There are many problems with the public conversation surrounding the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rule-making: The public discourse struggles to rise above simple catch-phrases, popular antipathy against broadband providers clouds good decision-making and the increasing politicization of tech issues drives policy-by-ideology over rigorous analysis of available trade-offs. But one problem stands out among the rest — we aren’t actually arguing about net neutrality. Instead of fiddling with a variety of jurisdictional hooks, none of which are quite right for the job, the FCC should take a step back and allow this problem to be solved the right way — through legislation.

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