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What if you only worked 3 days?

What if you only worked 3 days?

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has proposed a 3-day work week. We asked New Yorkers what they thought.
Perry to send 1,000 troops to borde...

Perry to send 1,000 troops to border

As tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the Southern Border, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will send 1,000 guard troops to help secure the border, according to a person with knowledge of the plans in the governor's office.
Gynecologist took pics; hospital pa...

Gynecologist took pics; hospital pays

Johns Hopkins Health System has agreed to pay $190 million to settle the case of a gynecologist who secretly photographed and recorded his patients.
Cops: 3 teens killed homeless

Cops: 3 teens killed homeless

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.
'Patriot' actress dead at 21

'Patriot' actress dead at 21

Actress SkyeMcColeBartusiak, who played Mel Gibson's youngest daughter in "The Patriot," died Saturday at her home in Houston, her mother said Sunday. She was 21.
Arrest mom for leaving girl, 9, at ...

Arrest mom for leaving girl, 9, at park?

The case of a South Carolina mother arrested for allegedly leaving her 9-year-old daughter at a park for hours while she worked at a nearby McDonald's has sparked a robust debate online about whether this mother should ever have been arrested and how young is too young to leave a child on his or her own.

FoxNews

ISRAELI GAME-CHANGER Iron Dome tack...
Blow to ObamaCare: Court tosses fed...

Blow to ObamaCare: Court tosses federal subsidies for HealthCare.gov

BREAKING NEWS: In a major blow to ObamaCare, a powerful federal appeals court rules against the legality of some subsidies issued to people through the Affordable Care Act exchanges.
  • READ: Federal appeals court decision on ObamaCare subsidies
  • VIDEO: Dr. Ben Carson breaks down blow to ObamaCare
  • FLAG MYSTERY Who took down America...

    FLAG MYSTERY Who took down American flags at Brooklyn Bridge?

    KEEPING UP WITH EPA? Agency's Twit...
    CRIME AND COVER-UP? Monitors say r...
    Judge throws out senator's ObamaCar...

    Judge throws out senator's ObamaCare lawsuit - VIDEO: ObamaCare premiums expected to rise in many states

    MSNBC

    Putin pours billions into Russia's ...

    Putin pours billions into Russia's World Cup

    Slowdown at Texas border?

    Slowdown at Texas border?

    Video: Disabled Gazans killed

    Video: Disabled Gazans killed

    Alzheimer's sign is in your eyes

    Alzheimer's sign is in your eyes

    Israel to northern Gazans: Flee

    Israel to northern Gazans: Flee

    Video: Modern Amelia Earhart

    Video: Modern Amelia Earhart

    USA TODAY

    Man sues pizzeria for injuries duri...

    Man sues pizzeria for injuries during robbery attempt

    Lawsuit seeking $260,000 targets workers who tackled thief and wrestled his gun away.
          
     
     
    4-year-old run over in puzzling cas...

    4-year-old run over in puzzling case

    Police are reviewing two surveillance videos to try to figure out how 4-year-old Marterrance Albury was killed. They know he was fatally struck by a car, but many questions remain.
          
     
     
    Fruit recalled in Rhode Island, pos...

    Fruit recalled in Rhode Island, possible listeria

    California-based Wawona Packing Co. issued the recall for certain kinds of whole peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots.
          
     
     
    'I know where your cat lives' maps ...

    'I know where your cat lives' maps kitty photos

    You might also have a scary realization of how easy it is to access your data online.
          
     
     
    July political cartoons from Gannet...

    July political cartoons from Gannett cartoonists

    Mayfly hatch blankets Mississippi R...

    Mayfly hatch blankets Mississippi River towns

    Don't open your mouth!
          
     
     

    Washington Post

    Hamas claims to have Israeli soldie...

    Hamas claims to have Israeli soldier; diplomats seek truce in Gaza conflict

    JERUSALEM ? An Israeli soldier is missing following a bloody seven-hour battle Sunday in an East Gaza neighborhood, Israel?s military said Tuesday, but it was unknown yet whether the soldier was dead or alive. The development could complicate diplomatic efforts underway to stop the conflict between Israel and Hamas as it enters its third week.

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    Memorial tree for George Harrison k...

    Memorial tree for George Harrison killed by a swarm of beetles

    A tree planted as a memorial to musician George Harrison has fallen victim to a swarm of pesky beetles. Really.

    Somewhere in Los Angeles? Griffith Parka bunch ofbark beetles and ladybug beetles with a good sense ofhumor laid claim to the Beatles legend?smemorial tree,according to the LA Times:

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    Train carrying remains of MH17 vict...

    Train carrying remains of MH17 victims arrives in Kharkiv; black boxes handed over

    KHARKIV, Ukraine ? A train carrying bodies and black boxes from a shot-down Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in this eastern Ukrainian city Tuesday morning, as experts turned to the grisly process of preparing the remains for transport to Holland.

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    GovBeat: How a budget fight in Rale...

    GovBeat: How a budget fight in Raleigh could hurt Republican chances of taking back the U.S. Senate

    North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) and state Senate President Phil Berger (R) are members of the same party, but they don?t see eye to eye. Since McCrory took office in 2013, the two have been at each other?s throats constantly, on issues ranging from taxes to election reform to immigration. Now, disagreements between two of the most powerful men in Raleigh over teacher pay and whether to accept federal Medicaid money have kept the legislature in session weeks past their planned adjournment date, while McCrory and Berger take shots at each other in the media.

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    Kerry broadens U.S. effort to reach...

    Kerry broadens U.S. effort to reach truce in Gaza fighting

    CAIRO ? Secretary of State John F. Kerry broadened the U.S. effort to reach a cease-fire in Gaza on Tuesday, seeking to revive a truce proposal rejected by Hamas militants a week ago.

    Kerry met early Tuesday with the intelligence chief of the Palestinian Authority, Majid Faraj, and later with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, who suggested that a cease-fire be linked to a larger effort to resume failed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

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    WorldViews: 11 things Prince George...

    WorldViews: 11 things Prince George will never be able to do

    Happy birthday, Prince George!You probably don't even know it's your birthday, but your palace handlers and their co-conspirators -- the globalmedia -- will make sure everyone else in the world does. And who can fault them when there's all this sad, troublingstuffhappening around the world.

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    Reuters

    Credit Suisse posts big loss after ...

    Credit Suisse posts big loss after U.S. tax settlement

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG will quit commodities trading after chalking up its biggest loss since the financial crisis in 2008, the result of a 1.6 billion Swiss franc ($1.78 billion) fine from U.S. authorities for helping its clients evade taxes.






    Wall Street up on data, mixed earni...

    Wall Street up on data, mixed earnings

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as inflation data was seen keeping the Federal Reserve in an equities-friendly tone, while hopes rose for an easing of tensions in Ukraine.






    McDonald's profit falls on weak U.S...

    McDonald's profit falls on weak U.S., European sales

    (Reuters) - Quarterly profit at McDonald's Corp fell more than expected after established restaurants in its struggling U.S. division turned in a third straight quarterly sales decline and results from Europe also logged a surprise drop.






    Pace of U.S. home resales rises to ...

    Pace of U.S. home resales rises to eight-month high

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales rose in June to their fastest pace in eight months, a signal that the housing market was pulling out of a slump.
    Verizon second-quarter revs top est...

    Verizon second-quarter revs top estimates as wireless customers surge

    (Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc, the largest U.S. wireless telecommunications company, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue on a jump in wireless customers and a surge in tablet sales.






    Coca-Cola sales miss estimates as N...

    Coca-Cola sales miss estimates as North America growth stalls

    (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales volumes in North America, its biggest market, failed to show growth for the second straight quarter.






    ABC

    Malaysia Airlines Wreckage 'Signifi...

    Malaysia Airlines Wreckage 'Significantly Altered'

    Wreckage from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine has been 'significantly altered,' international monitors told ABC News, as remains of the victims arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government.
    'Slender Man' Victim Receives Anony...

    'Slender Man' Victim Receives Anonymous Purple Heart

    First she survived being stabbed 19 times. Police say it was by her 12-year-old friends. The suspects allegedly told police they did it to please an online fictional character named ??Slender Man.??
    9 Months After Vanishing, New Hamps...

    9 Months After Vanishing, New Hampshire Girl Is Home

    A 15-year-old New Hampshire girl is back home nine months after vanishing on her way home from school.
    Will Anyone Ever Be Held Responsibl...

    Will Anyone Ever Be Held Responsible for Downed Plane?

    As international investigators descend upon the crash scene of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine this week, a massive effort to bring the perpetrators to justice will get underway.
    Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Ov...

    Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Over Missile Fear

    Delta Air Lines cancels flights to Israel, cites reports of rocket near Tel Aviv airport
    11 Parents of Nigeria's Abducted Gi...

    11 Parents of Nigeria's Abducted Girls Die

    11 parents of Nigeria's kidnapped girls die from attacks and stress; hometown is besieged

    BBC

    MH17 bodies out of rebel area

    MH17 bodies out of rebel area

    A train carrying the remains of most of the victims of the MH17 plane crash arrives in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, out of rebel-held territory.
    UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza

    UN chief: 'Start talking' over Gaza

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pushes for an end to the Gaza conflict with a call in Israel for both sides to "start talking".
    US court deals setback to Obamacare

    US court deals setback to Obamacare

    A US appeals court strikes a blow to the president's signature healthcare law, potentially derailing subsidies for many low and middle-income people.
    Poisoned spy death inquiry announce...

    Poisoned spy death inquiry announced

    The government announces a public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB officer poisoned with radioactive polonium in London.
    Call to end FGM 'in this generation...

    Call to end FGM 'in this generation'

    Parents face prosecution in the UK if they fail to prevent daughters undergoing female genital mutilation or forced marriage, under new measures.
    Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

    Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll

    Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.

    New York Times

    Public Editor's Journal: ?Not the T...

    Public Editor's Journal: ?Not the Time for Antiseptic Coverage?: Dean Baquet on Covering Violence Abroad

    The Times?s executive editor responded to complaints about a front-page photograph and charges of bias in the Mideast.






    Court Deals Setback to Health Care ...

    Court Deals Setback to Health Care Law

    The ruling could mean higher rates for many Americans who get subsidies when they buy coverage on the federal insurance exchange.






    Fresh Concerns About a Hysterectomy...

    Fresh Concerns About a Hysterectomy Procedure Linked to Cancer Spread

    Undetected tumors in women having hysterectomies are more common than thought, suggesting that cutting uterine tissue into pieces before removal can inadvertently spread cancer cells.
    White Flags Mysteriously Appear Ato...

    White Flags Mysteriously Appear Atop the Brooklyn Bridge

    There were few indications of why or how the flags had come to wave atop the bridge, though the police said they were investigating.






    City Room: New York Today: Live Fro...

    City Room: New York Today: Live From the Line

    What you need to know for Tuesday: Waiting for Shakespeare in the Park, a gorgeous day, and mysterious white flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge.






    Georgia Republicans Ready to Pick T...

    Georgia Republicans Ready to Pick Their Senate Candidate

    A contentious campaign will come to an end Tuesday in a runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue, with the winner facing Michelle Nunn in November.

    WallStreet Journal

    CIT to Buy OneWest

    CIT to Buy OneWest

    CIT Group agreed to buy OneWest Bank's parent company for $3.4 billion in the largest bank acquisition announced so far this year.
    Credit Suisse Posts Loss After Sett...

    Credit Suisse Posts Loss After Settlement

    The Swiss bank reported a loss for the second quarter, as it continued to absorb the impact of a U.S. legal settlement reached two months ago.
    Spike in Gas Costs Pushes Up Inflat...

    Spike in Gas Costs Pushes Up Inflation Gauge

    Consumer prices continued to rise in June but decelerated outside a spike in gasoline costs, a sign of firming?but not runaway?inflationary pressures that could ease pressure on Federal Reserve officials as they debate when to raise interest rates.
    Coca-Cola's Volumes Tick Higher

    Coca-Cola's Volumes Tick Higher

    Coke's soda volumes bubbled up again in the second quarter, yet its profit and revenue slipped on higher commodity and marketing costs.
    Small-Cap Stocks Run Into Big Doubt...

    Small-Cap Stocks Run Into Big Doubts

    The swoon in shares of small companies' shares deepened Monday, underscoring investor concern about valuations.
    McDonald's Earnings Slip

    McDonald's Earnings Slip

    McDonald's said its profit for the second quarter fell 1% as the fast-food giant continues to struggle to connect with customers.

    VOANews

    Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mug...

    Zimbabwe Surveys Show President Mugabe's Party Gaining Ground

    HARARE, Zimbabwe ? In Zimbabwe, two new surveys show the popularity of President Robert Mugabe?s party is surging while that of Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai and his Movement for Democratic Change [MDC] is going down. Analysts say supporters of Tsvangirai have not been happy with his efforts in a fragile power-sharing government he formed three years ago with Mugabe?s ZANU-PF party. Two surveys released by Freedom House and Afrobarometer on Friday said Mugabe?s ZANU-PF would win polls ...
    Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Politic...

    Ivory Coast Violence Stokes Political Tensions

    DAKAR ? Political tensions that brought Ivory Coast to all-out civil war in 2011 are flaring up. Ivory Coast's military prosecutor Ange B. Kessi Kouame has charged 73 people ? 19 of them soldiers ? in connection with deadly raids against seven military and police installations in the past month. The attacks, carried out by unidentified gunmen, took place around the commercial capital, Abidjan, and in the country's already volatile western regions. The government blames the ...
    Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thail...

    Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thailand's Status as World's Top Exporter

    Thailand is risking its status as the world's biggest rice exporter because of a controversial government purchasing policy to boost farmers' incomes. Rice industry insiders say the costly program is inefficient and money would be better spent on long-term investment. Thailand's rice stocks are full but the rice keeps coming. The government's rice-buying policy guarantees farmers better than market prices for all the rice they can sell, but it is costing the ...
    Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World...

    Turkey Lobbies Museums Around World to Return Artifacts

    ISTANBUL ? Turkey is following an increasingly aggressive policy of getting top museums around the world to return its heritage. Minister of Culture and Tourism Ertugrul Gunay says that in the last decade, more than 4,000 artifacts had been brought back to Turkey from world museums and collections. Turkey's minister of culture recently opened a new archeological museum in the western city of Izmir. Ertugrul Gunay is the architect of a museum revolution in the country aiming to harness ...
    Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate...

    Aid Agencies Scrambling to Relocate Refugees from Syrian Schools

    Aid agencies in Syria and neighboring countries are scrambling to relocate refugees sheltered in education facilities before school resumes in mid-September. The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says many children will not be able to return to schools occupied by people made homeless by the Syrian conflict. Lisa Schlein reports for VOA from UNHCR headquarters in Geneva. The UNHCR reports the outflow of refugees from Syria continues unabated. It says the total number of ...
    Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots...

    Kenya Tensions Ease Following Riots Over Cleric Assassination

    NAIROBI ? Security has been restored in the Kenyan city of Mombasa after heavy rioting early this week. On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered the protests, but analysts believe the perceived marginalization of coastal communities underlie the unrest. The streets of Mombasa, patrolled by security forces, were calm on Friday after widespread rioting earlier in the week. On Monday, the assassination of Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo Mohamed triggered two ...

    Wired News

    They?re Here: Massive Mayfly Emerge...

    They?re Here: Massive Mayfly Emergence in Wisconsin

    This amazing mass emergence is a giant orgy. And good news about water quality.






    Bats Use Polarized Light to Set The...

    Bats Use Polarized Light to Set Their Internal Compasses

    Although bats are known for using echolocation to orient and navigate, they draw on a suite of senses to get around. A new study reveals another ability: bats use patterns of polarized light in the sky to navigate. Richard Holland and Stefan Greif, of Queen’s University Belfast, with Ivailo Borissov and Yossi Yovel of the […]






    Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, ...

    Next Big Thing You Missed: Bigger, Cheaper Fuel Cells Will Eliminate Power Outages

    General Electric wants to bring clean, reliable, efficient, and affordable energy to the masses, and in a rare move for the 122-year-old company, it's launching a startup to do it.






    Hackers Could Take Control of Your ...

    Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them

    David Schwen | Wheel: Getty Hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek have proven more clearly than anyone in the world how vulnerable cars are to digital attack. Now they’re proposing the first step towards a solution. Last year the two Darpa-funded security researchers spent months cracking into a Ford Escape and a Toyota Prius, terrifying […]






    11 Trippy Illustrations of History?...

    11 Trippy Illustrations of History?s Most Infamous Computer Viruses

    Malware isn?t meant to be entertaining, and yet, many of the viruses that sneak their way into our computers are really just malicious displays of extreme creativity.






    Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Sovi...

    Shape-Shifting Jet Wings, From Soviet War Planes to Top Gun?s Tomcat

    Take off. Rise. Soar. Bank. Turn. Stall. Swoop. Dive. Land. For each of the different kinds of flying an airplane has to do, there’s an ideal shape and configuration for its wings. Even though bird-like flappability isn’t feasible with struts and steel, engineers since the dawn of aviation have been trying to make wings that […]






    Sports ESPN

    Sources: Cavs, Wolves talking Love ...

    Sources: Cavs, Wolves talking Love trade

    The Minnesota Timberwolves and Cleveland Cavaliers have discussed a blockbuster trade centered around Kevin Love and the league's last two No. 1 draft picks, league sources told ESPN.
    Sources: Sterling, Ballmer have 'fr...

    Sources: Sterling, Ballmer have 'friendly' talk

    Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling met with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Monday afternoon in Los Angeles to discuss the pending $2 billion sale of the franchise, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.
    Pettine eyes 3rd preseason game to ...

    Pettine eyes 3rd preseason game to name QB

    Mike Pettine claims that the Cleveland Browns will have an answer to one of the NFL's biggest offseason questions -- Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer -- in a little over a month.
    Suns president expects PG Bledsoe t...

    Suns president expects PG Bledsoe to return

    The Phoenix Suns remain confident that Eric Bledsoe, one of the most talented free agents remaining on the market, will re-sign with the team.
    Source: Mudiay signs deal to play i...

    Source: Mudiay signs deal to play in China

    Point guard Emmanuel Mudiay will play in China during the upcoming season, according to multiple media outlets.
    Tyson to present Holyfield at Hall ...

    Tyson to present Holyfield at Hall induction

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Yahoo Movies

    Assange slams WikiLeaks film in let...

    Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch

    Benedict Cumberbatch attends a news conference for "The Fifth Estate" at the Toronto International Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...


    'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds ...

    'Captain Phillips' star Abdi finds a risk worth taking in debut

    Somali actor Barkhad Abdi poses for a portrait during a media publicity event for the film "Captain Phillips" in Los Angeles in this file photoBy Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...


    France bows to stage director Patri...

    France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68

    French director Patrice Chereau attends a photocall in Venice.By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...


    Scarlett Johansson again named 'sex...

    Scarlett Johansson again named 'sexiest woman alive' by Esquire

    Johansson poses at the premiere of the movie "Iron Man 2" at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...


    Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema fin...

    Britain's 'kitchen sink' cinema finds dark new twist

    By Patrick Graham LONDON (Reuters) - British director Paul Wright's new film "For Those in Peril" pans across a dour Scottish coastal town where madness, tragedy and a feared sea monster lurk close beneath the surface. It's a dark tale, typical of a new generation of filmmakers like this year's Oscar hopeful Steve McQueen, who are taking Britain's tradition of gritty "kitchen sink" cinema in a stark and sometimes strange direction. ...
    Lebanon bans two films in setback f...

    Lebanon bans two films in setback for tolerant image

    By Stephen Kalin BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon has banned the screening of a film about homosexuality and another on short-term "pleasure marriages" practiced in some Muslim communities, in a blow to its reputation as a bastion of tolerance in a deeply conservative region. The films, which had been due to be shown at the Beirut International Film Festival that opened last week, were blocked by a government censorship committee, festival organizers said. ...

    Editorial New York Times

    Op-Talk: The Dark Side of Sharing

    Op-Talk: The Dark Side of Sharing

    Sharing may sound fun and social, but it?s also what we do when resources are scarce. And now companies may be moving away from the term.






    Opinionator | The Stone: A Fight fo...

    Opinionator | The Stone: A Fight for the Right to Read Heidegger

    The philosopher?s anti-Semitism can?t be ignored. But the push to entirely discredit his work is dangerous and wrong.






    Op-Talk: Morning Views

    Op-Talk: Morning Views

    Opinions on Obama?s anti-discrimination executive order, gun legislation in Massachusetts, a rigged trial in Cuba, and more.






    Editorial: Fires of Hatred in Franc...

    Editorial: Fires of Hatred in France

    Peaceful demonstrations should be possible with sensible law enforcement.






    Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey?s Culture...

    Op-Ed Contributor: Turkey?s Culture Wars

    The battle between religious conservatives and secularists is fought most fiercely over women?s bodies.






    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Pakistan...

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Pakistan?s New Fear of Flying

    Jinnah International was the one place we felt safe from Karachi?s woes.






    Editorial MSNBC

    Slideshow: The Week in Political Ca...

    Slideshow: The Week in Political Cartoons

    NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.NBCNews.com's political cartoonists take a look back at the past week.


    Clicked: One day at a time

    Clicked: One day at a time

    This blog is not dead.This blog is not dead.


    Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclips...

    Watch a 'ring of fire' solar eclipse online

    Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online. Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: If you can't make it to the South Pacific's eclipse zone to watch the sun turn into a "ring of fire" on Thursday, you can still see the spectacle online.


    Daily Nightly: Read the latest entr...

    Daily Nightly: Read the latest entries

    ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gi...

    ZeitGeist: Terrible Father?s Day gift ideas

    From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.From ?The Daddle? to ?The Freedom Flask?, Willie Geist offers some really bad ideas for dad this year.


    First Read: The day in politics

    First Read: The day in politics

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    Germany allows seriously ill patien...

    Germany allows seriously ill patients to grow their own cannabis

    BERLIN (Reuters) - A German court ruled on Tuesday that some people suffering from chronic pain should be able to cultivate their own cannabis "for therapeutic purposes".
    Restaurant run by Indian convicts w...

    Restaurant run by Indian convicts wins praise for politeness, hygiene

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - As India's capital baked in a heat wave, banker Gaurav Gupta sat down for lunch at a new air-conditioned restaurant, to be greeted by a smiling waiter who took his order for a traditional "thali" meal of flat bread, lentils, vegetables and rice.Nothing unusual, except that the employee, like most of his colleagues, is a convicted murderer serving time in South Asia's largest prison complex."Tihar Food Court" in west Delhi, a rehabilitation effort kicked off by the Tihar pri






    Donated skulls in Washington state ...

    Donated skulls in Washington state lead to more human remains

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Authorities in Washington state were looking for a person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store last month, and said on Monday their pleas for information had instead prompted the handover of yet more human remains.
    Black and white are the new orange ...

    Black and white are the new orange at a county jail in Michigan

    (Reuters) - Black and white are the new orange in a Michigan county where the sheriff has made a wardrobe change for jail inmates after a TV series brought new popularity to the vibrant color associated with prisoners.






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    Want to buy a bridge? Pennsylvania still has 11 for sale

    HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) - Buying a bridge is not on most to-do lists, but anyone seeking a historic span need look no further than the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, which has 11 of them for sale.
    Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots ...

    Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

    (Reuters) - The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes as mascots for the Major League Baseball team and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips and in one case getting into a bar brawl.






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