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  1. How important is Nats' series against Cardinals?Read the original story

    34 min ago | The Washington Post

    Apr. 21, 2015 - The Nationals face their first big test of the season against the defending NL Central champion St. Louis Cardinals. Post Sports Live debates how significant it is for Washington to come away with a series win. (Post Sports Live/The Washington Post)


  2. The search for the Loch Ness monster has moved online, thanks to GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Washington Post

    The legend of the Loch Ness monster has captured people's imaginations for more than 1,000 years and shows no signs of waning. There are more Google searches for the alleged creature today than there are for famous British institutions such as Buckingham Palace and the Peak District, the company revealed .


  3. Hungary says FBI chief insensitive, superficial on HolocaustRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Times of Israel

    Hungary has joined Poland in denouncing remarks by FBI director James Comey which seemed to equate Poland's and Hungary's roles in the Holocaust with that of Germany. Hungary's Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that Comey's remarks delivered last week at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and then published in The Washington Post were defamatory of Hungarians.


  4. A lot of Americans check government data online, but few think the government is good at sharing itRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | The Washington Post

    President Obama has made a big deal about making it easier for people to access data the government collects -- even signing an executive order in 2013 aimed at making so-called "open data" the new default for government information. A new report from the Pew Research Center shows that a lot of Americans use the Internet to access government data: Some 37 percent of American adults found information or data about the federal government online during the past year, while slightly fewer did the same for state and local governments.


  5. Conservative Lawyer Gene Schaerr Argues That Marriage Equality Will Lead To Spike In Abortion RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Switched

    A conservative, Washington D.C.-based attorney is making headlines after linking same-sex marriage to abortion rates in a bizarre blog post. Gene Schaerr, who specializes in constitutional and appellate litigation, is perhaps best known for defending same-sex marriage ban in Utah and Idaho, and is a former clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.


  6. Hillary Clinton participates in a round table discussion with Whitney ...Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | National Journal

    The Democratic presidential front-runner was asked in Iowa about allowing health insurance to be sold across state lines, which is a hallmark of Republican alternatives to Obamacare. When Cruz proposed a health reform bill earlier this year, it did two things: repealed the Affordable Care Act and authorized insurance plans to be sold in multiple states.


  7. Poland Wants FBI Chief to Apologize for Holocaust RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    FBI Director James Comey delivered a speech a few days ago in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Week. As he talked about humans being "hijacked by evil," Comey said, "In their minds, the murderers and accomplices of Germany, and Poland, and Hungary, and so many, many other places didn't do something evil.


  8. Are all Cuban-American voters imbeciles? Masochists? Are all...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Babalu Blog

    Are all Cuban-American voters imbeciles? Masochists? Are all Cuban-American elected officials scoundrels? Sadists? The answer to this post's title is: no. Instead--as usual--the Washington Post is serving as a media auxiliary for the Bendixen & Haney Public Relations agency.


  9. Baseball managers behaving badlyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Apr. 21, 2015 - With his 77 F-bomb rant, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price joins the pantheon of epic manager meltdowns. Here are some of the best, including the legendary Tommy Lasorda. (The Washington Post)


  10. Twitter broadens "violent threat" stance, makes offenders face musicRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ars Technica

    Since Twitter CEO Dick Costolo threw the anti-abuse gauntlet down in February, his service has responded with so many updates to apps, policies, and moderation that they've begun to blur together. But rest assured, the newest announced change to the service is a big one, because it's the first to put the rule-breaking onus on users themselves.


  11. Jay Austin: Leading the way toward government innovation and transparency, one vote at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Jay Austin-known by some people at HUD as "chief idea implementer"-manages Switchboard, which started in 2009 as a way for people to weigh in on the agency's five-year strategic plan. After Austin arrived in 2010, he started transforming the internal feedback tool into an agency-wide idea board open to all.


  12. Probe into domestic violence wins PulitzerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    This image showing racial unrest following the police shooting of a black teenager won a Pulitzer Prize. Photo / Robert Cohen / St Louis Post-Dispatch via AP The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service yesterday for an examination of the deadly toll of domestic violence, while the New York Times collected three awards and the Los Angeles Times two.


  13. Embattled DEA chief to resign following 'sex parties' scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration is expected to resign soon, according to U.S. officials, following revelations about "sex parties" involving prostitutes overseas and other misconduct among its agents. Michele Leonhart, who has served at the helm of the DEA since 2007, has come under heavy criticism on Capitol Hill since an inspector general report last month documented a series of episodes in which agents hired prostitutes.


  14. The Washington Post Offers New Visual Storytelling Format for Apple WatchRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Editor & Publisher

    The Washington Post introduces a new Apple Watch app which features an original news reading experience called "Big Story, Small Screen." This customized format highlights the day's top story through bold images and brief text, giving readers a way to catch up on the news in six scrolls.


  15. Bravo To Tim McGraw For Standing Up To Gun ExtremistsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Good for country music star Tim McGraw for sticking to his July 17 concert date at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre despite a barrage of criticism by wild-firing gun enthusiasts. The brouhaha over the concert drove opening act Billy Currington to the sidelines, however, saying he has "never been one to take on controversial issues."


  16. A gruesome video of dogs being slaughtered sparks protests in IranRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Last week, an upsetting video went viral. It showed a handful of Iranian men putting down a whole pack of stray dogs near the southern city of Shiraz.


  17. ARRAY(0x102a8550)Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Burn rate: The head of Silicon Valley startup accelerator program Y Combinator says startups are running through cash at a worrisome pace . Business Insider.


  18. US sending carrier to Yemen coast as civilian casualties mountRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Helicopters fly from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt during a vertical replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the Gulf of Oman in this photo released April 13. The US Navy has dispatched the carrier to join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen, US officials said on Monday. A US aircraft carrier and guided-missile cruiser are steaming to the waters off Yemen to dissuade Iranian ships from delivering arms to Houthi rebels there, a move the White House has cast as primarily a show of force.


  19. Wealth Destruction for the 99.9 PercentRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    Blaming the 1% for diminished prosperity avoids the real reasons for designed poverty. In round terms, the seven billion souls that populate this planet translate into seventy million to be part of the 1%.


  20. Lynch is getting her vote, but ambassador nominees are still waitingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A car bomb Tuesday in front of a busy restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia, killed at least 10 people. The Senate's five-month stall in confirming attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch - the result of a bitter fight over an abortion provision in an anti-human trafficking bill - has been much in the news of late.