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  1. Cancer charities fraud highlights need for donors to ask questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Deseret News

    Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett announces a federal lawsuit against several cancer charities Tuesday, May 19, 2015, in Knoxville, Tenn. A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, federal officials alleged Tuesday.


  2. Matt Williams on Harper: 'I want Bryce to be Bryce' - The Washington PostRead the original story

    33 min ago | BTF's Baseball Primer

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  3. The Center Needs a VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Real Clear Politics

    Hillary Clinton's move to the left on trade and other issues is a reminder of the growing power of activists on the wings in presidential nominating politics -- and a corresponding diminution of the power of the center. "Social and demographic shifts mean that no left-leaning position Clinton takes now would be likely to hurt her" in the 2016 general election, writes The Washington Post's Anne Gearan in a recent assessment of Clinton's strategy.


  4. Kristin Downey's Queen Isabella: A template for Thatcher and Clinton erasRead the original story

    46 min ago |

    Notes : Kirstin Downey is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post , where she was a staff writer from 1988 to 2008, winning press association awards for her business and economic reporting. She shared in the 2008 Pulitzer Prize awarded to The Washington Post for its coverage of the Virginia Tech shootings, and she was awarded a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University.


  5. Why We Believe Fake StudiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The retraction of a Science paper claiming a 20-minute talk with a gay canvasser can change views on gay marriage may not quash the theory. The reason? We trust bogus science.


  6. Spectacular through Sunday, then trending hotRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    TODAY'S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. Ideal temps. Lots of sun.


  7. VA whistleblower's warning named official with ties to Aurora complexRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A former high-ranking federal Veterans Affairs official responsible for overseeing the troubled Aurora medical center complex figures prominently in a whistle-blower's claims that the agency misspent at least $5 billion yearly through illegal contracts and other purchases. Whistle-blower Jan Frye, the VA's deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistics, alleged in a 35-page letter to the VA secretary that a pattern of cover-up and indifference permeates all levels of the agency.


  8. Is the end of free speech near?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | American Thinker

    The first amendment to the U.S. Constitution states : "Congress shall make no law ... abridging the freedom of speech[.]" ... we consider this case [NEW YORK TIMES CO. v. SULLIVAN, 376 U.S. 254] against the background of a profound national commitment to the principle that debate on public issues should be uninhibited, robust, and wide-open, and that it [free speech] may well include vehement, caustic and sometimes unpleasantly sharp attacks on government and public officials.


  9. Chantilly boys defeat Robinson for Concorde District championshipRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    May. 23, 2015 - The Chargers held the Rams scoreless in the second half to win 10-7. (The Washington Post)


  10. Real people try Obamaa s workoutRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    May. 22, 2015 - A few Washington Post employees try out the #GimmeFive workout routine to see how they compare to first lady Michelle Obama. (The Washington Post)


  11. The Self-Immolation of National ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Townhall

    National Review was the prototype for conservative commentary when it was founded by the great William F. Buckley back in 1955, and 60 years later it has managed to stay near the top of an ever-expanding digital pack of bloggers and pundits. Obviously such a run could only happen if the first principles of such an institution were zealously guarded, and winsomely communicated by writers and thinkers uniquely unafraid to follow in Buckley's giant footsteps and tell it like it is.


  12. Top Secret! Fed Spies Refuse To Release Osama Bin Laden's Sicko Porn StashRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    On Wednesday, the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a slew of documents relating to the 2011 raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. Among much else, the documents revealed that Noam Chomsky, 9/11 conspiracy nuts and some guy who claims to have traced the ancestral lineage of the Illuminati were among the authors gracing Bin Laden's English-language book collection.


  13. Nobody In The News Knows How Arabic Names WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller's Sam Biddle published an article Thursday entitled "Jihad Me at Hello: Tinder Flirting With Osama bin Laden's Love Letters." It uses excerpts from a recently declassified letter, written from a terrorist to his faraway wife, to try to pick up women using the smartphone app Tinder.


  14. 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar apologises amid molestation allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    In the wake of a tabloid report alleging that he molested several underage girls while he was a teenager, reality television star Josh Duggar said that he "acted inexcusably" and was "deeply sorry" for what he called "my wrongdoing". The 27-year-old Duggar, a member of the family that stars in 19 Kids and Counting , also resigned his post with the Family Research Council.


  15. Six Baltimore Officers Indicted Over the Death of Freddie GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    Six Baltimore police officers have been indicted by a grand jury in the death of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old who died in police custody last month, state's attorney Marilyn Mosby told reporters Thursday. The indictments closely mirror the charges brought against the officers on May 1, the Baltimore Sun reported , noting that the main discrepancies are the dropped false imprisonment charges against three of the officers and the addition of a reckless endangerment charge to all six.


  16. Herea s how to make the best potato salads this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Lemon, Garlic and Chili Potato Salad, dressed with a lemony butter; read on for the recipe link. n summer's unofficial produce pageant, Silver Queen corn reigns perennial, while peaches and late-August tomatoes vie for runner-up honors.


  17. Can Hillary Clinton Reverse the Six-Year Decline in Democratic Turnout?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Bill Clinton won the presidency in 1992 by running as a different kind of Democrat from previous nominees. Hillary Clinton, Anne Gearan of The Washington Post reports, is hoping to win the presidency in 2016 by running as the same kind of Democrat as the current incumbent.


  18. On Native GroundKEEPING it Real: Martin Luther King's Progressive VisionRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2013 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- In the wake of the sale of The Boston Globe and Worcester Telegram & Gazette to Red Sox owner and hedge fund billionaire John Henry for $70 million in cash, and the sale of The Washington Post to founder and billionaire Jeff Bezos for $250 million, Bloomberg News columnist Megan McArdle recently asked, "Should we be worried that soon billionaires will own all our major news outlets?" Her answer? "It may come to that, but I don't find that idea worrisome.


  19. On Native GroundIS Rail Safety Taking a Back Seat to Profits?Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2013 | American Reporter

    The man who delivered the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times , The Washington Post , and 17 other American newspapers in 1971 says that Edward Snowden made the right call by leaving the country and seeking asylum. Writing this week in The Washington Post , Ellsberg said when he was arrested in Boston, he was released on a personal recognizance bond the same day.


  20. On Native GroundRYAN and Romney: this Pair of Frauds Deserve Each OtherRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    July 2012 was the hottest month ever in the continental United States since modern record-keeping began in 1895, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . This continues a pattern stretching back to August 2011, where every state observed warmer than average temperatures except Washington state, which was near average.