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Obama Finally Gets Angry At Climate Science Deniers And It's Hilarious

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"Obama Finally Gets Angry At Climate Science Deniers And It’s Hilarious" President Obama brings out actor Keegan-Michael Key from “Key & Peele” to play “Luther, President Obama’s anger translator” during ...

Obama Just Burned GOP Climate Deniers In "Anger Translator" Rant

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Towards the end of his annual speech to the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in the nation's capital Saturday night, President Obama got "angry." Aided by Luther, his "anger translator" ...

2015 Could Be The Worst Year For Wildfires Yet

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“Wildfire season” seems to be a thing of the past for drought-stricken California, with fires now raging throughout the year. There have already been nearly 850 wildfires this year — ...

Why CNN Wouldn't Cut Away From White House Shindig To Cover Huge Freddie Gray Protest

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As politicians, celebrities, and journalists gathered for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner last night in D.C., just miles away in Baltimore, Maryland, a big crowd marched to protest the ...

PHOTOS: Nepal Earthquake Turns Ancient Heritage Sites Into Rubble

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"PHOTOS: Nepal Earthquake Turns Ancient Heritage Sites Into Rubble" A Nepalese woman examines the damage caused to Bhaktapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal after a massive earthquake in there on ...

Nepal: Earthquake Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 25 April 2015) - Nepal

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On 25 April, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including a 6.7 magnitude earthquake on 26 April.

Nine Months After He Filmed Eric Garner's Killing, the Cops Are Trying to Put Ramsey Orta Behind Bars

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"At first I didn't think it would blow up this big," Ramsey Orta told me. He was describing the video he took of his friend Eric Garner being killed by ...

Oil And Gas Drilling In North America Has Taken Over More Than 7 Million Acres Of Land

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"Oil And Gas Drilling In North America Has Taken Over More Than 7 Million Acres Of Land" This June 12, 2014, aerial photo shows four oil wells in various stages ...

Native American Actors Walk Off Set of New Adam Sandler Movie Over Racist Jokes

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About a dozen Native American actors quit the set of a new Adam Sandler film, produced by Netflix, to protest the script's portrayal of Apache culture and what the actors ...

Nepal: Worst earthquake in over 80 years leaves at least 1000 dead

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A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu. At present the death toll stands at over 1,000 dead but ...

Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

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In this week’s address, the President lays out why new, high-standards trade agreements are important for our economy, our businesses, our workers, and our values. Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade ...

Nepal: Earthquake - Situation Report 3 - 2015 April 26

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At 11:56 local time, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, with the epicenter in Lamjung District (north-west) of Kathmandu and south of the China border. Dozens of aftershocks followed, including ...

Young people played a game-changing role in the battle against Ebola in Liberia

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An Ebola survivor reports on a pioneering community initiative in Monrovia that could save lives in the fight against other infectious diseases Archie Gbessay, 28, stands at an intersection in ...

Earthquakes Linked To Fracking Activity Are On The Rise, U.S. Government Says

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"Earthquakes Linked To Fracking Activity Are On The Rise, U.S. Government Says" Research has identified 17 areas in the central and eastern United States with increased rates of induced seismicity.

Friday Cat Blogging - April 24 2015

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While Kevin is undergoing treatment, we've invited lots of exciting guest writers to stop by in his honor. But there's no reason the hospitality can't extend to another species, is ...

Hillary Wants A Piece of the Elizabeth Warren Love Fest

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Hillary Clinton desperately wants liberals to redirect their adoration of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) toward her presidential campaign. Since the official launch of her 2016 run earlier this month, Clinton ...

Nepal earthquake: “the shake was like nothing I have experienced”

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The shake was like nothing I have experienced in my 57 years. It was strong and it shook for a long time. Many old monuments, including famous temples and stupas ...

Bakery Will Have To Pay Same-Sex Couple It Turned Away

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A bakery that turned away a lesbian couple looking to buy a cake for their wedding will have to pay them an award of possibly $135,000 for emotional damages, a ...

Survey shows half of all Germans favor taking in more refugees

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A new opinion poll has found that half of all Germans are in favor of taking in more refugees. The figure varied widely between supporters of parties on the left ...

How I Became An International Aid Worker: Victoria Cavanagh

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We kick off with Victoria Cavanagh, a communications officer for the UN Humanitarian Response Depots (UNHRD), WFP – managed warehouses that stockpile equipment and relief items for use in the ...

The Senate's Top Climate Denier Is Using Climate Change To Argue For More Nuclear Power

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"The Senate’s Top Climate Denier Is Using Climate Change To Argue For More Nuclear Power" Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), shown here, is an outspoken denier of climate science and chairman ...

China Could Get 85 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables By 2050, Report Finds

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"China Could Get 85 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewables By 2050, Report Finds" The world’s largest consumer of coal could undergo a dramatic transformation in its energy profile in ...

Bonus Friday Cat Blogging - 24 April 2014

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In the top photo, Hopper is scrooched under Karen's display case just to show she can do it. But something has caught her attention. It turned out to be Hilbert,

888,000 square miles of forest disappeared in the last decade

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Watch the World's Forests Disappear on Google Earth Deforestation is a tricky problem to nail down. We know forests are shrinking, but knowing exactly where and by how much often ...

If You Read One Post About Labor Force Participation This Decade, Let It Be This One

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While Kevin Drum is focused on getting better, we've invited some of the remarkable writers and thinkers who have traded links and ideas with him from Blogosphere 1.0 through today ...

Earthquake in Nepal Kills Hundreds and Levels Buildings

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NEW DELHI — An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.9 shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, Katmandu. People in the capital described scenes of panic and collapsed buildings,

Baltimore Police Admit They Made Deadly Mistakes In Freddie Gray's Arrest

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"Baltimore Police Admit They Made Deadly Mistakes In Freddie Gray’s Arrest" Protestors stand outside the Edward A. Garmatz United States District Courthouse during a march for Freddie Gray, Thursday, April ...

Earthquake survivors in Nepal urgently need help. Make an emergency donation now.

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The Card security code on your credit card or debit card is a 3 digit number on VISA and MasterCard branded credit and debit cards located on the signature strip ...

There’s a Reason Gay Marriage Is Winning, While Abortion Rights Are Losing

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Why are reproductive rights losing while gay rights are winning? Indiana’s attempt to enshrine opposition to gay marriage under the guise of religious freedom provoked an immediate nationwide backlash. Meanwhile,

New Kinloch mayor blocked by police from entering city hall

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KINLOCH, MO (KTVI) – Our Fox 2 cameras were the only ones there as the newly-elected Kinloch mayor was greeted by police for her first day on the job. Betty ...

The Feds Say One Schmuck Trading From His Parents' House Caused a Market Crash. Here's the Problem.

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On Tuesday, the Justice Department and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, a key Wall Street regulator, blasted out press releases declaring a great victory in their war on illegal manipulation ...

North Carolina Tells Residents Near Coal Ash Dumps Not To Drink Their Water

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"North Carolina Tells Residents Near Coal Ash Dumps Not To Drink Their Water" In this April 25, 2014 photo, Bryant Gobble, left, hugs his wife, Sherry Gobble, right, as they ...

Bitcoin's Problem With Women

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While Kevin Drum is focused on getting better, we've invited some of the remarkable writers and thinkers who have traded links and ideas with him from Blogosphere 1.0 through today ...

Tragedy Strikes Again on the Mediterranean

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We’re on the edge of Europe. Beyond the sheer cliffs in front of us, the azure blue Mediterranean stretches out as far as the eye can see. Just yesterday, three ...

The American Teen Whose Death-by-Drone Obama Won't Explain

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On Thursday, President Barack Obama appeared in the White House press room to reveal that a US strike in January on an Al Qaeda compound had killed two hostages held ...

It's Not the 1% Controlling Politics. It's the 0.01 Percent.

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Even before presidential candidates started lining up billionaires to kickstart their campaigns, it was clear that the 2016 election could be the biggest big-money election yet. This chart from the ...

The Malaria Medics

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Hundreds of refugees from the Central African Republic gather under a mango tree in Gbadakila village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a few kilometres from the border. They ...

President Obama & Bill Nye Talk Earth Day in the Everglades

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As you know, President Obama celebrated Earth Day this week by visiting the Florida Everglades where he spoke about the threat that climate change poses to our economy and to ...

Living In His Own Reality, Cruz Files Constitutional Amendment To Ban Same-Sex Marriage

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"Living In His Own Reality, Cruz Files Constitutional Amendment To Ban Same-Sex Marriage" As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments in a case that could overturn state laws ...

Tales From City of Hope #5: My Stem Cells Have Come Home to Papa

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It is 9:49 am PDT on April 24, and my stem cell transfusion is complete. It took less than 20 minutes. Now the stem cells just have to graft and ...

When Women Code

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A Q&A with the director of the documentary CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap, which looks at the cultural reasons behind the male-dominated world of software engineering Code builds things: websites,

California Lawmakers Want To Ban Cities From Fining Residents Who Don't Water Their Lawns

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"California Lawmakers Want To Ban Cities From Fining Residents Who Don’t Water Their Lawns" Water runs off from a sprinkler in a neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills area of Los ...

Who's Tired Of Politics?

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Yesterday lifelong political junkie George Packer reluctantly confessed something: "It might not be wise for a sometime political journalist to admit this, but the 2016 campaign doesn’t seem like fun ...

College for the Masses

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Growing up in Miami in the 1990s, Carlos Escanilla was a lot more interested in hanging out with friends and playing music than in school. The son of immigrants from ...

In line with strategy to mature into an emerging economy, Nepal joins the Better Than Cash Alliance

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Government aims for economic growth and women’s empowerment through digital payments initiative NEW YORK and KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 14, 2015- As part of its national vision to graduate from its ...

Obama Just Called Out Florida's Climate Deniers in Their Own Backyard

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President Barack Obama just marked Earth Day with a speech on climate change, given from a podium in Florida's Everglades National Park. The choice of venue was appropriate from an ...

The Progress report is coming!

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Chock-full of solid in-depth analysis and data, UN Women’s flagship report “Progress of the World’s Women 2015-2016: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights” will be launched on 27 April in seven cities ...

Drogba Vs. Malaria

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rollbackmalaria.org | #defeatmalariaTwo days ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, football star and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill Ambassador Didier Drogba launches an animated video that tells ...

Vanuatu: UNDP Launches Cash-for-Work Programme to Build Back Better

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began debris removal projects this week, providing income opportunities for cyclone-affected communities Port Vila, Vanuatu (21 April 2015) – Cyclone Pam-affected communities in Port ...

Republican Candidates Go To Vegas To Audition For Single Largest Campaign Donor In U.S. History

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"Republican Candidates Go To Vegas To Audition For Single Largest Campaign Donor In U.S. History" Sheldon Adelson listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition,
 

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