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Michelle Obama’s Portrait Debuts at Smithsonian

Martha Stewart and Michelle Obama received a space in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington for the first time, MaxiNews.com reported.A new exhibit, "Americans Now," opened Friday, featuring famous names from science, business, government and the arts in the museum.President Barack Obama and...

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

The White House announced Friday, December 3, 2010 that President Barack Obama has pardoned 9 people of for a wide range of crimes. Though officials in Washington, DC, did not comment on why Obama chose to pardon the people of their crimes, White House spokesman Reid Cherlin offered a statement...

Four Loko Ban Spreading From Ohio to New York, Washington State

Four Loko Ban Spreading From Ohio to New York, Washington State

The blackout inducing caffienated alcoholic beverage Four Loko is under attack by federal offficals from the Food and Drug Administration. Phusion Projects, the manufacturers of Four Loko, and 3 other companies, are subject of a massive federal crackdown on alcoholic beverages containing caffeine....

15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

15 of the Dumbest Laws Still on the Books

Here’s a look at 15 of the verifiable stupid laws from across this great land, on all levels: state, city and county.

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

10 Most Precariously Placed Treehouses on Earth

Vertiginous views are one thing, but combine such dizzying prospects with the sense that the planks on which you walk might give way at a moment's notice, and even the bravest soul would be forgiven for allowing a little fear to creep in. The urge to inhabit high up places has been with us throughout...

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

North Korea Bombs South Korea's Yeonpyong Island Over Border Dispute

A maritime border dispute between North and South Korea led to a bombing on Yeonpyeong Island on Tuesday. The hour long "rain of shells" caused at least two casualties, massive damages to buildings, and terror among South Korean civilians. The incident was condemned by U.S. officials in Washington...

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Milwaulkee's Mitchell International Airport Closed

Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport closed due to flooding.  Officials at Mitchell International Airport shut down flights due to flooded runways and tornado warnings.  Seven inches of rain fell in Milwaukee on Thursday, July 22, 2010 that caused massive power outages, traffic...

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

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Online College List

Here is a list of all of the colleges and universities that offer online degrees. We compiled this list by going over multiple lists of online colleges in order to get the biggest list we could. If you'd like more information about any of these schools, you can request info directly from the...

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Missing Body Found After Fall on Mount St. Helens

Joseph Bohlig, 52, passed away Monday after he fell 1,500 feet into the crater on Mount St. Helens. Bohlig was standing on the rim of the dormant crater when a snow overhang fell out from beneath him, sending him plummeting into the volcano. His body was left in the snow for more than a day...