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Boccieri & Wilson Vote "Yes" Health Care Bill Closer

Democrats John Boccieri and Charles Wilson, both from Ohio, will vote "Yes" on the health care bill, Boccieri's initial "No" has been changed. Wilson's "Undecided" in November has changed to "Yes," per a press release issued Friday. This pushes the passage of the bill to only need 6 more votes to...

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.

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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Natalie Randolph Coolidge H.S. Football Coach

Natalie Randolph was appointed to head coach at Washington, D.C.'s Coolidge High School. Randolph joins the rank as one of only a few women nationally who have ever headed a high school football team. Randolph attributes her own passion for the sport as well as a love for kids as reasons she was...

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Jessie Lunderby's Nude Playboy Photographs May Cost Her Job

Jessie Lunderby's nude Playboy photographs may cost her a job.  The Arkansas Sheriff's Office is outraged that twenty one year old employee Jessie Lunderby stripped for a series of provocative nude pictures for Playboy.  Officials in the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Fayetteville,...

CIA Creates Wikileaks Task Force

CIA Creates Wikileaks Task Force

In light of the recent release of 250,000 U.S. cables by the whistleblowing website Wikileaks, the CIA has created a Wikileaks Task Force, dubbed W.T.F., to track the impact of the cables. The Washington Post was first to report that "Officially, the panel is called the Wikileaks Task Force. But...

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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Obama Trying to Push Healthcare Reforms Even as He Is Attacked by RNC Chairman Michael Steel

U.S. President Barack Obama and his government remain upbeat on the healthcare reforms even as the government struggled to pass the various bills in the Congress which could revamp the $2.5 trillion healthcare industry. The White House is optimistic and said that it expects both the houses to pass...

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

10 Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Intro: While the 2011 earthquake and the worries about Fukushima have brought the threat of radioactivity back into the public consciousness, many people still do not realize that radioactive contamination is a worldwide danger. Radionuclides are in the top six toxic threats as listed in the 2010...

Tap Water in 31 U.S. Cities Contains Carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium

Tap Water in 31 U.S. Cities Contains Carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium

A probable carcinogen Hexavalent Chromium, a probable carcinogen, has been detected in the drinking water of 31 cities within the United States. The Environmental Working Group sampled and analyzed drinking water across the nation. The group determined the same substance made famous by the film...