More Want Local Beef, but Fewer Want Tough Job of Cutting It

Interest in local beef is rising but fewer people want tough job of slaughtering, cutting meat

March 6, 2015

Video: Portland Trail Blazers fan hits a half-court shot to win a car during Portland's game against the Dallas Mavericks; Portland wins game 94-75 - @flyguyhuey5 via @CBSSportsNBA

Video: Portland Trail Blazers fan hits a half-court shot to win a car during Portland's game against...

March 6, 2015

Asia markets at afternoon: Nikkei up 1%, Kospi and Taiex up 0.5% each, Shanghai up 0.4%, HK flat and ASX ends down 0.1% - @KitchenNews

Asia markets at afternoon: Nikkei up 1%, Kospi and Taiex up 0.5% each, Shanghai up 0.4%, HK flat and ASX ends...

March 6, 2015


Japan is looking into creating an overseas intelligence agency possibly modeled on Britain's MI6 spy service, ruling party lawmakers say - @Reuters

Japan is looking into creating an overseas intelligence agency possibly modeled on Britain's MI6 spy service,...

March 6, 2015

Sydney man jailed for 'marrying' 12-year-old girl in backyard ceremony - @smh

Sydney man jailed for 'marrying' 12-year-old girl in backyard ceremony - @smh

March 6, 2015

Coyotes End 10-Game Skid, Beat Canucks 3-2 in Shootout

Coyotes end 10-game losing streak on Gagner's shootout goal in 3-2 victory over Canucks

March 6, 2015


Firefighters in Vallejo, Calif., are battling a multiple-alarm fire at a former school district building; same building was site of a 3-alarm fire 2 nights ago, officials say - @nbcbayarea

Firefighters in Vallejo, Calif., are battling a multiple-alarm fire at a former school district building;...

March 6, 2015

Myanmar police charge 14 garment workers with rioting following Yangon strike crackdown, state media reports - @STForeignDesk

Myanmar police charge 14 garment workers with rioting following Yangon strike crackdown, state media...

March 6, 2015

Myanmar police crack down on student protests opposing Myanmar's new education law - @AP

Myanmar police crack down on student protests opposing Myanmar's new education law - @AP

March 6, 2015


17 people charged by police investigating links between Queensland, Australia, drug trade and Bandidos Motorcycle Club - @SBSNews

17 people charged by police investigating links between Queensland, Australia, drug trade and Bandidos...

March 6, 2015

Man dies after falling from Scott monument in Edinburgh, Scotland, police say - @TimesNewsDesk

Man dies after falling from Scott monument in Edinburgh, Scotland, police say - @TimesNewsDesk

March 6, 2015

Editor's note: We've corrected an earlier post regarding a federal judge shot in Detroit. Original reports indicated the judge was shot inside his home. Police now say he was shot outside his home. - Jimmy

Editor's note: We've corrected an earlier post regarding a federal judge shot in Detroit. Original reports...

March 6, 2015


 

Bill O'Reilly claims false, admits Fox News: Why that won't hurt him at Fox

Fox News admits that Bill O'Reilly didn't actually see 'guys gun down nuns in El Salvador' or witness...

March 6, 2015

Chiropractors lobby against bill ending belief exemptions for vaccines

Legislation that would do away with personal-belief exemptions for childhood vaccines, filed in response...

March 5, 2015

The Symmetry and Shapes of Makha Bucha at Wat Dhammakaya Temple (18 photos)

Thousands of Buddhists gathered at Thailand's Wat Dhammakaya Temple on Wednesday to observe Makha...

March 5, 2015


Sen. Barbara Mikulski retiring: Will Martin O'Malley run? (+video)

Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in US history, has been a legislative force in her home...

March 5, 2015

How to Solve the Diversity Problem at NYC’s Elite Public Schools

March is a nerveracking time for New York City’s public-school eighth graders. These 80,000 or so youngsters...

March 5, 2015

Why did Hillary Clinton rely on 'home-brew' e-mail server? (+video)

Reporters found that the computer server that handled Hillary Clinton’s e-mail during her tenure as secretary...

March 5, 2015


Digital Friendships

A defense of online friendship, published in The New Republic, argues that intimacy can be found...

March 5, 2015

L.A. City Council candidate prods opponent to shun outside spending

As she gears up for a possible runoff, Los Angeles City Council candidate Carolyn Ramsay is prodding...

March 5, 2015

Why I’m a Public-School Teacher but a Private-School Parent

Last week, I observed a high-school English class on a campus without bells. The school didn’t need...

March 4, 2015


 

Circus to stop using elephants

Blame Joshuah Purdy Brown. Or, if you prefer, P.T. Barnum.

March 6, 2015

Drone Pilots Are Quitting In Record Numbers

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. The US drone war across much of the Greater...

March 5, 2015

Meddling in Iran Talks Is Congress's Job

Stephen Carter, BloombergPut aside the overheated spat about the wisdom of inviting Israeli Prime Minister...

March 5, 2015


The Dilemmas of King v. Burwell

Ross Douthat, New York TimesI haven’t commented much on the issues at play in the latest Obamacare...

March 5, 2015

John Roberts Will Uphold Obamacare

Brent Budowksy, The HillIn this “friend of the court” column, I suggest with 90 percent confidence...

March 5, 2015

Churchill, The Iron Curtain, and the Perils of Poker

Carl Cannon, RCPOn this day in 1946, Winston Churchill made one of the most momentous speeches of the 20th...

March 5, 2015