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Lara Logan of CBS Talks About Her Assault in Egypt – NYTimes.com

Ms. Logan, a CBS News correspondent, was in the square preparing a report for “60 Minutes” on Feb. 11 when the celebratory mood suddenly turned threatening. She was ripped away from her producer and bodyguard by a group of men who tore at her clothes and groped and beat her body. “For an extended period … Continue reading

Tornado destruction: The photos that show the utter devastation caused by worst tornadoes to hit the South in 40 years | Mail Online

Tornado destruction: The photos that show the utter devastation caused by worst tornadoes to hit the South in 40 years | Mail Online.

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Obama Birth Certificate Released By White House (PHOTO)

Obama Birth Certificate Released By White House (PHOTO).

Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire In These States Next

Robin St. Louis of Charlotte, N.C. lost her job as a sales rep just before Christmas in 2009 and said she hasn’t had much luck with her job search since then. “Looking for a job, it seems your résumé goes into a black hole,” St. Louis, 46, told HuffPost, describing the process of flinging one … Continue reading

Lessons from California: The perils of extreme democracy | The Economist

CALIFORNIA is once again nearing the end of its fiscal year with a huge budget hole and no hope of a deal to plug it, as its constitution requires. Other American states also have problems, thanks to the struggling economy. But California cannot pass timely budgets even in good years, which is one reason why … Continue reading

9/11 Responders To Be Warned They Will Be Screened By FBI’s Terrorism Watch List (EXCLUSIVE)

A provision in the new 9/11 health bill may be adding insult to injury for people who fell sick after their service in the aftermath of the 2001 Al Qaeda attacks, The Huffington Post has learned. The tens of thousands of cops, firefighters, construction workers and others who survived the worst terrorist assault in U.S. … Continue reading

Daily Kos: Rep. Sean Duffy confronted by constituents over Medicare, taxes

Rep. Sean “I can’t live on $174K a year” Duffy (R-WI) is among those Republicans getting some heat from constituents over his vote to end Medicare and keep tax cuts for the rich. He’s also getting an education on what exactly it was he voted for. via Daily Kos: Rep. Sean Duffy confronted by constituents … Continue reading

Daily Kos: What If Atlas Shrugged And No One Was There To See It?

The film version of Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand’s soporific paean to malevolent ego-centrism, has finally been released to the throngs of slobbering Tea Baggers desperate for some cinematic validation. Sadly for these pathetic flim(flam) buffs, this flick hardly fills the void in their lost souls. via Daily Kos: What If Atlas Shrugged And No One … Continue reading