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Former U.S. soldier says his friendly-fire shots might have killed Tillman
5 hrs ago - Reuters

Deadly Ukraine gunbattle threatens fragile Easter truce
6 hrs ago - Guardian

US Drone Obliterates Civilians in Yemen
11 hrs ago - Common Dreams

Houston unemployment rate lowest since 2008
13 hrs ago - Houston Business Journal

Social Security to Resume Benefits Statement Mailings.
13 hrs ago - nyt/reuters

Justice Scalia Tells Law Students ‘Perhaps You Should Revolt’ If Taxes Become Too High
14 hrs ago - Think Progress

BREAKING... Fontenelle Forest Bellevue, NE fire in progress (news video)
15 hrs ago - Omaha Steve

International Lawyers Seek Justice for Iraqis
18 hrs ago - Truthout

Ukraine crisis: Kiev calls Easter truce in east
23 hrs ago - BBC News

7.8-magnitude quake strikes off Papua New Guinea
Yesterday - CNN

EU official against cutting Russia gas ties
Yesterday - Miami herald / AP

Western lawmakers gather in Utah to talk federal land takeover
Yesterday - Salt Lake Tribune

UK Labour party hire Obama campaign chief David Axelrod
Yesterday - BBC

Italy PM Renzi cuts taxes for 10 million low earners
Yesterday - Reuters

Chile to end private education
Yesterday - Xinhua

Dems criticize governor hopeful Beau McCoy's (R-NE) ad in which he strikes a Barack Obama doll
Yesterday - Omaha World Herald

Healthcare.Gov Users Told To Change Passwords After Government's Heartbleed Probe
Yesterday - Associated Press

Undocumented immigrant charged with voter fraud awaits extradition
Yesterday - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Central York suspends student who asked Miss America to the prom
Yesterday - York [PA] Daily Record

Man in custody in connection with shooting threat at L.A. Times
Yesterday - Los Angeles Times

Latest White House Gatecrasher a Real Fox
Friday - abc NEWS

U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says
Friday - Washington Post

STUDY: Half of Jailed NYC Youths Have Brain Injury
Friday - Associated Press

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats
Friday - The Advocate

In Mariupol, Ukraine's government wins one, loses one
Friday - Kyiv Post

Chris Christie’s $300m pension proposal broke state anti-corruption laws
Friday - Pando Daily

Keystone decision to be delayed
Friday - David Jackson, USA TODAY, 3:13 p.m. EDT April 18

Publisher reveals title for Hillary Clinton’s memoir
Friday - Washington Post

Grandview man, 27, charged in area highway shootings
Friday - Kansas City Star

Pope Francis Bends Low To Wash The Feet Of The Disabled
Friday - Scottish Catholic Observer

South Korea Ferry Sinking: Authorities Arrest Captain
Friday - WSJ

Payrolls Rose in Most U.S. States in March, Led by Florida
Friday - Bloomberg

Residents question why Latta(SC) mayor fired the town's first female(gay) police chief
Friday - WBTW

Japan Says It Will Resume Whaling Off Antarctica
Friday - NYT

Magnitude-7.5 Earthquake Shakes Mexican Capital
Friday - ABC News

Vice Principal Saved from Korea ferry found hanged
Friday - Kansas City Star via AP

Al Franken Calls on Netflix to Oppose Comcast Merger
Friday - Philadelphia Magazine

Danish media: Rasmussen had a recorder when he met with Putin
Friday - ITAR-TASS

US freeing Iran funds as Tehran cuts uranium stockpile
Friday - BBC

Guantánamo judge to CIA: Disclose ‘black site’ details to USS Cole defense lawyers
Friday - Miami Herald

Nine dead in Everest avalanche
Friday - BBC News

East Ukraine militants snub Geneva deal on crisis
Friday - BBC News

Triggering Resilience to Depression
Friday - The Scientist

TN Says Yes To Free Higher-Education Tuition (free tuition for incoming freshmen)
Friday - Alternet

Teacher accused of racial slur fired by Fairfield [OH] board
Friday - Cincinnati Enquirer

Christian broadcaster wins health care injunction
Friday - Associated Press

Virginia Law Phasing Out ‘Fox Pens’ Vexes All Sides
Friday - New York Times

Fraternity shuts Ole Miss branch after noose tying
Friday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jennifer Gratz challenges Detroit high schooler to affirmative action debate
Friday - Ann Arbor News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers
Thursday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Texas seizes polygamist group’s secluded ranch
Thursday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ukrainian oligarch offers bounty for capture of Russian 'saboteurs'
Thursday - Guardian

Hotel Magnate Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Fraud
Thursday - New York Observer

Obama: No US military involvement in Ukraine
Thursday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Obama Blasts GOP Govs Turning Down Medicaid Expansion: 'That's Wrong'
Thursday - TPM

UPDATED: Harry Reid Calls Bundy Supporters 'Domestic Terrorists'
Thursday - TPM

News UK news London London police seize large haul of firearms
Thursday - The Guardian

Judge: Ex-gov can't keep filings from prosecutors
Thursday - Associated Press

South Sudan conflict: Attack on UN base 'kills dozens'
Thursday - BBC

José 'Cheo' Feliciano Dies In A Car Accident
Thursday - Huffington Post

Chelsea Clinton announces she’s pregnant
Thursday - Washington Post

McDonald's foreign workers call it 'slavery'
Thursday - CBC

Scientists find Earth-sized world in orbit friendly to life (Kepler-186f)
Thursday - Reuters

Novelist Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, Dies at 87
Thursday - Associated Press

BREAKING: Obamacare Sign-Ups Hit 8 Million in Remarkable Turnaround
Thursday - NBC News / Huffington Post

Prop 8 lawyer’s views on gay marriage evolving
Thursday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge declines to order 'park it now' notices for GM cars
Thursday - Reuters

BART cited, fined $210,000 for worker deaths
Thursday - Contra Costa Times

Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions
Thursday - AP

LePage Leads in Three-Way Race
Thursday - PoliticalWire

Beau Biden plans 2016 run for governor in Delaware
Thursday - Associated Press

Irish court convicts 2 Anglo Irish bankers of illegal lending
Thursday - Reuters

Jews ordered to register in east Ukraine
Thursday - USA Today

Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates
Thursday - Bloomberg

Snowden asks Putin about Moscow surveillance
Thursday - CNN

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.27 pct
Thursday - ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ukraine bans entry for all Russian males aged 16-60: Aeroflot
Thursday - AFP/Hurriyet Daily News

U.S. Jobless Claims Hover at Pre Recession Levels
Thursday - Reuters

Mayor 'Kind Of Agreed' With White Supremacist Accused Of Killing 3 At Jewish Centers
Thursday - Huff Post

Iran is complying with nuclear deal with powers: IAEA
Thursday - Reuters

African American
I love the Melissa Harris-Perry Show ...
By 1StrongBlackMan - 5 min ago

General Discussion
We decided not to invite CNN to our Easter egg hunt.
By kpete - 15 min ago

General Discussion
Food stamp recipients making tough choices after cuts
By theHandpuppet - 21 min ago

General Discussion
Federal Judge Approves Class Action Case against Ford and IBM for Helping South African Apartheid
By The Straight Story - 27 min ago

General Discussion
GOP Self-Portrait
By kpete - 28 min ago

Photography
A little color in my kitchen and Happy Easter to all of you
By Mira - 33 min ago

General Discussion
Antidepressant use in pregnancy linked to autism risk in boys: Study
By Jesus Malverde - 33 min ago

General Discussion
The Tina Conservatives
By kpete - 35 min ago

Pets
'Rescued panther kitten now at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park'
By shenmue - 36 min ago

Video & Multimedia
capitalism begone, welcome worker cooperative
By handmade34 - 46 min ago

General Discussion
The Obamacare Disaster
By TexasTowelie - 47 min ago

General Discussion
Tech Companies Adopt Astroturf to Get Their (Wicked) Way
By xchrom - 48 min ago

Good Reads
Kerry op-ed in the Boston Globe -Working with the Vatican against modern slavery
By karynnj - 49 min ago

Israel/Palestine
Easter in the destroyed Palestinian village of Maalul
By R. Daneel Olivaw - 50 min ago

Religion
On Easter, Jesus' Evolution Tells of Changing America
By cbayer - 52 min ago

Israel/Palestine
Israeli forces storm Aqsa compound, dozens injured and detained
By R. Daneel Olivaw - 54 min ago

Public Transportation and Smart Growth
Philadelphia: SEPTA to restore all-night subway service
By marmar - 54 min ago

John Kerry
Kerry op-ed -Working with the Vatican against modern slavery
By karynnj - 54 min ago

General Discussion
Ben is a person, Jerry is a person
By sellitman - 56 min ago

General Discussion
Solidarity and Social Change in Aisle 5{about being on WIC}
By xchrom - 58 min ago

Religion
Working with the Vatican against modern slavery - John Kerry
By cbayer - 59 min ago

Israel/Palestine
Israeli army installs new, remote-controlled weapon atop separation wall
By R. Daneel Olivaw - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Reaganomics killed America’s middle class
By kpete - 1 hr ago

Cooking & Baking
What's for Dinner ~ Sunday ~ April 20th
By Lucinda - 1 hr ago

Religion
Bill Nye’s Take on the Nye-Ham Debate
By edhopper - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Breaking Proud Tradition, Captains Flee and Let Others Go Down With Ship
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

Good News
easter bunnys suprise . happy easter
By allan01 - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Bill Moyers on America's Mad Dash Toward Oligarchy
By NorthCarolina - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
GMO Labeling Update: State Efforts Pick Up Momentum, Big Ag Doubles Down
By marmar - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
I got mad at somone who posted a National Equirer story about Michelle Obama and now I feel bad
By betsuni - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Charts showing the insanity of the US Health care system
By n2doc - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Wolves of Wall Street: Financialization and American Inequality
By marmar - 1 hr ago

Progressive Media Resources Group
The Rise of Our Dumbocracy
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Labor Movement
Oklahoma Provides a Win for ALEC's 50-State Campaign Against Democracy
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

National Security & Defense
What Do You Know about NATO’s Expansion? A Quiz
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

National Security & Defense
Torture is an All-American Value
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Video & Multimedia
Seder: Chris Christie's Woes Far From Over
By GoLeft TV - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
Western states meet, discuss taking land from feds
By IDemo - 1 hr ago

Environment & Energy
Hawaii is genetically engineered crop flash point
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

General Discussion
New Clinton-Era Docs Reveal Insider Push for Wall Street Deregulation
By xchrom - 1 hr ago

Veterans
Volunteer docs, dentists fill holes in vet coverage
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Economy
"Mega-alliances" bring age of the big ship to port
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

National Security & Defense
Pilot's career stalls after criticizing oxygen system
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Congress
Congressional candidates slam Lamborn letter about AFA religious freedoms
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Veterans
Pulitzer-winning series used as tool to lobby for change
By unhappycamper - 1 hr ago

Environment & Energy
Sierra Club calls 3-state area 'climate disrupter'
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
How Can History Help Us in the Future? Howard Zinn on A People's History of the United States
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

Photography
Easter Morn walk...
By handmade34 - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Charles Darwin’s tragic error: Hitler, evolution, racism and the Holocaust
By xchrom - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Food runs out for besieged Damascus refugees.
By pampango - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
100 years ago today: Ludlow Massacre
By Earth_First - 2 hrs ago

Public Transportation and Smart Growth
Chicago: CTA: 16 buildings need to be razed for Belmont 'L' overpass
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

Progressive Media Resources Group
Spotlighting a law that stripped U.S.-born women of citizenship
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Mike Malloy - Dr. Zhivago & Russian Struggle
By hschulein - 2 hrs ago

Foreign Affairs
Iran says nuclear dispute with the West 'virtually resolved'
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

Weird News
Loch Ness monster ‘found’ on satellite map image
By theHandpuppet - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
This Chart Shows How The Rest Of The World Doesn't Even Come Close To US Military Spending
By xchrom - 2 hrs ago

Foreign Affairs
In Afghanistan, childhood is often a full-time job
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Underground Railroad Was One of America’s First Coops: A Black History Tour of Cooperative Economics
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

LGBT
Fringe ‘coming out’ show inspired by Tom Daley
By theHandpuppet - 2 hrs ago

Foreign Affairs
160 miles of gridlock: Traffic fuels concern for Brazil's World Cup
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Oklahoma Provides a Win for ALEC’s 50-State Campaign Against Democracy
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

Environment & Energy
Conservative heavyweights have solar industry in their sights
By unhappycamper - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Richard Wolff: Why No Sustained Protests (Yet)?
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Mike Malloy - Chelsea Clinton Under Attack
By hschulein - 2 hrs ago

Video & Multimedia
Mike Malloy - Leaflet Advice Jews To register In Ukraine
By hschulein - 2 hrs ago

Labor Movement
Kroger Atlanta workers OK new deal
By Sherman A1 - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Maddow Asks: 'Why Do We Overlook Right-Wing Violence and Refuse to Call it Terrorism?'
By xchrom - 2 hrs ago

General Discussion
Bundy broke the law
By sellitman - 2 hrs ago

Environment & Energy
Insect Population Dwindling in Louisiana Marshlands Four Years After BP Blowout
By marmar - 2 hrs ago

Environment & Energy
(CA) Nuke settlement to cost customers $3.3B
By unhappycamper - 3 hrs ago

Science
Artists 'have structurally different brains'
By theHandpuppet - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Pro-Federalist Ukrainians turn back assault by Right Sector gunmen.
By another_liberal - 3 hrs ago

Science
The Footage of SpaceX's First Falcon 9 Reusable Flight Test is Gorgeous
By n2doc - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Truthdigger of the Week: The Pulitzer Prize Committee
By marmar - 3 hrs ago

Economy
Amazon’s tax-free European profits drop after IRS clampdown
By unhappycamper - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Pit Bull Stabbed to Death in San Francisco Street Fight
By The Straight Story - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
Never Mind Cliven Bundy: Here’s the Real David vs. Goliath Story Between Ranchers and Feds
By xchrom - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
6 Dastardly Right-Wing Declarations This Week: Phyllis 'Expand the Gender Pay Gap' Schlafly Edition
By xchrom - 3 hrs ago

General Discussion
The American tradition of violent white supremacy
By n2doc - 3 hrs ago