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NBA Promises ‘Inclusion’ In Face Of New Indiana ‘Religious Freedom’ Law

WASHINGTON — The backlash to Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law grew stronger Saturday, with professional basketball organizations and teams condemning the measure. “The game of basketball is grounded in long established principles of inclusion and mutual respect. We will continue … Read More

Obama Is Smack In The Middle Of A Brewing Fight Over Workplace Wellness

If you work for a big company that offers you health insurance, chances are that your employer has asked you to take part in some kind of “workplace wellness” program. It might mean nothing more than answering a few questions … Read More

Some Chris Christie Supporters Now Turn Their Backs

He does not return phone calls. He does not ask for support. He arrives late for meetings. And he acts as if he has all the time in the world. Politics News on The Huffington Post

Rep. Alcee Hastings Says Old Texas Dildo Law Shows The State Is ‘Crazy’

A Florida congressman is not backing off his assertion that Texas is a “crazy state,” and he’s now citing an old law restricting dildos to make his case. “One of their cities has a law that says that women can … Read More

California Gun Company Selling ‘Obama’s Blaster’ Gun Barrel

A California gun company has announced a new product named after the President. The ‘The Obama’s Blaster,’ by Ares Armor, is a gun barrel that, according to the description, is so named because “Yes we can build a firearm product.” … Read More

How Martin O’Malley Begins His Day: Prayer, Solitude And Some Very Non-Political Reading

NEW YORK — He may be on the verge of seeking the world’s most demanding job, but former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) prefers to begin his days with his mind about as far away as possible from the campaign … Read More

Michelle Obama Declares ‘Black Girls Rock!’

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of … Read More

To Avert Repeat Of 2008, Clinton Team Hopes To Keep Bill At His Best

Bill Clinton’s hearing has faded. With his head of white hair and frail frame, he looks older than his 68 years — “truly grandfatherly,” as one friend said. He often jokes about what would happen if he were to “drop … Read More

Iranian Government Journalist Defects, Seeks Asylum in Switzerland During Nuclear Talks

According to the British Telegraph newspaper, a close media adviser to Iran President Hassan Rouhani has defected, and is seeking political asylum in Switzerland after traveling there to report on Iran’s nuclear talks with the U.S. and other western governments. … Read More

10 States That Volunteer The Most

This story was originally published on 24/7 Wall St. Nearly 63 million Americans volunteered a total of roughly 7.7 billion hours in 2013, a contribution estimated to be worth approximately $ 173 billion. Despite the economic and community benefits of … Read More

Womb-Cutting Attack Case Reopens Fetal Rights Debate

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus’ legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother’s belly. … Read More

Colorado Asks Supreme Court To Toss Marijuana Lawsuit Filed By Nebraska, Oklahoma

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma that contends Colorado’s legalization of marijuana is causing an increase in drug crimes in their states. Attorney General … Read More

Elizabeth Warren Fires Back After Wall Street Threats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has a blunt message for the big Wall Street banks that may withhold campaign donations to Senate Democrats in hopes of quieting her calls to break up the banks. “It will not work,” Warren said in … Read More

‘The Guy’s a Traitor!’ Bolling, O’Reilly Guest Battle over Bergdahl Charges

Eric Bolling, filling in for Bill O’Reilly tonight, fought it out with attorney and former federal prosecutor John Flannery, who contended that Bowe Bergdahl should not be prosecuted. Bergdahl, of course, was charged this week with desertion and misbehavior before … Read More