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Here Are The States That Spend The Most On Public School Students

The National Center for Education Statistics on Thursday released its latest data on how much money states are investing in public school students. NCES, an arm of the Department of Education, looked at each state’s revenues and expenditures per pupil … 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

Al Franken Brings The ‘You Didn’t Build That’ To Fracking Boomers

WASHINGTON — With a bevy of fellow senators and natural gas industry experts angling to jack up profits by boosting gas exports, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) had a reminder for them in a Senate hearing Thursday: You didn’t build that … Read More

Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To Nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators weigh Loretta Lynch’s nomination for attorney general for a second day at a hearing certain to pile criticism on President Barack Obama and Eric Holder, the current occupant of the job. Thursday’s hearing brings a roster … Read More

Richard Glossip Reacts To News That He Won’t Be Executed This Week: ‘It’s So Unbelievable’

McALESTER, Okla. — Death row inmate Richard Glossip described Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court order suspending his impending execution as “so unbelievable.” “I’ve felt amazing today,” Glossip said hours after he heard the news, sounding elated and buoyed by hope. Glossip … Read More

Google Addresses Difficulty of Taking Down Every Terrorist YouTube Video

In this age of social media, terrorists have taken to outlets like Twitter and YouTube to spread their propaganda and messages of hate. And, of course, these sites do not want terrorists to be doing that, but pulling every single … Read More

Texas Cops Fatally Shoot a Handcuffed Man Trying to Flee

Police in Texas fatally shot a handcuffed man who they say was attempting to steal a police car. On Monday, police tried to pull over 24-year-old Joshua Omar Garcia. When the driver didn’t stop, police gave chase and the Lynn … Read More

Supreme Court Issues Stay For Richard Glossip, Two Other Inmates’ Scheduled Executions In Oklahoma

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ordered Oklahoma to postpone lethal injections executions using a controversial sedative until the court rules in a challenge involving the drug. The court’s order Wednesday came as little surprise after both the state … Read More

Fashion Bloggers Work In Cambodian Sweatshop, Learn ‘We’re Rich Because They’re Poor’

When three sprightly fashion bloggers from Norway agreed to star in a month-long reality show in Cambodia, they were probably expecting more “Project Runway,” and less human rights violations in a series produced by their country’s largest newspaper, Aftenposten. But … Read More

Howard Dean Apologizes To Veterans For ‘American Sniper’ Comments

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean (D) apologized to military veterans on Tuesday for his recent comments linking audiences for the film “American Sniper” to angry tea party enthusiasts. Appearing on “Real Time With Bill Maher” last week, Dean said that … Read More

‘The Rent Is Too Damn High’ Candidate Jimmy McMillan Facing Eviction

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that “the rent is too damn high” may soon not have a place to live. Jimmy McMillan says he’s facing an eviction notice … Read More