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US shootings by police, prison conditions trouble UN


A U.N. anti-torture panel that is investigating the United States said Friday it was deeply concerned by what it described as the high incidence of police brutality and shootings — especially against African-Americans — in the U.S., was troubled by what it called harsh conditions in many prisons and was worried about the interrogation…


Arkansas, Mississippi Courts Overturn Gay Marriage Ban


Federal judges in Arkansas and Mississippi on Tuesday overturned a ban on gay marriages and are currently waiting for the states to consider appeals. Constitutional amendments in both states had defined a marriage as one between a man and a woman. In Arkansas, two same-sex couples had challenged the amendment and had argued that the state’s…


Walmart’s online price-matching: A wise strategy, analysts say


Analysts believe Walmart is likely to move forward with the expansion of its price-matching program to include other retailers’ online products this holiday season. The guarantee to match competitors’ prices, even for products sold online by retailers like, could cut into earnings but observers say it’s a good idea, as it could give Walmart an…


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Democrats can win. First, they should try running Democrats.


After the Democrats suffered a final defeat in Louisiana last weekend, one thing was certain: The Democratic Party doesn’t have a clue what it’s doing. Unfortunately, this is is nothing new. It’s time that they admit to themselves that they can’t handle a favorable situation, let alone an unfavorable one. Despite a map that President Obama called the “worst possible group of states for Democrats since Dwight Eisenhower,” this year should’ve been a favorable one.

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Endorsement: Mary Landrieu for U.S. Senate


Of the thirty-six U.S. Senate seats that voters will decide on tomorrow, Mary Landrieu’s could be one of the most consequential. Who Louisiana voters cast their ballot for Tuesday could decide, not only the future of Louisiana politics, but which party controls the Senate in President Obama’s last two years in office.

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Endorsement: Jason Carter for Georgia Governor


Georgia made a bad Deal in 2010 when it first chose to elect Republican Nathan Deal as its governor. Deal’s record includes a proposed $547 million cut in K-12 education in 2014 alone, the widely-denounced “guns everywhere” law that allows citizens to carry guns into churches and bars, and a pervading atmosphere of scandal and corruption. But Deal has achieved one thing during his time as governor of Georgia: The highest unemployment rate in the nation. Mississippi comes in second.


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Taking Back Talk Radio


Not too entirely long ago, it would be unthinkable for you to have your own radio show without a background in radio and years of experience. Back when my friend Jason Robbins and I were working together as cooks in a pizza restaurant, we would have impassioned and what we would categorize as hilarious discussions about everything and anything in the realm of pop culture.


Ghostbreakers show puts the fun in ghosthunting just in time for Halloween


Ghostbreakers, a “faux reality series” spoofing paranormal investigation, has been released – right on time for Halloween. The show is a creation of New Palace Films, Malchus Media and actor/comedian Joey Greco and is available on demand in the U.S.A via for downloading and streaming. Ghostbreakers was shot shot on location in Shreveport, Louisiana. The…


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Woman With Terminal Brain Cancer Says Everyone Should Be Able To Die With Dignity (Video)


Many people against physician-assisted suicide may mistake it for something akin to the services of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the famous doctor who would hook up his terminally ill patients to a device that released the lethal drugs. But nowadays, physician-assisted suicide is more related to the handful of states that permit death with dignity. Under Oregon’s…


‘I Had No Idea!': Unexpected Ways You Are Damaging Your Memory


Memory is key to both the flow and betterment of your life. Knowledge gained from recollection of the past helps you move toward the future you hope to create. While you are probably aware that memory loss can be caused by a concussion or surgery, a stroke or a brain tumor, you may not know some…