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‘Don’t deprive yourself of temporary joy for long term financial success’: TikToker urges ‘broke’ people to treat themselves, sparking discussion

'The coffee isn’t what got you here, and it won’t get you out of it.'

On Jun 25, 2022 by Braden Bjella

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‘A demonstrable lie’: LAPD called out for blaming ‘defund the police’ on precinct closure when 800 cops are out with COVID

The number of officer in COVID quarantine has multiplied in weeks.

On Jan 13, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Trump budget blueprint cuts food stamps funding by 25 percent

The budget proposes $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid.

On May 22, 2017 by David Gilmour

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John Oliver demonstrates why Trump’s budget makes no sense

'Translating the noises that come out of Trump’s face into hard policy prescriptions is almost impossible.'

On Mar 20, 2017 by Michelle Jaworski

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The crowdfunded lawyer traveling the country for immigration cases

Melanie Gleason has been on the road for seven months. And she's not slowing down anytime soon.

On Feb 23, 2016 by Molly Stier

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Alabama could start taxing porn—and it’s the biggest buzzkill ever

Alabama wants to send the porn industry flying away on a sin wagon. And it's all about money.

On Sep 16, 2015 by Derrick Clifton

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A bill restricting FCC net-neutrality enforcement passes key Senate committee

The FCC may be about to lose $20 million.

On Jul 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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You can help the Smithsonian preserve Neil Armstrong’s moonwalk spacesuit

No way is Congress going to pay for this—even if it should.

On Jul 20, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Here’s the U.S. military’s unusual strategy for recruiting ‘cyber warriors’

Better to address this upfront than hide it for later, we suppose.

On Jul 13, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Congress just got one step closer to blocking net neutrality

Republicans aren't letting up.

On Jun 17, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Republicans try last-minute budget gimmick to stop net neutrality

They'd better hurry—the rules take effect Friday.

On Jun 10, 2015 by Eric Geller

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New bill would dramatically improve the transparency of America’s spy budget

The overall number is already public, but these lawmakers say that's not enough.

On May 13, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Turkish mayor replaces controversial robot statue with T-rex

He's bringing Jurassic Park to town.

On May 4, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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‘Super Troopers 2’ hits $2 million crowdfunding goal in a single day

Get ready for some serious shenanigans.

On Mar 25, 2015 by Miles Klee

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We watched ‘Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever’ so you don’t have to

Welcome to an 85-minute commercial for Grumpy Cat hats, Cinnabon, and Camaros.

On Dec 3, 2014 by Joey Keeton