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Who Else Is Running For President, And When Will They Get In?

Jason Linkins | June 2, 2015 | Politics
At this point in the 2016 election cycle, it's starting to look like we're going to have enough participants to have ourselves a real hootenanny. As has been discussed at length, the GOP field is swelling to a size too big for the camera frame to even accommodate,...

Indiana's Church Of Marijuana Granted Tax-Exempt Status From IRS

Matt Ferner | June 2, 2015 | Politics
Indiana's First Church of Cannabis -- a religious sect that embraces marijuana use as a sacrament, newly formed under the state's controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act -- has just received the classification that so many religious organizations covet: tax-exemption status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal...

12 Unexpectedly Wonderful Things About Life After Divorce

Brittany Wong | June 2, 2015 | Divorce
It's hard to get out of bed some days after divorce, let alone map out a future spent on your own. But at some point in the process, you start to realize that you're so much more than your relationship status and that life goes on...

Pentagon May Have Accidentally Sent Anthrax To Itself

Marina Fang | June 2, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) — A laboratory on the grounds of the Pentagon compound is among dozens of facilities that may have mistakenly received live anthrax, officials said Tuesday. Officials suggested the Pentagon lab case may have happened several years ago, although the timing was unclear. Some labs around the country and...

Carnegie Mellon Students Create Interactive Graphic Novel To Teach How To Stop Sexual Assault

Tyler Kingkade | June 2, 2015 | College
A class at Carnegie Mellon University has created an interactive graphic novel aimed at helping students better understand how to spot warning signs and intervene to stop sexual assault in real social situations. The online game, "Decisions that Matter," walks users through various scenarios on campus. Your...

Canada Says No Danger Posed By U.S. Anthrax Shipment

Marina Fang | June 2, 2015 | Politics
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government confirmed on Tuesday that it received an anthrax sample kit from the U.S Department of Defense that might have contained live bacterium, but it said there were no reported illnesses. In a statement, the Public Health Agency of Canada said it received the sample...

Chipotle Is Testing Chorizo ... Again

Joe Satran | June 2, 2015 | Taste
Chipotle announced this week that it is adding a new meat option, chorizo, to the menus of its restaurants in the Kansas City area. If the local test is successful, the Mexican sausage may become the first new meat officially added to the Chipotle menu in many years,...

9 Reasons No One Will Miss Sepp Blatter When He's Gone

Ron Dicker | June 2, 2015 | Sports
Don't let the door see you on the way out.

Couple Reunited With Wedding Rings Lost Since 1960s

Sally Lauckner | June 2, 2015 | Good News
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — It's been decades since Ofelia Kirker lost her wedding rings, but she'll be wearing the treasured jewelry for her 64th wedding anniversary. "It feels like we're getting married again," said her 83-year-old husband Robert Kirker. It's "unbelievable to be wearing them again," said Ofelia Kirker,...

Incredible Octopus Behavior Nearly Caused Scientist To Drown From Laughing

Kelly Chen | June 2, 2015 | Green
It doesn't take a backbone to be a genius — or a master of the comedic arts, apparently.

Ducklings Rescued Using Hooters Fry Basket, Because Of Course

Andy Campbell | June 2, 2015 | Green
You know what they say about Hooters -- great wings. The breastaurant chain doesn't serve duck wings, but it services ducklings in distress! A Hooters in Lakeland, Florida was instrumental in rescuing six ducklings trapped in a storm drain on Sunday, Lakeland Fire Department officials told The Huffington Post. A...

Laverne Cox's Reaction To Caitlyn Jenner Reveals The Impossible Expectations Trans Women Face

Zeba Blay | June 2, 2015 | Gay Voices
There has been a din of voices -- many of them cisgender -- weighing in on Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair reveal. The majority of commentary has been support and praise. Aside from the usual string of transphobic comments from Internet trolls, most reactions have been positive, revolving around Jenner’s bravery,...

Europe's Oil Giants Call For Carbon Pricing

Matt Ramos | June 2, 2015 | Politics
The leaders of six of Europe’s largest oil producers are calling for a plan to price planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions, citing climate change as “a critical challenge for our world.” “As major companies from the oil [and] gas sector, we recognize both the importance of the climate challenge and the...

Bush And Rubio Favored In Florida But Other Republicans Want A Look

Reuters | June 2, 2015 | Politics
By Steve Holland LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., June 2 (Reuters) - Differences emerged on Tuesday among Republican rivals for the 2016 presidential nomination at a forum where it was clear that Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio will face some competition in Florida despite their home-state edge. The fact that seven...

New York Coffee Chain Blends Business And Charity For Success

Joseph Erbentraut | June 2, 2015 | Business
It’s not unusual for a small business to work with community nonprofit groups, but a New York-based chain of coffee shops is taking that partnership further. Coffeed operates six cafes in New York, plus a restaurant in Fort Tryon Park in Manhattan and a new location in Seoul,...

Milo Ventimiglia Watches 'Gilmore Girls' In Web Series, Declares 'Rory Sucks'

Stephanie Marcus | June 2, 2015 | Entertainment
File this under weird, meta and something we probably could have done without. In a clip from the CW Seed web series "The P.E.T. Squad Files," Milo Ventimiglia's character Cash watches Rory tell Jess that she really doesn't want to be with him on "Gilmore...

Betty White Is Living Proof We Should Look On The Funny Side Of Life

Kim Bellware | June 2, 2015 | Fifty
Betty White may be a laugh a minute, but the 93-year-old has no shortage of wise words either. During a recent interview with her co-stars of "Hot In Cleveland" -- which ends its six-season run on Wednesday -- White urged everyone to laugh and look...

White-Faced Fawn Rejected By Mother At Birth Is Given Happy Home At Animal Farm

Cameron Keady | June 2, 2015 | Good News
An abandoned baby deer is finding a fairytale ending on a Michigan farm. A rare white-faced fawn has found a loving home at a Michigan animal farm after being rejected by his mother after birth, reported. The baby deer, named Dragon, is just a...

Shonda Rhimes Says Yes! To A Book Deal

Erin Whitney | June 2, 2015 | Entertainment
In December of 2013, Shonda Rhimes, who considers herself an introvert, took on a yearlong challenge to say "yes" to everything that came her way — party invitations, baby showers, running ABC (we're assuming) — and that experiment is now going to be a book. Simon & Schuster is publishing...

'Arrested Development' Is Returning In 2016

Erin Whitney | June 2, 2015 | Entertainment
Two months after Brian Grazer told "The B.S. Report" that Netflix had promised "Arrested Development" a fifth season, the veteran producer continued his odd promo strategy by going on another podcast to drop news about the return of the Bluths.