The great Oliver Wendell Holmes once observed that important Supreme Court decisions “exercise a kind of hydraulic effect.” Even if the authors of such decisions assert that their rulings will have limited impact, these cases invariably have a profound influence. So it has been with Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores,...
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Condoleezza Rice Dan Sullivan,
Dan Sullivan Mark Begich,
Dan Sullivan Outsider,
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Dan Sullivan, the Republican challenger for U.S. Senate in Alaska, was a Maryland resident for tax purposes from 2006 to 2008, according to the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation, even though he told the Federal Election Commission he had been a resident of Alaska for...
Women have always been funny, but it wasn't until recently that society allowed them to look beautiful and make us laugh. Filmmaker Heidi Ewing, who directed the documentary "MAKERS: Women in Comedy," dropped by HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss her work on the history of funny females,...
Governor Jerry Brown,
California Ethics Rules,
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 30 (Reuters) - Lobbyists in California will be banned from throwing lavish fundraising parties at their homes and offices for state candidates under a bill signed Tuesday by Democratic Governor Jerry Brown, who vetoed other proposals introduced in the wake of a series of ethics scandals. The...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Obama administration has urged a court to reject Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that blocks the state from denying driver's licenses to young immigrants who have avoided deportation under a change ordered by the president. Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told the...
Hong Kong Democracy,
Hong Kong Democracy China,
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Hong Kong Protesters,
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Hong Kong Tear Gas,
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* Little sign of Hong Kong protests flagging * Nervousness around National Day flag-raising * Atmosphere on streets resolute, but calm * Torrential rain makes life uncomfortable for thousands (Updates after National Day flag-raising, paragraphs 1, 9-12) By Donny Kwok and Irene Jay Liu HONG KONG, Oct 1 (Reuters) -...
ISIS Syria Border,
Iraqi Kurdish Fighters,
British Airstrikes Isis,
Iraq Kurds Islamic State,
Isis Iraq Border,
Islamic State Kurdish Fighters,
Islamic State Kurds,
Kurdish Fighters Isis,
SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish fighters in northern Iraq captured a border crossing with Syria on Tuesday, expelling Islamic State militants in heavy fighting that ground down to vicious house-to-house combat and close quarters sniping. In neighboring Syria, Kurdish militiamen were on the defensive as the extremists pressed ahead with...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat, under legislation Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday he had signed. The bill was proposed by several Democrats and responds to...
Daniel Crespo, the mayor of Bell Gardens, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, allegedly during a domestic dispute. According to the Los Angeles Times and NBCLA, police have taken Crespo's wife into custody. The shooting occurred on the 6300 block of East Gage Avenue...
Leave it to Disney to turn an ordinary wedding cake into a magical work of art! During Disney's recent Fairy Tale Weddings Expo, the house of mouse unveiled their brand new creation: cake projection mapping. In layman's terms, that means lighted images are projected onto a white wedding...
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Kevin Spacey Frank Underwood,
WASHINGTON -- Rarely do leaders from both parties come together to support one cause, but if "House of Cards" has taught us anything, it's that nothing stops Frank Underwood from getting what he wants. Thus it came as no surprise that everyone from second lady Jill Biden and House Minority...
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Medical Marijuana New York,
Medical Marijuana Seizures,
New York Marijuana,
New York Medical Marijuana,
NEW YORK -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has asked the Justice Department twice in as many months for permission to import marijuana from other states on a limited basis so certain critically ill patients aren't forced to wait until New York's medical cannabis law takes effect in January...
It takes nerves of steel to say "I love you" to someone for the first time. Sure, they could say they love you back, but what if the feeling is anything but mutual and they let you know in the most soul-crushing way possible? Take, for instance, any...
For this reporter, being at the right place at the right time meant relieving a worried family of their worst fears. Paul Ezekial Fagan, of Tampa, Florida, was reported missing from his grandmother's house last week, WFLA reported. The 10-year-old had been missing for more than half...
The U.S. and its coalition partners have thus far carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in an effort to destroy the Islamic State. Some members of the coalition, most recently the UK, have committed to airstrikes against targets in Iraq, while others have...
App To Track Activity Levels,
Combatting Student Depression,
Dartmouth Student Tracking App,
Dartmouth Studentlife App,
Student Activity Tracking,
Tracking Student Stress,
A college student's smartphone might be smart enough to figure out when its owner is stressed, and in turn, predict what kind of GPA the student has. StudentLife, a new Android app created by researchers at Dartmouth College, tracked 48 students for 10 weeks to map out their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports. The latest embarrassment for the Secret Service comes after agency Director Julia Pierson on Tuesday took full responsibility...
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Consensual Sex App,
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Lee Ann Allman good2go,
Sexual Assault On College Campus,
Sexual Consent App,
Want to have safe and consensual sex? There's an app for that. Good2Go is a new smartphone application that encourages users to give consent before engaging in any sexual acts. The app targets college-aged adults and its creators from Sandton Technologies hope it will
Clean Power Plan,
Environmental Protection Agency,
Greenhouse Gas Emissions,
Harvard University School Of Public Health,
WASHINGTON –- Save the planet, save lives? A study released Tuesday says reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants in order to curb global warming also would improve health for Americans. That's because reducing greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide would lead to declines in other pollutants -- saving...
By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency's chairman indicated on Tuesday. The FCC, which enforces broadcast indecency...