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Thursday, April 3, 2014

Why Ebony wronged RNC

Why Ebony wronged RNC


Why Ebony wronged RNC

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 01:53 PM PDT

Tara Wall of the Republican National Committee feels that diversity of ideas is just as important as racial differences. She responds to the recent uproar over Ebony magazine and one editor's Twitter comments.

Campaign money: what's next?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 02:01 PM PDT

Jeffrey Toobin says the Supreme Court got rid of limits on the total amount you can give political campaigns in an election season, but kept the limit on what you can give to one candidate. What's next?

Time to protect wetlands, streams

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 06:18 AM PDT

Ted Turner says we need to support the EPA finally protecting wetlands and streams, which were caught in a legal limbo, uncovered by the Clean Water Act. This poses a threat to all of us.

How to go on after sudden loss

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 01:55 PM PDT

Tragic events like a landslide or a missing plane present profound, not-well-understood challenges for those who survive sudden loss.

A du Pont heir avoided prison

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 11:46 AM PDT

A great-grandson of the chemical magnate Irenee du Pont, Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of raping his daughter but avoided prison in 2009 because he would "not fare well" behind bars, documents reveal

How U.S. arrests Tijuana cop

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 01:37 PM PDT

A Tijuana, Mexico, police officer will appear in a U.S. federal court next week after being arrested on a charge of possession with intent to distribute almost 20 pounds of heroin and methamphetamine.

Yoda fan wins $425M Powerball

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 06:39 AM PDT

It was no April Fool's prank. Wearing a T-shirt declaring, "Luck of the Jedi I Have," a California man showed up at state lottery headquarters with a Powerball ticket he'd been holding on to since February.

'Honey badger' guy's new video

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 12:11 PM PDT

Chances are you've heard of the honey badger; you know that it "don't give a sh**" about the bees that are stinging its face, and you know it "don't care" about that cobra that's poised for attack. And if you know all of that, it's probably because you're one of 66.4 million people who have watched the 2011 viral video called "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger," by a sassy nature lover.

9 things about Rosie Perez

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:17 AM PDT

The Puerto Rican actress opened up about her abusive upbringing and wild show business history in her new memoir, "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life."

Du Pont heir avoided prison

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 11:46 AM PDT

A great-grandson of the chemical magnate Irenee du Pont, Robert H. Richards IV was convicted of raping his daughter but avoided prison in 2009 because he would "not fare well" behind bars, documents reveal

Man survives chainsaw in neck

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 06:34 AM PDT

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.

Yoda fan wins $425M

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:26 AM PDT

It was no April Fool's prank. Wearing a T-shirt declaring, "Luck of the Jedi I Have," a California man showed up at state lottery headquarters with a Powerball ticket he'd been holding on to since February.

Is this a real chupacabra?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:26 AM PDT

A Texas man says he's caught the mysterious chupacabra, but a wildlife official isn't so sure. KAVU reports.

Fort Hood shooter was being treated for mental health issues

Posted: 03 Apr 2014 12:12 AM PDT

The U.S. military is not ready to identify the man who opened fire at the Fort Hood base in Texas on Wednesday.

Who's to blame for Washington state landslide?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:47 PM PDT

Uncomfortable questions dwell on whether the very lifeblood of rural Washington state towns -- from development to logging -- may have a role in the disaster.

Daughter won't clean room, so dad puts it in driveway

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 12:03 PM PDT

A Georgia father says he moved his daughter's belongings to their driveway to teach her a lesson about responsibility.

Man survives chainsaw in neck

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 06:34 AM PDT

The calendar said March, but Monday clearly was Valentine's day -- James Valentine, to be specific -- when the 21-year-old Pennsylvania man survived a work accident that sent the razor-sharp teeth of a chainsaw blade deep into his neck and shoulder, and barely a centimeter from a vital artery.

Republican tries to save the minimum wage increase

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:18 AM PDT

Again stepping into the role of compromise-seeker, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is launching what may be a long-shot effort to forge bipartisan compromise over a minimum wage increase.

Chile's big quake is not California's fault, scientists say

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 01:34 PM PDT

The powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck northern Chile on Tuesday night came after a series of quakes had shaken the Los Angeles area in recent weeks.

Is this animal a real chupacabra?

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 07:19 AM PDT

A Texas man says he's caught the mysterious chupacabra, but a wildlife official isn't so sure. KAVU reports.

High school student goes 8 for 8 in Ivy League college admissions

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 10:35 AM PDT

Kwasi Enin of Shirley, New York, has been accepted by the eight Ivy League schools -- Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell -- and then some.

Watch Thursday's show

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 04:06 PM PDT

April 3, 2014

A city of the "saved" and "damned"

Posted: 02 Apr 2014 01:31 PM PDT

Kevin Coval says Chicago isn't creating good jobs for the poor, middle class and isn't providing good schools for its children, of all colors

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