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Sonia Ulrich (center) with friends Monica and Marla -- Facebook

‘These gals stopped a rape last night’: How 3 women kept a stranger from being roofied in LA

"How well do you know that guy?’ I was expecting to hear ‘We just met,’ but I got: ‘He’s one of my best friends.'”
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Screenshot of Robert Reich from the documentary "Inequality for All"

Robert Reich: It’s time for Clinton and Sanders supporters to swallow some tough medicine

With the Democratic primaries grinding to a bitter end, I have suggestions for both Clinton and Sanders supporters that neither will like.
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Retired Congressman Barney Frank on ABC (Screen capture)

DNC rejects call from Sanders campaign to boot Barney Frank from convention committee

Senior officials from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) have a rejected a request from the campaign of Bernie Sanders to boot Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and former Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank as co-chairmen on the convention’s platform and rules committees.
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Katie Couric (Shutterstock)

Katie Couric accused of making gun rights leader look ‘stupid’ with ‘deceptive editing’

Couric's documentary, Under the Gun, was billed as a balanced look at the gun control debate.
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Dog (Shutterstock)

Texas man calls cops believing startled dog bite to his buttocks was gunfire

A Texas man who was enjoying a thunderstorm on his porch mistook a dog bite to his rear end as a gun shot.
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Peter Thiel (Ken Yeung/Flickr)

What Silicon Valley’s billionaires don’t understand about the First Amendment

Some in Silicon Valley have been threatening the ‘uppity’ press with rhetoric about journalists needing ‘to be taught lessons’. That’s not how it works
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'Child hands folded in prayer on a Bible' (Shutterstock)

Ex-class president: I leaked my Christian school’s anti-LGBT policy to expose ‘culture of shame’

“Blind obedience and unconditional deference to authority are core components of Trinity’s internal culture, and the implementation of these values leaves students woefully unprepared for the culture shock they experience after graduating or leaving,” Morgan Faulkner said in an op-ed.
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Myneisha Johnson and son Kylan -- (Twitter)

Principal flawlessly slams racist busy-body who didn’t want child to receive his murdered mother’s diploma

A critic of a Memphis high school that agreed to let the child of a murdered student accept his mother’s diploma got a lesson in decency — and grammar — after the school’s principal hit back with a blistering response.
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John DeFrancisco (New York Senate)

Wealthy sex assault survivor pledges to defeat GOP lawmaker who won’t let victims sue their abusers

Gary Greenberg, a minority owner of the Vernon Downs racetrack, has pledged $100,000 of his own money to unseat state Sen. John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse) and other lawmakers.
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Michele Fiore (Facebook)

Nevada police union rips Bundy-backing lawmaker for defending pointing guns at cops

“What are you thinking to even suggest in any way, shape or form, to even imply that it would be a valid course of conduct for a citizen to point a weapon at a law enforcement officer?” Nevada Association of Public Safety Officers (NAPSO) executive director Rick McCann said in a letter to Michele Fiore.
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Libertarian vice presidential candidate William Weld (YouTube)

Libertarians turn on VP candidate for saying they’re stereotyped as ‘unattractive people’

Former Massachusetts GOP Gov. William Weld did not endear himself to the audience at the Libertarian National Convention in Orlando on Friday.
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