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Robert Reich speaks to Conan O'Brien (Screencap)

Robert Reich: The rich don’t work anymore — working is for poor people

A large portion of the super-rich have never broken a sweat.
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Revelations in HBO’s Scientology documentary ‘Going Clear’ may crimp Tom Cruise’s career

It’s no secret that Tom Cruise is a notable Scientologist, but a few revelations in the HBO documentary “Going Clear,” which premiered Sunday, must be hard for fans to stomach.
'Walmart store photographed on Sept. 15, 2011 In Los Angeles' [Shutterstock]

Walmart calls on Arkansas Gov. Hutchison to veto ‘religious freedom’ bill

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill.
Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle [Whistle Sports]

Oakland A’s pitcher and girlfriend make the save after backlash to team’s LGBT Pride event

Late last week, Eireann Dolan offered to buy tickets for the A’s June 17th game against San Diego, saying several season ticket holders were refusing to attend and trying to sell their tickets because they were uncomfortable.
Angry man telling at computer (Shutterstock)

UPDATED: ‘Police lives matter’ pastor resigns after being accused of rape threats

“Or better yet, you’re pretty hot,” the letter continued. “So how about if I come over and rape you with a few of my friends."
US workers change pipes at Consol Energy horizontal gas drilling rig fracking (AFP)

Fracking town’s desperate laid-off workers: ‘They don’t tell you it’s all a lie’

The boom and bust in North Dakota has trapped people there, with little hope of work or escape.

Republican White House hopefuls attack Obamacare but took $352 million for their states

Several Republican governors likely to run for president have secured hundreds millions of dollars under Obamacare while working to dismantle the healthcare law.
Leah Remini arrives at the ABC TCA Party Summer 2012 (Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com)

Ex-Scientologist Leah Remini thanks ‘Going Clear’ filmmakers: I just want people to know the truth

Remini left the Church of Scientology in 2013, later stating that she realized that "everything the church taught me was a lie" and that she didn't want her daughter to grow up as a Scientologist.
Photos of Iowa burglary suspects (Iowa Gazette)

Charged with same crime, Iowa paper shows black suspects’ mug shots but whites get yearbook pics

An Iowa newspaper is accused of pro-white bias after it handled the same alleged crime between two different sets of suspects in radically different ways.