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Ted Cruz speaks to ABC News

How right-wing conservatives are dog whistling about ISIS — and Latinos, too

Many Republicans have been depicting ISIS not primarily as a foreign concern, but as a domestic threat that may portend the invasion of America via our southern border with Mexico.
Handcuffed Prisoner in Jail  (Shutterstock)

Private prison worker tried to have inmate murdered: report

First it was drug smuggling and sex acts with inmates. Now it’s murder for hire.
Jason Cox

After strip club video contradicts police claims, jury sides with Oregon man beaten by cops

“Sorry this happened to you,” said juror Justin Browning after the trial. “It must be vindication. I know you’ve been through a lot.”
Musician and activist Tom Morello [official Tom Morello Facebook page]

Rocker Tom Morello blasted by Seattle bar owner for calling it ‘anti-worker’

Musician and progressive activist Tom Morello found himself in an online dispute with a Seattle bar and restaurant owner after denouncing the bar’s doorman during a recent visit.
Crime scene (AFP)

Southern California mayor allegedly shot and killed by his wife

Crespo was shot during a domestic disturbance at his residence. Bell Gardens is located about 10 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles.
Pennsylvania State Police salute as they line the streets outside St. Peters' Cathedral in Scranton, Pennsylvania September 18, 2014, as the casket carrying slain Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Corporal Bryon Dickson, 38, is carried into the cathedral for his funeral service. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

Pennsylvania trooper accidentally shot dead during gun training

Kedra, a state police member since 2012, is the 96th state police officer to be killed in the line of duty.

The best and worst places in the world to grow old

Life expectancy at 60 is now at least a third longer than what it was in the middle of the 20th century in many countries.
Bob Dylan releases music video for 'Like A Rolling Stone' (YouTube)

Scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles as part of long-running bet

After 17 years, the researchers revealed their race to quote Dylan as many times as possible before retirement.
Allen West speaks to Fox News on April 17, 2014.

Former agent thinks Allen West should be put in charge of Secret Service

“West has successfully demonstrated that he possesses the leadership skills of a combat officer as well as managerial and diplomatic skills of a congressman, exactly the traits needed in the next director,” Dan Emmett wrote.