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Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich (R) [KTVI-TV]

'House of Cards'-style ad blamed for Missouri gubernatorial candidate's suicide

“We often hear that words can’t hurt you. But that’s simply not true,” ex-Sen. John Danforth (R-MO) said in his eulogy for Tom Schweich.
President Barack Obama on BET on Dec. 8, 2014 (BET)

Justice Dept. probe reveals Ferguson police and local officials shared racist anti-Obama ‘joke’

NPR reported that officers and local court officials spread a joke via email saying Obama would not be in office for long because, “what black man holds a steady job for four years?”
Derick Dillard and Jill Duggar (Twitter.com)

Duggars accused of animal cruelty after son-in-law deliberately hits cat while sledding

An Instagram video showing members of Arkansas’ Duggar clan sledding on a snow-covered hill has raised animal lovers’ hackles across the Internet.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington DC, on March 2, 2015 (AFP)

Best reactions to Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s whistle-stop campaign speech to Congress

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an election stop today at the House chamber before a joint meeting of the US Congress, less a few dozen Democratic lawmakers who boycotted his stump speech.
One of two simian sculptures on Temple 11, Howler Monkey Gods. Copan, Honduras (Shutterstock)

Archaeologists discover ruins that may be the lost ‘City of the Monkey God’ — which ‘must never be found’

Archaeologists believe they have found the fabled “White City” – the “City of the Monkey God" -- built in Honduras by a vanished culture so little studied that archaeologists have not named the ancient civilization.
Jason Cuellar (Volusia County Branch Jail)

‘This bar is not for blacks’: Florida man assaults black bargoer with broken beer bottle, pepper spray

A Florida bargoer was charged with a hate crime after he was accused of attacking a black man with a beer bottle and then pepper-spraying other patrons because they were trying to stop him.
British scientists say they hope research suggesting that the average penis is 13.12 centimetres (5.16 inches) in length when erect will reassure men that they are in the normal range (AFP)

Here’s how to find out if your penis is a normal size, according to science

What is an “average” size for a penis? The enduring question now has a scientific answer.
American Atheists billboard (Screen capture)

Atheist group blasts ‘absurd’ decision to censor its ‘Easter’ billboards in Nashville

The group American Atheists addressed the controversy surrounding its billboards in Nashville, Tennessee by pointing out that it’s hypocritical of the company to censor the group’s advertising when Christian groups routinely promote antigay, pro-religion messages in their own publicity materials.
State Sen. Jim Honeyford, R (Washington State Legislature)

Washington GOP state senator: ‘Colored’ people are ‘more likely to commit crimes’

Sen. Jim Honeyford made the remarks during a hearing in which Democratic legislators and a representative of the Washington Defender Association attempted to explain the need for racial impact statements when assessing and passing laws.