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Former Vice President Dick Cheney (Screen capture)

Fact-checkers tear apart Dick Cheney’s pro-torture interviews

Fact-checking organizations have now pored over Cheney’s statements to Fox News’ Brett Baier and MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and found several instances where Cheney and the truth parted ways.
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Pair charged in rape of Texas girl whose assault was mocked on social media

The high school junior said she passed out and doesn’t recall what happened afterward, but other teens shared evidence of the assault and began mocking her online.
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South Carolina Tea Party invites opponent of interracial marriage to speak at its convention

Garcia-Quintana frequently introduces himself as “the Confederate Cuban,” by which he means he is “Havana born, Savannah raised.” Despite this, he is the executive director of the anti-immigrant group Americans Have Had Enough.
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Georgia deputy’s girlfriend shot to death in bed during make-up sex after night of fighting and drinking

"I can’t sit here and say he was at fault in any way, or that he wasn’t at fault. I just don’t know."
Gary Yarbrough

Kid-friendly ‘Christmas with the Klan’ planned to raise money for white supremacist’s legal fees

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons rescinded parole for Gary Yarbrough, a member of The Order white nationalist paramilitary group, after prosecutors said he posted messages on racist online forums such as Stormfront.
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Wash. white supremacist fatally shoots black man, then dies in shootout with cops

Pierce County deputies responded early Wednesday morning to reports of shots being fired, and found a black man with a gunshot wound.
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Florida pastor: First Amendment doesn’t apply to ‘malevolent, evil’ faiths like Satanism

Pastor Mark D. Boykin of the Church of All Nations is furious that the Lake Worth, Florida City Commission has allowed opening prayers to deities other than the Christian God.
'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart on Dec. 17, 2014 [YouTube]

Jon Stewart and ‘Daily Show’ tear into Hannity and Fox for calling ex-NBA owner Jay-Z a ‘former crack dealer’

“Jay-Z is the guy they keep saying they want other Black guys to be,” Jessica Williams argued. “But to them, he’s still just a crack dealer.”
Markus Kaarma waits to be dismissed during an afternoon break in Missoula County Court in Missoula, Montana in this December 5, 2014 file photo. (REUTERS/Arthur Mouratidis/Files)

Montana homeowner guilty in fatal shooting of German exchange student

Prosecutors painted Markus Kaarma as an armed aggressor who lured a non-violent would-be burglar to his death. Authorities say Diren Dede, 17, of Hamburg, was killed in April while “garage hopping” at night in Missoula.