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Georgia teen’s body found stuffed with newspaper — after his autopsy

A Georgia teenager’s family is trying to uncover not just the reason for his death, but a funeral home’s bizarre decision regarding his organs. According to CNN, an independent autopsy commissioned by 17-year-old Kendrick Johnson’s family revealed that his brain, heart, lungs and liver had been removed, with his body…

NC Medicaid audit allegedly distorted for Governor McCrory’s benefit

Officials in North Carolina denied accusations on Wednesday that they tampered with their response to an audit of the state’s Medicaid system, which has been targeted by Gov. Pat McCrory (R). North Carolina Health News, (NCHN) a non-profit news site, reported on Tuesday that then-incoming state Health and Human Services…

New Zealand airline enlists Betty White for ‘old-school’ safety video

Air New Zealand, which has been known to use a lighter approach to its’ safety instructions, released a new video on Wednesday with a golden touch — specifically, Golden Girls star and Internet darling Betty White. Set at a retirement resort, the extended skit has White convincing her fellow residents…

Right-wing truckers’ organizer: ‘We will defend our nation to the absolute death’

One of the loudest figures in the upcoming “Ride For The Constitution” truckers’ strike expressed his support for an armed overthrow of the U.S. government, while organizers boasted online about winning support from “civilian militia” groups. Media Matters reported on Wednesday that in a profanity-laced radio broadcast, Pete Santilli, called…

Police shoot and kill gunman at West Virginia federal building

Authorities shot and killed an unidentified former police officer who allegedly fired more than 20 shots into the federal building in Wheeling, West Virginia, the Wheeling Intelligencer reported on Wednesday. U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld did not give the suspect’s name but told reporters that the gunman was a former local…

Jon Stewart chides John Boehner and Republicans: ‘The party of personal responsibility ain’t taking none’

Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked Republicans on Tuesday for their continued efforts to avoid taking responsibility for the federal government shutdown, despite it being precipitated by one of their own speaking for 21 hours “The party of personal responsibility ain’t taking none,” Stewart said after playing a montage of…

Elizabeth Smart opens up about her kidnapping: ‘My days consisted of being raped’

Former kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart, whose nine-month ordeal captured the country’s attention in 2002 and early 2003, spared little detail in an interview with CNN host Anderson Cooper on Tuesday, describing not only her capture, but the day-to-day conditions she lived in. “My days consisted of being hungry, of being…

Undercover detective arrested for role in NYC biker attack

An undercover New York City police detective was arrested on Tuesday after investigators found footage of him allegedly taking part in a motorcyclists’ group attack on a motorist, CNN reported. 32-year-old Wojciech Braszczok was allegedly seen in the video hitting and kicking 33-year-old Alexian Lien’s SUV while Lien was trying…

Ed Schultz challenges striking truckers: ‘What in the hell have Republicans done for you?’

MSNBC host Ed Schultz accused right-wing talk hosts of co-opting “the very people that they’ve done nothing more” in encouraging a group of truck drivers in their attempt to blunt traffic around Washington D.C. on Friday in the “Ride For The Constitution” demonstration. “If you’re a trucker, may I ask…

Obama to nominate Janet Yellen to lead Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen will be nominated by President Barack Obama to succeed Ben Bernanke as the head of the organization, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday. The White House is expected to make the nomination official in a Wednesday announcement, which would put Yellen in a…

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