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WATCH LIVE: Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testify in Senate about Syria

Watch as Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and General Martin E. Dempsey (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs) testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in an unclassified hearing about the Congressional authorization for the use of force in Syira.…

Forensic anthropologists seek clues in 50 unmarked graves on segregated reform school campus in Florida

A century-old Florida state school for troubled boys, Dozier Reform School, is now the site of a forensic investigation after more than 50 bodies were discovered, some in unmarked graves, next to a garbage dump on the side of campus where the African-American students were housed. The University of South…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses the nation about the crisis in Syria

President Obama says that there is no potential for “boots on the ground” or a “long-term campaign” in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons. Watch the video, courtesy of NBC News below:…

WATCH LIVE: Presidents Obama, Clinton and Carter join others to commemorate ‘I Have A Dream Speech’ anniversary

President Barack Obama, former President Jimmy Carter and former President Bill Clinton will be joined by civil rights activist and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), , Caroline Kennedy, LBJ’s daughter Lynda Johnson Robb, Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker and Jamie Foxx at the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the March on…

WATCH LIVE: Female constituents defend embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner at City Council meeting

Watch live as mostly-female constituents defend San Diego Bob Filner (D) at a San Diego City Council Meeting over charges that he sexually harassed many women during his time as mayor. The below feed is courtesy of NBC News.…

WATCH LIVE: Bradley Manning’s lawyer reacts to his 35-year sentence

Watch Bradley Manning’s lawyer, David Coombs, discuss his client’s sentence in a live news conference around 1:30 ET, courtesy of NBC News:…

Just because you are mean doesn’t make you wrong: A defense of Glenn Greenwald

I don’t know Glenn Greenwald personally. He could be the world’s kindest, most pleasant, incredibly generous individual in real life, with smiles for all passers-by and 25+ percent tips for every server. He could whistle happy tunes while feeding the city’s homeless, be the understanding shoulder on which all his…

Australian man forced to go to ER to have a dessert fork removed from his urethra

In the latest issue of the International Journal of Surgery Case Reports, Doctors Krishanth Naidu, Amanda Chung and Maurice Mulcahy used the unfortunate experience of one Canberra man [Ed. note: Medical pictures at link are NSFW] to illustrate the importance of training doctors to remove self-inserted foreign objects from people’s…

What women hear when New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner speaks

On September 10, 2013, registered Democrats in New York City — many of them women — will head to the polls to determine their party’s candidate for mayor (and, mostly likely, the next mayor of New York City, given its demographics). And it is for that reason, nominally, that former…

RNC Chair to NBC, CNN: Cancel your planned Hillary Clinton movies or we’ll yank the 2016 debates

Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, issued strongly-worded letters to the chairman of NBC Entertainment, Robert Greenblatt, and CNN President Jeff Zucker today after both networks announced plans to make and air movies about Hillary Clinton. In them, he lambasts the networks for being unfair to potential…

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