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Texas teacher claims she couldn’t have fondled black student because she’s racist

A teacher in Texas has invoked her own racism in a defense against charges that she fondled an African-American student in her first grade class at Northwest Preparatory Academy Charter School in Humble. According to a criminal complaint obtained by the Houston Chronicle, the 7-year-old girl said that 61-year-old Esther…

Colbert: Whoever was behind marathon bombing ‘did not know sh-t about the people of Boston’

Instead of his usual opening, Stephen Colbert opened Tuesday’s episode of The Colbert Report with a monologue supporting the city of Boston following Monday’s bombing attack at the Boston Marathon. “But whoever did this, obviously they did not know shit about the people of Boston,” Colbert said. “‘Cause nothing these…

Jon Stewart: Path to citizenship ‘a barrier that immigrants will not be able to get past’

On his show Tuesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart mocked the Senate’s proposed immigration overhaul. The bill was put together by the Senate’s so-called “Gang of 8,” a label that Stewart found odd. He joked the group of old white men would better be referred to as the…

Iowa Secretary of State on voter ID: Voting is like drinking alcohol

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz called for the state to implement a voter ID law at a Faith and Freedom Coalition event on Monday by comparing the act of voting to drinking alcohol. “We have to make sure that we have fair and honest elections,” he said. “If you…

Illinois physicians call on legislature to make marijuana legally available

Nearly 250 physicians in Illinois have voiced their support for a bill that would make medical marijuana legal in the state, according to the Marijuana Policy Project. “We are not criminals,” Julie Falco said at a press conference. “We are just trying to get through the day with a better…

WATCH LIVE: Officials hold press conference about the Boston Marathon bombings

Watch live as local, state and federal officials discuss the latest information in the Boston Marathon bombings.…

Judge scolds Florida inmate for his ‘grabbing the penis routine’

A Florida inmate was rebuked by a Osceola County during a court hearing on Monday for his “grabbing the penis routine.” In a video obtained by Florida’s News 13, Jorge Garcia is seen grabbing his crotch as he stands and approaches a microphone at a bond hearing. “Oh, stop with…

Tens of millions to receive substance abuse help under Obama’s health reform law

When the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented in 2014, over 32 million Americans will get access to substance abuse and mental health treatments not currently available to the uninsured or through today’s most common health insurance policies. The administration calls this expansion the largest of its kind in a…

Peace activist hailed as ‘hero’ for aiding bombing victims: ‘I did my duty’

Peace activist Carlos Arredondo is being hailed as a hero after a photo of him wearing a cowboy hat and assisting victims of Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing went viral. Arredondo, who is a native of native of Costa Rica and lost a son in the Iraq war, told The Washington…

Republican rep. slams DHS over border security: ‘This is not rocket scientry!’

Republican Michigan Congresswoman Candice Miller this week criticized the Obama administration for failing to provide better border security, insisting that it was “not rocket scientry.” A bipartisan group of senators known as the “Gang of Eight” — led by Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) — announced Tuesday a…

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