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Jerry Brown declares California state of emergency as huge Yosemite wildfire rages

A huge wildfire raged unchecked near California’s famous Yosemite National Park, threatening thousands of homes as officials declared a state of emergency. The blaze — named the “Rim Fire” — erupted last Saturday in the Stanislaus National Forest to the west of Yosemite, one of the most popular tourist attractions…

WATCH LIVE: 50th anniversary of March on Washington

Martin Luther King, III, Rev. Al Sharpton, and others gather five decades after Dr. King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington in 1963, mounting the same steps at the Lincoln Memorial to lead the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Watch a live…

Russian journalist gives a snapshot of gay life in Russia

Russian politicians are beginning to squirm under international scrutiny around their anti-gay legislation, but not enough yet to change, a prominent gay journalist told NBC on Friday. A campaign of anti-gay hate reminiscent of fascist propaganda has been consciously promoted by the Kremlin in the last couple of years, and…

Prisoner hunger striker demands end to indefinite detention in Pelican Bay’s supermax cells

Lawyers for a hunger-striking prisoner in Pelican Bay released audio describing the demands of the remaining hunger strikers protesting indefinite solitary confinement in the California prison. Todd Ashker, a prisoner sentenced to life for killing an inmate, has been imprisoned in the “supermax” solitary confinement cells of Pelican Bay for…

U.S. preparing missile strike on Syria as evidence mounts of chemical weapons use

The Pentagon is reportedly preparing for a possible order to strike Syrian targets with cruise missiles, as evidence mounts of the use of chemical weapons emerges from an attack on a Damascus suburb earlier this week, CBS News reported Friday. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,…

Republican Rep. Joyce: Unemployment caused by drunk, high workforce not lack of jobs

Add to the many reasons people can’t find jobs — a weak economy, offshoring, technology disruption, employer uncertainty — this rationale, from Republican Rep. Dave Joyce: too many of us are just too drunk or high to get a job. Joyce (R-OH), spoke with the Stow-Munroe Falls Chamber of Commerce…

Chicago billionaire comes out as transgender, backs study of transgender military service with cash

One of the wealthy heirs of the Pritzker hotel fortune — a former lieutenant colonel in the Illinois Army National Guard — came out as transgender Friday. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker — formerly known as James Pritzker — is part of the prominent Chicago Pritzker family that founded the Marmon Group…

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.…

Fox News host defiantly refers to Chelsea Manning as ‘Bradley’

On Fox News’ American Newsroom today, host Gregg Jarrett invited former prosecutor Annemarie McAvoy on to discuss the possibility that Chelsea Manning might sue the federal government if not provided access to hormone therapy. Jarrett continued to refer to Manning, who announced yesterday that she would be living as a…

Antoinette Tuff told gunman: ‘We’re not going to hate you’ if you surrender (AUDIO)

The audio is now available of the 911 call made by school bookkeeper Antoinette Tuff from the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Center in Decatur, Georgia as she talked a would-be school shooter into laying down his arms. On Tuesday, 20-year-old Michael Brandon Hill walked into the school with an…

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