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‘Stop and Frisk Watch’ app catches New York cop giving the middle finger

A New York City Police Department officer was caught on video expressing his opinion about a new mobile phone app that lets people document abuse of the city’s “stop and frisk” policy. In video uploaded by the New York Civil Liberties Union on Thursday, an unnamed officer is seen flashing…

Iowa bill would jail raped women for ‘murder’ of single-cell zygotes

A bill introduced by nine Republican state lawmakers in Iowa on Wednesday would define abortion as “murder,” sending doctors and raped women who terminate pregnancies to jail. State Rep. Tom Shaw says that he authored House File 138 to protect human life, whether “you’re a zygote, an infant, a teenager…

Malkin suggests Chris Rock needs ‘therapy’ over gun control comments

In comments drawing heat from the right-wing, comedian Chris Rock said Wednesday at an event organized by Mayors Against Illegal Guns that he supports the president’s recent gun control proposals because he and the first lady are “kind of like the mom and the dad of the country.” “The president…

Pastor apologizes for praying alongside Muslims, Jews at Newtown vigil

A pastor in Connecticut has apologized for taking part in a vigil for the victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School because his church does not allow worshiping with other faiths. Rev. Rob Morris of Newtown’s Christ the King Lutheran Church offered a letter of apology after he…

Scarborough: Colin Powell ‘absolutely necessary’ for Republicans

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough said Wednesday the Republican Party had no hope of winning national elections unless they attracted moderate figures like former Secretary of State Colin Powell. “You’ve got to stand up to people on the fringe,” he told his colleague Chris Matthews. “You know, when parties go extreme…

Rand Paul praises Reagan in call for containment of radical Islam

In a much-anticipated speech on radical Islam, Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky praised Ronald Reagan and advocated a policy of containment. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate on Wednesday sought to frame himself as a realist when it came to foreign policy. Paul’s speech at the Heritage Foundation provided…

Christie: Ex-White House doctor ‘just another hack’ and ‘should shut up’ about my weight

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday lashed out at a former White House physician, calling her a “hack” who “should shut up” after she publicly worried about his health. During a Tuesday interview with CNN, Dr. Connie Mariano, who served as a physician to former Presidents George H.W. Bush…

Alabama lawmaker pushing ‘personhood’ because ‘aborted babies’ might go to Hell

A Republican lawmaker in Alabama says that he wants to pursue a so-called “personhood” bill outlawing abortion rights for women because the Bible proves that a fetus “is life inside of a mother,” but he’s not sure if “aborted babies” are going to Heaven or Hell. In a recent interview…

Two ‘young children,’ one woman dead in Denver murder-suicide shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in Denver that left three people dead and another injured. Denver Police said that that one woman and two children under the age of 10 were found dead at the 4900 block of Pearl Street, according to KCNC. Police described the incident as an apparent…

Cancer rates decline in African-American men although racial disparities remain

A new joint report from multiple health agencies said that U.S. cancer deaths among African-American men have declined, but that racial disparities remain. According to CNN, the widest gap in treatment and survival rates occurs with cancers which are found through routine screenings such as breast, prostate and colorectal cancer,…

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