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An Awkward Party With President Obama Is the Least of Hillary Clinton's Problems

August 12, 2014 Since Hillary Clinton made it perfectly clear what she thinks of President Obama's "don't do stupid stuff" foreign policy, the question now is how awkward things will be between them. As far as in-person encounters go, we'll likely reach peak discomfort when the two cross paths at a birthday party...

The Obamacare Skyrocketing Premiums That Never Were

August 12, 2014 As we approach the one-year anniversary of the federal exchange's disastrous launch, we're reminded of the Obamacare nightmares that weren't. A recent report shows that, nationwide, Obamacare premiums aren't skyrocketing as many predicted. The Health Research Institute (HRI) at PricewaterhouseCoopers analyzed premium data for 27 states and the District of...

A Minnesota Restaurant's 'Minimum Wage Fee' Is the New 'Obamacare Tax'

August 7, 2014 A Minnesota restaurant decided to greet the state's recent minimum wage increase by adding a $0.35-cent "minimum wage fee" to all bills. Minnesota raised its minimum wage to $8.00 per hour on August 1, up from the federal rate of $7.25. Craig Beemer, the owner of the Oasis Cafe, told...

Edward Snowden Can Stay In Russia for Three More Years

August 7, 2014 Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor turned whistleblower, has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyerAnatoly G. Kucherena said Thursday. Kucherena said during a news conference that Snowden will stay on a residency permit, not another asylum permit, and is now free to...

Washington D.C. Is Forbes' Coolest City — Here's What Went Wrong

August 6, 2014 Something went horribly, horribly wrong with Forbes' "America's Coolest Cities" list: it named Washington, D.C. the coolest city in America. It then went on to name other decidedly uncool cities in its top 20, including Riverside and Sacramento, Calif. As Laura J. Nelson at the Los Angeles Times put it,...

Army Major General Killed in 'Inside' Attack at Afghan Military Academy

August 5, 2014 Update: A U.S. Army major general was killed in the Afghan insider attack. A coalition official told Afghan media the officer, the highest-ranking member of the American military to die in hostilities surrounding the Afghanistan war, was shot at close range. Original story: A U.S. official has told the Associated...

Five Gifts Obama Isn't Getting For His 53rd Birthday

August 4, 2014 It's President Obama's 53rd birthday on Monday and he started celebrating over the weekend by doing the thing he loves most: Playing golf. He may have a powerful military and a money factory at his disposal, but just like the rest of us, he'd appreciate a few presents to make...

Toledo's Tap Water Is Safe to Drink Again

August 4, 2014 Toledo has drinkable water again. The weekend's tap water ban, that left 400,000 residents in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan without water to drink or shower with, was lifted Monday by Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, according to the Associated Press. "Our water is safe," Collins said during a press...

Seattle Investigates the One Cop Who Wrote 80 Percent of the City's Pot Tickets

July 31, 2014 A Seattle police officer has been reassigned after the department discovered he'd written 66 of the city's 83 public smoking tickets during the first half of 2014. Department sources told The Seattle Times that the officer was Randy Jokela, who has served as an officer since 1990 and recently worked...

Obama Asks the GOP to 'Stop Hating All the Time'

July 30, 2014 President Obama had a clear message for House Republicans as they prepare to vote Wednesday on a bill authorizing a lawsuit against him: "Stop hating." During a speech in Kansas City, Missouri Wednesday, Obama criticized Republicans for focusing on the lawsuit instead of the economy, and said the country would...

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