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Valedictorian, Roy Costner IV, Tears Up Speech On Stage, Recites The Lord’s Prayer

A South Carolina valedictorian’s commencement address sparked wild applause from the crowd when he tore up his pre-approved speech, and instead began reciting the Lord’s Prayer. The Pickens County School District banned prayer at schools altogether after a barrage of complaints from local atheist groups about the inclusion of prayer at various ceremonies. Read more: [...]

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Proposed Law Would Make “Revenge Porn” a Crime

A law that would punish scorned ex-lovers who post online nude images of their former partners passed the Senate Public Safety Committee Tuesday. Senate Bill 255 would give California law enforcement their first tool to combat so-called “revenge porn,” nude images posted online without the victim’s consent, with identifying information and the purpose to harass [...]

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Judge orders girl added to adult lung transplant list.

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary to suspend existing organ allocation rules to give a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl a better chance at a life-saving lung transplant. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said yesterday she will not intervene in the heartbreaking case of a 10-year-old girl with [...]

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Michael Douglas: Oral sex can cause throat cancer

LONDON (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas taught the world at least one thing Monday: oral sex can sometimes cause cancer. In an interview published in the Guardian newspaper, Douglas appeared to blame his own battle with throat cancer on oral sex — although that interpretation was later disputed by one of his representatives. The Guardian [...]

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Interviews with IRS agent suggest Tea Party targeting came from Washington

Interviews with an IRS field agent involved in the agency targeting Tea Party  groups for additional vetting appear to contradict the White House assertion  that rogue agents, not the administration, were behind the effort, according to  partial transcripts released Sunday by the House Oversight and Government Reform  Committee. The agent in the Cincinnati office, in [...]

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