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Kardashian Butts Into Syria Mess

The notorious vixen has been in her share of controversies before—and had even supported the occasional dictator. But nothing like this.

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Obama Endorses Schatz In HI-Sen

Barack Obama weighed in the competitive Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in his home state of Hawaii on Monday, backing incumbent Brian Schatz.

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Vatican Hustle

A couple of con men tried to talk their way into the notorious Vatican Bank. They seemed to think they’d be right at home. But Pope Francis is cleaning house

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Longest Senate Campaign Of 2014

With Mary Landrieu’s re-election depending on a December runoff, Election Day may not determine control of the Senate in 2015.

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The Silverman Sister Act

On the surface, it may raise an eyebrow that controversial comedian Sarah Silverman’s sister is a renowned rabbi. That is, until you get to know them.

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China’s Secret Tiger Meat Trade

A forbidden practice becomes popular among China’s ruling class—watching the animals die before eating them.

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Is Your Doctor a Drug Dealer?

A recent medical journal suggests doctors regularly cave when patients ask for meds, even controlled substances like Oxycodone. Patients are looking more like customers, and doctors more like salespeople.

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Obamacare Crosses the Finish Line

As the final figures roll in, the conventional wisdom still calls it a disaster. Yet far more people say they can live with the law than back repeal. How dare they!

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The Timeless Beauty of Baseball

Put on a glove, watch a game, and the years fall away, time stands still, and the joy of baseball reminds you again of life’s eternal sweetness.

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FOX's Maria Bartiromo Debuts New Sunday Talk Show, Unfortunately

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Maria Bartiromo, CNBC’s disgruntled “Money Honey” pioneer, jumped ship from CNBC in November, ending her twenty-year reign at the business news network. Lucky for her, she landed an anchor job just across the street at FOX Business, where she’s the weekday host of “Opening Bell.” Read more…

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Cool Pope Francis confesses his sins in full view of cameras and attendant churchgoers.

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Cool Pope Francis confesses his sins in full view of cameras and attendant churchgoers. “At one point, the priest hearing his confession appeared to chuckle,” the Associated Press reports. “Francis, solemn-faced, then rose and started hearing confessions himself.” Image via AP Photo/L’ Osservatore Romano.Read more…

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Disruptions: A Tax Break to Anchor Tech Growth in San Francisco

Some companies housed in specific low-income areas of San Francisco receive breaks on taxes if they perform tasks that help improve their neighborhoods.

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The Best of the Beast

Our favorite stories for your weekend reading list.

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My Brief Amicus Brief Infamy

Mom is finally proud! I filed a brief in a Supreme Court case—a “Brief of Amici Curiae” in a case contesting an Ohio law against knowingly or recklessly lying about a political candidate or ballot initiative. (Let me add, as a native Ohioan, that every Ohio political candidate has escaped from a lunatic asylum and all Ohio ballot initiatives are the work of Satan.)

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Hitman Turned Vegas Tour Guide

Former Chicago hit man Frank Cullotta now makes an honest living leading tours of his old mob haunts in Las Vegas.

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America, Inc. at it’s Finest

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