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Will Fed Reserve Chair Janet Yellen Raise Interest Rates?

(NEWSER) – “Let’s get on with it already.” That’s the opinion of one investment strategist ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day rate meeting starting Tuesday, calling for Chair Janet Yellen…

Ever Wonder What Makes A Person Creepy?

You can tell that something is wrong with Hannibal Lecter the moment he appears on screen in The Silence of the Lambs. Anthony Hopkins’ character is soft-spoken, polite and almost friendly, but…

Bernie Sanders Faces Mounting Criticism on Guns

Bernie Sanders increasingly is being criticized by both Hillary Clinton and gun-control activists for his vote more than 10 years ago supporting a measure that protects firearms manufactures from lawsuits.…

Donald Trump Is the Most Offensive but Ted Cruz is the Most Dangerous to America

by Steven Rosenfeld As the 2016 primary season continues, the notion that Ted Cruz might be the Republican Party’s last best chance to save itself from Donald Trump’s takeover is…

Our Sunday Afternoon Cartoon Starring Donald Trump

From Jerry Holbert of the Boston Herald….…

2015: The Year That Forever Changed TV

Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan “The end of television” is a headline that’s been liberally thrown around for the past 15 years. Indeed, the past year saw audiences becoming more…

Mystery Behind San Bernadino Rampage Takes Ominous Tone As Probe Shifts To Wife

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—Everything in the Redlands townhouse suggested the ordinary life of a young family: dirty dishes in the sink, family photo albums, Christmas lights, an iPhone, boxes of Pampers,…

Is A Hot Dog Really A Sandwich?

When you say you want a hot dog, you certainly aren’t referring to a sandwich, right? That would be the conventional wisdom, but apparently, because of National Sandwich Day, which…

Widower Rescues and Returns Penguin To Sea But Bird Refuses To Leave His Side

In 2011, a 71-year-old widower found a penguin on a Brazilian beach, soaked in oil and struggling to survive. João Pereira de Souza picked up the dying bird, cleaned him…

Ghost Hunters Stumble Over Real Murder Scene At Haunted Hospital

Ghost hunters looking to explore Mississippi’s abandoned Kuhn Memorial State Hospital, considered one of the most haunted sites in the state, happened upon a real-life crime scene instead. Vicksburg Police say the…

Rival Texas Biker Gangs Turn Restaurant Into Shooting Gallery Killing Nine

After three motorcycle gangs opened fire in a restaurant and spilled out into the parking lot, nine people are dead and several are injured in Waco, Texas, KWTX reports. Police Officers and sheriff’s…

47-Year Old Husband of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Dies During Workout

Life is short, and death can come at any moment, and it did for one American executive while he was exercising at a private resort in Mexico. (Newser)A Silicon Valley entrepreneur…

Dog Rabies Causes 160 Deaths Daily in Poor Regions of World

While rabies isn’t a big problem in America it is in other, less privileged parts of the world.  The first global survey of rabies finds some surprisingly high numbers—figure about 160…

North Carolina Bear Lady Killed By Bad Bears

The Bear Lady is dead.  Kay Grayson,67, who dedicated the last years of her life to caring for black bears on her remote property near Columbia, was found dead last…

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