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Obama Will Forgive More Than $100 Billion In Student Debt On His Way Out The Door

Obama Will Forgive More Than $100 Billion In Student Debt On His Way Out The Door

The program forgives student debt after 10 or 20 years of reduced monthly payments.
The Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

The Bizarre But True Story Of Military Dolphins

Turns out dolphins make for far more than good children's movie protagonists.
Dictionary.com Chooses “Xenophobe” As Its Word Of The Year

Dictionary.com Chooses “Xenophobe” As Its Word Of The Year

Irrational fear has become the theme for 2016.
Texas Torments Women Receiving Abortions With New Fetal Remains Regulation

Texas Torments Women Receiving Abortions With New Fetal Remains Regulation

A new Texas regulation has imposed another burden on women seeking abortions: medical providers must bury their fetus as if it were a real person. On Monday, the state’s Health and Human Services Commission finalized rules approved by Governor Greg Abbott requiring that all fetuses must be either buried or...
The Broken Faces And Haunted Landscapes Of America’s Dust Bowl

The Broken Faces And Haunted Landscapes Of America’s Dust Bowl

This is desperation, defined.
1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart

1968: The Year America Almost Tore Itself Apart

Riots, assassinations and floundering wars abroad nearly brought the nation to its knees.
Muslim Refugee Makes History At Miss USA Pageant

Muslim Refugee Makes History At Miss USA Pageant

Halima Aden makes history as the first woman to compete wearing a burkini during the Miss Minnesota pageant @StarTribune pic.twitter.com/QEJWToIFC1 — Leila Navidi (@LeilaNavidi) November 27, 2016 The first Muslim contestant in the Miss USA pageant to ever wear the religion’s traditional attire took the stage this past Sunday. Halima...
The Life Of Assata Shakur, The First Woman On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

The Life Of Assata Shakur, The First Woman On The FBI’s Most Wanted List

Assata Shakur made headlines in 1973 when she killed a New Jersey State Trooper, and again when she escaped and fled to Cuba. But who was she, and what was it all about?
Why The Pilgrims Were Jerks

Why The Pilgrims Were Jerks

All the dark facts left out of the standard Mayflower myth reveal the pilgrims to be deceitful, abusive, and just plain reprehensible.
Trump’s Immigrant Grandfather Banished From Germany For Evading Military Service

Trump’s Immigrant Grandfather Banished From Germany For Evading Military Service

Trump's grandfather begged Prince Regent Luitpold to let him back into Germany.
The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

The Native American Genocide And Its Legacy Of Oppression Today

Was this history's worst genocide?