Bernie Sanders: It’s 2015 — people shouldn’t be spewing ugly, xenophobic and racist things

Bernie Sanders: It’s 2015 — people shouldn’t be spewing ugly, xenophobic and racist things

International Business Times

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about his Jewish background in an interview NPR Friday — and he related the persecution of Jews to some of the prejudice Muslims in America face today. “Morning Edition” host Steve Inskeep asked Sanders about how he responded to a question at a town hall meeting about the rising tide…

Republican 2016 hopefuls furious over ‘radical’ Keystone pipeline rejection

Republican 2016 hopefuls furious over ‘radical’ Keystone pipeline rejection

Reuters Republican White House hopefuls on Friday slammed the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL oil pipeline project, saying the decision would hurt the U.S. economy. “The Obama admin’s politically motivated rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline is a self-inflicted attack on the U.S. economy and jobs,” former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said on

Twitter invents hilarious #BenCarsonWikipedia facts to mock candidate’s battle with reality

Twitter invents hilarious #BenCarsonWikipedia facts to mock candidate’s battle with reality

International Business Times

While on campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has made some questionable remarks that have some voters asking whether he may need to sign up for remedial classes in history and science. Most recently, the retired neurosurgeon defended his own lack of experience in Washington in a Facebook post Thursday, arguing that the signers of…

Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Reuters Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s campaign said on Friday he never applied nor was accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, apparently contradicting an account in Carson’s autobiography that he had been offered a full scholarship by the prestigious school. The admission, following doubts over some of Carson’s other recollections of his

US astronauts dodge ammonia on risky spacewalk

US astronauts dodge ammonia on risky spacewalk

Agence France-Presse Two US astronauts successfully dodged hazardous ammonia flakes during a risky spacewalk Friday to complete the repair of a cooling system at the International Space Station. Highly toxic ammonia is used to cool electronics at the orbiting outpost, and the thermal system has been plagued by problems. Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren switched

Standing strong: Kansas teacher won’t resign after anti-gay parents freak out over anti-bullying film

Standing strong: Kansas teacher won’t resign after anti-gay parents freak out over anti-bullying film

Andrew Pulver, The Guardian A Kansas schoolteacher says he has changed his mind about resigning after showing a graphic anti-bullying short film to his history class, which led to vociferous complaints from parents. The Wichita Eagle reported that Tom Leahy, a teacher at Conway Springs Middle School, was expected to hand in his resignation after