Marco Rubio: The Republican of the moment

Marco Rubio: The Republican of the moment

Agence France-Presse As a child, Marco Rubio assured his exiled grandfather he would overthrow Fidel Castro to lead Cuba. Today at 44, he aspires to lead the United States, and he inched closer to that dream with a breakout performance in Wednesday’s Republican debate. After months of toil on the campaign trail, the Florida senator

Watch this college student’s perfect ‘Oh shit’ face as Bernie Sanders drops a bombshell about legal pot

Watch this college student’s perfect ‘Oh shit’ face as Bernie Sanders drops a bombshell about legal pot

Tom Boggioni Speaking at George Mason University on Wednesday night, Democratic presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders called for ending the federal prohibition on marijuana, provoking an amusing reaction from a student seated behind him. “In my view, the time is long overdue for us to remove the federal prohibition on marijuana,” Sanders said as students loudly cheered.

A new species is evolving right before our eyes — an ultra-successful mix of wolves, coyotes and dogs

A new species is evolving right before our eyes — an ultra-successful mix of wolves, coyotes and dogs

Travis Gettys A new species combining wolves, coyotes and dogs is evolving before scientists’ eyes in the eastern United States. Wolves faced with a diminishing number of potential mates are lowering their standards and mating with other, similar species, reported The Economist. The interbreeding began up to 200 years ago, as European settlers pushed into

Polish court rejects Roman Polanski extradition to US

Polish court rejects Roman Polanski extradition to US

Agence France-Presse A Polish court on Friday quashed a US bid to extradite Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, who pleaded guilty in 1977 to raping a 13-year-old girl but left the country before sentencing. The court ruled “inadmissibility in extraditing Polish-French citizen Roman Polanski to the US,” presiding judge Dariusz Mazur said at the court in

Denmark considers granting asylum to Edward Snowden

Denmark considers granting asylum to Edward Snowden

International Business Times

After the European Parliament passed a resolution Thursday urging states to drop criminal charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden and offer him protection, two political parties in Denmark have stepped forward, the Local reported Friday. The left-leaning Alternative and the Red-Green Alliance parties want Denmark’s parliament to vote on offering Snowden asylum. “Snowden…

CNN host smacks down GOP debate whining: CNBC asked the same questions as Fox News

CNN host smacks down GOP debate whining: CNBC asked the same questions as Fox News

Bethania Palma Markus Republican candidates made it a point to bash moderators during Wednesday night’s GOP debate over what they called “gotcha” questions, but CNN guest Michael Smerconish pointed out the questions were not unlike those posed during the first debate in September by moderators from right-wing Fox News. During the debate on Wednesday, far-right candidate