At Tuesday nights Republican debate, the Fox Business Network moderators spared the GOP candidates many of the alleged gotcha questions they complained about during the October contest on CNBC. But there was plenty of bickering between the candidates themselves. In one notable instance, Donald Trump embarked on a lengthy monologue about undocumented immigrants and the wall
The type of stress you face day in and day out can eventually develop into chronic stress, at which point it will begin to change your brain. In TED-Eds latest video, How Stress Affects Your Brain, Madhumita Murgia shows how being overworked or having arguments at home can affect the size and structure of the human
Travis Gettys Megachurch Pastor Steven Furtick is used to questions about his gigantic mansion and other trappings of his apparent wealth but he doesnt usually face them directly from reporters. The pastor of North Carolinas Elevation Church sat down for a rare interview that aired Tuesday on WCCB-TV, where he discussed various controversies related
Eric W. Dolan Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio Wednesday morning shrugged off criticism over his alleged misuse of a Republican Party of Florida credit card. Near the end of an interview with CBS This Morning, the Florida senator said a Miami Herald report that suggested he misused the card for personal expenses was silly. This
David Edwards An elected official in Dallas, Oregon doubled down this week after posting a Facebook rant declaring that Islam was pure evil and comparing Muslims to Hitler. In a Nov. 7 Facebook post, Dallas City Council member Micky Garus said the U.S. was heading down an extremely dangerous path because the Muslim population was
Bethania Palma Markus The University of Missouri campus will be open and classes in session despite the fact that racist death threats have been made against the schools black students. The school has been the epicenter of racial tension since the beginning of the Fall semester, culminating with the universitys football team threatening to boycott
GOP senator demands Mizzou grad student stop studying effects of 72-hour abortion waiting period on women
Bethania Palma Markus A conservative Missouri lawmaker is trying to stop a graduate student from researching the effects that states mandated 72-hour waiting period for an abortion is having on women, the Huffington Post reports. State Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R) sent a letter to the University of Missouri chancellor accusing the student of helping Planned Parenthood.
MIAMIFor five years, Marco Rubio has tried to put behind him the controversy of his spending on a Republican Party of Florida credit card, taking the unusual step over the weekend of making public nearly two years of American Express statements to show how he spent the partys money. In some ways, however, the statements, which
The Conversation Its a rare and precious thing when a documentary changes some small part of the world for the better. And such rarity tells us a great deal about how heavily are the odds usually stacked against documentary not just as a campaigning tool for change but as a purveyor of disruptive and
Adios, Kasich’: Twitter conservatives howl in rage after Ohio governor slams Trumps silly immigration plan
Travis Gettys John Kasich came out swinging Tuesday night during the fourth Republican presidential debate, and he won some unlikely praise although the bar was admittedly set low by his rivals. Kasich and Bush, gotta give ’em credit on immigration, trying to start a “Republicans who believe in Reality” movement. Good luck with that.
Reuters A former Sacramento police officer convicted of raping a 75-year-old stroke victim in her senior living apartment has been sentenced to life in prison, court records show. Prosecutors said Gary Dale Baker, 52, entered the womans apartment at least three times from 2010 to 2012, raping her twice as she suffered from a stroke-related
Free Thought Project 2016 presidential candidates have a new option in their quest to sway voters. Neuropolitics is the attempt to read your mind by scanning facial expressions and feeding them into an algorithm. Biofeedbackincluding heart rate, eye movements, and skin conditionscan also be captured and used for political purposes and, perhaps one day, for government