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Jul 25

When “creepy” porcelain dolls showed up on the porches of a California gated community resembling the girls inside each home, no one knew what to think. 
What happened next might surprise you… http://on.msnbc.com/1xb4npR

When “creepy” porcelain dolls showed up on the porches of a California gated community resembling the girls inside each home, no one knew what to think. 

What happened next might surprise you… http://on.msnbc.com/1xb4npR

Jul 23

Detroit’s median household income is less than half of the national median.

Detroit’s median household income is less than half of the national median.

After gun control veto, Connecticut girl tells Governor Chris Christie: “My friends’ lives were not trivial" 

After gun control veto, Connecticut girl tells Governor Chris Christie: “My friends’ lives were not trivial

Jul 22

This Week In History: On July 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 became the first successful mission to the moon.

(Photo: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

This Week In History: On July 20th, 1969, Apollo 11 became the first successful mission to the moon.

(Photo: HO/AFP/Getty Images)

“This is basically a recurring war, but the only way out of it is diplomacy.” — Rachel Maddow, on the recent history of violent clashes between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza.

Today marks 100 days since the Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitories. 
#BringBackOurGirls
(Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP)

Today marks 100 days since the Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from their dormitories. 

#BringBackOurGirls

(Photo: Sunday Alamba/AP)

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Jul 21



LGBT NEWS: Obama Signs Historic Order Into Effect


Six years after promising to do so, President Barack Obama added his signature on Monday to an executive order barring LGBT discrimination by federal contractors.

He also went further and formally amended a separate executive order to include workplace protections for transgender employees of the U.S. government.


(Photo: David McNew/Getty)

LGBT NEWS: Obama Signs Historic Order Into Effect
Six years after promising to do so, President Barack Obama added his signature on Monday to an executive order barring LGBT discrimination by federal contractors.
He also went further and formally amended a separate executive order to include workplace protections for transgender employees of the U.S. government.

(Photo: David McNew/Getty)

Jul 20

Bob Grutza rides on horseback through his field of sunflowers, July 15, 2014 near Maysville, Kentucky. Grutza has five acres of sunflowers on his property.
(Photo: Terry Prather/The Ledger Independent/AP)
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Bob Grutza rides on horseback through his field of sunflowers, July 15, 2014 near Maysville, Kentucky. Grutza has five acres of sunflowers on his property.

(Photo: Terry Prather/The Ledger Independent/AP)

This Week In Pictures: July 12-18

There have been at least 110 mass shootings since January 2009, roughly one to two shootings each month for the past six years. 
Read more from a new report by Everytown for Gun Safety.

There have been at least 110 mass shootings since January 2009, roughly one to two shootings each month for the past six years. 

Read more from a new report by Everytown for Gun Safety.