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05/21/2015 - 4:22pm

    President Barack Obama is a Christian (despite the fact that most Republicans apparently still believe that his "deep down" beliefs are Muslim, according to one poll conducted last year.)

    In fact, according to the Public Religion...

05/21/2015 - 4:13pm

    PayPal blocked an account set up by Russian activists seeking to collect funds for the publication of a report on Russia's involvement in eastern Ukraine. The U.S. online payment company explained that it didn't "provide the option of using its...

05/21/2015 - 4:11pm

    How come everyone I know is depressed?

    I mean the job numbers. And I don't mean that literally everyone I know is depressed. But you don't hear too many people humming show tunes in the...

05/21/2015 - 4:06pm

    Will we regard poverty as a haunting national problem, or will the focus groups continue to tell politicians of all stripes to talk only about the middle class because mentioning the poor is politically toxic?

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05/21/2015 - 4:05pm

    Think we've achieved gender equality in America?

    Take a look at the change rattling around in your pocket. Or folded up in your wallet.

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05/21/2015 - 3:45pm

    Republicans may like to rail against big government. But here in Wisconsin — where conservative lawmakers just introduced a bill to dramatically restrict what people can buy with their own food stamps — Republicans want to cook up a new kind of...

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