FEC Democrat pushes for controls on Internet political speech

The FEC deadlocked in a crucial Internet campaign speech vote announced Friday, leaving online political blogging and videos free of many of the reporting requirements attached to broadcast ads – for now. While all three GOP-backed members voted against restrictions, they were opposed by the three Democratic-backed members, including FEC Vice Chair Ann M. Ravel, [...]

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Doctors testing new procedure to rebuild knee cartilage

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player BINGHAM FARMS, Mich. – Potholes are a constant problem on our roads, and they’re no good in your knees, either. “The cartilage is like a road,” said Beaumont Hospital orthopedic surgeon Dr. Joseph Guettler. “If there is a pothole in their cartilage road, we can fill the pothole and perhaps [...]


Interview With a Captured ISIS Fighter

We sat around the living room of Sheikh Husam Atrash, commander of the Jaish al-Mujahideen brigade of the Free Syrian Army, interviewing him by the light of some LEDs powered by a car battery. The power was off in the Western countryside of Aleppo, Syria, as has usually been the case since the civil war [...]

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Rage Against The Machines

Rage Against The Machines By NATE SILVER This is an excerpted chapter from “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail — but Some Don’t” by Nate Silver, editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight. The book was published in September 2012 by Penguin Press, and this chapter was the inspiration for “The Man vs. [...]


Canada under attack: Gunmen storm Parliament, mall and war memorial

OTTAWA, Ontario – Police say a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces has been shot at National War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. with a report of shots fired. The gunman reportedly ran toward [...]

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Autopsy shows Michael Brown shot at close range, did not have hands up

Official documents on slain 18-year-old Michael Brown have reportedly revealed that he was shot in the hand at close range and had marijuana in his system when he was killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. The official autopsy report and accompanying toxicology report were prepared by the St. Louis County medical examiner and obtained [...]


Saudi extremist funding ‘has been stopped completely,’ claims Saudi Prince Alwaleed

With the scrutiny of the world on ISIS’s alleged Gulf funders, billionaire Saudi businessman Alwaleed Bin Talal insisted in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Monday that his country has completely clamped down on the practice. “Yes, we had a weakness over there, whereby some unfortunately some extremists in Saudi Arabia…did fund certain extremist [...]

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60 Minutes 10/19/14

Ending Life, Gold Rush, Saving History OCTOBER 19, 2014 Barbara Mancini was arrested and charged with helping her dying father kill himself. Anderson Cooper has her story and more on the end-of-life debate; and, as the Italian government struggles to maintain its historic ruins and monuments, Morley Safer discovers it’s become fashionable to help. 60 [...]