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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

npr.org - It was the tasting that revolutionized the wine world. Forty years ago today, the crème de la crème of the French wine establishment sat in judgment for a blind tasting that pitted some of the fine...

Four months later, Donald Trump says he gave $1 million to veterans group

washingtonpost.com - In this April 18, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) Almost four months after saying he w...

Reeling From 2016 Chaos, G.O.P. Mulls Overhaul of Primaries

nytimes.com - “One possibility is that the system moves even in a more public direction than it has,” Ms. Kamarck said. She suggested that the parties could open their primaries to even more voters in a way that...

Will Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Spark a Humanitarian Disaster?

theatlantic.com - SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico––Elizabeth Claudio pointed to the lone outlet in the wall of her classroom of fourth graders. She complained to Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla that it was the c...

Solitary Confinement Is Used to Break People -- I Know Because I Endured It

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truth-out.org - Solitary confinement. Administrative segregation. Administrative detention. Restrictive housing. Temporary confinement. Protective custody. Appropriate placement. There are many names for solitary ...

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15 things you may not know about Thelma and Louise

metro.co.uk - Thelma and Louise turned Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis into feminist icons, launched Brad Pitt’s career and gave the buddy movie genre its most spectacular finale, and today (May 24) it celebrates...

How to Deprogram a Materialistic Kid

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micheleborba.com - Okay. You admit you have a materialistic little critter on your hands. Take comfort. There are proven ways to deprogram a materialistic kid. It will take time and commitment, but the benefits are p...

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Hillary Clinton’s Camp Set Up ‘Veterans Against Trump’ Protest

thedailybeast.com - It seemed like an outpouring of veteran anger against Donald Trump: over a dozen former service members protesting outside Trump Tower. But the reality was more complicated. The protest was actuall...

UN News - WHS: ‘We need to solve humanitarian crises together,’ says UNESCO envoy Forest Whitaker

un.org - 23 May 2016 – On the opening day of the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the Special Envoy of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Forest Whitaker, c...

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Poll: Clinton poised to defeat Sanders in California primary

abc7.com - Hillary Clinton is well positioned to defeat Bernie Sanders in California's presidential primary, according to an exclusive Eyewitness News poll conducted by SurveyUSA. The poll results, released o...

Ballot Access

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jill2016.com - The Jill Stein for President campaign is working nationally with state Green parties and teams of volunteers to give as many Americans as possible the choice of voting for Jill Stein and the Green ...

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Coral reefs face bleak future - but "lifeboats" may help them survive - UNEP

unep.org - Nairobi, 24 May 2016 - It has been a bad year for coral. There has been unprecedented coral bleaching on the northern and central Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most iconic reefs and a worl...

The enemy is not death. The enemy is needless suffering

kevinmd.com - Among hospice staff, it is called “getting it.” One says, “He doesn’t get it,” “I think she gets it,” or, “They definitely get it.” It is a little hard to define, but as with pornography, you know ...

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Ramarley Graham’s mom slams NYPD 'corruption' on Mother's Day

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nydailynews.com - Ramarley Graham’s mom spent her fifth Mother’s Day without her son — and wondering if Mayor de Blasio will ever move to boot the cop who killed him. Graham, 18, was unarmed when he was shot to deat...

Tell Mayor de Blasio: Fire ALL Officers Involved in Killing Ramarley!

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