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April 24 2014

From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 14:53:22

The United States spends more on defense than the next 12 countries combined, many of which are U.S. allies.

The post The U.S. Still Outspends Every Other Country On Defense -- By A Lot appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 14:03:47

The women who had abortions before 1973 are seeing history repeat itself.

The post Decades After Roe v. Wade, Women Are Still Having Unsafe Abortions And We're Not Paying Attention appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 13:36:39

"The Noah story, as our box office returns show, belongs as much to everyone on the planet as it does to the Judeo-Christian family," director Darren Aronofky said. "For me, it's like a UNECSO site."

The post How Darren Aronofsky Made 'Noah' His Own appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 13:22:31

Conservatives are championing Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy as a patriot, but his recent assertion that black people were better off as slaves is sure to put his supporters in an awkward position.

The post Conservatives Slow To Denounce Cliven Bundy Over Racist Comments appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 13:20:58

New Hampshire State Rep. Will Infantine (R) said that men make more because they take on riskier and harder work.

The post Lawmaker Says Women Make Less Because They Don't Work As Hard appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 13:02:48

The state of Oklahoma narrowly avoided a constitutional crisis over the death penalty Wednesday night. But lawmakers are still attempting to exert influence over the court.

The post Oklahoma Legislators Want to Impeach Justices Who Suspended Death Sentences appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 12:50:39

Tangible action is being taken to improve safety in Bangladesh. What about the world's other garment workers?

The post How Many More Garment Workers Have To Die Before Things Really Change? appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 12:29:32

The six cities are joined by four environmental groups in pushing back against states that have tried to characterize the cleanup plan as EPA overreach.

The post Six Major Cities Add Their Support To Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Plan appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 11:56:58

Some schools that have recently been accused of mishandling sexual assault cases aren't required to follow the Clery Act.

The post How Some Christian Colleges Are Getting Around The Federal Laws That Help Address Campus Rape appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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From ThinkProgress Thu Apr 24 2014, 11:45:17

Evangelical climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has just been named to TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world! A featured star on Showtime's landmark climate series, "Years Of Living Dangerously," Hayhoe joins such one-namers as Beyonce and Hillary.

The post Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Star Of Showtime Climate Series, Makes TIME 100 Most Influential People List appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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