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Court Rules: Taking Subway 'UpSkirt' Pictures Legal?
In the WTF category, 'UpSkirt' Pictures ruled Legal in Massachusetts . Read more...
Colorado Pot Sales Hit $1 Million
Rolling in it... Read more...
BP, the oil giant that, along with Halliburton and Transocean, was responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, is crying foul in the claims process of settlements for the victims of the spill. The company has launched a massive public relations offensive to paint themselves as the victims in this situation. Read more...
Video: It’s official: Rhode Island became the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage Thursday evening. Read more...
Watch: New Zealand parliament has voted to make same-sex marriage legal.Those in the public gallery broke into applause and cheered as it was announced the vote passed with 77 votes to 44. They then broke into song. Read more...

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New data shows drugmakers’ payments to hundreds of thousands of doctors, and some have made well over $500,000. Read more...
Abortion is a deeply personal and often complex decision for a woman to make. You can’t make that decision for someone else. Nobody knows a woman’s specific situation—we’re not in her shoes. Read more...
Watch The Suicide Plan on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. An unforgettable portrait takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time. The debate over physician-assisted suicide has never been a simple one, and in the 48 Read more...
Following news of an impending store closure, workers at the 63rd street location of Hot and Crusty bakery have called for a 24-hour picket and store occupation, alleging the company has deliberately withheld rent payments following a hard-fought and successful unionization drive in May 2012. The company, owned by private equity partner Mark Samson, gave the Hot and Crusty Workers Association 11 days notice of eviction from the property, informing employees that August 31st would be their last day. Read more...
Susie passed this article from The Atlantic on to me that highlights many of the documented instances of police misconduct cited in the 8 month study and investigation undertaken by law clinics at NYU, Fordham, Harvard, and Stanford, Read more...